Monthly Archives: October 2010

Mid-Term Break!

There are certain markers throughout the year that are highly anticipated.  None more than the first long break of the year – the fall mid-term break.  Although only 6 days, it does allow our students to fly home, visit friends … Continue reading

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Passport Please!

Herding cats.  That is what it feels like being an Admissions Director getting ready for a recruiting trip.  As I prepare to embark on a grueling, month-long travel schedule this November, I often feel that I must be forgetting something … Continue reading

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Abnormal Behavior?

What motivates a 16 year old to get up in the pouring rain at 5:30 in the morning to go rowing? What possibly can provoke a 14 year old to get up onto a stage in front of 450 people … Continue reading

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Teaching and Technology

I read a cool blog this week from a teacher in Connecticut.  He spoke of ‘acoustic teaching’ – the ability to teach without relying on technology.  I love this phrase.  Like me he was a guitarist who started off playing … Continue reading

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Music to the ears

Okay, big news! My daughters listen to different music than I do! Yes, Hip Hop seems to be the order of the day at our house when they are home. It follows them everywhere. I get it. I was young … Continue reading

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Run Brentwood Run!

This past Sunday our students once again organized themselves to participate in the Run for the Cure.  For the 3rd consecutive year, Brentwood has raised more money than any other school on Vancouver Island.  This is no small feat and … Continue reading

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Brentwood is a Western Boarding School

The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri is sometimes referred to as the ‘Gateway to the West’.  It commemorates the first settlers who moved west.  But where exactly do you have to be to claim you are in western North … Continue reading

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