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Natasha brings life – and fun – to STEM

STEM – science, technology, engineering, math – and a bit of creativity as well: Students in Bill Dergosits’ 3rd grade class at BKW Elementary are learning how to code and program robots, including Natasha. What can Natasha do? View our video to see what the student below programmed her to do in class recently.

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First Quarter Honor Roll – November 2019

7th Grade HIGH HONORS (95^) Aliza Jane Doherty                 Emily Edwards          Natalie Elble Hailey Lacko                          Elise Lendrum            Zachary Lyons Alexis Malanga                    Emma McFadden      Sydney Mosende Emily Sherman                       Katie Stevens             HONORS (90^) Emma Beauharnois               Madison Beck                        Sean Carey Amber Chase                         Rowan Dyer                           Gabrielle Ives John …

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BKW Conference Day Focuses on Making Connections

BKW held its third Superintendent’s Conference Day of the 2019-20 school year on Nov. 22 with a “mixer-type” activity in the gym focusing on “Connecting with Kids & Connecting with Adults.” The workshop discussion was designed around meeting students’ needs and providing optimal support for success in the classroom. This included making referrals to counselors, …

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Help fill our Boxes of Love

As the holiday season approaches, we begin to imagine family gatherings at which we share a hearty feast. For many, this tradition will not be possible. For one reason or another, families find themselves in difficult situations, short on money and short on food. At a time like this, we have the opportunity to show …

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BKW students reach out to Veterans

A group of BKW 7th and 8th graders participated in a Veterans Day community service project in November where they create cards and letters addressed to our veterans and active service members. Students were able to express their appreciation while also learning about the meaning of the holiday. “They Are Because We Are!”

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Thank you for your service

Thank you for your service: BKW students honored local veterans and those who serve with a special breakfast on Nov. 12.  The Elementary Veterans Day breakfast is an annual event for community veterans. Each year, students in pre-K through 6th grade invite family members to join them for a brunch to thank them for their …

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BKW Elementary School capital project update – heating system

­ A cold and snowy day at BKW … what better time to update the school community on the ongoing capital project and needed upgrades to the Elementary School’s aging heating and ventilation systems?   The boilers and steam heating system in the Elementary School were installed more than 60 years ago, so it goes …

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The PTA/BKW Libraries Book Fair is coming!

The annual PTA/BKW Libraries Book Fair begins on Friday, Nov. 15, in the MS/HS Library, and will run each weekday from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., ending at noon on Monday, Nov. 25. “This year we are using a different company, Follett, for our Book Fair. We have heard wonderful things about Follett Book Fairs …

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Board of Education to meet Nov. 7

The BKW Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the secondary school cafeteria. The Board may adjourn at 6:30 p.m. to executive session to discuss the employment of an individual, with the public meeting beginning at 7 p.m.  Visit the Board of Education webpage for board information and …

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