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BKW District-wide School Safety Plan

In accordance with the law, Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District posts its District-wide School Safety Plan on its website. A printable PDF is available. Copies are also available from the district clerk. Residents of the district may forward comments regarding the plan to the district clerk at anne.farnam@bkwschools.org. BERNE-KNOX-WESTERLO CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT DISTRICT-WIDE SCHOOL SAFETY PLAN …

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Already a Bulldog fan: Meet Deputy Stone

Last week wasn’t just back-to-school time for students and teachers at BKW: the district welcomed Albany County Deputy Sheriff Giuseppe (Joey) Stone as School Resource Officer. Deputy Stone joined BKW after Deputy Nate Bray was promoted to a new position in the Sheriff’s Office. Just like many of the students, Deputy Stone’s day begins when …

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Free BKW school meals extended through Dec. 31

Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District families: This letter is to inform you that school meals will be free to all BKW school children through Dec. 31, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced. The extension of the free meal policy is part of an effort to ensure children have access to meals during the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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Order your Dutch Mill Bulbs & help our students be GRRRS!

Attention BKW Elementary families: Our Dutch Mill Bulbs Fall Fundraiser is now live online! Support our positive behavior program (PBIS)! All proceeds will be used to purchase prizes for positive behavior and to bring programs to our students that encourage GRRRS (Good Citizen, Respectful, Responsible, Ready to Learn and Safe). Take a look and ask …

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BKW/WAC announce fall sports opportunities for students – Update: Swimming now in spring

Update Sept. 17: The Colonial Council has moved the girls swim season to March 1. BKW/Duanesburg is a part of this league for swimming only. The Western Athletic Conference has decided to move forward with the low risk sports of cross country, golf and tennis at the varsity level for the fall season. The moderate …

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NYSPHSAA: Football, volleyball, cheer seasons postponed til spring

High school football, volleyball, and competitive cheer will be sitting on the sidelines this fall. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced Sept. 9 that those seasons will be postponed until March 1, to address concerns about high-risk fall sports. This includes practices. Low and moderate-risk sports can begin on Sept. …

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