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. ..
Elementary supply lists, 6th grade reading assignment available
Click on the links below to view or download the supply lists for the 2016-17 school year.
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..
Elementary students pitch in for Backpack Program
Students in 4H collect bottles to support the Backpack Program.
Volunteers still needed for Celebration Day, June 17
Attention 4th, 5th and 6th grade parents:
We are still in need of volunteers for Celebration Day on June 17.
If you are interested in helping out, please fill out the form linked below and send it in to school with your child as soon as possible. Click here to download the form [PDF].
(Please remember: In order to ensure the safety of all students, no siblings or spectators are invited to attend. Thank you for understanding.)
Knitted 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
BKW hosting kindergarten orientation on April 20
The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Elementary School will be holding a parent orientation on Wednesday, April 20, at 6 p.m. for incoming kindergarten. If you have a child that turns five on or before December 1, 2016 and have not yet received a packet in the mail, please call Mrs. Farnam at (518) 872-2030.
BKW Elementary students celebrate Pick a reading Partner month
Last month, many BKW retirees, local community members, and staff members read to each of the elementary classes for PARP, Pick a Reading Partner month. Read More
BKW Sports Boosters thank everyone for another successful dodgeball tournament
The BKW sports boosters would like to thank all the elementary students, teachers, aides, parents and the full gym of spectators who helped make this year’s Elementary Dodgeball Tournament such a great success. Thanks to the 16 teams and more than 125 students who participated. Also a big thanks to Mike Flower, Dylan Duncan and Justin Houck who helped this amazing event run smoothly.