Dear Brent Community,

We trust this message finds you in good spirits as we welcome everyone back from the holiday break to the start of an exciting Semester 2 at Brent International School Baguio!

Important Dates and Updates:

  • January 8, Monday, Day 1:

    • Welcome back! Let’s make the first day of the semester memorable.

  • January 9, Tuesday, Day 2:

    • Long homeroom session – Grades 4-12, join us for an insightful review of the Brent Citizenship here and academic guidelines.

  • January 10, Wednesday, Day 1:

    • All School Chapel – a moment to come together and set the tone for a meaningful and inspiring semester.

  • January 11, Thursday, Day 2:

    • Experience the unique excitement of RugbyBasketball! Join us on the field for a game that combines the best of both sports – dribbling and shooting hoops with a rugby ball.

January 12, Friday, Day 1:Release of Report Cards. A separate email will be sent tomorrow.

January 13, Saturday | Brent Baguio will be hosting Season 2’s Brent Cup on January 13, 2024, Saturday. Spectators are also welcome to come on campus and show their support for their teams!

Huge thanks to Coach Drew Hare for organizing Season 2’s Brent Cup! Thanks to our support staff/departments for preparing for the event!

We will have concession stands available where food and drinks will be sold. Here are the Tournament Rules and Tournament Schedule.

Additional Updates:

  • M-W-F Sports Practice Resumes:

    • Starting this semester, sports practice will resume on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

  • The gym showers are currently under some minor renovation. The project will be completed on Friday, January 12.

Second Semester Clubs tentative timeline | Here’s sharing our initial dates in preparation for Sem 2 clubs!


January 8 (Monday)-15 (Monday)

Check in with CAS-led clubs (students, supervisors) and teacher-led clubs on the status of their clubs. Continuing or not, offering something new? They can edit the Sem 2 Google doc.

Deadline for club offering changes is on January 17, Monday

January 31 (Wednesday)

Combined LS, MS, US assembly on clubs featuring the Grade 11/12 Creative, Active, and Service (CAS) student-run clubs.

Release of club form with a video on instructions.

Club planning, preparation work for CAS students & supervisors.

February 9

Club form is due on February 9, Friday at 6 p.m.

February 13 (Wednesday)

Start of clubs

April 26 (Friday)

End of clubs

10 weeks


Finally, a heads up on our Mandarin Festival! Thank you to Laosher Jenny Candelaria and Dr. Julie Sibucao in coordinating this wonderful event in its second year!


As we embark on this semester, let’s embrace the opportunity for new experiences and growth!

Wishing you all a fantastic semester filled with unique moments, joy, and success!

Warm regards,

Dr. Engler
Dr. Celeste R. Engler
Headmaster/Head of School