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The Big Apple Crunch hits BKW Elementary

BKW Elementary School youngsters participated in the Big Apple Crunch, a national initiative sponsored by the Farm On! Foundation on Oct. 25 to encourage kids to develop healthy eating habits.  Farm On believes that education starts in the lunchroom and that students won’t perform their best if their bodies aren’t given the best fuel. By …

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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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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 …

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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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Meet BKW’s Food Service Director

Dear BKW Families: I’d like to take a moment to introduce myself as the new director of the Food and Nutrition Department. I am excited to be a part of the BKW community. Going forward, you will see a variety of new menu items and snack options. My goal is to provide students with wholesome, …

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A message from Dr. Mundell—education for all

Dear BKW Community, We hope you are all doing well. As we look ahead to the next school year, we are very excited to prepare for the renovation work involved with the capital project. The plan is for work to begin on June 26. It will continue throughout the 2019-20 school year, culminating in mid-September …

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