Meet the Tutor: Allie Entwistle

Meet the Tutor: Allie Entwistle

Allie was born and raised in Kelowna, and has been working with youth for over a decade. Her first job was as a ski coach, and her favourite job was as a camp counsellor at a Boys and Girls Club summer camp in the Okanagan. She holds an honours degree in Linguistics...
Sports Day

Sports Day

When Andrew, Michaela and I first started Student Council we wanted to plan an activity that would include the whole BrainBoost community. Emily Duncan suggested that we throw a Sports Day and we were all game (get It? Because it’s Sports Day.) I love capture...
It’s June!

It’s June!

It’s June! It is hard to believe that almost an entire school year has passed, but then looking back, we seem to have filled it with lots of learning and memories. Our students have made portfolios full of analog and digital photography, mixed electronic beats,...
Meet the Tutor: Emily Duncan

Meet the Tutor: Emily Duncan

Our STEM team is growing with Emily Duncan joining the BrainBoost crew! Read about her interests, views, and how she feels about the STEM field. There’s a perception that men are “better” at STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) generally...
The Maths at BrainBoost

The Maths at BrainBoost

Math at BrainBoost is different, and the way in which it is different has made students embrace this tough subject at BB for years. Sometimes referred to as the ‘secret sauce’, our teachers below try to explain what the BB math magic is all about. General Maths...