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Making a difference each day for each student: BKW to become a Trauma-Skilled School

Update: Check out photos of the sessions on our Facebook page BKW is working to become a Trauma-Skilled School, a model program that gives educators and administrators proven tools to reduce the effects of stress and trauma on learning and behavior and promote a more positive environment both on campus and off. First introduced to …

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Spectator policies for Fall 2 sports

The following spectator policies have been announced for BKW athletics. Football Fan Policy For Home Contests Football games held at BKW and Duanesburg will allow two spectators per athlete. Games at neutral or away sites will be subject to the rules of that particular facility and may not allow fans. For home games, each athlete …

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BKW COVID-19 notification – March 15

Dear BKW parent/guardian and staff, The administration was notified today that a BKW Elementary School student has tested positive for COVID-19. We are currently working closely with the Albany County Department of Health to identify this individual’s contacts within the district. The Albany County Department of Health will reach out to all contacts and advise …

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Mackenzie Lawrence and Zoey Lounsbury excel at FFA competition, qualify for next level

BKW FFA members Mackenzie Lawrence and Zoey Lounsbury excelled in the New York State District 2 competition, placing in their events and qualifying to compete in the FFA Eastern Region Sub-States at the end of March. Mackenzie placed 2nd in the FFA Junior Creed competition. Zoey placed 5th in the Senior Prepared Public Speaking competition …

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COVID notification- March 4

Dear BKW parent/guardian and staff, The administration was notified today that a BKW Secondary School student has tested positive for COVID-19. We are currently working closely with the Albany County Department of Health to identify this individual’s contacts within the district. The Albany County Department of Health will reach out to all contacts and advise …

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“Tales of the Dairy Godmother” and more planned for Agricultural Literacy Week, March 15-19

Agricultural Literacy Week is March 15-19, and BKW students and staff will be working together to grow understanding and appreciation of the agricultural world, especially among younger learners. “This year, Ag Literacy Week will look a bit different since we are keeping contact to a minimum,” said BKW teachers and FFA advisors Michaela Kehrer and …

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COVID-19 surveillance testing begins in March

BKW will begin surveillance testing for COVID-19 in school beginning the week of March 1. Though not required of schools at this time, this random, weekly testing will help the district determine the overall presence of positive cases on campus and continue to provide a safe learning and working environment. The details of the surveillance …

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