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Please take a moment to read a letter about the role of testing at BKW, alleviating student test stress and about "opting out" of tests from Interim Superintendent Lonnie Palmer, Elementary School Principal Audrey Roettgers and Secondary School Principal Brian Corey. READ LETTER [PDF]

First there was CSI-Las Vegas. The sequel was CSI-Miami. CSI-New York followed both of them. Now would you believe a fourth show has joined the lineup? We’ll call it … CSI-BKW! READ MORE

BKW welcomed four new faces to the district recently - three administrators and an elementary school teacher. When you see them around, please make sure to say hello and welcome them aboard. read more

Congratulations to the students who qualified for the first quarter's honor and merit rolls. Keep up the good work! VIEW HONOR & MERIT ROLL

Congratulations to the BKW Girls Varsity Basketball team who finished their season as the 2014 WAC South Co-Champions with an impressive record of 9-1!

BKW welcomes four new faces to the Secondary School, Darnell Douglas (School Counselor), AJ Ferris (Foreign Language Teacher), Ryan Larson (PE Teacher & JV Basketball Coach) and Nick Spanswick (Foreign Language Teacher). Welcome them to BKW! READ MORE

Your BKW PTA is sponsoring the third installment of the Secondary School Science & Art Fair, to take place on March 13, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Entry forms for the fair are due by March 5. VIEW MORE DETAILS

We are in the final weeks of yearbook sales! Orders are due by January 24 at the discounted price of $50.00 + tax. No personalization of books is allowed after January 24. Order forms are outside room 155 in the high school or they can be ordered online at www.jostensyearbooks.com. Questions? Reach out to Jill Daviero jdaviero@bkwcsd.k12.ny.us.

The league champion Berne-Knox-Westerlo Boys Soccer Team received numerous awards at this year’s Section II soccer banquet held Dec. 8 at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga Springs. read more

Funding for rural school districts is in crisis. The local School Boards Association invites the public to join in the discussion about the serious financial issues facing our rural public schools at two upcoming events. Come learn about the problem and find out how to advocate for change. READ MORE

The AP Biology class at BKW will once again be working to find a solution for local farmers who have been struggling with a problem effecting their crop growth and production. READ MORE

Congratulations to the students who qualified for the first quarter's honor and merit rolls. Keep up the good work! VIEW HONOR & MERIT ROLL [PDF]

At the end of October, the BKW PTA held a College and Career night in the Secondary School Cafeteria, where 19 community members and colleges were available to talk to students about their careers and academic programs. READ MORE

BKW girls cross country team wins big at 2013 Cross Country Western Athletic Conference Championship and Sectional's race. Runners Allie Tedeschi and Annielaura Shafer advance to State Champs in Queensbury this Saturday, Nov. 9. READ MORE

Academic changes are happening around BKW — find out how these changes are providing course enrichment at the Secondary School. READ MORE

BKW's new International Student Program has opened enrollment to students from other countries and is helping expand students' cultural awareness. READ MORE & meet our new students

On Friday, Oct. 11, there will be a district-wide early release as part of the mandatory annual drill for school emergency plans. Please read the following description and letter home for more information. VIEW LETTER [PDF]

During this past summer vacation, BKW English teacher Audra Rys ventured to Los Angeles, California, to learn about Korean culture as part of the Korean Academy for Educators (KAFE) conference. READ MORE | VIEW PHOTOS

On Sept. 5, 2013, students in grades 1-12 returned to BKW for the beginning of the 2013-14 school year. view photos of the first day

The tech department is gearing up for it's annual shed sale! These sheds are 10'X12' with one door and one window and are built at BKW. The units cost $1500, which is the price of materials. Please contact Joshua Baker [jbaker@bkwcsd.k12.ny.us] if you are interested in having a shed built!

Please take a moment to read a letter from Interim Superintendent Lonnie Palmer regarding student performance on the 2013 NYS ELA and Math tests for grades 3-8. READ LETTER [PDF]

Notice: We are currently experiencing issues with some of our teacher's pages which may delay these pages from being accessed and/or updated. The district is working on this issue. Please stay tuned for more information and visit our staff directory to keep in direct contact with your child's teacher.

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April 14-18

• No School, Spring Break

April 21

• PTA Meeting, 6 p.m.

April 25

• All-Star Festival Rehearsal

• E.S. Science Fair

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