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Secondary School seeking speakers for Career Awareness Days

We are seeking interested BKW parents and alumni to speak to students in classrooms about their careers during Career Awareness Days on Monday, Dec. 21, and Tuesday, Dec. 22, to inspire students to set and achieve goals on their way to a career path. Read More


Secondary School Principal Marna McMorrisFrom the Principal: There is so much to be thankful for

As we enter the Thanksgiving Holiday, there’s truly a lot to be thankful for here at the BKW Secondary School. We celebrated our Bulldog Pride for Spirit Week and had a blast in our Red White & Blue, Twin Outfits, Class Colors, Pajamas and BKW gear. Friday’s Pep Rally was a fantastic finale.  Read More



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Giving thanks by paying it forward

Mrs. Snyder's Communication/Career College Readiness class "Paid it Forward" recently by perking up the secondary school staff with free coffee. Read More





picture of sweatshirtsBKW Sports Boosters hosting
apparel sale

The BKW Sports Boosters are selling t-shirts, long-sleeve tees, crew-neck sweatshirts and hooded sweatshirts to benefit BKW athletics. The items are available in grey with the BKW Bulldog logo. Apparent can be personalized for an additional $4 per item. Orders must be received by Friday, Dec. 4. Items should arrive by December 18.
To place an order call Dennis Barber at 860-7861.
Make checks payable to BKW Sports Boosters. Send payment to BKW sports boosters PO Box 102 Westerlo NY 12193.




Secondary School Principal Marna McMorris

From the Principal: We have plenty to celebrate at BKW

Believe it or not, today marked the end of the first quarter! Congratulations to all on putting forth your best effort and making these first ten weeks a success! Read More


PTA sponsoring book fair through Nov. 20

The BKW PTA is sponsoring a Scholastic Book Fair in the High School Library through Friday, Nov. 20, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day.
Each class in the Elementary School will have a day to go over to browse the books and make "wish lists". These will go home for parents to look over. Cash, checks (made out to BKW PTA) and credit cards (with the parent present) will be accepted. Please remember to add 8 percent tax to the whole order. This is a great educational way to support your children in their reading endeavors as well as our school! If you have any questions, they can be directed to Amy Dyer at 872-9049, 369-4502 or We hope to see you there!


BKW to hold lockdown drill during the week of Nov. 16

All district students and staff will be participating in a formal lockdown drill during the week of November 16. Read More


Key Club needs your help in keeping others warm this winter

The BKW Key Club is once again sponsoring a coat drive  for Hilltown Resources during the month of November. Please donate any unwanted coats, hats, scarfs, hoodies, and other winter apparel to the main office in the Secondary School.



From the Principal: A picture is worth 1,000 words

Secondary School Principal Marna McMorrisIt’s often said that a picture is worth a thousand words, so I’m going to break from our usual Principal’s Letter format and share some of our October events with you visually. From students to staff; from 5ks to Fridays, you will see one common theme: BKW Cares. Our commitment is to creating a strong, vibrant learning community, and it shows in everything we do. Read More


Yearbooks available for pre-order

Yearbooks are now available for order at The deadline for orders is Janunary 29, but if you order a yearbook with personalization by November 20, you can get four free icons. The price is $50 plus tax.


Winter sports begin Nov. 9, physicals due by Nov. 3

The winter sports season for varsity and junior varsity athletics begins on Monday, Nov. 9. Sports physicals are due by November 3. Contact Secondary School Nurse Alicia Lounsbury at to schedule an appointment.


Principal Marna McMorris

From the Principal: Welcome to Fall!

Welcome to fall! The trees are turning, sweatshirts and jeans have replaced t shirts and shorts, and everyone is settling into the busy routine of school. ...Read More



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