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Proposed budget includes reduction in tax levy, adds academic program

On Tuesday, May 16, Berne-Knox-Westerlo residents will vote on a $22,657,493 budget for the 2017-18 school year. The proposed budget includes a spending increase of $65,253 from the 2016-17 budget and carries a projected reduction in the tax levy of 0.5 percent. ...Read More


PTA hosts Meet the Candidates forum on May 3

On Tuesday, May 16, in addition to the proposed 2017-18 school budget, residents will consider five candidates for three seats on the BKW Board of Education. The candidates with the greatest number of votes will fulfill three-year terms. ...Read More



Students getting off a school busSpring into school bus safety

Spring is here! The birds are chirping, the air is warmer and the sun is out longer at night. It’s one of the best times of the year. This time of year is also one of the most dangerous in pupil transportation. To continue in keeping our passengers safe, here are a few reminders for the remainder of the school year. In working together, we can close out another school year safely! ...Read More



Board adopts end-of-year schedule

Click here to view the schedule.


Kindergarten registration is May 8-10

Kindergarten Registration is May 8, 9 and 10 for incoming kindergarteners. If you have a child that turns five on or before December 1, 2017, and are in need of a registration packet, please contact Mrs. Dibble in the Elementary School office at (518) 872-2030.



Board receives facilities update from architect

At its March 13 meeting, the Board of Education received an update from Synthesis Architects and M/E Engineering on the proposed capital project. The architects are scheduled to present again at the Board's meeting on Thursday, March 23. View the presentation from Monday, March 13 [PDF]. 


Petitions due April 17 for Board of Education election

Residents interested in being a candidate for a seat on the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Board of Education may obtain nominating petition forms at the Secondary School in room 162b during regular office hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. ...Read More


BKW student part of state champ 'We The People' class

BKW senior Edwin Lawson and his teammates in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) and Questar III New Visions: Law & Government program are state champions in the "We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution" competition.. ...Read More


Private/parochial school transportation requests due by April 1

A reminder to parents of private/parochial school students that the request for transportation is due to the transportation office by April 1, 2017. Click here to download the request form [PDF].


Four-legged friend to help BKW students

Students are about to em-“bark” on a wonderful journey at the Secondary School. This month, Maggie, a ten-month-old black Labrador retriever, will begin her career as a therapy dog at BKW. ... Read More


A vision for the future

BKW eyes $13-15 million project to repair and improve learning space

The BKW Board of Education has asked its architects and engineers to outline $13-$15 million in repairs and renovations that would preserve the district’s infrastructure and create modern learning spaces for our students. ...Read More


BKW student heads to 'We The People' state competition

BKW senior Edwin Lawson and his teammates in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) and Questar III New Visions: Law & Government program will contend in the state "We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution" competition. ...Read More


Board of Education Goals focus on students, community

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District Board of Education adopted District Goals for the 2016-17 school year and beyond at its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Dec. 12. ... Read More


Make a difference - Join the PTA!

Want to be more involved in your child’s education, but don’t know how? Join the PTA! ... Read More


Charting the course for student success

A look at the data that drives a BKW education

BKW instruction – the academic experience of every student in our care – is driven by numbers. And the trend is that we’re making great strides in many key areas.. ..Read More



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