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Sign up for winter sports

Winter athletics registration has opened up for the 2021-22 season. The following sports will be offered: Girls Basketball (Varsity, JV, Modified) Boys Basketball (Varsity, JV, Modified) Boys and Girls Bowling (Varsity and Modified) Wrestling (Varsity, JV, Modified) Cheerleading (Varsity, Modified) Boys and Girls Indoor Track (Varsity Only Grades 9-12) Practice begins Nov. 15 for the …

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Batty for books!

It was a science and reading lesson custom-made for Halloween month: BKW first graders recently spent some time learning about bats and other nocturnal animals during their library special with Katy Keyser, literacy specialist and English language arts teacher. “Wearing their bat crowns proudly, they are definitely “batty for books!” Keyser said.

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COVID case reporting – Oct. 18, 2021

October 18, 2021 Dear BKW families, The administration has been notified that two individuals in the secondary school who were last in school on Oct. 12, one individual in the elementary school who was last in school on Oct. 15, and one district-wide individual who was last in school on Oct. 15 have tested positive …

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A floral recipe for career-based learning

Students in Michaela Kehrer’s Floral/Landscape Design class at BKW Secondary School recently completed a career-based learning project while creating arrangements for an ARC employee appreciation celebration. Jess Beretz from Farmhouse Floral Design in Middleburgh offered her expertise as a professional floral designer and worked with the students to produce mason jar bouquets while following a …

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Exploring natural habitats hands-on, in the field

BKW’s 7th grade team learned first-hand about their natural surroundings through a field trip experience at the Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center on Oct. 6. The students immersed themselves in an afternoon of hands-on learning and exploration at the center, which is located in Thompson’s Lake State Park near John Boyd Thacher State Park. The …

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Award-winning author: Use what you see around you

Jack Gantos is an award-winning author who’s written books for readers of all ages. He also shares his knowledge and experiences with young people, including BKW students. On Oct. 5, students in grades 5 through 7 met with Gantos to discuss strategies to become inspired to write. During a virtual seminar in the auditorium, the …

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COVID case reporting – Oct. 13, 2021

October 13, 2021 Dear BKW families, The administration has been notified that three individuals in the Secondary School and two districtwide employees have tested positive for COVID-19.  We are working closely with the Albany County Department of Health on contact tracing. The Department of Health will reach out to all contacts and advise them concerning …

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BKW to host Oct. 16th COVID-19 vaccine clinic

The Albany County Department of Health, with assistance from the Albany County Sheriff’s Department, will be administering FREE Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines (1st and 2nd doses for those 12+ years old; 3rd doses and Booster shots for those meeting eligibility criteria) on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, from 10 a.m. to noon at BKW Jr./Sr. High School. …

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Get behind the wheel on Drive-A-Bus Day, Oct. 14 at BKW

Come and join our awesome BKW transportation team! You can get behind the wheel of  a school bus on Oct. 14 on our campus, during Drive-A-Bus Day, from 10 a.m.-noon.  BKW’s transportation department has a proud record of safely and efficiently transporting hundreds of students over more than 125 square miles to and from school …

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