Python’s Pit

Ann and Jennifer at Cogeco April 11 2015

Two Bishop Reding Finalists in the Python’s Pit!! Bishop Reding is well-represented in the annual Python’s Pit challenge once again. Python’s Pit, organized by the Rotary Club, and sponsored by many area businesses, is kind of like a Dragon’s Den that provides an avenue for creative, entrepreneurial students of Halton Region to pitch their business concepts and product ideas in front of a live audience and a panel of real business moguls from the community. Out of a field of … Continue reading

Adventures in Citizenship

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Congratulations to Grade 11 Bishop Reding student, Alysha Alva, who has been named the sole winner of the Milton Rotary Club’s “Adventures in Citizenship” program. Alysha has been chosen to represent Milton and will travel to Ottawa in May and be given the opportunity for a “behind-the-scenes” look at how government works, meet peers from across Canada and discuss issues facing Canada today. Alysha has been awarded this phenomenal opportunity because of her exceptional Community Service record. Outside of school, … Continue reading



Congratulations to Simran Singh, who has been chosen as BR’s ambassador to attend this year’s Central Ontario Leadership Seminar to be held for 3 days in May at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga Campus. COLS is a non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to seek out, recognize and develop leadership potential in approximately 120 grade ten high school students from all over central Ontario. The weekend has a full itinerary from the moment the students arrive Friday morning to the … Continue reading

Women As Career Coaches


On the evening of March 26th, teachers Rita Langill and Anne Putica acting as mentors, along with almost 30 female students from Bishop Reding, were inspired by several spotlight speakers and numerous mentors at the eleventh annual Women as Career Coaches evening held by the Halton Industry Education Council at the Burlington Convention Centre. The annual evening is designed to involve a variety of women from different occupational pathways to help young women become better informed about the many options … Continue reading

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

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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