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County pauses start of high risk sports

As of Friday, Jan. 29, the Albany County Department of Health has paused the previously approved February 1 start of high risk sports. These include the BKW winter sports of basketball, wrestling and cheerleading as well as the fall-2 sports of football and volleyball. Requirements have been put in place that will allow the return …

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BKW COVID notifications – Jan. 28

Dear BKW parent/guardian and staff, The administration has been notified that a BKW Secondary School student has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was last in school on Jan. 19. A district staff member has also tested positive for COVID-19. That individual last worked on Jan. 26. We are currently working closely with the Albany …

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Reminder: Virtual Pre-K Info Night is Feb. 1 – sign up with Ms. Dibble

A reminder for parents and guardians: A Virtual Pre-K Information Night will be held on Monday, Feb. 1, at 5:30 p.m. If you are interested in attending virtually, please contact Diane Dibble in the Elementary School office. Your child must be 4 by December 1, 2021, in order to be eligible for Pre-K.

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Health exams must be on required form as of Feb. 1

Education Law requires all New York State public school students to have a health exam when they are a new student in a school district and when they enter Pre-K or Kindergarten, and grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11. Beginning on Feb. 1, 2021, schools cannot accept the health exam if it is …

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Support the Class of 2023: BKW Spirit Wear Sale

Displaying your school spirit is a great way to show support for your community. The BKW sophomore class invites you to participate in their Fan Cloth fundraiser by purchasing some BKW apparel today. The BKW Spirit Wear Shop is open Jan. 25 through March 1. To minimize person-to-person contact, all orders sold will ship directly …

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BKW COVID notification – Jan. 25

Dear BKW parent/guardian and staff, The administration has been notified that two members of the BKW Elementary School community have tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals were last in school on Jan. 15 and Jan. 22. We are currently working closely with the Albany County Department of Health to identify these individuals’ contacts within the …

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BKW COVID notification – Jan. 23

Dear BKW parent/guardian and staff, The administration has been notified that a member of the BKW Secondary School community has tested positive for COVID-19. The person was last in school on Jan. 19, 2021. We are currently working closely with the Albany County Department of Health to identify this individual’s contacts within the district. The …

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BKW COVID-19 notification – Jan. 18

Over the weekend, BKW Schools learned of an elementary staff member testing positive for COVID-19. The district has immediately begun working with Department of Health on contact tracing and has assigned one class of students to remote instruction through the coming week, with a return set for Monday, January 25. Administrators will contact parents of the students …

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