BKW High School Concert Band wins silver in Orlando

Over the weekend, the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Concert Band competed in a national music competition held at Universal Studios in Orlando, FL. BKW was awarded a silver medal in their category out of eight other high school bands! The band would like to thank everyone who made it possible for them to travel and compete in this …

Key Club presents check to the Kiwanis Support Fund

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Key Club presented the Kiwanis Support Fund with a $200 check to help support the organization. The funds were raised from the Key Club’s Pass It On sale earlier this month. About the Kiwanis Support Fund: The Kiwanis Support Fund for BKW has been established by the Kiwanis Club of the Helderbergs to …

Secondary School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll Announced

Congratulations to our students who achieved Honor Roll High Honors, Honors, and Honorable Mentions during the 3rd Quarter marking period. 7th grade Honor Roll 8th grade Honor Roll 9th grade Honor Roll 10th grade Honor Roll 11th grade Honor Roll 12th grade Honor Roll 7th Grade High Honors (95% or higher) Maia Ballato Katie Morseman …

BKW FFA chapter, Agricultural Science program recognized with national grant

This month, the BKW FFA chapter and Agricultural Science program received a $2,500 grant on behalf of Tractor Supply Company and the National FFA Foundation. The grant will be used towards the implementation of a floral design curriculum at the high school, purchasing a floral cooler. Nationally, $28,307 in grants were handed out, and more …

Superintendent Letter to the Community

To the BKW Community, Wednesday morning the district was made aware of a threat made by a high school student on social media. Concerned parents who saw the threat contacted district administrators, who in turn contacted law enforcement. While the threat was not deemed to be credible, the district still heightened security as a precaution. …

District statement on threat posted to social media

Early this morning, the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District was made aware of a threat posted by a high school student on social media. While the threat did not name any specific student or staff member, all threats against the district are taken seriously. Administrators and law enforcement were notified, and the student was removed from …

BKW FFA members learn teamwork at Camp Oswetgatchie

Members of the Berne-Knox-Westerlo FFA chapter attended a three-day Educational Leadership Program at Camp Oswetgatchie from April 18th-April 20th. The students teamed up with members of the Galway FFA chapter to complete a number of team-building activities, including a low ropes course, winter outdoor survival skills, and night hikes with no flashlights. Students also learned …

BKW Board of Education Adopts 2018-19 Budget Proposal

At its meeting on April 9, the BKW Board of Education adopted a proposed budget of $23,255,186 for the 2018-19. BKW Superintendent, Dr. Timothy Mundell, presented the spending plan, which included an additional $97,000 of Foundation Aid as a result of the NYS Budget settlement on March 31. School Administrators and the Budget Advisory Committee …