PreK Parent Information set for Feb. 5

Parents wanting to learn more about the BKW PreK program are invited to a PreK Parent Information Night 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5 in the Elementary School Cafeteria. The snow date is Thursday, Feb. 7 Student registration forms are available online. Free and Reduced Lunch Form PreK registration will take place in the Elementary …

Educating all—BKW’s promise to every student

Educating BKW students means educating all BKW students. That is especially true of students with disabilities. “Our students come to us with different athletic, artistic, or learning abilities,” said Director of Pupil Services Susan Sloma. “Our goal is to do our very best to help students achieve to their greatest potential whether on the playing …

Switzkill Farm Calendar of Events

January 2019 8—Switzkill Farm Meeting – 7:00 12—Hiking Club 9:30 20—Full Moon Hike 8:00 PM @ the barns 26—Hiking Club 9:30 @ the barns February 2—“STOP THE BLEED” Class Limit X (TBD) 3—Radio Controlled Car Drive 10:00 @ Barns 53—Switzkill Farm Meeting – 7:00 9—Hiking Club 9:30 @ the barns 16—Celebrate Winter Event 23—Hiking Club 9:30 @ the barns March 2—Master Gardeners or Tree Prep TBD 3—Radio Controlled Car Drive 10:00 @ …

Learn about dangers of vaping at Jan. 31 meeting

The Albany County Sheriff’s Office will present “The Dangers of Vaping and Marijuana Use” at 6:30 p.m. on  Thursday, Jan. 31 in the BKW Auditorium. The evening features a conversation with the Albany County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer Division to learn about the growing trends of vaping and marijuana usage among teens and young …

Eighth-grade students, families invited to Capital Region P-TECH information events

Current eighth graders interested in getting on the fast track to a high school diploma, a no-cost college degree in high-tech field and the front line for a job with industry partners should consider learning more about Capital Region Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH). This engaging, four to six year program (grades …

A message to the Class of 2022

Dear Freshman Students, Parent/Guardian(s): We have just finished up our Thanksgiving season and it is now time to think about the men and women serving in our militaries during the Holiday season. They continue to fight for our freedom so we are able to spend those valuable moments with family and loved ones. This year …

Tech Valley High School Open House Programs for 8th grade students

Is your child interested in project-based work and emerging technologies? 8th grade students can apply to Tech Valley High School, a regional high school program built on the principles of Project-Based Learning and development of 21st Century skills. Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Interested students should attend one of the Open House programs …