Dear Brent Community,

As we step into a new week filled with enriching activities and significant milestones, here’s a comprehensive look at the schedule and upcoming events from Monday, March 4, to Saturday, March 9:

Monday, March 4:

  • Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTCs): Our heartfelt gratitude to the parents for their active engagement and continuous support in their child’s educational journey. Thank you for attending our PTCs!

Tuesday, March 5 – Day 2:

  • Long Homeroom: PreK-10 Brent Day rehearsal and Gr 11/12 TOK/CAS time.

  • ISAC Committee Meeting: Participants include D. Hare, K. Salvador, M. Caluya, R. Padayao, C. Engler, M. Cobaldez, and PTA reps re: Banquet preparations.

Wednesday, March 6 – Day 1:

  • Chapel: Led by the Grade 1 & 2 class, showcasing a Grade 5 presentation and NHS mini-induction of new members and officers.

Thursday, March 7 – Day 2:

  • IB Mock Exam/Brent Final Assessments: Running from March 7-13 and March 18-22. Seniors, please refer to your schedule on Google Classroom.

  • House Games: Featuring Pickleball for Intermediates, Parents/Alumni, and Teachers, including Boys Doubles, Girls Doubles, and Mixed Doubles.

  • Faculty Meeting: A dedicated session for WASC preparation.

  • Girls Football vs BSU: An exciting showcase of sportsmanship.

Friday, March 8 – Day 1:

  • ISAC Girls Football: Scheduled matches against LS/MS Soccer club on Friday, March 8, and Monday, March 11.

Saturday, March 9:

  • SAT: Taking place from 7 am to 12 pm at OH1 and Ogilby Faculty Lounge.

News from the IB Art Exhibit:

  • Celebrating Artistic Brilliance: We extend heartfelt congratulations to our talented IB Art students – Danica Bautista, Aidan Gabriel Drew, and Amos Jonathan Paatan. The IB Art Exhibit on March 1 was a splendid showcase of their artistic journey over the past 18 months. Special thanks to Dr. Julie Sibucao for her guidance, the students’ parents for their support, the corps of ushers, and all the departments contributing to the event’s success!

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Celebrating our Brentonians:

Ah In Lee, grade 11, had the privilege of showcasing her exceptional dance talents alongside some of Baguio City’s most gifted dancers at SAYAW BAGUIO, presented by the Dance Association of Baguio City. This remarkable event unfolded on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at the main stage of Session Road in Bloom. Ah In, a proud member of Aloha Philippines, contributed to the unforgettable rhythm of grace and skill that characterized the show, which transformed into an artistic wonderland with vibrant colors, captivating choreography, mesmerizing costumes, and diverse dances. The performance was a fitting celebration of National Arts Month and the lively Panagbenga Festival. Congratulations, Ah In, for your outstanding contribution, showcasing both dedication and talent, and adding to the cultural vibrancy of our community. Well done!

Upcoming Highlights:

  • BISB hosts ISAC – March 14-16: A proud moment as we host ISAC, welcoming schools from Brent International (Baguio, Manila, and Subic), Faith International Academy, Cebu International School, British School Manila, and Southville International Schools and Colleges.

  • WASC Virtual Visit – March 17-19: An essential event for our accreditation process.

  • International Conferences to be attended by some faculty and administrators:

    • IB Global Conference | March 21-23, 2024 | Daegu, Korea

    • 19th Annual EARCOS Teachers’ Conference | March 21-23, 2024 | Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. Subject strands include Science, Math, Social Studies/Humanities, Global Issues/Global Citizenship, Middle School, Service Learning, S.T.E.M, and General Education.

  • Easter Break – March 23-March 31: A well-deserved break for everyone to recharge and rejuvenate.

  • SAVE THE DATE: Brent@115- April 6, Saturday, “Celebrating a Legacy of Learning and Leadership: 115 years of Nurturing Global Citizens”

Your active participation is a crucial part of our vibrant school community. We look forward to creating memorable moments together!


Dr. Engler