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COVID-19 surveillance testing begins in March

BKW will begin surveillance testing for COVID-19 in school beginning the week of March 1. Though not required of schools at this time, this random, weekly testing will help the district determine the overall presence of positive cases on campus and continue to provide a safe learning and working environment. The details of the surveillance …

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Grades 7-12 second quarter honor roll announced

BKW Secondary School announced the second quarter honor roll for students in grades 7-12. Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. 7th grade High Honors (95^ average) Diana Colavito Bella Daguillo Peyton Delvecchio Emma Detlefsen Liliana Hughes Lorelei Kuhn Philip Latham Aggelos Lefkaditis Annie Lendrum Patrick Lendrum Sadie Poole Honors (90^) Chloe Blanck Rena …

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Fall 2 sports season approaching

BKW is offering the following Fall 2 sports that will run from March 8 through May 1: Girls Varsity Swimming JV and Varsity Volleyball Varsity Football Boys Varsity Soccer Girls Varsity Soccer All athletes need to sign up via the link on the Athletics page on this website. In addition, all football and volleyball players …

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Help NHS & NJHS raise Pennies for Patients

The BKW National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society are teaming up with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in our annual charity fundraiser Pennies for Patients, which will run from  Feb. 1 to March 8, 2021. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Hero Squad Program is working with thousands of schools across the …

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No spectators for BKW winter sports, watch games online

Due to the pandemic, the Western Athletic Conference has decided not to allow fans to our indoor sporting events this winter season. As a result, BKW has paired with the NFHS Network to live stream all the home basketball games and wrestling matches for a small monthly fee per subscriber. This subscription will also give you access …

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Tasty talent: BKW takes silver in statewide Top Beef contest

A team effort by BKW’s Animal Science and Introduction to Business students won 2nd place in the New York Beef Council’s fourth annual Top Beef Contest, high school division, for their original recipe, Le Boeuf y Champignon Crêpe, also known as Beef Tip Crêpe. “During this cross-curricular collaboration, we were challenged to design an ethnic …

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Pre-K Information Night recording is now available

Did you miss Pre-K Information Night? A recording of the night can be viewed online by visiting https://youtu.be/bKR8X6qCl6w To receive a Pre-K registration packet by mail, visit: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdD27A3N7_1NMgGpHg1JaytaDD6U-t8mofeCoZyR3srxgbeeQ/viewform?usp=sf_link Packets will be mailed out on Monday, February 22, 2021.  Please contact the Pre-K teachers or the Elementary School main office with any questions. 

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High-risk winter sports to start Feb. 9; email & phone number set up for COVID-19 related questions, concerns

Update, Feb. 10: As part of the approved high-risk sports plan, BKW has set up an email and phone number where any COVID-19 related questions or concerns can be confidentially reported: highrisksports@bkwschools.org, 518-872-0909, ext. 5500. Albany County Department of Health mandates have been met, and BKW is authorized to start high-risk winter sports beginning February …

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Pop-up lunch period demo features Asian-American cuisine

BKW students had a tasty lesson about foods from other cultures this week, right in their own cafeteria. BKW Food Services Director and Chef Lateef Clark prepared Asian-American-inspired cuisine at a pop-up demonstration in the Secondary School cafeteria during student lunch periods. Clark tapped into his years of experience in the culinary arts and shared …

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High-risk sports can begin if qualifications are met

Governor Cuomo has stated that “high-risk” sports may begin play as of February 1, pending the approval of local Albany County Department of Health. Our local health department has stated that our high-risk winter sports of JV/varsity basketball, JV/varsity wrestling and varsity cheerleading can begin once the following qualifications are met: Each school district’s Board …

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