Bishop Reding Twice “GOLD”en

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Bishop Reding Twice “GOLD”en Congratulations to both the Junior and Senior Boys’ Basketball teams on their Halton Secondary School Athletic Association (HSSAA) Tier 1 Championship win on Tuesday, Feb. 24th. Last week both teams earned their berth into this final game by winning their semi-final matches. BR’s junior team defeated Oakville’s Holy Trinity Junior team on the road, and the senior team hosted and earned their win over Oakville’s Holy Trinity Senior team, to our packed stands. This double representation … Continue reading

WE ARE BR

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Celebrating Excellence in Academics, Arts and Athletics Despite this cold February weather, BR continues to bring the heat in athletics, academics, and community involvement. February is Black History Month, dedicated to honouring the legacy of African Canadians, past and present. The month culminated in a food fair taking place on the 26th which allowed BR to experience delicious cultural dishes from various countries. A presentation was also held which included music, skits and speeches made by our wonderful students who … Continue reading

DECA Competition

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Wow!! Can I say that again? Wow!! Members of our school DECA Club traveled overnight to Toronto this past weekend to participate with 6,500 other students from all across Ontario at the 36th annual DECA Provincial Competition. They represented our school in 10 different events. Everyone had a great time competing, but only the top 5 in each event are chosen to move on to the International Competition, that is about 2% of those in attendance. For the first time … Continue reading

Course Selection for 2015/2016

For information regarding course selection for the 2015/2016 school year continue reading

Links to presentation material:

Monday, February 23rd – Friday, February 27th :
Students will return the following to their period 1 teacher:

  • Course Selection Sign Off Sheet (from myBlueprint)
  • Parental Consent Form (from myBlueprint)
  • Receipt of payment for Student Activity Fee ($65.00 School Cash Online)

April

Students will receive a Course Verification Sheet in their period 1 class. It will list the courses that they chose for the 2015/16 school year. Students will be able to make course selection changes at that time if they wish by returning the completed form to Student Services.

May

Course selections finalized.

Black History Month at BR

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Empower the World to Be Inspired Black History Month at BR Martin Luther King Jr. galvanized the forces of social change. He had a dream – a dream that was deeply connected to the Christian mission of building the Kingdom of God. Under his leadership, American society was empowered and the world was inspired. This work of transformation is not complete. All of us have a role to play in co-creating a world of love, justice and peace. This year’s … Continue reading

ATTENTION GR. 11 PARENTS

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ATTENTION GR. 11 PARENTS: For the 2014 – 2015 school year, the Board’s Thomas Merton Centre for Continuing Education, in conjunction with Me to We and EF Educational Tours, is offering a Grade 12 college/university credit in Equity and Social Justice. This unique course combines an in-class learning component with an experiential learning opportunity in Nicaragua, where students will work side-by-side with community members on a development project. The Thomas Merton Centre for Continuing Education will hold three parent information sessions from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 … Continue reading

Are You Smarter Than A 9th Grader?

Please join us at Bishop Reding on Thursday, February 12, 2015 Gather up to 8 of your family members, friends or co-workers to create a Trivia Team. There will be Prize raffles to help Bishop Reding’s School Council fundraising efforts. Food and refreshments will will be provided. To register your trivia team, print the Trivia Night Registration Form and follow the instructions. Community Partner Information Reception & Sign-in at 6:30PM Game Time Begins at 7PM $80.00 per team … Continue reading

B.R’s H.O.P.E Project

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What is B.R’s H.O.P.E Project? Our goal is to Help Open People’s Eyes (H.O.P.E) to ways in which they can make a difference in someone’s life without it costing a thing. Last year, we introduced Share Your Hair as a way for students to donate their hair so that it could be made into wigs for women undergoing cancer treatments. Our first year was a great success. 73 ponytail donations were sent to the Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths campaign. Our 2nd … Continue reading

Inclement Weather

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With the winter weather upon us, please refer to the School Board website which includes important information and reminders regarding inclement weather procedures. You can visit the Board’s website by clicking here for additional information. … Continue reading

Celebrating Excellence in Academics, Arts and Athletics

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After a busy start to the school year, the month of November presented many opportunities for students to get involved through the countless clubs and events that distinguish the Bishop Reding community. On November 11th, BR continued its tradition of honouring Canada’s veterans through a solemn ceremony, including guest speakers, musical pieces by the band, and visual displays of BR’s artistic talent. Veterans everywhere will certainly be included in our prayers. In early November, Reding welcomed prospective grade 9 students … Continue reading