O.S.S.L.T. – (Gr. 10 Literacy Test)


On March 26th our school will be participating in the OSSLT. Our school will be focused on our OSSLT writers for the morning. It is only students who are writing the OSSLT who are required to attend school that morning. All other students will start their school day at 12:30 pm. Classes for our grade 9, 11 and 12 students will run as usual starting at 12:30 pm. Please see the schedule below for exact times for the day: First … Continue reading

School Cash Online


Dear Parents, The HCDSB is implementing in all of our schools an online payment system that can be used to pay for all future school expenses i.e. classroom field trips, pizza day, milk program, yearbook, etc. School Cash Online provides parents with easy access to make online payments for a variety of student activities, providing greater flexibility and control on how payments are made to the school. This new online payment method will also help reduce the risk of theft … Continue reading

Bishop Reding Twice “GOLD”en


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



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

Ann Mathulla pic DECA Provincials 2

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)


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.


Course selections finalized.

Black History Month at BR


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: 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