Grade 8 Student Information

parent-info-night2017 Grade 8 Information Night / Feeder School / Advance Placement Slide Shows

Are you a parent that happen to miss BR’s Grade 8 Information or Advance Placement Nights and are looking for the information that was discussed? Or are you curious about the Guidance Presentations that were conducted at our feeder schools to all our future Grade 8s? If so … all our presentations are presented below and can be viewed at your own convenience.

  • Grade 8 Information Night Presentation (LINK)
  • Grade 8 Feeder School Presentation (LINK)
  • Grade 8 Advance Placement Information Night (LINK)

*** Grade 8 Registration GuidelinesClick Here(LINK)

Date/Time/Location Items: For registering for the 2016/7 school year
Thursday, November 9th 2017

Bishop Reding Cafetorium

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Advanced Placement Information Evening


Grade 8 School Visits

November 6th – 10th, 2017

BR Counsellors visit grade 8 classes of Catholic Elementary Schools in Milton

Following this presentation, grade 8 students will select their courses together with their teacher and parents and then input their course selections online, with their classroom teacher, using myBlueprint. (myBlueprint “How To” Videos)

COURSE CATALOGUE 2017-2018 School Year are available viaMyBlueprint in the “My High School Planner section
Students will then print the MyBlueprint “Course Selection Sign-Off Sheet”, get it signed by their parent/guardian and give it to the Grade 8 teacher together with completed option sheet and the $65 registration fee and the completed and signed AP form, if applying to any of the grade 9 AP courses.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Grade 8s visit Bishop Reding during the day.

Students will be introduced to all departments and various extra-curricular activities in the school by rotating through 10 stations with our Leaders in Black.T-shirts and lunch provided.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Bishop Reding Cafetorium 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Information Night for Parents/Guardians of Grade 8 Students (parents from both Catholic and Public schools are invited)
Bishop Reding Catholic Secondary School cordially invites grade 8 students and their parents/guardians to attend a Grade 9 information evening. We will review and explain our course Calendar, Option Sheet and Registration Procedure for the 2017- 2018 school year. The Principal, Vice-Principals, Chaplain and Department Heads will be present to answer any questions you may have with respect to the programs being offered. Grade 8 students are invited to tour the school with our LIB’s (Leaders in Black) and to meet with teachers while their parents/guardians attend the information session. Babysitting available.
December 1, 2017 Due date for registration package (includes option sheets,myBlueprint printout, Advanced Placement application and $65 Activity Fee (attach receipt from cash on-lineas proof of payment) for Milton Catholic Elementary School students. Please return all registration items to the grade 8 teacher so that it can be forwarded by the grade 8 teachers to Student Services at Bishop Reding.
Feb 2018 Catholic Elementary School students will receive a verification sheet for the courses they selected from their Grade 8 teacher. Students can make changes to their course selection at this time. The sheet should be returned with a parental signature to the grade 8 teacher if any changes are desired.
August 29, 2018 Grade 9 Orientation Day
November 1st, 2018 Take Your Kids to Work Day
Please determine a placement for your child prior to the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Each year, Grade 9 students at Bishop Reding are expected to participate in the national Take Our Kids to Work Day. On this day, students go to work for the day with a parent, guardian, or a significant adult where they observe the work world and begin to understand its demands and opportunities.