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Class of 2023 Chipotle fundraiser is Dec. 21

Help support the Class of 2023 with their Chipotle Fundraiser on Saturday December 21, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support BKW Class of 2023. Come into Chipotle at 1475 Western Ave. in Albany on Saturday, Dec. 21, between 4-8 p.m. Bring a copy of …

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Natasha brings life – and fun – to STEM

STEM – science, technology, engineering, math – and a bit of creativity as well: Students in Bill Dergosits’ 3rd grade class at BKW Elementary are learning how to code and program robots, including Natasha. What can Natasha do? View our video to see what the student below programmed her to do in class recently.

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BKW Conference Day Focuses on Making Connections

BKW held its third Superintendent’s Conference Day of the 2019-20 school year on Nov. 22 with a “mixer-type” activity in the gym focusing on “Connecting with Kids & Connecting with Adults.” The workshop discussion was designed around meeting students’ needs and providing optimal support for success in the classroom. This included making referrals to counselors, …

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Help fill our Boxes of Love

As the holiday season approaches, we begin to imagine family gatherings at which we share a hearty feast. For many, this tradition will not be possible. For one reason or another, families find themselves in difficult situations, short on money and short on food. At a time like this, we have the opportunity to show …

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Thank you for your service

Thank you for your service: BKW students honored local veterans and those who serve with a special breakfast on Nov. 12.  The Elementary Veterans Day breakfast is an annual event for community veterans. Each year, students in pre-K through 6th grade invite family members to join them for a brunch to thank them for their …

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BKW Elementary School capital project update – heating system

­ A cold and snowy day at BKW … what better time to update the school community on the ongoing capital project and needed upgrades to the Elementary School’s aging heating and ventilation systems?   The boilers and steam heating system in the Elementary School were installed more than 60 years ago, so it goes …

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The PTA/BKW Libraries Book Fair is coming!

The annual PTA/BKW Libraries Book Fair begins on Friday, Nov. 15, in the MS/HS Library, and will run each weekday from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., ending at noon on Monday, Nov. 25. “This year we are using a different company, Follett, for our Book Fair. We have heard wonderful things about Follett Book Fairs …

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Host homes needed for exchange students

The ASSE International Student Exchange Program is looking for host homes for high school students from other countries for the spring semester. Exchange students are 15-18 years old and come from countries including Italy, France, Norway, Denmark, Spain, Germany, Brazil, Thailand and China. Individuals or families interested in learning more can visit ASSE International’s website …

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