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Proposed budget has no tax increase, continues to add program

Superintendent Dr. Timothy Mundell unveiled a proposed budget on Monday, March 13, that increases expenditures by less than a percent and calls for no increase in the local tax levy while continuing to invest in students. ...Read More


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]. 


Board of Education to meet Thursday, March 23

The Board of Education will hold a reception for 2nd Quarter High Honor Students in grades 9-12 at its meeting on Thursday, March 23. Click here to view meeting agendas and minutes on BoardDocs.


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 receives building condition survey, facilities update

At its December 12 meeting, the Board of Education received an update on the condition of the district’s facilities and discussed a possible capital project for their improvement... 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


BKW students earn honors at CTE

BKW students at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center students earned honor and high honor roll during the recently concluded first quarter of the 2016-17 school year... 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


BKW students inducted as SkillsUSA officers

Congratulations to BKW’s Alyssa Gaige and Devin Longendyke for being inducted as SkillsUSA officers at the Albany CTE Campus... Read More


BKW Elementary receives results of lead testing

No drinking or cooking outlets test positive

As you may be aware, recent legislation requires public schools in New York to test for lead in all water outlets. This letter is to inform you of the results of our water testing with the assistance of a state-supported laboratory. Of the 70 water outlets throughout the school building, only one was found to have lead levels exceeding the state-required action level of 15 parts per billion. ..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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