Quinn O’Hara (Grade 9) and Joseph Leggatt (Grade 8) are set to play the parts of Louisa and Friedrich von Trapp in the upcoming production of The Sound of Music at the Solaire. Performances will run from September 27 until October 23, 2017. Break a Leg, Lions!
The Varsity Girls Tennis team won third place at ISSA Lawn Tennis Tournament held Saturday, September 9, 2017. Players are Heni Sy, Sophia Ochoa, Isabelle Kim and Heather Miller. Coaches are Mr. Collin Tanzey and Mr. Rod PIneda. Way to go, Lions!
Brent Teachers Ben Regan, Katelyn Regan and Priscilla Leighton completed the Aboitiz Olympic Distance TRI held on September 2, 2017 at the Pico de Loro Beach and Country Club in Nasugbu, Batangas. Way to go Lions!
Congratulations to Grade 12 student Andrew Lee for a remarkable piano recital held at the Insular Life Auditorium on August 26, 2017. Andrew performed works of Chopin, Gershwin’s famous “Rhapsody in Blue” and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major (“Emperor”), Opus 73 with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO). It was conducted by Prof. Herminigildo Ranera in collaboration with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), Philippine’s leading Orchestra. Way to go, Andrew!
Congratulations to Harley Maranan (Grade 11) and his batchmates Atul Khanna, Annika Velez, Allene De Castro, Sachit Chopra, Vanshika Kochhar, and Akshara Sanketh.
Harley’s film ‘N.O.VI.S.’ received one of the two major awards, the Google Breakthrough in Technology Award, at the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival (see SFFILM for more information) recognizing the use and display of technology and innovation in the film, as part of the Golden Gate Awards Youth Category on April 16, 2017 in San Francisco. Way to go, Lions!
To view the film, go to: https://goo.gl/8viQDd
On April 30, 2017, Katyann Baldwin (Gr. 6) and Mrs. Lenore Baldwin (PK teacher) participated in the Eco-Friendly Run for the Juan Up-hill Challenge in Kalayaan, Laguna. Out of hundreds of participants, Katyann was the 1st place female champion in the 5K race and Mrs. Baldwin was the 3rd place female finisher. Funds raised by the race benefit the San Juan High School in Kalayaan, Laguna.
New Taekwondo Black Belter
He passed the Taekwondo Black Belt Promo Test at the Philippine Taekwondo Association Central Gym on April 29, 2017.
Congratulations to Grade 11 student Sungwon ‘Michelle’ Hwang who, based on her outstanding performances in the 2016 and 2017 Canadian Mathematics Contests, has been invited to attend the Lloyd Auckland Invitational Mathematics Workshop at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. The Lloyd Auckland workshop is a week of mathematical stimulation and features various lectures and problem solving workshops. The attendees are housed in a university residence and are chaperoned by university students in the evenings and overnight. Well done, Michelle!
School history has been made!
Congratulations to the 2017 Girls APAC Soccer team for winning the SUPER APAC TOURNAMENT in Beijing, China. In the 22 years of APAC existence, this is the first Soccer APAC Championship for Brent School–and it’s a SUPER APAC at that. Go Lions!
All APAC Awardees: Andie Tiongson, Chloe Hails, Macy O’Hara and Lindsay Whaley
CALMA, Claudia Justine
CASTELLANOS-ARNADO, Maria Del Carmen
GEMPERLE, Ana Beatriz
HAILS, Chloe Anne
MAC NAIR, Tamryn
NEMEC, Kamyl Andrea
PANGILINAN, Hannah Kathleen
VELEZ, Annika Bo
VILLAMIL, Ma Angela Paula
SAUNDERS, Natasha Constance Bernice
TAN, Catherine Victoria
TIONGSON, Andrea Danielle
TORRES, Chelsie Erica