BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - The Buffalo Catholic Diocese will merge three schools into one.
Parents learned of the decision at a meeting Thursday night at the Timon- St. Jude High School, where they were told declining enrollment forced the need to consolidate.
The South Buffalo Catholic School board recommended that Notre Academy on Abbott Road be the sole campus for students in Pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade for students for Ambrose Catholic Academy on Okell Street and Trinity Catholic Academy on Hayden Street. The two other campuses will be closed.
Bishop Richard J. Malone approved the recommendation, which takes effect Sept. 1, 2013.
The new school will launch a new Study Skills class to improve student performance and the Diocese is considering hiring a guidance counselor.
A special open house will be held at Notre Dame Academy on March 14 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
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