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BKW Board of Education summer 2021 newsletter

As one school year closes and new one begins, we thought we would take this opportunity to communicate with Bulldog Nation. First, we want to thank the community for their support, understanding, flexibility and patience over the past 18 months as we dealt with unprecedented circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic.  There were many challenges to …

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BKW Community Survey- Health and safety measures and remote options

Dear BKW families,  We hope you are enjoying the summer break and finding time with family and friends. At school, we continue to wait for guidance from NYS regarding reopening of schools in September. We are told that guidance will be coming out soon. There are several issues still unclear which have an impact on …

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Free summer meals

The Summer Meals NY program provides students with free, healthy summer meals while staying safe. Many of the program’s meal sites are serving grab-and-go meals to allow for social distancing. Visit the program’s website for more information. On the national level, Hunger Free America operates the National Hunger Hotline on behalf of USDA. The hotline …

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BKW Summer Drama Camp

Students attending Drama Camp have been enjoying a week full of fun, aligned with several interdisciplinary activities.  Under the guidance of Mrs. Keyser students have been reading and reciting poetry, practicing reader’s theater, creating masks that illustrate their self perceptions inside and out and of course  learning about different roles involved in theatre work.  Later …

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Applied Math and Construction class builds Little League dugouts

The BKW Applied Math and Construction class, led by Tech teacher Mr. Baker and Math teacher Mr. Jackson, designed and built two dugouts for the Berne Little League this past school year. The students used a modular design, allowing them to construct sections of each 8-foot by 20-foot dugout at school and then assemble them …

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Order your school supplies on Yubbler’s

Dear Berne-Knox-Westerlo Elementary Parents/Guardians: We are excited to offer Yubbler’s school supplies program which will help the school and make it a breeze for parents to get school supplies for next year. Yubbler.com is making our supply lists available for online purchasing at discounted prices. The best part is that Yubbler will donate 50% of the profits …

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Hybrid learning inspires awesome project

During a school year marked by hybrid learning due to the pandemic, a BKW Secondary School teacher was inspired to “do something a little different” with his students, resulting in a project that taught them a wide range of skills and produced an awesome end product. Students in technology teacher Joshua Baker’s Transportation Systems class …

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Apply for fall 2021 Bulldog Club

BKW Elementary School is currently accepting applications for fall 2021 Bulldog Club, an afterschool enrichment and homework support program. All students in grades K-6 are welcome to attend; however, spots are limited and fill quickly. To sign up, parents/guardians should complete the Bulldog Club application and return it to  Mrs. Dibble in the Elementary main …

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2021 Summer Reading program at local public libraries begins

With the end of the school year, the New York State Education Department and the New York State Library are encouraging students and families to participate in the annual Summer Reading program. Over 1,100 public libraries and branches are now open and ready to offer fun and exciting summer events and enrichment activities for students …

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