Gr. 7-12 fall sports physicals scheduled for Aug. 23

BKW Schools will provide fall sports physicals on Thursday, Aug. 23, beginning at 9 a.m. in the High School Nurse’s Office.  This is open to all students in grades 7-12 who will play a fall sport and who will not already have had a physical performed by their personal heath care professional.  Please e-mail Alicia …

Dates announced for Code of Conduct review sessions

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Elementary School will be holding a meeting to review the Elementary School Code of Conduct on July 20, 2018. Please contact the elementary office if you are interested in attending. The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Secondary School will be updating its Code of Conduct on Monday July 30 from 12 to 3:00 PM. All interested participants should …

2018-19 School Year Supply Lists

Kindergarten – 1st Grade – 2nd Grade – 3rd Grade – 4th Grade – 5th Grade – 6th Grade – 7th Grade – 8th Grade – 9th Grade – 10th Grade – 11th Grade – 12th Grade Kindergarten Mrs. Sargalis, Mrs. Scram, Mrs. Petti, and Mrs. Leddick Please bring your child’s supplies on Orientation Day, …

BKW students can earn certificate through summer reading challenge

As the end of the school year approaches, BKW students have the opportunity to take part in the New York State Legislature’s Summer Reading Challenge, sponsored by our local legislators. This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock!”, motivating young readers to visit their local libraries and discover all the fun and free services they have to …

BKW students honored in end-of-the-year Career and Technical School ceremonies

A number of our Berne-Knox-Westerlo students enrolled in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) this year were honored in end-of-the-year ceremonies. Several hundred Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students were honored Tuesday, June 5, 2018 during ceremonies at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, including two Berne-Knox-Westerlo students. With a packed …

BKW Elementary student Emma Detlefsen featured as a Channel 13 “13 Kids Who Care”

BKW fourth grader Emma Detlefsen has been named one of the “13 Kids Who Care” by NewsChannel 13. Emma was diagnosed with primary lymphedema when she was an infant and has since raised more than $15,000 for the Lymphatic Education and Research Network (LE&RN). She was also named a youth ambassador for LE&RN in 2015. …

BKW FFA students attend Ag. Day Celebration at NYS Capitol

Four BKW FFA students represented the school’s new chapter at the New York State Capitol for Senator Ritchie’s Ag. Day Celebration. The students made boutineers for politicians around the state, along with speaking to and educating legislators about the FFA program and the BKW school district. Shelby Clickman, Morgan Latham, Mackenzie Lawrence, and Elizabeth Wagoner …

BKW teacher receives New York Agriculture in the Classroom Scholarship to attend national conference in Maine

Aquaculture, school gardens, oxen, whoopee pies, distilleries, sustainability, biodiversity and more will be the focus of this year’s National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference in Portland, Maine. For the first time, New York Agriculture in the Classroom has dedicated scholarship funding to provide sixty New York teachers the opportunity to attend the premier professional development …

BKW students can take part in the NYS Senate Summer Reading Program

This summer, an exciting opportunity is available to students to participate in the New York State Senate Summer Reading Program! Join Senator George Amedore this summer to help promote literacy and indulge in the wonderful world of books! Students and parents can log on to the Summer Reading Program website, create a profile, record their …