Grade 8 Parent Information Night


Dear Parents and Guardians, On Thursday, November 3rd, Bishop Reding CSS will be hosting Grade 8 Parent Information Night.  This event will run from 7-9 pm and will include a presentation to parents regarding the transition from Grade 8 to Grade 9, the registration process and other pertinent information relating to course selection.  It will also include a very informative student tour of our building to help engage students and raise awareness of our many state of the art facilities and elective course options.  … Continue reading



We are writing to let you know that EQAO has been experiencing technical issues with their online Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT), which was scheduled to take place in schools across the province this morning.  Due to these technical difficulties, students will be unable to complete the test at this time.  It has been cancelled for the day. We are awaiting further communication and direction from EQAO, and we will follow up with you as soon as we have more … Continue reading

EQAO Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test

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Dear BRCSS Parents and Guardians, Successful completion of the EQAO Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) is a provincial requirement of graduation. This test is typically written in the spring of a student’s Grade 10 year. This year, EQAO is piloting an online version of the test on Thursday, October 20th. This means our students will have two opportunities this year to satisfy their literacy requirement: an online test on October 20, 2016 and the choice of an online or … Continue reading

Catholic School Council – Nomination


Catholic School Council – Please see attached, the nomination forms for the 2016-2017 advisory Catholic School Council.  These forms are also attached to our recently sent synermail communication and are available in the Main Office.  If you would like to hold a position on our Council, we encourage you to complete a form and return it to the school’s Main Office by Monday, September 26th to the attention of Cheryl Morrison.  If necessary, we will hold Council Elections at our … Continue reading

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test – After School Literacy Program


Dear Parents and Guardians: The next writing of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test will take place on Thursday, October 20, 2016.  Attached, please find a letter inviting your grade 10 child to take part in the After School Literacy Program to be offered, at no financial cost to families, beginning next week.  If you are interested in finding out more about the online assessment, please visit and follow the link to EQAO online.  If you would like to … Continue reading

McCarthy Uniforms – Store Hours

MILTON POP-UP LOCATION This location will be closed as of November 1, 2016. For purchases as of November 1st, please visit our Oakville Retail Location. 531 North Service Road East, Oakville Alternatively, feel free to order from our NEW website or our Call Centre (please visit our website for Oakville store hours) Call Centre 416.593.6900 NEW STORE HOURS: MONDAY (CLOSED) TUESDAY – THURSDAY (3pm – 8pm) FRIDAY (CLOSED) SATURDAY (10am – 6pm) SUNDAY (12pm – 5pm) … Continue reading

Important Information and Reminders for 2016 2017 School Year

Dear Students and Families of Bishop Reding Catholic Secondary School, We are excited to welcome you to another great school year here at BR.  For those of you new to us, welcome!  To our returning families, welcome back!  We wanted to share some important information and reminders with all of our families! School beginson Wednesday, September 7th (Tuesday, September 6th is a PD Day) Student Timetables– Students will be able to access their timetables through the SIS system (check under the … Continue reading