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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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Second quarter Secondary School honor roll

BKW Secondary School proudly announces the school’s 2018-19 Second Quarter Honor Roll recipients. 7th Grade High Honors (95^) Skylyn Fryer, Emma Gardiner, Jodie Howland,  Kathryn Joslin, Antonina Lefkaditis, Sara Macrina, Ruby Poole Honors (90^) Angelina Carpenter, Faith Coates, Emma Cyr, Lauren Emmerich, Richard Harris, Mackenzie Lawrence, Rylee Quay, Sadie Plant, Abigail Pasquini, Blake Shaver, Lena Thomas, Tyler Weidman Honorable Mention (85^) Dominick Plouffe, Kaylee Sperry, Kaci Anderson, …

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They are because we are – Blue Bag Program

We found a group of volunteers who dedicate hours each month to get books into the hands of BKW students. Retired BKW teacher Judy Tambasco brought the Blue Bag Program to school, believing children would read if they had a steady flow of books to read. She was right. Meet Judy Tambasco and her group …

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Educating all—BKW’s promise to every student

Educating BKW students means educating all BKW students. That is especially true of students with disabilities. “Our students come to us with different athletic, artistic, or learning abilities,” said Director of Pupil Services Susan Sloma. “Our goal is to do our very best to help students achieve to their greatest potential whether on the playing …

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Switzkill Farm Calendar of Events

January 2019 8—Switzkill Farm Meeting – 7:00 12—Hiking Club 9:30 20—Full Moon Hike 8:00 PM @ the barns 26—Hiking Club 9:30 @ the barns February 2—“STOP THE BLEED” Class Limit X (TBD) 3—Radio Controlled Car Drive 10:00 @ Barns 53—Switzkill Farm Meeting – 7:00 9—Hiking Club 9:30 @ the barns 16—Celebrate Winter Event 23—Hiking Club 9:30 @ the barns March 2—Master Gardeners or Tree Prep TBD 3—Radio Controlled Car Drive 10:00 @ …

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Learn about dangers of vaping at Jan. 31 meeting

The Albany County Sheriff’s Office will present “The Dangers of Vaping and Marijuana Use” at 6:30 p.m. on  Thursday, Jan. 31 in the BKW Auditorium. The evening features a conversation with the Albany County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer Division to learn about the growing trends of vaping and marijuana usage among teens and young …

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Eighth grade team launches Homework Club

The 8th grade BKW team is excited to announce that beginning Tuesday, Jan. 8, we will offer our students an opportunity to participate in an after school Homework Club. Homework Club provides support to students who struggle to complete classwork and homework assignments during the school year. Students will receive help completing their work in …

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