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We are Family

  Classes start in earnest today. The last few returning students returned yesterday. One of the things that always strike me at the beginning of a new year is the emotions students’ show when they first see each other again … Continue reading

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We are Family

  Classes start in earnest today. The last few returning students returned yesterday. One of the things that always strike me at the beginning of a new year is the emotions students’ show when they first see each other again … 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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California Connection

Brentwood has a great many students from California.  It is amazing how attractive our school has been over the year to Californian students seeking an East Coast quality of education but would like to remain in the west.  Must be … Continue reading

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