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Dr. Timothy MundellFrom the Superintendent: Change allows great things to happen

It is with great excitement that I write to you today regarding staffing changes taking place at the elementary and secondary schools. On Monday, Oct. 17, the Board of Education appointed individuals to lead our respective buildings, as well as appointing teaching staff as necessary to cover internal changes of roles. ..Read More



BKW honors fallen Hilltown veterans

At its October 17 meeting, the BKW Board of Education honored fallen Hilltown veterans for their sacrifices in military service to the United States. ..Read More



Physicals to be held on Wednesday, Nov. 2

Physicals for winter sports, working papers, 7th- and 10th-grade physicals and new-student physicals will be held Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 9 a.m. in the HS Nurses’ Office.
Sign up in the nurses’ office, call 872-1482, or email
Students will not be able to try out or participate in athletic practices without a sports packet cleared by the school nurse.

BKW students visit SUNY Cobleskill's Agriculture and Natural Resources Day

BKW students swept the equestrian competition at the 11th Annual SUNY Cobleskill Agriculture and Natural Resources High School Day on Friday, Sept. 30. Pictured at right are Samantha Filkins, Breanna Larghe, and Hannah Brooks, with Dean Moore from SUNY Cobleskill. Click here to see more photos on the BKW Facebook page.


Changes to Board of Education meeting schedule

The meeting previously scheduled for October 3 has been canceled and a regular meeting will be held on Monday, Oct. 17.
The Board will also hold a work session on Monday, October 24.



From BKW to Hollywood

Actress Kathy Bates dedicates Hollywood Star to BKW student Emma Detlefsen

Third grader Emma Detlefsen has made such an impact with her efforts of raising support and funds for lymphedema awareness, the ripples have reached the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ..Read More



A new way to follow BKW athletics

Bulldog sports fans can find schedules, rosters, directions to away games, and more on BKW’s new athletics calendar, where you can see upcoming events, view and print the schedules for individual sports teams, and even get directions to away games! Read More




Attention Westerlo Residents Who Receive Basic STAR Exemption

Please discard the previous school tax bill that you recently received. Due to a clerical error, the Basic STAR Exemptions were excluded from the bill.
Corrected bills have been mailed.
If you have any further questions, please call our School Tax Collector at 518-872-5138.


PTA to host 'Jean Forti Run for Education' Saturday, Oct. 15

Kids Fun Run at 12:15, 5k begins at 1

 The BKW PTA is hard at work planning its 2nd Annual Jean Forti Run for Education - Kids Fun Run and 5K Event. The event will take place at the Thompson's Lake Campground on Saturday, October 15.. ..Read More



BKW student Wyatt Spencer lives on through scholarship

Benefit golf tournament to be held on Sept. 24 at Colonie Country Club

Wyatt Spencer has left a legacy of kindness, leadership, and loyalty with the BKW community. ..Read More



2016-17 School Calendar

The 2016-17 school calendar will hit mailboxes in the coming weeks, but you can get a sneak peek right now!
Click here to view or download the calendar [PDF].




Changes to STAR tax-relief program

New STAR applicants will receive a rebate check instead of a tax credit

Anyone who purchased and is paying school taxes on a home for the first time in 2016-17 will receive their STAR savings as a rebate check. There is also a provision that allows existing homeowners to choose either the STAR exemption or the new income tax credit. ..Read More


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