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Free BKW school meals extended through Dec. 31

Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District families: This letter is to inform you that school meals will be free to all BKW school children through Dec. 31, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced. The extension of the free meal policy is part of an effort to ensure children have access to meals during the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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BKW/WAC announce fall sports opportunities for students – Update: Swimming now in spring

Update Sept. 17: The Colonial Council has moved the girls swim season to March 1. BKW/Duanesburg is a part of this league for swimming only. The Western Athletic Conference has decided to move forward with the low risk sports of cross country, golf and tennis at the varsity level for the fall season. The moderate …

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Superintendent’s school reopening message

Dear BKW community, Six months ago we were focused on the coming spring and all the school activities that go with the last quarter of the school year. In what seemed to be an instant, the uncertainty of the COVID-19 virus turned the world upside down. In the interest of public health and safety, the …

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Tax bills have been mailed

2020 school tax bills have been mailed to district residents and are now available online. Information about past school tax bills is also available by visiting the same link (http://tax.neric.org/Search.aspx?district=012001). Tax rates are set by the Board of Education in August, and bills were mailed to residents Aug. 31. Tax bills are penalty-free if paid …

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Video welcome to a new school year

BKW Families, We can’t wait to welcome you back! BKW is excited to begin a new school year and has been working hard to get our schools ready for our Bulldogs. You’ll see some changes with our capital project improvements and safety measures, all with the goal of providing our students and staff with a …

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Alumni banquet, Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony cancelled

Due to complications with the Covid-19 pandemic, both the 2020 BKW Alumni Banquet and the 2020 Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony have been cancelled for this year. We look forward to returning both programs for the fall of 2021.

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BKW welcomes Lateef Clark as Food Services Director

Lateef R. Clark has joined BKW as Food Services Director, a position he is “very excited about” and one that will tap his 30 years of international experience in the field and his passion for the food and hospitality industry. Clark has worked with some of Boston’s top chefs, traveled for Marriott Corp. to help …

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BKW School Reopening Plan posted ahead of deadline

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District posted its School Reopening Plan for 2020-21 on July 28 to its district website as required by the New York State Education Department (SED), ahead of the July 31 deadline. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tim Mundell thanked the district’s School Reopening Task Force for their work on the draft plan, …

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Reagan Smith earns construction scholarships

BKW Class of 2020 graduate Reagan Smith has received two scholarships from Hudson Valley Community College, where she will continue building her education for a future career as a  construction manager. Reagan has received the $800 Northeastern Subcontractors Association Scholarship and the $500 Sean Anthony Kelleher Memorial Scholarship. Reagan recently completed the Construction/Heavy Equipment program …

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