Dear Brent Community,

As we embark on the final stretch of Semester 1, I am delighted to share important updates with you. Everyone’s dedication and hard work has brought us to this point, and I look forward to celebrating our collective achievements.

Here are some updates:

  1. Remaining Days of School:

LS/MS Days remaining before the break

US Days remaining before the exams | DEC 13-15

Day 1



Day 2



Lessons and Carols timeline | Lessons and Carols choir rehearsals 3:00-4:00 M-W-F

LS Production timeline


  2. LAST WEEK OF CLUBS this week!

  3. The Week-At-A-Glance

Tuesday, Nov. 28 (Day 1)

  • STUCO Meeting during Long Homeroom to prepare for Wednesday Assembly

  • 7:45 AM LS Production General Rehearsal

  • Lessons and Carols General Rehearsal 3-5 p.m.

  • ESL Level Tests for Grades 6-9, Nov. 28-Dec.7.

Wednesday, Nov. 29 (Day 2)

  • STUCO ASSEMBLY on Thanksgiving

  • ESL Level Tests for Grades 6-9, Nov. 28-Dec.7.

Thursday, Nov. 30 (Day 1)

  • Lessons and Carols General Rehearsal 3-5 p.m.

  • ESL Level Tests for Grades 6-9, Nov. 28-Dec.7.

Friday, December 1 (Day 2)

  • Last day of clubs

  • ESL Level Tests for Grades 6-9, Nov. 28-Dec.7.

Saturday, December 2

  • Board Meetings of Brent Baguio, Manila and Subic @ the Guest House

  • The Residences at Brent tour with Mrs. Daoey (former Deputy Head) & Butch Co (Property Manager)

  • ACT Testing at Computer Lab 1 and SAT Testing at OH 1 and 4 from 7 AM to 12 PM.

  • Philippine Mathematics Olympiad on Saturday, December 2 : Our students have the opportunity to participate in the Philippine Mathematics Olympiad Qualifying Stage at Benguet State University on December 2, 2023, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. To prepare for this prestigious event, they will be attending training sessions during office hours from 2:45 pm to 3:15 pm on November 28-30, 2023. Thanks to Mr. Joshua Paludipan for preparing our students for this event! Our Mathletes: Dohyun Kim, Yewon Choi, Phylan Salvador, Rhian Padua, Jingyang Sun, Bernardo Vergara, Hyeonseo Choi, Czarleiz Alvarez and Sangseo Yoon.

Acknowledgments of last week’s work:

  • Well done, Grade 6/7 class, T. Geraldine, and supporting parents for the Mini Science Fair.

  • Thanks to the Dorm Team, boarders, dorm extension families for the Thanksgiving Compline. Special shoutout to Dr. Florence Poltic for her special participation.

  • Well done to the Grade 12 IB students for doing the Art Mock Exhibition! Thank you, Dr. Julie!

  • Thanks, Coach Boy, for the Lower School 7v7 with Touch A Heart Football Academy.

  • Thumbs up to Coach Drew for the VarsityTeam Bonding.Thanks to Coaches Kris, Jerry, and Hazelle.

  • Big thanks to Coach Drew, Ms. Joy, support staff, and the PTA for the Ball Clinic.

BOOK WEEK ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: Applause to the Lower School team and Ms. Kat Moredo (LS Head) for the lively Book Character Parade. Special thanks to Ms. Kat Moredo for crafting Book Week’s magic – inviting speakers, coordinating the LS book parade, Readathon OWL, and LS visits to Mt. Cloud. Hats off to Ms. Pau Egino for the fun book trivia and aiding Mt. Cloud visits, and shoutouts to MS/US teachers for sharing in the Mt. Cloud experience.THANKS TO ALL THE STAFF/OFFICE who helped make Book Week extra special!


Here are the winners of our one-week Book Trivia contest. Please claim your prize from Ms Pau at the Library.

Toni Garay Gr PK

Alejandro Umali Gr 1

Alexa Reyes Gr 1

Charles David Emslie Gr 1

Gilan Peniano Gr 1

Sophia Trusa Gr 2

Zachary Espejo Gr 2

Cefiah Garay Gr 3

Syd Tan Gr 3

Jack Yuan Gr 4

Kate Baek Gr 4

Skye Lindsay Gr 4

Desshika Parthiben Gr 5

Emma Louise Orendain Gr 5

Hayoon Lee Gr 5

Chobeen Lee Gr 6

 Minseo Kwon Gr 6

Sehwi Choi Gr 6

Rocio Reyes Gr 7

Other important dates:



7:45 – 8:30 am

November 28, 2023

General practice 2

Night Rehearsal

TDR costume

6 pm – 7 pm

December 4, 2023


General Practice 3

General Rehearsal

7:45 – 8:30 am

December 5, 2023


General practice 4

General Rehearsal


3 – 4:30 pm

December 5, 2023


Technical rehearsal or possible 1st performance

6:00 pm

December 6, 2023



6:00 pm

December 7, 2023



      November  28, TUESDAY

All performers and readers

General Rehearsal

*Ursula Daoey/ C Engler  to come


3:00 – 5:00 PM

      November 30, THURSDAY

All participants

General Rehearsal

*Ursula Daoey/ C Engler  to come


3:00 – 5:00 PM

        December 3, Sunday

All participants

4:10 PM


  • Community Choir

  • G9 Chimes/Choir

  • Soloists/3 Wise Men

  • Orchestra

  • Readers

  • Ushers/Acolytes/Offering Procession

  • Children’s Choir

Call time:

4:00 PM

4:30 – 6:15 PM

Final run through of the program

6:15 – 6:50 Dining Hall

Snacks and personal break

Lessons and Carols Service: 7PM

Other upcoming events:

Grade 11 Business Pitch Project 2023- December 4, 6 and 11, 2023

Mini Concert with Stan Engle at the Chapel, December 11, Monday 3:30-4:30 p.m. | Open to all!

BULLDOGS IN ACTION: Well done to Syd Connor Tan, Grade 3, on being selected to represent the Makati Football Club in the FCB 7s Tournament in Bangkok, Thailand on November 24th to November 28th, 2023. The team was a runner up in their division! Proud of you, Syd!

Wishing everyone a joyful week, fellow Brentonians! ??


Dr. Engler