Berne-Knox-Westerlo

About 80 Berne-Knox-Westerlo students this weekend will display the flair of 1950s pop culture in a plot, dotted with humor, about generational tensions.

Eligible residents will be able to have their assessed property values reduced by a maximum of $12,000 for wartime service, and larger amounts for those with combat service and disabilities. 

Bowling a perfect game of 300 is difficult, and two teammates getting it at the same time is even more rare.

A deal has been made between the Schoburg varsity football team and Berne-Knox-Westerlo to allow BKW students to join Schoburg for 2014.

 HILLTOWNS — The BKW Little League president says he was thrilled as a kid at Christmas to have the ValleyCats reclaim a field ravaged by tropical storms in 2011. He’s looking for volunteers to help.

A survey on the 2014-15 budget should be submitted by March 5 for the budget advisory committee to review. It will remain open online until March 10, when school board members meet next to discuss the budget.

Interim Superintendent Lonnie Palmer recommended the school board make cuts and share services to reduce non-instructional costs at Berne-Knox-Westerlo and offset spending on training for teachers and additional instructors.

With the option of extending the alternative veterans' tax exemption to school taxes, the Berne-Knox-Westerlo school board held a public hearing on the question but hasn't yet taken a vote.

The school board has not yet convened a committee that traditionally combs through the spending plan starting in November. In recent meetings, the board and superintendent have discussed a modified timeline for the budget.

Peter Shunney, Berne-Knox-Westerlo's building and maintenance supervisor for more than 11 years, is concerned he won't be able to keep his role in his department.

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