November 24, 2014
Student Senate to hold auction for gift baskets on Dec. 5
On Friday, Dec. 5, the High School Student
Senate will have its annual silent auction for themed gift baskets in
front of the High School gym from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Do your holiday
shopping and help the Student Senate too!
November 24, 2014
Food and toy drive to benefit Hilltowns Holiday Collection
The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Teachers Association is
again this year collecting food and toys for the Hilltowns Holiday
Collection sponsored by the Albany County Sheriffs Department. Bring
new, unwrapped toys and non-perishable foods to the main office in
either building and place them in the boxes there. The need this year
is greater than ever before, so if you would like to help, bring items
in before Friday, Dec. 12. Drop-off boxes will also be available
during home basketball games.
All items collected will go to families in need right here in the Hilltowns!
November 21, 2014
BKW high school students were climbing the walls during a recent field trip for Physical Education class. read More
November 20, 2014.
November 18, 2014
Berne-Knox-Westerlo senior Allie Tedeschi has signed a Division 1 national letter of intent to the University of Hartford for track/cross-country. read More
November 5, 2014
Dr. John Metallo is eager to quickly learn his new BKW surroundings as Interim Assistant Principal and Athletic Director. Check out a profile of his wide-ranging career.
November 4, 2014
Yearbooks are now available for purchase! Click to order
October 1, 2014
Two soccer games will highlight fall sports festivities.
September 25, 2014
2014-15 College Visits!
The BKW Guidance Office unveiled a list of colleges that will visit this school year. Please continue to visit the Secondary School page, or the Guidance Office for updates on schools and scholarship opportunities.
September 3, 2014
BKW unveiled an up-to-date fall sports schedule VIEW IT
August 12, 2014
June 28, 2014
Congratulations to the 53 member of the BKW High School Class of 2014 which held commencement exercises this morning at the Egg in Albany. view video tribute
June 26, 2014
Summer Reading Lists for 2014 are now available. If you have any questions, please call the Secondary School Main Office at 872-1482.VIEW LISTS
June 11, 2014
The BKW school physician will be here on August 5 for any students needing physical exams. Please contact the main office to make an appointment. VIEW FLYER [PDF]
June 3, 2014
Four BKW High School students were among a total of 45 enrolled in courses offered through the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School to be inducted into the National Technical Honor Society this year. read more
May 30, 2014
The BKW High School Student Senate is sponsoring its third annual Anti-Bullying Week June 2-6 with a variety of school-wide activities. read more
May 30, 2014
Two students from BKW High School - Krysta Robert and Rhianon Sherry - were part of a team from the Schoharie campus of the Capital Region Career & Technical School ranked No. 1 in the state this year in the Hospitality Management field. read more
May 30, 2014
A contingent from BKW High School was among a group of 76 students from the Albany and Schoharie campuses of the Capital Region Career and Technical School (CTE) that competed at the SkillsUSA New York State Conference this spring at the State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. read more
May 22, 2014
They’re known at BKW as the SSS but to the people they serve these special students are so much more. About a dozen or so BKW students belong to Students Serving Society, a help group founded in 2000 by students who wanted their volunteer efforts to be directed toward goals they created themselves and invested themselves in. read more
May 8, 2014
April 30, 2014
Teacher Erin Synder's students at BKW Secondary School participated recently in a in a business interview/ etiquette dinner at Carrabba's Italian Grill in Latham. READ MORE
March 26, 2014
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]
March 24, 2014
Congratulations to senior Delaney Martin for
her selection as a Section
2 Girls' Basketball Scholar Athlete!
March 12, 2014
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
March 5, 2014
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
Feb. 21, 2014
Congratulations to the students who qualified for the first quarter's honor and merit rolls. Keep up the good work! VIEW HONOR & MERIT ROLL
Feb. 4, 2014
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!
Jan. 16, 2014
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
Jan. 16, 2014
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
Jan. 14, 2014
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dec. 30, 2013
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
Dec. 19, 2013
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
Dec. 4, 2013
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
Nov. 19, 2013
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]
Nov. 7, 2013
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
Nov. 6, 2013
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
Oct. 17, 2013
Academic changes are happening around BKW — find out how these changes are providing course enrichment at the Secondary School. READ MORE
Oct. 7, 2013
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
Sept 26, 2013
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]
Sept. 26, 2013
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
Sept. 5, 2013
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
August 22, 2013
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 [email@example.com] if you are interested in having a shed built!
August 13, 2013
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]
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