News & Announcements


THE BENSALEM TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS will appoint a qualified elector of the School District to the position of School Director for a term to end on the first Monday of December, 2023 at the Annual Board Organization Meeting on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Dorothy D. Call Administrative Center, 3000 Donallen Drive, Bensalem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania as provided in the Public School Code of 1949, as amended.

2022 Winter/Holiday Concert Schedule

Our students are eagerly preparing to share their talents and skills at winter concerts. Every school in the district is opening its doors; inviting adults, children, family, friends and neighbors to an evening of festive entertainment. Admission is free.

JFTK Education Foundation Classroom Project Recipients

At the November 22nd School Board meeting, the Just for the Kids Education Foundation Board announced the recipients of the Classroom Project Awards for the 2022-2023 school year. The nineteen (19) projects that will receive funding totaling $8,678.47 are listed below. JftKs has been funding Classroom Projects since 1996, which has exceeded $500,000 going directly into the classrooms of all nine Bensalem Schools. These projects help our teachers achieve their respective educational goals and enhance their classroom presentations.

Congratulations Keira!

Congratulations to Bensalem High School (BHS) junior, Keira Seidman for being named the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education's (PAGE) Distinguished High School Student of the Year for 2022! Keira was recognized at the award ceremony and luncheon at the annual PAGE conference on October 17 at the Kalahari Poconos Resort.

BHS MCJROTC Celebrate Marine Corps’ Birthday

This morning (11/14/2022), the Bensalem High School Marine Corps JROTC celebrated the 247th birthday of the United States Marine Corps. There was a designated empty chair that was adored in black, symbolizing the valiant sacrifices of the Marine Corps-Navy Team. During the ceremony, the cadets paid tribute to the members of the Navy and Marine Corps who lost their lives while serving our great Nation.

Students of the Month for October

Congratulations to our October Students of the Month! We are proud of your accomplishments and wish you continued success in all your future endeavors!

BHS Marine Corps JROTC Recognized as Naval Honor School for Second Year

For the second year straight, the Bensalem High School Marine Corps JROTC was named by Headquarters Marine Corps as a Naval Honor School for its overall efforts during the 2021-2022 school year.  This distinction is given only to Marine Corps JROTCs, considered the top 20 percent of programs nationwide.

Students of the Month for September

Congratulations to our September Students of the Month! We are proud of your accomplishments and wish you continued success in all your future endeavors!

New Assistant Principal at Shafer Middle School

The Bensalem Township Board of School Directors at their September 28, 2022 meeting approved the appointment of Joseph Crane to the position of Assistant Principal at Robert K. Shafer Middle School. He is replacing Aqueelah Ellzy who is now the Assistant Principal at Samuel K. Faust Elementary School.
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