Tell Them From Me Partners in Learning Parent Survey


Dear Parent/Guardian, Successful schools foster effective communication with parents, encourage parental involvement in their child’s schoolwork, and enlist parents to volunteer at the school and participate in school governance. In our continuing effort to improve school effectiveness and increase parent engagement, over the next few months [School Name] will be implementing an online survey for parents – Tell Them From Me (TTFM) Partners in Learning Parent Survey. The TTFM Partners in Learning Parent Survey is based on a comprehensive questionnaire … Continue reading

Lockdown Drill – April 26th


Dear Parents/Guardians: Each semester, as part of our Safety Plan, Bishop Reding Catholic High School conducts three fire drills and a lockdown rehearsal.  These planned rehearsals are important in ensuring that staff and students are aware of how to appropriately respond in the event of a real emergency.  If any deficiencies or problems are noted, then changes are made to the plan.  Each year, the Fire Department is present to observe one of the fire drills.  The Fire Department gives … Continue reading

Exam Schedule and Other Important Dates


GRADE 12 students will write their periods 4, 3, and 2 exams in the cafeteria.  They will write their period 1 exams in their regularly scheduled classroom.  Exams will commence at 8:30 a.m. Friday,  June 17 Monday, June 20 Tuesday, June 21 Wednesday, June 22 Grade 12 students writing an exam for a course scheduled for PERIOD FOUR on their timetable. Grade 12 students writing an exam for a course scheduled for PERIOD THREE (3AB, 3AC, 3BC) on their timetable. … Continue reading

Bishop Reding Summer Sports Camp


Bishop Reding Catholic Secondary School is excited to offer you an opportunity to register your children for our Summer Sports Camp.    This Sports camp will feature a week of sports related instruction and activities.  Your children will be active while participating in basketball, soccer, flag football, volleyball, badminton, ball hockey, ping pong, baseball, ultimate Frisbee, cricket, and much, much more. Activities will take place in the gymnasium and on our turf field.  The Bishop Reding Sports Camp will run from … Continue reading

Nathan Duarte is QuARMS Finalist!

QuARMS, otherwise known as the Queen’s University Accelerated Route to Medical School, is an opportunity for Chancellor’s Scholarship nominees to enter medical school after only two years of undergraduate study.  QuARMS will offer ten exceptional high school students in Canada this unique opportunity.  Congratulations to Nathan Duarte for making it to the final round of 40 candidates!  We eagerly await the results of his interview at Queen’s University in early April. … Continue reading

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test – Thursday, March 31, 2016

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Dear Parents and Guardians: The compulsory Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) will take place on Thursday, March 31, 2016.  It is a requirement that all students successfully complete this test in order to receive their Ontario Secondary School Diploma.  In order to create an appropriate atmosphere which will help maximize student success and to minimize the distractions to the students’ courses, we will be revising the school day schedule on March 31 as follows:  OSSLT Schedule 8:25 – 11:25 … Continue reading

BR DECA Business Club Triumphs at Provincial Competition

Twenty five BR DECA members travelled to the Toronto Sheraton Centre from February 7-9 for the Provincial Championships.  Once again, our students represented Bishop Reding in a totally professional manner. There were almost 7,000 students gathered to display their competitive spirit. Congratulation to an amazing outcome for Jennifer Palfi and Ann Mathulla who qualified third provincially in their Entrepreneurship category to advance to the International Competition to be held in Nashville Tennessee this year, in April.  Ann and Jennifer, who … Continue reading

BR Student Offered Queen’s University Chancellor’s Scholarship!!

Which Grade 12 BR student has exceptional academic results, outstanding extra-curricular involvement, both in the school and the community, and has exhibited original and creative thinking? Based on these criteria, Ann Mathulla was nominated by our school as a candidate for the prestigious Queen’s University Chancellor’s Scholarship. Annually, Queen’s University selects 50 students from across Canada to receive the Chancellor’s Scholarship valued at $36,000 over 4 years of study.Queen’s University found that Ann was eminently qualified to be offered this … Continue reading