The Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board voted, 4 to 1, at its Monday meeting to retain the current district superintendent until he retires as long as he continues to have satisfactory reviews.

After his son and other students were approached by an angry parent at Berne-Knox-Westerlo Elementary School, Matthew Warnken wants to know why parents are often on the campus.

Pauline Lawyer, Berne

Sharon Nasner, East Berne

Randy Bashwinger, Berne’s highway superintendent, is challenging incumbent Lillian Sisson-Chrysler, a nurse, for a seat on the Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board.

A student’s angry Instagram post spread over social media, leading police to the Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s campus Wednesday morning, but the student was not charged with a crime.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s school board race will include incumbent Lillian Sisson-Chrysler and Berne Highway Superintendent Randy Bashwinger.

The state budget left the Berne-Knox-Westerlo School District with an additional $97,000 to spend, said the superintendent.

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo School District clerk says that two people — current board member Lillian Sisson-Chrysler, and Martin Szinger — have taken petitions for the school board seat.

A new administrator will work to bring new technology to the Berne-Knox-Westerlo classrooms.


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