Letter to the community from Superintendent Mundell

Dear BKW Community, As the summer moves right along, we hope you are doing well, and we anticipate the new school year on the horizon. We are very excited to begin school this year, as there have been so many great things going on that will continue to move our district forward and provide students …

2019-20 calendar available

A downloadable version of the 2019-20 BKW district calendar is now posted on the calendar webpage. The printed version will be mailed to district residents by early September. The one-page, Board of Education-approved BKW calendar for the 2019-20 school year is also posted on the calendar webpage. Dates for the upcoming school year are added to …

BKW students attend summer STEAM Camp at Switzkill Farm

BKW students in grades 2-7 completed a three-week STEAM Camp this summer at Switzkill Farm. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math education. During the camp, students faced engineering challenges, explored walking and hiking trails, worked on problem solving skills, completed team building activities, and participated in lessons that covered all aspects of …

BKW selected to participate in Northeast Farm to School Institute

BKW is among 12 school districts from upstate New York and New England selected to participate in the Northeast Farm to School (FTS) Institute, a unique, year-long program that advances food, farm and nutrition education and expands student access to healthy, locally produced foods in school cafeterias. Representing BKW at the program’s June 25-27 kickoff …

Congratulations BKW Class of 2019

Congratulations the BKW Secondary School Class of 2019 from the 85th commencement exercises June 29 at the Egg in Albany. Graduation Photos View a 2019 BKW Graduation Photo Gallery Graduation Videos Graduation Video No. 1 Graduation Video No. 2 Graduation Video No. 3 Graduation Video No. 4 Graduation Video No. 5

Groundbreaking held on BKW capital project

The BKW Central Schools community held a groundbreaking event today to ceremonially kick off the start of the district’s $19.8 capital improvement project for repair and modernization of the elementary and secondary schools. The capital project was approved by district voters in November 2017, and plans received final approval by the New York State Education …

BKW chosen as part of educational coalition to improve student outcomes in rural schools

The National Center for Rural Education Research Networks (NCRERN) has selected the Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD to participate with some 60 school districts from New York and Ohio in research aimed at improving student outcomes. The Center is affiliated with the Graduate School Education at Harvard University. Its mission is to assist rural districts in tackling pressing challenges …

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 …

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 …

A message from Dr. Mundell – capital project update

Dear BKW Community,  In recent weeks, BKW administrators and supervisors have worked closely with architects and construction managers to ensure NYSED’s final approval of our capital project plans. We received that approval, effective March 30, 2019.  The project was advertised and potential bidders received specifications for their respective trades. Those bids are due on Tuesday, …

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