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Board of Education to meet Tuesday, Aug. 30, 7 p.m. in the Business Office

The BKW Board of Education will conduct a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 7 p.m. in the Business Office. The public is encouraged to attend. Click here to view the agenda [PDF].

 

 

PTA welcomes new families to BKW on Monday, Aug. 29

The BKW PTA invites new students and their families to its “Welcome to BKW!” event for all new students entering Pre-K thru 6th grade in September. Please plan to come to the elementary school cafeteria on Monday, Aug. 29, any time between 5 and 7 p.m. to learn more about our school community. ..Read More

 

2016-17 School Calendar

The 2016-17 school calendar will hit mailboxes in the coming weeks, but you can get a sneak peek right now!
Click here to view or download the calendar [PDF].

 

 

Save the date: Alumni Association Dinner and Dance on October 1

The BKW Alumni Association will be hosting its 82nd Alumni Banquet on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Western Turnpike Country Club in Guilderland. They will honor all classes whose graduation year ends with a 1 or a 6. Click here to read the Alumni Banquet letter for more information and to see all the activities for Homecoming weekend.

 

Changes to STAR tax-relief program

New STAR applicants will receive a rebate check instead of a tax credit

Anyone who purchased and is paying school taxes on a home for the first time in 2016-17 will receive their STAR savings as a rebate check. There is also a provision that allows existing homeowners to choose either the STAR exemption or the new income tax credit. ..Read More

 

Changes to pick-up, drop-off procedures for 16-17 school year

Throughout this past school year, our transportation department and building level administrators have monitored morning and afternoon bus pick-up and drop-off procedures. Historically, BKW has tried very hard to accommodate family needs for changes in student drop-off locations, even making changes very late on a given day..Read More

 

 

BKW 2nd grader honored by Albany County Executive

BKW’s Emma Detlefsen recently became the youngest recipient of Albany County’s Citizen of the Month award, when the second grader was honored by County Executive Daniel P. McCoy for her activism and dedication to spreading awareness about lymphedema...Read More

 

Picture of a baseball team standing in front of a scoreboardBulldogs sign to play at Morrisville State

Kaitlyn Curvin and Christina Grippin have signed commitments to play softball and volleyball for the Division III school next year. ...Read More

 

 

 

 

 

Sheriff donates to Backpack Program

On Monday, May 9, Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple  presented a check for $2,750 to the school for our BKW Backpack Program... Read More

 

 

College Caravan stops at BKW

Twenty-seven colleges, universities and trade schools were at BKW on Monday to tell our sophomores and juniors about their programs.  See photos on the BKW Facebook page.

 

 

 

Picture of a baseball team standing in front of a scoreboardNew scoreboard a team effort

Winning is a team effort. So too, apparently, is getting a new scoreboard to keep track of those wins. The new scoreboard at the BKW baseball field cost approximately $6,500, and was paid for, in large part, by the BKW Sportsboosters’ many fundraising efforts. Read More

 

 

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