Sister Joan Sherry, the chair of the South Buffalo School board of Education, says while it was difficult for families to learn of the closings, Notre Dame will become the biggest catholic elementary school in the Diocese.
"While it was probably a natural progression that we do move to one school in order to strengthen what we have, it still was hard for the parents [and] the teachers and it's going to be hard for the students, too," Sister Sherry told WBFO news.
The decision to close the schools was based declining enrollment. Ambrose and Trinity had well below 200 students each.
Students will begin attending Notre Dame on Abbott Road in September.