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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Virtual Settlement Held to Finalize the Sale of Armstrong Middle School

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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...

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...

Bensalem Schools Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

Bensalem Township School District par­tic­i­pat­ed in the National Red Ribbon Week Campaign, October 23 — 31! All nine schools ran activ­i­ties all week that focus on healthy deci­sion mak­ing, pre­ven­tion, and being drug and alco­hol free.

For the past 33 years, our schools have rec­og­nized Red Ribbon Week to encour­age per­son­al … Read more...

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.

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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...

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...

Valley Elementary Students Take a Virtual Field Trip

The Valley Elementary sec­ond grade stu­dents recent­ly went on their first vir­tu­al field trip.  In their most recent sci­ence unit, they had been learn­ing about the life cycle of a plant, from the seed to a flow­er­ing plant. 

As a cul­mi­nat­ing activ­i­ty, they had the oppor­tu­ni­ty to vir­tu­al­ly vis­it Longwood Gardens … Read more...

Bensalem School District Receives 900 Brand New Coats for Students in Need

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College & Career Fair at Truman High School

Bristol Township SD, Harry S. Truman High School, host­ed a College & Career Night on March 21, 2019. Representatives from 16 colleges/universities and 13 career/trade pro­grams, unions, and employ­ers spoke to over 100 stu­dents and fam­i­lies. The infor­ma­tion helps guide stu­dents regard­ing future plans includ­ing employ­ment, career paths, and … Read more...

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...