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 - Folcroft Switches Schools FOLCROFT- Eddystonc...
Folcroft Switches Schools FOLCROFT- Eddystonc High School's student body continued to fall apart Tuesday night as the folcroft School Board voted to send its senior high school pupils to Sharon HiJt in 1961-02. Last week Marcus Hook voted to send its 10th and llth Graders to Media High rather than try get them into Eddystone for another year. Both Folcroft and Marcus Hook students would undoubtedly have continued attending Eddystonc on a tuition basis had it not been the fire which hit Eddystone High School in December. NO JOINTURE TALKS Since then five districts have been discussing a jointure, but Folcroft has never been included in the plan. No reason has been given for Folcroft's exclusion. Folcroft expects to send 12C students from 10th through 12th Grades to Sharon Hill next year At present only 10th and llth Graders to to Eddystone. Folcroft's 12th Graders attend Clifton Heights High School at present. The Folcroft board agreed to accept Sharon Hill's offer to take its Students with the provision those who enroll at Sharon Hill be allowed to continue there until their graduation. The change will probably mean greater expense in the educarion Folcroft's high school students. Tuition at Eddystone is now $492,33 a year, while at Sharon HilJ it is $592.49, about ?100 difference. A number of parents attending the Folcroft board's meeting expressed concern o'vcr the" curriculum adjustment which will be necessary for pupils changing to Sharon Hill. FIVE COURSES Mrs. Harry Rothe, 1546 Elmwood Avc., pointed out Sharon Hill offers five courses and has special requirements for its college preparatory students. The parents were told every effort will be made to work out these problems on an individual basis. Sunervisin uet Craven, Principal Dr. Sam- Solicitor John II Clark Jr. and the chairmen of for the education and finance com- mitlecs were instructed to consult wilh Sharon Hill school adminis- tralors and prepare an agreement · . , ,°.-- . . I..MIIIUI covering curriculum and financial '""""" Eichmann said in the Albert Johnston, 1515 terms. Mrs. Woodland Ave., asked if any pro- · - - . . - - -.. vision would be made to transfer students' credits earned toward sports or music letters at Eddy- one. ,_ --_ ecution began The board suggested parents submit the name.s of pupils af- fectcd and the problem will be taken up when thc agreement s Uvecn Sharon Hill and Fo'croft prepared. while be himself sat

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  1. Delaware County Daily Times,
  2. 19 Apr 1961, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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