With school funds cut for field trips, the Hilltown community is enriching students' understanding of history and their own heritage by bringing antique objects in a suitcase to their classroom.

Administrators want to increase time for teachers to analyze data from their classrooms and create alternative education classrooms during the day and evenings.

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo girls' basketball team has less experience this year, but battled hard enough to win a tense overtime game by a single point on the road.

BERNE — On Dec. 5, Christmas concert-goers here can listen to distinctively American music with African roots — jazz.

This is appropriate since the concert will benefit a native Hilltowner’s mission to help save the tree in Tanzania from which the clarinet comes, and also to teach Tanzanians to play the instrument she loves.

A varsity coach says he doesn't know why he is being fired; some parents and players say he favors stars. A frank and open discussion on the role of a coach is called for.

Brandon Aveyard, 28, a Berne-Knox-Westerlo graduate, is in a coma, with people on both coasts of the country raising money for him to return to the Capital Region.

Interim Superintendent Lonnie Palmer thinks the school can save on per-pupil spending and be in the 70th percentile among other schools in the area.

Martin Dratz, 84, was brought in to address 194 violations of state record-keeping requirements found in Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s transportation department.


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