HCDSB Marks Rowan’s Law Day

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, the Halton Catholic District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day to raise awareness about concussions. What is a Concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head, face, neck, or body that can cause a sudden jarring of the head. Even what seems to be a mild bump to the head can be serious. Research indicates that a concussion can affect a student’s school performance in … Continue reading

September 17, 2018 P.A. Day

Please be advised that there will be no classes for secondary students on September 17, 2018. P.A. Day Agenda for Staff The Education Act provided by the Ministry of Education requires each school Board to establish a School Year Calendar, identifying instructional days, professional activity (P.A.) days and holidays for each school year. Regulation 304, “School Year Calendar, Professional Activity Days”, made under the Education Act, requires school boards to prepare an agenda that lists the scheduled activities and details … Continue reading

Student Services Information for Day One and Week One

Good Day Parents and Students, Welcome back to the start of another fantastic school year at Bishop Reding Catholic Secondary School. We are very excited to get the year started and for learning to begin! Just a quick reminder that today at 3:30PM, students will be able to access their timetables online via the Student Information System located on the werbr.ca website under the Quick Links menu on the right side of the Home Page. Also, we have posted an … Continue reading

BR – New Student Orientation Thursday Aug 30

Dear BR New Students, We would like to invite you to our New Student Orientation taking place at the school on Thursday, August 30th. Grade 9 Orientation will take place from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. Grade 10-12 Orientation will take place from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Grade 9 students will participate in some community building activities designed to support the transition to secondary school in the morning. All new students will have a tour of the school and … Continue reading

BR – Student Services Information for the New School Year

Dear BR Parents/Guardians and Students, Bishop Redings’s Student Services Department will be opening its doors to the 2018-2019 school year from August 27th – August 30th. The office will be open each day for guidance related appointments for present students between 9:00am – 12:00pm. For new registrations/international students appointments will be available between 11:00am-1:00pm (only WALK IN appointments … do not book an online appointment). To find out what items are required for new registrations, please click on the August Bookings page below and follow the … Continue reading

Bishop Reding CSS Closed for the Summer

Dear Bishop Reding Community, This email is a reminder that Bishop Reding CSS is closed to the public for the summer due to construction/renovations taking place in the school – please do not come to the school. If you have questions please call the school at 905-875-0124. The school is tentatively going to be accessible to the public for registrations or concerns the week of August 27, but we will send an update later in the summer to confirm this. … Continue reading

Bishop P. F. Reding C.S.S. Receives Silver EcoSchools Certification in 2017-2018!

Ontario EcoSchools is an environmental education and certification program (from Kindergarten to Grade 12) that encourages our school community to develop our ecological literacy and reduce our environmental footprint. The key areas of focus are: Teamwork & Leadership, Energy Conservation, Waste Minimization, School Ground Greening, Curriculum, and Environmental Stewardship. Through this program, our students and staff participate in environmental education and practices, developing the knowledge, skills, perspectives, and actions needed to be environmentally responsible citizens.     For more information, … Continue reading

HCDSB to Host the Eleventh Annual Diocesan Celebration of Catholic Education

The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) is delighted to host the eleventh annual Diocesan Celebration of Catholic Education, which will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Holy Cross Church in Georgetown. The annual diocesan mass was established in 2008, and rotates among seven Catholic school boards and one Catholic University to give thanks for the gift of publicly funded Catholic Education. Participating school boards and universities include Halton Catholic District School Board, Hamilton-Wentworth CDSB, Waterloo CDSB, Bruce-Grey CDSB, … Continue reading

Important End of Year Information and Reminders

Dear Parents and Guardians of BR students, We would like to share the following important end of year information with you and ask that you discuss it with/remind your children: Lockers – need to be cleaned out and materials taken home for the summer by the end of exams on Tuesday, June 26; students are reminded to keep their school assigned locks for September, or they will need to purchase another one. If the lockers are not emptied, locks will … Continue reading