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Athletics cancellations and schedule changes for May 3 and 4

Please see the following athletics cancellations and schedule changes:
• Today's varsity softball game vs. Galway is canceled.
• The Varsity Baseball and Varsity Softball games scheduled for tomorrow vs. Schoharie will start @ 3:30 p.m. and will be a double header.
• The modified Baseball and softball games scheduled for tomorrow @ Schoharie will start @ 3:30 p.m. and will be a double header.

BKW hosting Children’s Health and Wellness Expo on May 5

Students, parents, and community members are invited to BKW’s health and Wellness Expo on Thursday, May 5, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium.. Read More


BKW PTA hosts Meet the Candidates Night on May 10

The BKW PTA is sponsoring a “Meet the Candidates Night” to showcase the individuals from our community who will be running for this year’s open Board of Education seats. Please plan to join them on Tuesday, May 10, 6:30 p.m., in the Secondary School Library. Read More



Board adopts proposed 2016-17 budget, community to vote on May 17

At its meeting on Monday, April 18, the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Board of Education adopted a $22,592,240 budget proposal for 2016-17 that continues all current core academic programs and services and calls for a 0.5 percent increase in the tax levy for next year.....  Read More


picture of Shayla LyonsBKW's Shayla Lyons signs National Letter of Intent

Stonehill College is getting one of BKW’s best students, who also happens to be a phenomenal athlete.....  Read More




picture of Emily Edwards holding a potholderKnitted with love: Student sells potholders to raise funds for ill cousin

It took nearly an hour for Emily Edwards, a 9-year-old in in Mrs. Cranker’s class, to knit her first potholder to raise money for her cousin Cameron, who has cancer...  Read More


State budget increases education funding by $1.5B, ends GEA

New York lawmakers approved a 2016-17 state budget that includes an overall $1.5 billion – or 6.5 percent – increase in education funding. The state budget ends the Gap Elimination Adjustment, which has diverted billions of dollars from schools during the last seven years. Read More

Be sure to check the revised end-of-year schedule

We’ve had to reschedule some events – and add a few days off because of the lack of snow days – so please click here for our updated calendar for the end of the school year [PDF].

BKW students cook up scholarships at ProStart competition 

A native American-themed menu combined with an excellent business plan for a restaurant was just the right recipe for success for BKW’s Brandon Fortuin and John Lussier and two of their classmates in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) culinary program at the Schoharie campus. Read More


Community meetings will bring the budget process to the people 

 BKW is holding a series of town-hall style meetings throughout the community to discuss the development of next year's school budget. The first is next Tuesday, March 8, 7 p.m., at Berne Reformed Church. Read More

Citrus Sale Notice

If you recently wrote a check for the Citrus Sale sponsored by the 10th grade, please contact the BKW Business Office at 872-0909.

Students enjoy Read Across America Day

Mrs. Miccuci’s class had some special guest readers for Read Across America Day last week. Read More




Young scientists strut their stuff at BKW Elementary

Students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6 recently participated in the annual BKW Science Fair. Click here to view a photo gallery on BKW’s Facebook page. 


Changes ahead for NYS grades 3-8 exams in ELA and math

As the spring testing season approaches, state education leaders have announced a series of changes to the state’s English language arts (ELA) and math exams for grades 3-8.Read More


Elble, Tedeschi elected to Board of Education

Nathan Elble and Matthew Tedeschi have been elected to fill the remainder of two unexpired terms on the BKW Board of Education. Mr. Elble, who garnered 162 votes, will fill a term that expires on June 30, 2017. Mr. Tedeschi, with 160 votes, will serve a term that expires on June 30 of this year. More than 320 people cast their vote in the special election.


Picture of shelves stocked with canned goodsBKW, Hilltown Resource Center partner to help students

A team of BKW teachers got together to find the best way to meet students' needs, and then connected to the Hilltown Resource Center. Read More






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