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AP Information Night

Enrollment Period into AP Program at Bishop Reding HS

  • Time-frame: November 6th, 2020 – November 27th, 2020 @ 3pm

To enroll into our AP program, the following must be completed

  1. Must be willing to apply to minimum 2 AP courses
  2. Must register for a google account (LINK) in order to complete the Pre-AP Application
  3. Must complete Pre-AP ONLINE Application (SURVEY).
  4. Must complete and be successful on the AP entrance exam (read below)

AP Entrance Exam Fee

The fee to write the 2020-2021 AP entrance exam is $15. This payment must be made using School Cash Online available from November 6th to November 27th, 2020)

        • Select, Type in Student’s Name and add to cart:
        • Pay for item
        • Save Receipt as a PDF (click here for an example RECEIPT) and upload receipt in AP application.

Registration Process for AP applicants.

Registration Process (For Family of Schools)

Schools Included St. Anthony, Holy Rosary, Our Lady of Victory, St. Peter, St. Benedict (Extended French ONLY)

OPTION SHEET PACKAGES WILL NOT BE COLLECTED THIS YEAR FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING OUR FEEDER SCHOOLS.  THE ENTIRE REGISTRATION PROCESS WILL BE PAPERLESS AND COMPLETED THROUGH MYBLUEPRINT.

Registration Items to complete in order to apply to PRE-AP (November 6th – November 27th, 2020):

      • Pay 2020-2021 AP entrance exam fee of $15.
      • Pay 2020-2021 School Activity fee of $65. ** Follow same procedure as paying for exam fee of $15.  
      • Prepare documents for upload during AP application:
        1. Receipt of AP entrance exam fee of $15
        2. Receipt of School Activity Fee of $65
        3. Grade 7 Report Card
      • Complete online AP application (SURVEY).** Please note, if the application is completed incorrectly, it will have to be completed again from the beginning.  In addition, there is no save function with the application, please be prepare to finish the application in its entirety when started.  

Registration Packages (For HCDSB Schools)

Schools Included – any HCDSB school that is not a part of our family of schools (see above).

Registration Items to complete in order to apply to PRE-AP (November 6th – November 27th, 2020):

      • Pay 2020-2021 AP entrance exam fee of $15.
      • Pay 2020-2021 School Activity fee of $65. ** Follow same procedure as paying for exam fee of $15.  
      • Prepare documents for upload during AP application:
        1. Receipt of AP entrance exam fee of $15
        2. Receipt of School Activity Fee of $65
        3. Grade 7 Report Card
        4. Option Sheet (Download) and complete
      • Complete online AP application (SURVEY).** Please note, if the application is completed incorrectly, it will have to be completed again from the beginning.  In addition, there is no save function with the application, please be prepare to finish the application in its entirety when started.  

Registration Packages (For Non Board Schools)

Schools Included – any school that is not part of the HCDSB

Registration Items to complete in order to apply to PRE-AP (November 6th – November 27th, 2020):

      • Complete HCDSB ONLINE registration
        1. Hit ‘Sign in’ on top right hand corner
        2. Press the green button to ‘Create an account’
        3. Once you have done this, you will be able to login with your personal username/email and password.
        4. ** Please note, that these applications will be placed on HOLD in the HCDSB system until the results of the AP application process are complete.  
      • Pay 2020-2021 AP entrance exam fee of $15.
      • Pay 2020-2021 School Activity fee of $65. ** Follow same procedure as paying for exam fee of $15.  
      • Prepare documents for upload during AP application:
        1. Receipt of AP entrance exam fee of $15
        2. Receipt of School Activity fee of $65
        3. Grade 7 Report Card
        4. Option Sheet (Download) and complete
      • Complete online AP application (SURVEY).** Please note, if the application is completed incorrectly, it will have to be completed again from the beginning.  In addition, there is no save function with the application, please be prepare to finish the application in its entirety when started.  

If Accepted into the PRE-AP program, the following registration items need to be verified during Verification Week (February 1st – February 4th, 2021):

      • Canadian Birth Certificate (If born outside Canada, Immigration Documents such as citizenship card or
        permanent resident card or landing documents)
      • Proof of residency (Guardian/parent driver’s license or recent bill)
      • OEN # (most recent if grade 8 or credit counselling summary if currently attending high school)
    • Students that submit an incomplete registration package may not be allowed to write the entrance exam and may forfeit their spot in the AP program.

Pre-AP Entrance Exam

  • Each student must complete successfully the Pre-AP entrance exam to be enrolled in the AP program at Bishop Reding
  • All Pre-AP entrance exams will have a cost of $15 (School Cash Online) – receipts will be mailed out with exam results
  • All exams will be written at Bishop Reding High School on the date indicated below
  • Students will register for the test when completing the online application (SURVEY).** Please note, if the application is completed incorrectly, it will have to be completed again from the beginning.  In addition, there is no save function with the application, please be prepare to finish the application in its entirety when started.  

EXAM – December 9th, 2020 (5:00pm – 8:00pm)

  • Important Notes for the Day of Test
        • Please arrive between 15 minutes prior to the exam
        • Test begins at 5:00pm and 8:00pm sharp
        • Reading = 60 mins; Writing = 35 mins; Break = 20 mins; Math = 60 mins (total time = 3 hours)
        • Please pick up your child promptly at 8:00pm.  Parents are requested not to enter the school at any point.
        • Students are to bring their own water bottles and peanut free snacks.
        • Items to bring:
          • Pencils
          • Ruler
          • Eraser
          • Scientific Calculator

AP Committee reviews all AP Applications

  • Time-frame: January 4th, 2021 – January 22nd, 2021

Parents/Guardians are Notified about AP Applications

  • Date: January 22nd, 2021

Parents/Guardians are contacted via EMAIL to indicate the status of their son/daughter’s AP Application. Emails will indicted if the application has been:

  1. Accepted into an AP Course
  2. Denied enrollment into an AP Course
  3. Has been put on a Waiting List for enrollment into an AP course.

Submission of Grade 8 Midterm Report Cards (Waitlisted Students)

  • Time-frame: February 15th, 2021 – February 19th, 2021 (When Term 1 report cards are available) 

If your AP application has been put on a waiting list and you would like to now submit your Grade 8 Midterm Report card, so that the AP committee can revisit your Application, please click on the follow image.

Parents/Guardians will be notified about their waiting list applications by February 26th, 2021

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