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Dr. Pitterson’s Nov. 23 message

Secondary School Principal Dr. Mark Pitterson has shared a new message on his Principal’s Page. His message includes reflections about Jody Sisson and his family, and about keeping them in our thoughts this Thanksgiving. 

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Jody’s Healing Vigil online viewing information for Nov. 25, 7 p.m.

Access the following link to view this event livestreamed online. It is also being recorded for later viewing. The PASSWORD is BKWVigil https://neric.webex.com/neric/onstage/g.php?MTID=effbc01afcb6c147cb8dc754fe8e58f9b On his his Principal’s Page, Secondary School Principal Dr. Mark Pitterson has shared reflections about Jody Sisson and his family, and about keeping them in our thoughts this Thanksgiving. 

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Helping children with online learning

To help parents and guardians support their children’s learning at home, the New York State Education Department’s Office of Special Education is sharing the following resources provided by the IRIS Center of Vanderbilt University. The IRIS Center has created the following tip sheets: My child says she doesn’t like online learning. How can I help? …

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Congratulations BKW fall Scholar Athletes

Congratulations to the BKW-Middleburgh Girls Cross-Country team, the  BKW-Middleburgh Boys Cross-Country team and the BKW Golf team on being named a scholar-athlete team for the fall season. The following students achieved a 90 or above average: Cross Country Running Andie Burton Brian Bagley Katie Fancher Aidan Martin Claire Scram Zoey Lounsbury Ashley Stevens Stavros Lefkaditis …

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Operation We Care thanks Coast Guard recruits, BKW grad

BKW Bulldogs are making a difference; this time for over 80 United States Coast Guard recruits who can not be home for the holidays with their families. During the week of Nov.  16-20, several elementary and middle school students participated in “Operation We Care,” making cards and writing letters full of hopeful messages and caring …

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BKW and Western Athletic Conference winter sports update

BKW Varsity Girls’ and Boys’ Bowling will begin practice Dec. 14. There will not be a Modified Bowling team this year due to bowling alley availability and COVID-19 restrictions. Interested athletes should sign up by clicking here. You must have a valid physical on file with the school nurse to begin practice. School physicals will …

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Negative PCR test required for symptomatic persons

At the Albany County Executive Press Conference on Monday, November 16, County Health Commissioner Dr. Elizabeth Whalen announced a change in protocols for testing of symptomatic individuals. Going forward, in order to return to school, or work, symptomatic individuals must have a negative PCR test. A negative antigen “rapid test” will no longer be acceptable …

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BKW COVID case reporting

Dear BKW students, families and staff, The district learned on Sunday, Nov. 15 that a member of the BKW school community has tested positive for COVID-19. The infected, however, was a Remote Only Learning student and never reported to school in-person, thus never came in contact with other students or staff on school grounds. Please …

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Deputy Stone teaches students about the life of a Sheriff’s Deputy

BKW Pre-Kindergarten students were treated Nov. 6 to “a day in the life of an Albany County Sheriff’s Deputy” presentation by district Student Resource Officer (SRO) Giuseppe Stone. The youngsters learned more about what a sheriff deputy’s job entails other than protecting them and their families. Deputy Stone talked about the various units with the …

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