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14 middle school students pose for a photo outside the auditorium, prior to performing in Bucks County Music Educators String Day.

Bensalem Students Participate in String Day

Congratulations to the following Bensalem Township School District Orchestra members who participated in the Bucks County Music Educator’s “String Day” Festival on Saturday, November 2nd. String Day is a one-day festival held in the Council Rock School District featuring the top string students in grades 7-9 from all over Bucks County. The students were given music in the morning, rehearsed all day and performed a concert in the afternoon. Our students did a great job performing some extremely challenging music! Congratulations to: Angelina Barbieri, Gabriella Cervantes, Martha Cuna, Maria Davis, Sara Devlin, Keelyn Fitzgerald, Victoria Grigoryeva, Dawn Meo, Victoria Mocarski, Emiliano Quinones, Diana Sosa, Madison Thai, Phoebe Ting, and Audrey Yale.
photo of Bensalem High School senior Tanvi who was recently named a National Merit Scholarship Commended student. She has long dark hair and a big smile on her face.

BHS Senior Named National Merit Scholarship Commended Student

Bensalem High School senior Tanvi Patnaik has been named a “Commended Student” in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented to this scholastically talented senior by BHS principal, Mr. William Ferrara and 12th grade assistant principal, Mr. Stephen Garstka.
Headshot of a girl with long brown hair smiling, wearing a black dress with colorful flowers.

BHS Senior Named National Merit Semifinalist

Bensalem High School senior Julia Ting has been named a Semifinalist in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Julia will join more than 16,000 academically talented high school seniors who will compete for 7,600 National Merit Scholarship awards, worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring.

21st Century Grant for BHS and Shafer

At their August 28th School Board meeting, the Bensalem Board of School Directors approved the 21st Century Community Grant for Bensalem High School and Robert K. Shafer Middle School.


Bensalem Township School District is a premier educational institution in Bucks County.  We provide a first class education for the whole child that challenges and supports each student to discover a passion for learning while designing and achieving a personal vision of success.

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  • 4 million dollars in scholarships
  • 16 AP/11 Honor classes offered
  • 9 NMS Finalist in the last 10 years
  • 100 Championships
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