OSSLT Schedule (Wednesday, March 27th)

During the morning of Wednesday March 27th, the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) will take place. All grade 10 & previously eligible students will be completing the OSSLT starting at 8:25 am – they are the only students required to be in the school that morning. Classes for all students begin at 12:35 pm. Please see the timetable below: OSSLT timeline: 8:25 – 11:45 am (Booklet 1, Break, Booklet 2) Common Lunch: 11:50 am – 12:30 pm Classes: Period 1: 12:35 – … Continue reading

We Are Redesigning Our Secondary School Website, & We Need Your Feedback!

HCDSB has launched a Secondary School Website Survey to help us better understand how parents, students, staff and members of the community are currently using our secondary school websites. The survey results will help guide the redesign of our secondary school website over the next few months. Submit Your Feedback! Parents, students, staff and members of the community are welcome to submit feedback beginning Monday, March 18, 2019 and up until Friday, March 29, 2019. Access the online survey here:https://bit.ly/SecondaryWebsiteSurvey Thank you in advance … Continue reading

Course Selections – Extension

Dear Parents, This is a message to inform you and your child that Bishop Reding Student Services has extended the deadline to submit course selections for the 2019-2020 school year on myBlueprint until Tuesday March 5th, 2019. After this date we will consider submissions late, and students will have to bring their course selections directly to Student Services. We will keep myBlueprint open for late submissions until March 29th. Please note that we cannot guarantee elective course choices for late … Continue reading

Come and See Youth Event – Holy Rosary Parish Feb 02

Holy Rosary Parish (Milton) is inviting all youth (age 12+) and young adults to join us on Saturday February 2, 2019 for a Come and See youth event. We’ll start in the church at 7:30 pm with Praise and Worship, and finish with snacks in the church hall at 10 pm. There will be Eucharistic Adoration, great music and fellowship with the Light of Jesus youth band and speaker Chris Bray. Chris has received multiple Gospel Music Association Covenant awards and … 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

SEAC SOUNDBYTES Dec 2018

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

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

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