Elementary students learn about plants, try new fruits and vegetables on Try It Tuesday

On Tuesday, Elementary School students participated in “Try It Tuesday”, an event designed to get them to try a new fruit or vegetable at lunch and be more open to trying new foods in their everyday lives. Author and master gardener Kim Korb travelled all the way from Rhode Island to read her book “Icky …

Request for Proposal: Administration of Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA services for BKW Central School District

The entire RFP can be found here in PDF form. For a hard copy, please contact the Business Office. Request for Proposal: Administration of Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA services for BKW Central School District The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District is seeking Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified service professionals to …

BKW student wins 2018 Evan M. Schwarz welding scholarship

A Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) student who is an aspiring iron worker is the winner of the 2018 Evan M. Schwarz Helping Hand Memorial Scholarship. The $500 award was presented to CTE student Jake Wideman, a senior from Berne-Knox-Westerlo, by the Schwarz family, teacher Don Mattoon and CTE administrators during a …

Vincent among honorees at NHTS ceremony

Forty Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Monday and 10 seniors were recognized for serving two years in the NTHS during a ceremony at South Colonie Central High School. Those honored come from a cross section of CTE programs, from welding and …

Author brings local history to life for students

Author Candace Christiansen helped bring local history to life for Berne-Knox-Westerlo 4th graders Monday. Sponsored by the Friends of the Berne Library, Ms. Christiansen spoke  to students about the local history of the area, including a book she wrote called Calico and Tin Horns, which tells the story of the Anti-Rent Wars through the eyes …

Reynolds-Flynn takes 1st place at state FFA convention

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo FFA chapter was well represented at the New York state FFA convention last week, as two students placed statewide and the chapter was awarded the Chapter Jacket Award. Kayleigh Reynolds-Flynn got the convention started as she placed first in the state in the People in Agriculture competition. That same session, the BKW FFA …

BKW voters pass 2018-19 budget

Berne-Knox-Westerlo voters passed the proposed 2018-19 school budget by a margin of 583 to 285 on May 15 with 67% approving. The bus proposition passed by a margin of 620 to 242 with 72% approving. Randy Bashwinger was elected to serve a three-year term on the Board of Education with 444 votes. Lillian Sisson-Chrysler came …

End of Year Calendar Change

Please see the attached schedule for our end of the year events. Also, please note that there is a change from the district calendar. There will be NO SCHOOL on FRIDAY, May 25th. Again, there will be NO SCHOOL on FRIDAY, May 25th. Also, please note there will be no Bulldog Club on Thursday, May …