Spring into school bus safety
Spring is here! The birds are chirping, the air is warmer and the sun is out longer at night. It’s one of the best times of the year. This time of year is also one of the most dangerous in pupil transportation. To continue in keeping our passengers safe, here are a few reminders for the remainder of the school year. In working together, we can close out another school year safely! ...
Proposed budget includes reduction in tax levy, adds academic program
On Tuesday, May 16, Berne-Knox-Westerlo residents will vote on a $22,657,493 budget for the 2017-18 school year. The proposed budget includes a spending increase of $65,253 from the 2016-17 budget and carries a projected reduction in the tax levy of 0.5 percent. ...
Board adopts end-of-year schedule
Kindergarten registration is May 8-10
Kindergarten Registration is May 8, 9 and 10 for incoming kindergarteners. If you have a child that turns five on or before December 1, 2017, and are in need of a registration packet, please contact Mrs. Dibble in the Elementary School office at (518) 872-2030.
Board receives facilities update from architect
At its March 13 meeting, the Board of Education received an update from Synthesis Architects and M/E Engineering on the proposed capital project. The architects are scheduled to present again at the Board's meeting on Thursday, March 23. View the presentation from Monday, March 13 [PDF].
Petitions due April 17 for Board of Education election
Residents interested in being a candidate for a seat on the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Board of Education may obtain nominating petition forms at the Secondary School in room 162b during regular office hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. ...
BKW student part of state champ 'We The People' class
BKW senior Edwin Lawson and his teammates in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) and Questar III New Visions: Law & Government program are state champions in the "We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution" competition.. ...
Private/parochial school transportation requests due by April 1
A reminder to parents of private/parochial school students that the request for transportation is due to the transportation office by April 1, 2017. Click here to download the request form [PDF].
Four-legged friend to help BKW students
Students are about to em-“bark” on a wonderful journey at the Secondary School. This month, Maggie, a ten-month-old black Labrador retriever, will begin her career as a therapy dog at BKW. ...
A vision for the future
BKW eyes $13-15 million project to repair and improve learning space
The BKW Board of Education has asked its architects and engineers to
outline $13-$15 million in repairs and renovations that would preserve
the district’s infrastructure and create modern learning spaces for
BKW student heads to 'We The People' state competition
BKW senior Edwin Lawson and his teammates in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) and Questar III New Visions: Law & Government program will contend in the state "We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution" competition. ...
Board of Education Goals focus on students, community
The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District Board of Education adopted District Goals for the 2016-17 school year and beyond at its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Dec. 12. ...
Make a difference - Join the PTA!
Want to be more involved in your child’s education, but don’t know how? Join the PTA! ...
Charting the course for student success
A look at the data that drives a BKW education
BKW instruction – the academic experience of every student in our care – is driven by numbers. And the trend is that we’re making great strides in many key areas.. ..