BKW summer parking limited due to construction on campus

Parking on the BKW campus will be limited this summer due to construction at the Elementary and Secondary School buildings. If you will be coming to the campus while school is out this summer, please following the map for parking and sidewalk access below. Basically, there will be no parking in front of or behind …

BKW Jumps Ahead in Business Review School Rankings

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District has been ranked in the top half or No. 36 among school districts in the Capital Region by the Albany Business Review for 2019. The district jumped ahead 14 spots from a No. 50 ranking in 2018. BKW is featured in the local business publication’s annual schools Report, which ranks …

BKW Class of 2019 Awards Night Honors

BKW Secondary School presented scholarships to the Class of 2019 at the annual Awards Night ceremony held on June 6. Here are the student recipients: ALBANY CITY LODGE #540 KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Trevor Burnside ALBERT J. LEOMBRUNO MEMORIAL AWARD Jovan Afzali ARLENE B. LENDRUM ATHLETIC AWARD Caitlyn Bianchi ARLENE B. LENDRUM MEMORIAL …

Carr named Valedictorian, Fahd Salutatorian of Class of 2019

BKW Secondary School is proud to announce its top students of the Class of 2019. Named class Valedictorian is Nicole Carr, 18, of Berne. The class Salutatorian is Adrianna Fahd, 18, of East Berne. The two will graduate with their classmates at 2019 commencement ceremonies on Saturday, June 29, at the Egg in Albany. List …

Important reminder about medications in school

Please do not send medication to school with your child. This includes all over the counter medication such as Tylenol, Motrin, Midol, etc…  It is against New York State Law and School policy.  If your child requires medication in school the following must be provided by the parent/guardian: a written doctor’s order written parent/guardian consent …

Two BKW students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Two BKW secondary students were among 58 from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on May 28. Inducted from BKW were Samantha Mickle (Cosmetology II) and Reagan Smith (Residential Construction/Heavy Equipment I). Those honored come from a cross section of Career and Technical Education programs, …

Thank you for voting on the budget, buses and board elections

Dear BKW School District Community, Your Board of Education and district administration would like to extend a sincere thank you to everyone who came out to vote on the 2019-20 budget, the bus purchase proposition and Board of Education election on May 21. Also, congratulations to newly-elected board members Rebecca Miller and Matthew Tedeschi, and …

BKW budget/bus purchase pass, Miller and Tedeschi elected to Board of Education

Residents of the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District went to the polls today and approved a $23,882,634 district budget for the 2019-20 school year by a vote of 553-270. The bus purchase proposition also passed by a vote of 603-215. The new budget will increase spending 2.7 percent or $627,448 from the current year. This new …

Drew Wideman represents BKW in CTE national news release

BKW CTE student Drew Wideman is mentioned in this national news release: Two Capital Region BOCES programs have been selected as “top” Career and Technical Education programs by a national organization. The Commercial Construction/Heavy Equipment and the Manufacturing and Machining Technology programs were deemed by the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education at …

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