Exams – January 24 – 29, 2019

GRADES 9-12 Students will write their Periods 1, 2, 3 and 4 exams in their regularly scheduled classrooms according to their timetable. Exams will commence at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, January 24 Friday, January 25 Monday, January 28 Tuesday, January 29 Wednesday, January 30 All students writing an exam for a course scheduled for PERIOD ONE on their timetable. All students writing an exam for a course scheduled for PERIOD TWO on their timetable. All students writing an exam for … Continue reading

Lockdown at Bishop Reding CSS January 10, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, As you are aware, our school went into ‘lockdown’ mode this afternoon as the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) conducted an investigation. All students and staff were safely secured in classrooms throughout the school as police searched our school building. The lockdown was lifted at approximately 2:00 p.m. and at the request of Police we dismissed students early so that they could continue their investigation. As a school we undertake regular lockdown drills to ensure that … Continue reading

SEAC SOUNDBYTES – World Down Syndrome Day Contest

World Down Syndrome Day School Contest World Down Syndrome Day is a United Nations sanctioned observance celebrated on March 21st (3/21) with the goal to create a single global voice for advocating for the rights, inclusion and well-being of people with Down Syndrome. Halton Down Syndrome Association launched WDSD Contest in 2015 with the same goal to spread awareness about Down Syndrome and help promote diversity and inclusion in our schools. WDSD School Contest was AMAZING last year! A total … Continue reading

Halton Region – Racoon Rabies Info

The Halton Health Department has requested that information on raccoon rabies be provided to all staff, parents and students in the School Board. Rabies is a fatal disease that affects the central nervous system of warm blooded animals, including humans. The virus spreads through exposure to saliva from infected animals – bites, scratches, or licks on broken skin and mucous membranes such as eyes or mouth. After someone is exposed to rabies, timely administration of rabies treatment can prevent rabies … Continue reading


Students with Special Needs and the Christmas Holidays Christmas and winter break can be fun, busy, and exciting – and the excitement and change in routine can also be chaotic for many students, especially those with special needs. As much as educators do their best to maintain structure for students, the excitement of the holidays, the many special events and activities, and the time off school can be overwhelming. The change in routine can take a child out of their … Continue reading

Keeping Christ in Christmas – Vote Now!

The submission period is now closed, and we are excited to announce that a judging panel narrowed down the entries. Elementary and secondary finalist entries are now available online for viewing, as part of the voting process. Voting will take place until Friday, December 14, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. You Be the Judge! For more information, and to vote for your favourite entries, please visit our website. Thank you for your continued support and participation in the contest! … Continue reading

SafeArrival Student Absence Reporting is Here!

We are pleased to announce that as of Monday, November 5, 2018, our school has moved to a new automated student attendance management system called SafeArrival, offered through SchoolMessenger®, the company that hosts our parent notification system. The SafeArrival system is available 24/7, allowing you to report your child’s absence in one of three ways: using the SchoolMessenger® mobile app by logging into the SchoolMessenger® web site by calling into an interactive toll-free phone line Learn more about how to report … Continue reading

Keeping Christ in Christmas Student Contest!

With Christmas just around the corner, the Halton Catholic District School Board will once again be running its Keeping Christ in Christmas student contest! This year, the contest will be open for entries from November 9 through December 2, 2018. Students are asked to submit work that best describes the theme of the contest, Keeping Christ in Christmas, and highlight in their individual submissions how we can all do our part to Keep Christ in Christmas. Students may submit entries in the following four (4) categories: Traditional artwork (drawing, … Continue reading

Bishop Reding 2nd Annual “Christmas Vendor Extravaganza”

Hello Bishop Reding CSS Community, It is with a great pleasure and excitement that we “The Bishop Reding Catholic School Council” will be hosting our Bishop Reding 2nd “Christmas Vendor Extravaganza”2018! We are extending this invitation for each of you to join us at this very Incredible and Magical event! This exciting event will most certainly be giving each of you a jump start to your Christmas shopping! Last year both Shopper’s and Vendors were speaking of this event for several weeks… … Continue reading

Vaping Concerns – Working to keep our students healthy and safe!

Dear Bishop Reding Families, Our school community is having difficulty with students vaping in the washrooms, changerooms and on school property. We have had multiple student reports and parent complaints. Vapes can have a negative impact on the health of both those who imbibe in vaping and those in the vicinity of the vape. It can especially be harmful to students who suffer from asthma and other respiratory issues. Vaping on school property is a violation of … Continue reading