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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.

 

 

 

Stock up on summer reading at PTA's final book fair of the year

Summer is upon us and now is a great time to stock up on books for summer reading! What’s better than a book at the beach, the pool or even camping? That's why you should take advantage of the PTA's final Scholastic Book Fair of the school year.  Read More

 

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

 

Thank youBKW voters approve 2016-17 School Budget

Voters have approved the 2016-17 budget for the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District with 418 votes in favor (73%) and 156 opposed (27%). .....  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

 

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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