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BKW taste tests Kale … January Harvest of the Month

BKW Elementary School students had an opportunity to taste test Kale Cesar Salad in the cafeteria during this month’s Taste Test Thursday. Kale is the January Harvest of the Month for the district Food Services program. Kale is loaded with vitamin A, K, B6 and C, calcium, potassium, copper and manganese, and is a member …

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6th grade honor students recognized at ice cream social

Congratulations to a large group of BKW sixth graders recognized Jan. 17 at an ice cream social for achieving High Honors, Honors and Honorable Mention status for the 1st Trimester of the 2019-20 school year. 6th Grade Honors Recognition Photo Gallery Parents and family members joined them in the school cafeteria to celebrate. Special guests …

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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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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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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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BKW elementary holds Anti-Bullying Awareness Week

BKW Elementary School concluded a successful Anti-Bullying Awareness Week (Oct. 21-25) sponsored by the Student Senate. Some of the lesson learn and discussions during the week centered on: Pre-Kindergarten — Kindness and being a good friend Kindergarten — Name calling and being a good friend – Mrs. Landry Grades 1-2 — Understanding and building empathy – Dr. Emmerich …

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Keeping the literary light on

                BKW 6th grade students learned about censorship and showed their passion for reading during Banned Books Week in late September. They learned about literary freedom with Mrs. Keyser in the elementary library, who urged them to “Keep the light on, students!”  

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