The Bristol Township School Board voted 8-0 Tuesday night to officially close Mary Devine Elementary School in Croydon.
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Parents and staff showed up in moderate numbers to Tuesday evening’s Bristol Township School Board meeting to stress concerns about the temporary Mary Devine Elementary School site at the Ben Franklin School along Mill Creek Road.
Despite rumors throughout the community and posts on the internet, district officials have insisted over the past month that plans to build a new 1,300 student school in the Croydon section of Bristol Township are moving forward.
The Bucks County Commissioners this week pledged $500,000 to help the nonprofit Heritage Conservancy purchase the 82-acre Croydon Woods in Bristol Township. While no deal has been signed to purchase the property, the Heritage Conservancy is working to get funding to buy the land from its current owner, Dow Chemical. Officials say Dow is working(…)
The Bristol Township School District will be holding an important hearing for residents in early December. The required Act 34 public hearing to close Mary Devine Elementary School in Croydon has been announced by the district. The hearing will take place at Thursday, December 5 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of Benjamin Franklin School on(…)
The Bristol Township Zoning Board approved variances for a new 1,300-student elementary school at the Mary Devine Elementary School site in Croydon. District officials had taken a previous version of the plan before the zoners in July and were denied. They say the land development process will now move forward for the project, which is(…)
The Bristol Township School District presented plans to potentially build a third $37 million elementary school at the Lafayette Elementary School site to about 50 members of the community Tuesday evening. The Lafayette site replaces the Mary Devine Elementary School site in Croydon, which was denied last month by the Bristol Township Zoning Board because(…)
A new elementary school may not be coming to Croydon. After the Bristol Township Zoning Board denied the application for a new building at the site of the current Mary Devine Elementary School on Monday, officials from the Bristol Township School District and the new school planning team were set to go back to the(…)
Students of Croydon’s Mary Devine Elementary School will likely be displaced as the Bristol Township School District embarks on a plan to replace nine aging schools with three new buildings. Two of the new buildings will be built adjacent to the current James Buchanan and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Due to a high water table and(…)