BKW switching from SNN to Blackboard for mass notification

  Starting September 1, BKW will use the Blackboard Connect notification system to connect with parents, students, and community members! Blackboard will replace the School News Notifier (SNN) system, and will be used for regular district communications, as well as to alert parents of closings and emergencies. Blackboard can send emails, text messages and make …

Capital Project Update: Safeguarding your investment

Board hires construction manager, will tour neighboring school The Board of Education has named Sano Rubin of Albany as construction manager to oversee some $19.8 million in proposed improvements to the elementary and secondary schools. “We’re doing everything possible to keep the cost to our local taxpayers low,” said Superintendent Dr. Timothy Mundell. Superintendent Dr. …

Guidance available for schedule changes Aug. 28 to Sept. 1

Guidance Counselors will be available for students to adjust their schedules from Monday, Aug. 28 to Friday, Sept. 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Students will also be able to adjust their schedules after school begins, from Thursday, Sept. 7 to Thursday, Sept. 14.  The last day to add or drop a class will …

‘The time is now’ – Board hears financial, academic reasons for capital project

BKW needs to capitalize on favorable financial conditions to provide better facilities for our students, Superintendent Dr. Timothy Mundell told the BKW Board of Education at its July 31 meeting. After a detailed presentation on how improved building conditions correlate to increased academic performance, Mundell noted that because of BKW’s near-80 percent state-aid ratio, and …