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Township Honors Wardogs Football Championship Season, Commitment to area Children

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Bristol Township Council honored the Wardogs Athletic Association last week in a special ceremony highlighting their achievements in the recently competed football season and the leagues dedication to teaching lessons critical to personal development.

Wardogs Football & Cheer has been providing Lower Bucks County with a tackle football since 2000 and has made Bristol Township its home from its beginnings offering  youth of the area not only games to be played but in character and personal growth.

“Our goal is to help these children build character by demonstrating high moral standards, instilling a strong work ethic and competing at the highest level,” the youth league  website says.

Council woman Cindy Murphy read the resolution aloud to a thunderous applause from those attending the meeting.

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The resolution says in part:  Wardogs Youth Association is based out of the Bristol Township Municipal Complex and that not only does the Wardogs Athletic Association teach football and cheerleading but also emphasizes, good citizenship, sportsmanship, academics, and what it truly means to be a member of a team. The Wardogs Football Association has brought great honor, acclaim, and respect to Bristol Township, its players, coaches, cheerleaders and parents that Wardogs Football is commended for their 2022 Championship Football season and honored for their commitment to the children of Bristol Township.

Special congratulations went out to the Undefeated D1 7U and The D2 10U Champs!

During our time, Wardogs Football & Cheer has fielded a multitude of Division and State Championships as well as National Championship contenders, winning three National Championships along the way, a spokesperson said

“Its been an honor to be back on the township field and back working with you guys,” said Wardogs President Virgil Mobley.

You all might need a bigger room because we’re planning on bringing six championships home next year, Mobley added

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For more information on how to sign up with Wardogs Athletics please click here . 

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Education - Bensalem Township

Scholarship for Foundation A. Marlyn Moyer, Jr. Application Deadline Extended

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The deadline for submitted applications to the A. Marlyn Moyer, Jr. Scholarship Foundation has been extended to July 6, 2024, said foundation officials.

The A. Marlyn Moyer, Jr. Scholarship Foundation announced it will grant several partial scholarships for studies at colleges, universities, technical schools, nursing schools, and other accredited post-secondary institutions during the 2024-2025 academic year.

To be eligible, said a foundation spokesperson in the release, an applicant needs to meet the following requirements:

  •  graduating high school seniors or other persons enrolling full time in post-secondary schools for the first time.
  • resident of Bucks County
  • academically well qualified for the school they plan to attend
  • have a record of involvement in school, community, religious and/or other activities (especially as a leader)
  • have been involved in giving service to others
  • have a financial need.  (Gainful employment may be considered as a substitute for extensive involvement in leadership and service activities.)

Application forms may be obtained by emailing a request to scholarship@ammoyerfoundation.com or mailing it to the A. Marlyn Moyer, Jr. Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 511, Fairless Hills, PA 19030.

Questions can be directed to the email address scholarship@ammoyerfoundation.com.

Completed applications must be emailed or arrive by July 6, 2024.  From among the applications, the Foundation will select those best qualified for scholarships in July and winners will be notified shortly thereafter. Typically, six to eight scholarships are awarded averaging between $2,500 to $5,000 dollars.

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“Armed Man” Initiates Lockdown for Levittown Elementary School Thursday, No Charges Filed

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Brookwood Elementary

**Update: Friday 4 a.m.**

Earlier Thursday, Brookwood Elementary in Bristol Township instituted their “Lockdown Procedures” due to an alleged report of a “armed man” in the area of the school.

Parents received a community update notice which said they were in lockdown due to a security concern in a nearby neighborhood.  The notice said updates would be provided as they occur and to please not come to or contact the school.

Police dispatched to the elementary school raced up Haines Road one witness told the publication taking one man into custody, authorities  said.

“There was an incident involving an adult male, who was in possession of a firearm near the school crossing guard post (Kenwood Drive North & Key Lane.) There is no information at this time that he attempted to enter the school. The matter is under investigation. No one has been arrested as of this time,” said Lt. Sean Cosgrove in an e-email exchange with Lower Bucks Source, shortly after the incident.

At 1:30 p.m., the lockdown was lifted without further incident.

 

 

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Education - Bristol Township

Bristol Township School District to Provide Free Meals to Children During the Summer Months

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Bristol Township School District provide free meals to children during the summer months it was announced last week. by officials. 

Beginning Monday, June 17, the Bristol Township School District will serve breakfast and lunch daily in Truman High School’s cafeteria.

Meals are offered free of charge to any child 18 years of age or younger.

No application or registration is required. Additionally, children do not need to be enrolled in a Bristol Township school, however, children need to be present to receive the free meals.

The program will operate Monday through Friday through August 23, with the exception of July 4 and 5. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There is a limit of one breakfast and one lunch per child, per day. Meals should be consumed on site.

The United States Department of Agriculture is funding the summer meals program.

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