A message from Dr. Mundell about the proposed 2019-20 school budget

Dear BKW Community, On April 15, I proposed a final budget for the 2019-20 school year to the Board of Education for their adoption. The budget development process began in October with the Budget Advisory Committee reviewing last year’s audit and considering areas of the budget for long-term planning, such as health insurance costs, transportation …

Voting Today Until 8 pm on BKW 2019-20 Budget/Board of Education

On Tuesday, May 21, residents of the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District will go to the polls to vote on the district’s proposed, $23,882,634 budget for the 2019-20 school year.  Voting will be held 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Voters will also elect two members to the Board of Education at …

Drew Wideman represents BKW in CTE national news release

BKW CTE student Drew Wideman is mentioned in this national news release: Two Capital Region BOCES programs have been selected as “top” Career and Technical Education programs by a national organization. The Commercial Construction/Heavy Equipment and the Manufacturing and Machining Technology programs were deemed by the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education at …

A message from Dr. Mundell – capital project update

Dear BKW Community,  In recent weeks, BKW administrators and supervisors have worked closely with architects and construction managers to ensure NYSED’s final approval of our capital project plans. We received that approval, effective March 30, 2019.  The project was advertised and potential bidders received specifications for their respective trades. Those bids are due on Tuesday, …

Adopted state budget begins to clear BKW budget picture

Now that New York has adopted its state budget, BKW officials can work toward finalizing a budget proposal to present to the board of education. “Each year, our budget process comes to a standstill while the state hammers out its budget,” said Superintendent Dr. Timothy Mundell. “We know the foundation aid in the governor’s proposal …

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