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Incoming 7th grade students and parents invited to Sept. 1 Open House

Incoming 7th grade students and parents are invited to attend the Berne-Knox-Westerlo 7th grade orientation on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 6 p.m. We will be meeting in the auditorium in the Secondary School. Read More

2015-16 community Calendar available

The community calendar for the 2015-16 school year will hit mailboxes soon! In the meantime, you can view a digital copy by clicking here [PDF].

2015-16 supply lists available

School supply lists are available for the 2015-16 school year. Click on the links below to view them.

7th grade supply list [PDF]

8th grade supply list [PDF]

9th-12th grade supply list [PDF]


Fourth Quarter honor rolls announced

Congratulations to the students who earned a spot on the High school and Middle school honor rolls for the fourth quarter! Click here to view the High School Honor Roll [PDF] or here to view the Middle School Honor Roll [PDF].


Congratulations to the Class of 2015!

The clasas of 2015.Berne-Knox-Westerlo High School held its 81st Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 27, at the Center for the Performing Arts in the Empire State Plaza, Albany. View a photo gallery on the district's facebook page

2015 summer reading lists available

Summer Reading Lists for the summer of 2015 are now available. Read More

BKW welcomes Dr. Timothy Mundell as new superintendent of schools  

At its meeting on June 22, the BKW Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint current Dr. Timothy Mundell as the district's next superintendent. The experienced educational leader will begin in the district on July 1.  Read More


BKW senior Schuyler VanBuren earns welding scholarship

Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District senior Schuyler VanBuren is the recipient of a scholarship that will help her pursue her dreams of welding professionally.  Read More


Students, staff, community members benefit American Red Cross by pumping out the pints

The BKW National Honor Society got 30 pints of blood donated by staff, community members and fellow students at their June 2 blood drive, surpassing their goal of 26 pints.  Read More

Board appoints Marna Meltzer McMorris as Secondary School Principal

At the June 1 meeting of the Board of Education, Marna Meltzer McMorris was appointed the secondary school principal, effective July 1. Mrs. Meltzer McMorris comes to BKW from Niskayuna High School, where she has served as the assistant principal since 2013. At Niskayuna, she was integral in leading the high school’s academic support programs, enforcing student discipline, mentoring new staff and cultivating a positive school and community culture. Read More

Lukas Becker awarded $3k Road Runner’s Club scholarship

Berne-Knox-Westerlo senior Lukas Becker has been awarded the Hudson Mohawk Road Runner's Club's (HMRRC) Bill Shrader Sr. Memorial Scholarship. Read More


English 12 class to host student-film fest June 8-12

From June 8 to 12, students in Mrs. Del Bene's English 12 class will once again showcase their filmmaking abilities with a student-film festival. Showings will be held from 8:55 to 9:33 each day in the High School Auditorium. Click here to see the film festival flier [PDF].


Play puts the point in punctuation

You wouldn’t put an exclamation point at the end of this sentence, would you! Well, if you did, look no further than the student-produced original theater production “The Big Bang Quest Mark” to set you straight on the proper use of a question mark. Read More


BKW honors top scholars

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Board of Education recently honored its top scholars at its May 11 meeting. Valedictorian Thomas Fisher and Salutatorian Andrew Bub were joined by other seniors with a 90 percent or higher average at the board meeting.  Read More

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