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Passing The Knowledge Torch : Peer Tutoring At Brentwood

Nov 12, '22

One of the many unique features of living at a boarding school is being constantly surrounded by classmates and friends. While this may come with some drawbacks – let’s be honest, we all crave some alone time – one of the most significant advantages is easy access to extra help resources: teachers, BFAs, duty staff, and, perhaps most importantly,...

The Future of Sustainability: Meta 9’s Design Fair

Aug 15, '22

On Saturday, June 5, Grade 9 students showcased their ideas about the future of sustainability. After three months of preparation, each student presented a prototype of their vision to staff members and peers. This project entailed a lot of responsibility as most students led themselves to their final result. Grade 10s from Ms Hampton’s Science...

Exacting AP Exams

May 09, '22

From May 2nd until May 13th, over two million students worldwide will be writing their Advanced Placement exams. With over 240 students here at Brentwood writing an 460 AP exams, the campus is currently pushing through its May academic climax. Students have been preparing for these exams since the beginning of the year, and in some cases with...

Faculty Focus Groups - Not Just a Day Off School

Dec 07, '21

The Faculty Focus Groups Saturday of last month featured many alumni on campus which allowed for a much more personal feel. Due to many presentations being held on Zoom last year, it was more challenging to connect with the presenter and vice-versa, as they were being viewed through a screen, which can also result in technical difficulties. And...

Accounting 12's Annual Stock Market Game

May 29, '21

With the students of Financial Accounting 12 finishing up their most recent project, a self evaluation of their performance and things learned while playing the Stock Market Game, it gave them the opportunity to look back and reflect on their either booming, high-profiting stock purchases, or their most regretted buys in the intense virtual stock...

The Final Boss: AP Exams

May 12, '21

This is it, folks. From Tuesday, May 4th, to Wednesday May 26th, Brentwood students, primarily in grades 11 and 12 (with the exception of some extra brainy juniors), will be furiously writing AP exams, which will test them on everything they have been learning over the year (and in some cases, two years) in their specific AP course. These exams,...

The Bridge Between

Nov 26, '19

Near the end of term 1, Brentwood hosts a speaker series allowing Grade 12 students to explore different career pathways and meet past Brentonians as they reflect on their journey to their professions. On Saturday, the Grade 12s signed up for their two sessions and were given the opportunity to spend extra time with the speakers at lunch. The...

Brentwood’s Learning Centre: The Students’ Perspective

Nov 24, '19

The following is the text of a speech made at Assembly last week by Alice H, Allard ‘21 & Deklon S, Privett ‘20. Hey Brentwood! I’m Alice and I’m Deklon, and we’re here to talk about the Learning Centre program, and how it has helped us. Alice: In 7th grade, I was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This is an...

Exams in the Headlights

May 23, '19

Once again, it is that time of the year when Brentwood students prepare vigorously for exams (Advanced Placement and otherwise) as they focus on recollecting knowledge from the past. I took the AP Biology exam last week, and as I reflect upon my two year journey of endlessly memorizing various facts about signal transduction pathways, and pulled...

Asian Invasion at Regatta

May 01, '19

Every year, a popular attraction at the annual Brentwood Regatta is the entre booths. Entrepreneurship 12, a course taught by Mr. Branchflower, gives students the opportunity to put together a food service business and operate it at the Regatta where they treat the guests and school to a variety of food choices. A popular booth this year was...

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