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Arts Captains 2017

Sep 28, '17

Here are Brentwood’s Arts Captains for 2017-2018 as announced in Assembly today. Drawing and Painting Anika P Musical Theatre Hannah R Wind Ensemble Zara P String Ensemble Francis V Debate John E & Morgan W Model UN Dylan C Public Speaking Sarah L Dance Hannah S Pottery Will H & Mark W 2D...

Arts at the Heart

Sep 16, '17

A week into the Fall term, Brentwood’s Arts program is in full swing. A walk around campus yesterday revealed our 530 artists participating in any two of the following: acting, sculpture, debate, public speaking, musical, ceramics, photography, yearbook, robotics, photojournalism, woodworking, theatre production, choir, jazz band, strings, rock...

Photography 101

Jul 08, '17

Every Brentwood student gets to choose his or her arts academic courses, arts electives and sports for the year. For me, it was really exciting. I am from Germany and it was my first year here at Brentwood. Being an international student and also having been raised in a different language and culture meant it was not that easy, especially when...

Clarity at Just Jake's

May 12, '17

On the evening of Tuesday, May 30 Brentwood’s Fine Art Photography students will venture to Just Jake's Restaurant in Duncan to prepare for the opening of the 2017 Clarity Fine Art Photography Show. Preparations have been underway for months to optimise this amazing opportunity to show off the products of years of devoted labour in the Brentwood...

The BEAT Goes On

Apr 24, '17

Our BEAT, Brentwood's Environmental Action Team, led by Gina B, Mack ‘17 and Ms Richardson, organizes numerous events throughout the year to encourage a sustainable lifestyle. In the inaugural BEAT Earth Day Photo Contest, grade winners included Grade 9 - Quin N, Grade 11- Nairee P & Grade 12 - Hanna M who each won $50. The overall winner was...

Robbie K: The Emerging Professional

Mar 14, '17

Robbie K, Whittall ‘19 was recently selected as a finalist in Photographer’s Forum: Magazine for the Emerging Professional’s 37th Annual College & High School Photography Contest. http://pfmagazine.com/ Robbie, also Assistant Stage Manager for Mary Poppins, has had a passion for photography for what seems like forever and has taken part in...

Arts Captains Announced

Sep 27, '16

The Grade 12s who will be leading their respective arts this year were announced by Mrs. Widenmaier Thursday at Assembly. SEC Arts Rep: Michael G Co-Captain of Drawing & Painting: Brady C Co-Captain of Drawing & Painting: Eve Captain of Foundation Art: Ella MK Captain of Pottery: Keiran MH Captain of Hand Built Pottery: Clare...

Not so Traditional Photography

Oct 29, '15

Awkwardly fumbling around in the pitch blackness, you desperately squint your eyes making sure you haven’t kept your photo in the fixer for too long, printing photo after photo to get the perfect exposure; these are all challenges an Advanced Traditional Photography student works through on a daily basis. In Advanced Traditional Photography, a...

Lucidity

Aug 14, '15

We all know the sound a camera makes as it captures that perfect image: the little click of the shutter. For many, the image they just froze is of themselves, or their family—it was taken for fun and will only be looked at once or twice. For others though, such as Brentwood’s third year photography students, photographs mean much more. Working...

Traditional Photography

May 04, '15

My first experience in the darkroom entailed a tight chest as I anxiously gripped my sweaty palms only to open my eyes, overcome by a seemingly never-ending path of darkness. From awkwardly reaching around the darkroom, to loading reels, to tearing film, it has all been an incredible experience. Mr. Fletcher, the photography teacher, has taught...

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