BHS Robotics Team Qualifies for Nationals

Bensalem High School’s Robotics Team, The Fightin’ Robotic Owls, com­pet­ed at the FIRST Robotics Mid-Atlantic District Championship at Lehigh University where they fin­ished 5th out of 128 teams and qual­i­fied for the FIRST Robotics World Championships in Detroit, Michigan.

Says sopho­more and Drive Team Member Daniel Pasquella, “Being picked by … Read more...

Bensalem Prepares Free Meals for Children While Schools Are Closed

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Bensalem HS Students Shine at DECA District

Forty-two Bensalem High School (BHS) stu­dents par­tic­i­pat­ed in DECA’s dis­trict event on December 9th. Approximately 500 stu­dents from 10 dif­fer­ent schools com­pet­ed. DECA is a busi­ness club that pre­pares emerg­ing lead­ers and entre­pre­neurs in mar­ket­ing, finance, hos­pi­tal­i­ty, and man­age­ment in high schools and col­leges around the globe.… Read more...

Meet Bensalem’s Distinguished Alumni

Congratulations to the 10 indi­vid­u­als who received the 2018 Bensalem Distinguished Alumni Award.  These amaz­ing Bensalem grad­u­ates have made an impact on the world around them through busi­ness, med­i­cine, human­i­tar­i­an pur­suits and the arts. They were recent­ly hon­ored at an induc­tion cer­e­mo­ny and lun­cheon.

John Brown ’69 – 35 years Total Traffic/Weather … Read more...

Bensalem High School MCJROTC Promotions

Col John C. Church, Jr., USMCR (Ret.) Head Leadership Studies, Senior Marine Instructor is pleased to announce the fol­low­ing pro­mo­tions for May 2020.

Congratulations to the new­ly pro­mot­ed cadets. These pro­mo­tions reflect that, at its essence, this Bensalem High School MCJROTC Leadership Education Program devel­ops char­ac­ter and enhances cit­i­zen­ship in … Read more...

BHS Senior Wins TruMark Financial Jeopardy

Congratulations to BHS senior, Vrund Patel for par­tic­i­pat­ing in the TruMark Financial Jeopardy com­pe­ti­tion and win­ning the first place award, a $5,000 schol­ar­ship.  The com­pe­ti­tion is spon­sored annu­al­ly by TruMark Financial Credit Union, as part of their ongo­ing com­mit­ment to pro­mote the growth of finan­cial lit­er­a­cy com­pe­ten­cies among the area
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Education Expo

On Tuesday, October 2nd, we host­ed an Education Expo at Bensalem High School.  Guests learned about Bensalem Township School District’s edu­ca­tion­al oppor­tu­ni­ties and our part­ner­ship with the Franklin Institute and brain-based learn­ing in our schools.

Tours of the high school allowed our com­mu­ni­ty to see our:

  • World Class STEM lab
  • Nationally rec­og­nized
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Bensalem Social Worker Nominated for Unsung Hero Award

In cel­e­bra­tion of Teacher Appreciation Week in May, PSEA/MER and CAPS – Council for the Advancement of Public Schools, are spot­light­ing the amaz­ing things hap­pen­ing in our schools thanks to the pro­fes­sion­als who work there. The theme of their spring media cam­paign is “Unsung Heroes.”

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Bensalem Hosted PJAS Regionals

The 76th annu­al Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) region­al com­pe­ti­tion was held at Cecelia Snyder Middle School on Saturday, February 23, 2019. Over 350 stu­dents from Philadelphia and Bucks County pre­sent­ed their inde­pen­dent sci­en­tif­ic research to pro­fes­sion­al sci­en­tists and edu­ca­tors in this region­al fair. Students had their … Read more...

School Director Recognition Month

January is “School Director Recognition Month” in Pennsylvania. Public edu­ca­tion is more than just learn­ing the basic math, sci­ence, English and his­to­ry; it’s a plat­form for stu­dents to reach their poten­tial. It inspires hope for a new gen­er­a­tion and a suc­cess­ful future. This insti­tu­tion exists in part because indi­vid­u­als vol­un­teer their … Read more...

Montford Point Marines Present at Bensalem HS

Ms. Christine Elberson, a his­to­ry teacher at Bensalem High School coor­di­nat­ed with Marine Corps JROTC to bring his­to­ry to life on Friday, February 14th.  Master Gunnery Sergeant Joe Geeter USMC (Ret.) brought Sergeant Wilcox and Corporal Young to speak about the Montford Point Marines.

The Montford Point Marines are the … Read more...