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Remote learning requests due by Aug. 14, Watch recordings of reopening schools virtual forums

As you know, BKW recently posted a School Reopening Plan for 2020-21 following several months of work by district staff, community members and parents and review of all available and emerging resources form the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the NYS Department of Health, the NYS Education Department, and the Governor’s Office. We expect a formal …

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BKW School Reopening Plan posted ahead of deadline

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District posted its School Reopening Plan for 2020-21 on July 28 to its district website as required by the New York State Education Department (SED), ahead of the July 31 deadline. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tim Mundell thanked the district’s School Reopening Task Force for their work on the draft plan, …

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Kindergarten paperwork reminder

A reminder for parents and guardians of incoming kindergarten students Dear Incoming Kindergarten Parents/Guardians:                                                   Starting school this year will be unique for all of us. Our teachers will be holding special virtual orientation programs to welcome you and your children to the first steps of their academic career and help to eliminate some of …

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Please take BKW school reopening survey by Friday, July 24

Dear BKW parents and families, For the past eight weeks the school district has had a reopening task force meeting on a regular basis for the purpose of considering needs, strategies, and plans for a safe and healthy return to school in September for students, staff, and any community members who must interact with our …

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BKW Secondary School health & immunization requirements

NYS Law requires students entering 7th grade MUST have 1 dose of the Meningococcal vaccine. Students entering 12th grade MUST have 2 doses of the Meningococcal Vaccine (1 dose if your child’s first dose was given on or after age 16). This record must be submitted to the Nurse’s Office by the first day of …

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Reagan Smith earns construction scholarships

BKW Class of 2020 graduate Reagan Smith has received two scholarships from Hudson Valley Community College, where she will continue building her education for a future career as a  construction manager. Reagan has received the $800 Northeastern Subcontractors Association Scholarship and the $500 Sean Anthony Kelleher Memorial Scholarship. Reagan recently completed the Construction/Heavy Equipment program …

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Class of 2021: Sign up for senior portraits

Attention BKW Class of 2021. Register and sign up for your senior portraits with Lauren Studios through the following link. Any questions contact the yearbook advisors, Tara Cumming or Jill Daviero. http://www.laurenportraits.com/bkw-hs

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2020-21 Bingo boards and supply lists by grades

2020-21 elementary school supply lists Income Pre-K students supplies Incoming Kindergartners supplies Incoming 1st Graders supplies Incoming 2nd Graders supplies Incoming 3rd Graders supplies Incoming 4th Graders supplies Incoming 5th Graders supplies Incoming 6th Graders supplies 2020-21 elementary school summer Bingo activity boards Income Pre-K students Bingo board Incoming Kindergartners Bingo board Incoming 1st Graders …

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COVID-19/schools update from Superintendent Mundell

Dear BKW families and community, I hope you are all safe and healthy. It has been a whirlwind the past three months. It is important to pause and express our appreciation to all our students, families, community members, and staff for having the grit and focus to make the shift to remote learning, despite digital …

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No meal delivery program during summer, other options available

BKW Schools will no longer delivery student meals during the summer months. But there are other options open to BKW families who need this service. See below: Guilderland Central School District is providing meals, families are able to pick up meals there free of charge for children up to age 18.  https://www.guilderlandschools.org/gcsd-2020-summer-meal-program/ The Joshua Project is …

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