Category Archives: Life at Brentwood

Blogs pertaining to activities or events on campus.

Hunger Games

Students seeking an independent school education will often visit many schools before making a decision.  The choices are as varied as one can imagine.  The reasons for choosing a particular school are also diverse.  However, it might be fair to … Continue reading

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American Thanksgiving

In Canada, November is rarely on anyone’s ‘favorite month of the year’ list. It is easy to see why, as November can be likened to an off-ramp: its only purpose is to lead from one season to the next. The … Continue reading

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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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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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Courage

I often think about courage when I think of each of our Brentwood students and their parents.  What we can sometimes forget is the long process involved, even before students arrive at our school; the road is rarely an easy … Continue reading

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Sunny Days

What a September it has been here.  The wettest on record apparently.  I think it impacts adults more than young people.  As adults, we like to whine about things like rain and fog and clouds; we try to avoid the … Continue reading

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