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College Caravan stops at BKW

Twenty-seven colleges, universities and trade schools were at BKW on Monday to tell our sophomores and juniors about their programs.  See photos on the BKW Facebook page.



Stock up on summer reading at PTA's final book fair of the year

Summer is upon us and now is a great time to stock up on books for summer reading! What’s better than a book at the beach, the pool or even camping? That's why you should take advantage of the PTA's final Scholastic Book Fair of the school year.  Read More



Picture of a baseball team standing in front of a scoreboardNew scoreboard a team effort

Winning is a team effort. So too, apparently, is getting a new scoreboard to keep track of those wins. The new scoreboard at the BKW baseball field cost approximately $6,500, and was paid for, in large part, by the BKW Sportsboosters’ many fundraising efforts. Read More



Stop DWI re-enactmentStudents learn the perils of DWI

The Albany County Sherriff's Department, the Berne Fire District, and the Helderberg Ambulance Corps recreated a fatal alcohol crash scene for BKW grade 11 and 12 students....  Read More


BKW MasterMinds place 3rd in Albany LeagueBKW Masterminds

The 2015-16 MasterMinds program finished third in the Albany League 5 in both varsity and junior varsity. ....  Read More



Secondary School Principal Marna McMorrisFrom the Principal: May is packed with exciting activities! 

As we return from Spring Break, there are several important events and reminders to share. ...Read More



BKW hosting Children’s Health and Wellness Expo on May 5

Students, parents, and community members are invited to BKW’s health and Wellness Expo on Thursday, May 5, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium.. Read More



picture of Shayla LyonsBKW's Shayla Lyons signs National Letter of Intent

Stonehill College is getting one of BKW’s best students, who also happens to be a phenomenal athlete.....  Read More






Photo Gallery: BKW Theatre Troupe Presents 'Annie'

Recently,more than 80 BKW Theatre Troupe members presented the musical "Annie". We could not be more proud of all of their hard work and dedication!

Click here to see a photo gallery on the BKW Facebook page.



Be sure to check the revised end-of-year schedule

We’ve had to reschedule some events – and add a few days off because of the lack of snow days – so please click here for our updated calendar for the end of the school year [PDF].


BKW students make music at all-county festival 

This past weekend, 35 BKW middle and high school students were selected to participate in the Schoharie All-County Music Festival. The band and choir students have been working hard with Ms. Travis since January to prepare for this event. Click here to see more photos on the BKW Facebook page.


BKW students cook up scholarships at ProStart competition 

A native American-themed menu combined with an excellent business plan for a restaurant was just the right recipe for success for BKW’s Brandon Fortuin and John Lussier and two of their classmates in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) culinary program at the Schoharie campus. Read More



'Chain of Kindness' links students together

The culminating activity of BKW’s grade 7 in-school field trip was to create a chain of kindness that represents students' commitment to work together, support each other and give their best. Read More

Changes ahead for NYS grades 3-8 exams in ELA and math

As the spring testing season approaches, state education leaders have announced a series of changes to the state’s English language arts (ELA) and math exams for grades 3-8. Read More

Congratulations to students on the 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Congratulations to our BKW students on the 2nd Quarter Honor Roll. Click here to view the high school honor roll [PDF] or here for the middle school honor roll [PDF].


picture of award winners with parents Grippin, Rivenburgh honored with PE leadership award

BKW recently recognized Daniel Grippin and Jessica Rivenburgh with the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance’s Physical Education Outstanding Student Award. Read More




picture of wrestlerss with coaches BKW trio fares well at wrestling Section II State Qualifier

Three members of the squad made a huge impression on the rest of the Section II competition at the Glens Falls Civic Center during the Section II Division II Wrestling Championship Tournament. Read More



Sports physicals will be held on Wednesday, March 2

Sports physicals will be held on Wednesday, March 2, in the Nurse's Office. Contact Mrs. Lounsbury at 872-1482 to sign your child up for a physical. Physicals are required for students in grades 7 and 10, and for students participating in sports. If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Lounsbury in the High School Nurse's Office.


Picture of Ivan VamosTenth graders begin study of WWII with visit from Holocaust survivor

BKW High School sophomores experienced an in-house field trip they won't soon forget. Holocaust survivor Ivan Vamos addressed the tenth grade Social Studies and English classes as they prepare to read Elie Wiesel's “Night” and begin their study of World War II. Read More


Girls and Boys basketball teams advance in sectionals, play second round this Friday, Feb. 19

Congratulations to both the girls and boys varsity basketball teams for winning their first round sectional games last night! The varsity boys basketball team's second game will be played this Friday, Feb. 19,  5 p.m. at Hudson Valley Community College, against Mayfield HS.
The varsity girls basketball team's second game will also be played this Friday, Feb. 19, at Mekeel Academy against Cambridge HS. Game time is 7:30 p.m. Admission is $6 per person.


Picture of shelves stocked with canned goodsBKW, Hilltown Resource Center partner to help students

A team of BKW teachers got together to find the best way to meet students' needs, and then connected to the Hilltown Resource Center. Read More


BKW seeking candidates for Boys State

BKW junior boys are again invited to take part in one of the state’s most prestigious government educational programs, the American Legion’s Boys State.  ...Read More


Bulldog Wrestling honors captains

Seniors and Wrestling Captains Rob Hass and Steven DeGroff were honored with their parents at the start of the Thursday, Jan. 28, match against Little Falls. Read More



3rd Quarter begins Feb. 1, check schedules on student and parent portals

For students in grades 7-12, the 3rd Quarter will be starting on Monday, Feb. 1, and may bring with it some changes to schedules for those students enrolled in half-year classes. The schedules are available on the student and parent portals and can be printed directly from there ...Read More


Secondary School Principal Marna McMorrisFrom the Principal: Let BKW Pride warm your heart this holiday season

In the spirit of the season, as I reflect on everything that has gone and all that is still to come in the new year, what is always first and foremost is BKW Pride.  ...Read More


New Visions programs offer immersive experience for BKW students 

BKW's 11th graders had the chance to learn about the exciting program offerings for next year at the New Visions programs. Read More



Games teach diversity during International Games Day

Middle school students got – and gave – a lesson in diversity as part of the American Library Association’s 8th annual International Games Day. Read More


Career and Tech opportunities abound for BKW students 

Capital Region Career and Technical School faculty presented to 9th and 10th grade students on Monday, Dec. 14, detailing the exciting program offerings available to them during their junior and senior years at the Capital Region Career and Technical Education campuses in Albany and Schoharie. Read More


Picture of clothes available at the clothing drive

Clothing drive in full swing

Mrs. Snyder's clothing drive is in full swing and open to students, community members, faculty and staff daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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



Picture of students paying it forward

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. Read More




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




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