BKW voters approve 2017-18 School Budget

Voters have approved the 2017-18 budget for the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District with 636 votes in favor and 161 opposed. The bus replacement proposition has also passed with 597 votes in favor and 207 opposed. Nathan Elble, Kimberly Lovell, and Helen Lounsbury were elected to serve on the BKW Board of Education. “I am grateful …

Please take part in the budget and board vote on May 16

On April 10, the Board of Education adopted the proposed school budget for 2017-18. The $22,657,493 spending plan is just .29% above the 2016-17 budget, and contains a tax levy reduction of .5%. The plan is specifically designed to continue to restore program opportunities for our students that will prepare them for college and/or a …

Democracy by design: Students to vote on classmates’ artwork Tuesday, May 16

The budget’s not the only thing on the ballot this Tuesday, May 16. Students can vote on their favorite bulldog design, created by their peers in the high school. Earlier this year, students in Mrs. Johnson’s Graphic Design class were asked to create an image that they felt would be a good representation of BKW …