• Vandervoort Attends Scholars Academy

    Vandervoort Attends Scholars Academy

    Student Caroline Vandervoort represented Brentwood High School at the Missouri Scholars Academy from June 12 to July 2 at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Founded in 1985, the academy gives Missouri high school juniors opportunities to expand their educational and social skills. This summer they each chose to study one of four subjects: math, science, social studies or humanities. “With this […]

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  • Debate Duo Among Top Third at Nationals

    Debate Duo Among Top Third at Nationals

    Craren, Saunders team up in public forum debate   Brentwood High School seniors Seamus Saunders and Theodora Craren recently finished in the top one-third in public forum debate at the National Speech and Debate Association’s national tournament June 12-17 in Salt Lake City. They advanced to the elimination rounds with a winning record in the preliminaries. The pair qualified for […]

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  • McGrath to Get New Entrance for Vehicles

    McGrath to Get New Entrance for Vehicles

    Cars to enter from High School Drive, exit at St. Clair Avenue   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net McGrath Elementary School students who travel to and from school by car, and walkers who live northeast of the building, will take a different route starting as early as this fall. The Brentwood Board of Aldermen on Monday […]

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  • BHS Graduates 62 at 88th Commencement

    BHS Graduates 62 at 88th Commencement

    ‘You are the hope for many people you’ve not met yet’   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood High School’s senior class of 2016 received one last round of advice last week before heading out into the world. They heard six brief but heartfelt speeches by school administrators and their own classmates at the school’s 88th […]

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  • Craren, Sasaki Honored for Art Portfolios

    Craren, Sasaki Honored for Art Portfolios

    Aunger, Wojdyla also cited for outstanding work   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood High School seniors Tedi Craren and Yumino Sasaki were named the school’s most outstanding visual art students last week. Their work was exhibited with the creations of more than 100 other students in the school’s annual art exhibit at the school library. […]

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  • Christmas, Halloween, McGrath Field Day

    Christmas, Halloween, McGrath Field Day

    Students enjoy annual May afternoon outdoors   McGrath Elementary School students enjoyed an afternoon playing outdoors at their annual field day on Friday, May 13. All classes from kindergarten through fifth grade streamed to the playground at 12:30 and spent the rest of the school day enjoying a dozen activities organized by the students’ fathers. A teacher and his or […]

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  • Teen Wins Midwest Regional on Irish Flute

    Teen Wins Midwest Regional on Irish Flute

    Souers headed to All-Ireland Championships this summer   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood High School freshman Caitlin Souers has qualified for the world championships in the Irish flute, to be held in Ireland this summer. Souers qualified by winning first place at the 2016 North American Midwest Regional Fleadh Cheoil (feast of music) May 6-8 […]

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  • Aunger Signs with McKendree Color Guard

    Aunger Signs with McKendree Color Guard

    She’s 3rd BHS senior in 4 years to sign with Bearcats   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood High School senior Victoria Aunger has signed a letter of intent to attend McKendree University in Lebanon, Ill., where she’ll receive a scholarship to be in the school’s color guard. A ceremonial signing was held at BHS on […]

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  • BHS Student’s Singing Earns Scholarship

    BHS Student’s Singing Earns Scholarship

    Adams wants to pursue opera singing in college   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood High School junior Evan Addams wants to be an opera singer and the Opera Theatre of St. Louis wants to help her reach her dream. For Adams’s work as a member of the group’s 2015-16 Monsanto Artists-in-Training program, which included an […]

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  • Choir, Band Blame It on the Boogie

    Choir, Band Blame It on the Boogie

    Spring concert covers B (Beatles) to Z (Legend of Zelda)   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Close to 130 band and choir students performed in the Brentwood Music Department’s spring concert on April 26 in the BHS auditorium. The choir, directed by Debbie Stinson, performed first. Then Grant Krener conducted five separate programs: the sixth grade […]

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