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Touring Hawaii

Jan 19, '17

Winter break is one of the most glorious times of the year, especially at Brentwood. Students have the chance to be with their families, celebrate various seasonal festivities, and unwind before another term of hard work at school. But the Brentwood Senior Boys Basketball team had their family time cut short to venture to Honolulu, Hawaii for a...

World Scholar's Cup

Jan 19, '17

In January of last year we welcomed the World Scholar’s Cup team to Western Canada for the very first time. Little did we know, when we opened a prodigious parcel, stuffed full with brightly coloured alpacas, that we were setting out on a journey that would bring us from the nervous excitement of our own lecture theatre to the humid afternoons of...

The Learning Centre - January 2017

Jan 19, '17

“Thank you for making an amazing place for us to study and learn. The atmosphere is so much nicer.” Anonymous. Earlier in the school year this quote was on a sticky note and placed on the Learning Centre office door. This does indeed, succinctly, sum up the exciting transition that our Learning Resource program has experienced from September...

Spirit Week

Jan 19, '17

Happy New Year to everyone. While the timeline until our next major break is a short one, this term is loaded with social events and activities that will keep the students and staff fully engaged. A quick look at the school calendar tells us the following: Every Wednesday this term, our Arabic speakers will volunteer go into the community to...

Grade 9 Experimental Learning

Dec 09, '16

Since midterm, an experimental Saturday morning timetable has been operating for our Grade 9s. They were presented with a number of project-based options and signed up for the one that most appealed to their interests. A Brentwood teacher ran each of the activities and designed things to try and provide an active, engaging, and experiential two...

In The Arts

Dec 09, '16

This holiday season is being celebrated in our annual Concert for a Winter’s Eve in the T. Gil Bunch Centre - tonight at 7:30pm - as we showcase our student soloists and ensembles, both vocal and instrumental, in a festive evening, all in support of the local food bank. From Bach to Beatles, classical to rock and pop, the show has something to...

It Is The Little Things

Dec 09, '16

It is the little things that make the difference. Last week at our assembly, I reminded the students about respectful behaviors and actions in everything we do. The reason there was a need was some ongoing, selfish decisions by some students who were leaving their cups and rubbish behind on the tables in the McNeill Centre and in Crooks Hall. For...

Want To Be Successful – Do These Two Things!

Dec 09, '16

Want to be successful – do these two things! Entrepreneurial.com’s Brian Tracy recently published his “Seven great habits of the most successful people.” Much of the list was filled with the usual advice – set goals, be results oriented, be action oriented, etc. Two, though, are worth mentioning and speak to the core of Brentwood. 1) Success...

November Sports Review

Dec 09, '16

A number of teams wrapped up very successful competitive seasons in November.   Soccer Our Senior Boys Soccer team had a thrilling playoff run to end their season. After capturing the Mid-Island league title, the boys advanced to the North Island Championship that we hosted. The boys played excellent soccer but met a scrappy team from...

People, Pedagogy, and Place

Nov 02, '16

Brentwood is a member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools association (CAIS).

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