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Physicals to be held on Wednesday, Nov. 2

Physicals for winter sports, working papers, 7th- and 10th-grade physicals and new-student physicals will be held Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 9 a.m. in the HS Nurses’ Office.
Sign up in the nurses’ office, call 872-1482, or email
Students will not be able to try out or participate in athletic practices without a sports packet cleared by the school nurse.


BKW students visit SUNY Cobleskill's Agriculture and Natural Resources Day

BKW students swept the equestrian competition at the 11th Annual SUNY Cobleskill Agriculture and Natural Resources High School Day on Friday, Sept. 30. Pictured at right are Samantha Filkins, Breanna Larghe, and Hannah Brooks, with Dean Moore from SUNY Cobleskill. Click here to see more photos on the BKW Facebook page.


BKW to conduct early dismissal drill on Friday, Oct. 7 

New York State requires all school districts to hold an annual early release drill to ensure that students and staff know what to do in case an emergency requires school grounds to be cleared and students to be transported home or to another location. BKW will conduct its annual early release drill on Friday, Oct. 7., and students will be dismissed 15 minutes before the normal dismissal time.. Read More


Seniors: A reminder to sign up for REMIND

There are a lot of senior-related activities and information that the Guidance Office will want to make sure that you are aware of. They will be using REMIND app and messaging system, in addition to SNN, to share this information with you.
One awesome feature of REMIND is that you will be able to respond to the Guidance Office with questions that they can answer back via text or email  - without sharing personal contact information! REMIND keeps phone numbers and emails private and does not share that with the Guidance Office or anyone else.
Download the app at For text messages, text @bkw2017 to 81010.


Emergency bus drill goes off without a hitch

Elementary Students got some help from their friends in high school during the emergency dismissal drills held Friday, Sept. 16.








Secondary School seeks volunteers for Shared Decision Making Committee

The Secondary School is looking for PTA members, community members, and parents willing to serve on the Shared Decision Making Committee. The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 3 p.m., in the secondary school library. Anyone interested may contact Mrs. May at 872-1482.


District begins late bus runs on Monday, Sept. 12

A 5 p.m. late bus will be available for secondary school students in a fall sport or in the Connections Program. These bus runs will only occur on Mondays and Wednesday beginning Monday, Sept. 12.

Secondary School seeks backpack donations

Have a used or unneeded backpack? The BKW Secondary School is looking for any used or extra backpacks. If you can make a donation, please bring backpacks to the high school office.
Donations will be accepted throughout the year.
Thank you!


A new way to follow BKW athletics

Bulldog sports fans can find schedules, rosters, directions to away games, and more on BKW’s new athletics calendar, where you can see upcoming events, view and print the schedules for individual sports teams, and even get directions to away games! Read More



School locks strongly preferred for secondary school lockers

Students are strongly encouraged to rent locks from the main office for their locker.
In the case of an emergency where personnel need to gain access to a locker, school locks can be opened by the appropriate personnel while personal locks may need to be cut or damaged.
Rental is $5 and is fully refunded when the lock is returned.


2016-17 Student Handbook now available

Click here to view or download the Secondary School Student Handbook for the 2016-17 school year [PDF].


Changes to pick-up, drop-off procedures for 16-17 school year

Throughout this past school year, our transportation department and building level administrators have monitored morning and afternoon bus pick-up and drop-off procedures. Historically, BKW has tried very hard to accommodate family needs for changes in student drop-off locations, even making changes very late on a given day..Read More


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