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COVID-19/schools update from Superintendent Mundell

Dear BKW families and community, I hope you are all safe and healthy. It has been a whirlwind the past three months. It is important to pause and express our appreciation to all our students, families, community members, and staff for having the grit and focus to make the shift to remote learning, despite digital …

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No meal delivery program during summer, other options available

BKW Schools will no longer delivery student meals during the summer months. But there are other options open to BKW families who need this service. See below: Guilderland Central School District is providing meals, families are able to pick up meals there free of charge for children up to age 18.  https://www.guilderlandschools.org/gcsd-2020-summer-meal-program/ The Joshua Project is …

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BKW senior named CR BOCES Schoharie Campus Outstanding Student

A Berne-Knox-Westerlo senior who aspires to a career in construction has been named Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School Schoharie Campus Student of the Year. Reagan Smith was awarded the honor during a virtual BOCES awards ceremony this week. Smith will attend Hudson Valley Community College next year on her way to a career …

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More awards for more students who were Ready to Learn

At the end of each school year, BKW Elementary recognizes students for outstanding effort in their studies by presenting Ready to Learn Awards. While the awards are typically given to one student per grade, the switch to remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic this spring brought out the best in elementary learners, leading BKW …

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2020-21 BKW district budget and propositions approved, two incumbents re-elected to school board

BKW school district residents have approved a $23.4 million district budget for the 2020-21 school year by a vote of 838-305. Two other propositions also passed. The vote was held by absentee ballot due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the votes were counted tonight, June 16. Two incumbent candidates, Nathan Elble and Kimberly Lovell, were …

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Doolin named Valedictorian, Purcell Salutatorian of Class of 2020

BKW Secondary School is proud to announce its top students of the Class of 2020. Named class Valedictorian is Bryan Doolin, 16, of Tabor Road, Berne. The class Salutatorian is Emily Purcell, 17, of Thacher Park Road, East Berne. Bryan Doolin – Valedictorian Bryan Doolin, the son of Thomas and Ellen Doolin of Berne, is …

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2020 BKW Senior Awards Night Recording/Awards List

BKW held its annual Senior Awards Night remotely on June 11 for the Class of 2020. Congratulations everyone! ALBANY CITY LODGE #540 KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Caroline Mundell ALBERT J. LEOMBRUNO MEMORIAL AWARD Luke Valachovic ARLENE B. LENDRUM ATHLETIC AWARD Jaida Wesley ARLENE B. LENDRUM MEMORIAL AWARD Emily Purcell BAUSCH AND LOMB HONORARY …

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Health & dental exam requirements

BKW’s school nurses would like to inform our students’ families about important health and dental examination requirements set by the state. June 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians, New York State law requires a health examination for all students entering the school district for the first time and when entering Pre-K or K, 1st, 3rd , 5th, 7th …

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