Important reminder about medications in school

Please do not send medication to school with your child. This includes all over the counter medication such as Tylenol, Motrin, Midol, etc…  It is against New York State Law and School policy.  If your child requires medication in school the following must be provided by the parent/guardian: a written doctor’s order written parent/guardian consent …

1984 BKW graduate earns RN degree

1984 BKW graduate Pamela Filkins Brush returned to school to get her Registered Nursing degree and just graduated with high honors from Eastern Gateway College in Youngstown, Ohio.

Two BKW students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Two BKW secondary students were among 58 from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on May 28. Inducted from BKW were Samantha Mickle (Cosmetology II) and Reagan Smith (Residential Construction/Heavy Equipment I). Those honored come from a cross section of Career and Technical Education programs, …

Thank you for voting on the budget, buses and board elections

Dear BKW School District Community, Your Board of Education and district administration would like to extend a sincere thank you to everyone who came out to vote on the 2019-20 budget, the bus purchase proposition and Board of Education election on May 21. Also, congratulations to newly-elected board members Rebecca Miller and Matthew Tedeschi, and …

BKW budget/bus purchase pass, Miller and Tedeschi elected to Board of Education

Residents of the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District went to the polls today and approved a $23,882,634 district budget for the 2019-20 school year by a vote of 553-270. The bus purchase proposition also passed by a vote of 603-215. The new budget will increase spending 2.7 percent or $627,448 from the current year. This new …

Please Take the BKW Bulldog Club Parent Survey

Your feedback on our new Bulldog Club program is important to us. Please take a moment to share your thoughts by answering the survey questions (survey link below). Please return this survey to your child’s teacher by Friday, May 31. Thank you. Bulldog Club Parent Survey

Sheriffs/SRO Honored for CYO Program

Congratulations to the Albany County Sheriffs Department and BKW School Resource Officer Bray who were honored for sponsoring the BKW CYO program.

A Global Education at BKW

Six BKW High School students traveled to Costa Rica with Spanish teacher Jane Tedesco over spring break 2019. The group saved up for more than a year and fundraised to cover additional travel costs for the Costa Rican Explorer tour with Education First. The group paired with a middle school from North Carolina on the …

Special Education Parents Info Night promises help for parents and students

What do George Washington, Stephen Spielberg, Justin Timberlake, Whoopi Goldberg, Charles Schwab, and Michael Phelps all have in common? They are all famous people with learning disabilities who struggled in school. We believe that if they can find success, so can your child. That’s why BKW Schools and the Parent Network of the Capital Region …

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