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COVID-19 notification, Dec. 2

Dec. 2, 2020 Dear BKW parent/guardian and staff, The administration has been notified that a BKW district employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The person last worked in the district on Nov. 24, 2020. We are currently working closely with the Albany County Department of Health to identify this individual’s contacts within the district. The …

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COVID-19 notification, Dec. 1

Dear BKW parent/guardian and staff, The district has been notified that a member of the BKW Secondary School community has tested positive for COVID-19. The person was last in school on Nov. 24, 2020. Although this is a “self-reported” case and we are awaiting full verification from the Albany County Health Department we believe it …

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BKW Bulldogs & community unite to help Jody heal

Just before Thanksgiving, Bulldogs of all ages sent their love and well wishes to BKW 8th grader Jody Sisson during Wear Blue for Jody Day at their school. They have also been writing their lessons with blue Jody Strong pencils. Their expressions of love and support are among many shared throughout their school district and …

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Congratulations BKW fall Scholar Athletes

Congratulations to the BKW-Middleburgh Girls Cross-Country team, the  BKW-Middleburgh Boys Cross-Country team and the BKW Golf team on being named a scholar-athlete team for the fall season. The following students achieved a 90 or above average: Cross Country Running Andie Burton Brian Bagley Katie Fancher Aidan Martin Claire Scram Zoey Lounsbury Ashley Stevens Stavros Lefkaditis …

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Operation We Care thanks Coast Guard recruits, BKW grad

BKW Bulldogs are making a difference; this time for over 80 United States Coast Guard recruits who can not be home for the holidays with their families. During the week of Nov.  16-20, several elementary and middle school students participated in “Operation We Care,” making cards and writing letters full of hopeful messages and caring …

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BKW and Western Athletic Conference winter sports update

BKW Varsity Girls’ and Boys’ Bowling will begin practice Dec. 14. There will not be a Modified Bowling team this year due to bowling alley availability and COVID-19 restrictions. Interested athletes should sign up by clicking here. You must have a valid physical on file with the school nurse to begin practice. School physicals will …

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Negative PCR test required for symptomatic persons

At the Albany County Executive Press Conference on Monday, November 16, County Health Commissioner Dr. Elizabeth Whalen announced a change in protocols for testing of symptomatic individuals. Going forward, in order to return to school, or work, symptomatic individuals must have a negative PCR test. A negative antigen “rapid test” will no longer be acceptable …

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Go Home Early Drill moved to Dec. 23

BKW’s annual test of the EMERGENCY EVACUATION RESPONSE DRILL, originally scheduled for Wednesday, November 25, has been been moved to Wednesday, December 23. On that day, all students will be released 15 minutes earlier than their normally scheduled time in order to test the early dismissal response of the School District’s EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLAN. Please …

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