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And We're Off!

Sep 13, '21

Week one is in the books. Last Sunday the members of the Student Executive Council arrived. Monday brought the Orientation Assistants. Tuesday the all-important New Students. Thursday the veterans. Friday was first classes and Eco-Challenge. Saturday featured morning classes and an afternoon of athletics. The water, courts, fields, trails &...

Mr Wesley Barrett Esquire

Apr 27, '21

Mr Wesley Barrett, coach, Assistant Houseparent, and according to Oscar L, Ellis ‘23 “The sleekest man on campus.” Born and raised in Richmond, BC Mr Barrett grew up with two brothers, playing soccer for provincial and youth Whitecaps teams as a “modest soccer player.” While provincial soccer and Whitecaps are the highest level of soccer in...

The Crown Prince: Mr Toby Collis Handford

Apr 10, '21

Being a new teacher at Brentwood can be a difficult and intimidating task. It becomes all the more difficult when you are expected to live up to a name that is royalty at the school. The Collis name is the stuff of legend here at Brentwood, and it takes an extraordinary man with extraordinary talents to not only handle that pressure, but thrive...

Spring Sports Captains

Apr 09, '21

At Assembly yesterday, the senior athletes who will be leading the spring competitive teams were announced. Congratulations to the following Captains as they begin their new responsibilities: Solveig C - Girls Rugby Gavin VO - Boys Rugby Alice S - Girls Soccer Karl D, Shaelyn L & Sarah G - Rowing Sasha I & Roisin B - Girls Tennis Lucas K -...

Springing Into Soccer

Apr 01, '21

As the cherry trees blossom, the hyacinths poke their heads through the warming soil, and the sunlight washes over Gillespie Field, Brentwood Girls Soccer hits the pitch for the final term. The coaching staff of five is formed by Head Coach Mr Barrett, and his merry band of helpers, Ms Fougner, Ms Bell-Etkin, Mr Veenema, and last, but certainly...

A Spring in the Step

Mar 28, '21

As Term 2 sports at Brentwood came to an end, the final term of sport sprung into action quite smoothly. Indoor sports were replaced with outdoor sports as students made the transition from a cool winter to a warm spring. Everybody is hopeful that the school will be able to enjoy a full term of spring sport where, unfortunately, last year it was...

The Brentwood Turf

Feb 18, '21

The Brentwood turf is used daily for a variety of purposes, including athletics, events, and socializing. On arts afternoons and Sundays, many use the turf to play soccer, ultimate frisbee, football, rowing, and more. Even campus families get involved. Mr Smith’s son, Sebba, observed, “On the turf, you can run real fast!” In 2019 the Brentwood...

Cold Feet

Feb 09, '21

Throughout Brentwood’s winter term, many sport activities are offered with the majority of students taking part in their favorite kind of athletic activity. Among the most notable of these offerings are basketball, ice hockey, and soccer. These three host the majority of the school’s students. This year I chose to take part in soccer like lots of...

The Things I Saw During Soccer Skills

Dec 18, '20

There are few things at Brentwood that are inevitable. Sign-ins. Saturday classes. SAC events each week. And Mr Barrett’s presence every sports afternoon, leading the soccer program, September through June. As we transition from term one to two, the sun doesn’t set on the soccer program as we seamlessly move from term one boys’ competitive soccer...

Sports: An Integral Part of Brentwood

Dec 03, '20

Exercise is crucial for our physical and mental health. Whether it’s just a short walk around the block or hours of intense rowing, it will make a difference in your life. Here at Brentwood, we value athletics as a crucial part of our curriculum. Being physically fit helps our students become happy and healthy individuals. Not everyone loves to...

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