Berne-Knox-Westerlo

Principal Mary Summermatter reportedly called the discouraged mother of a black student to find out more about the student's experiences with racial slurs and to suggest a schedule change.

School leaders can, and must, insist on outward signs of respect, and maybe inward changes will come. Maybe the taunting students will find their heart.

Amyah Trossbach, who has a black father and a white mother, said she commonly hears comments about her race from peers. Administrators have responded to her complaints, but she has had these exchanges throughout her one-and-a-half years at BKW.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo basketball players Monique Britton and Kathryn Salo have been recognized as Western Athletic Conference All Stars.

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Unless Duanesburg, Schoharie, and Berne-Knox-Westerlo have budgets passed with money allocated for football, the Schoburg team may not exist next fall, said BKW's Interim Superintendent Joe Natale.

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The Berne-Knox-Westerlo basketball team could have used more rebounds this season.

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Bowlers need focus, but they also need to be able to read oil patterns on the lane.

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Berne-Knox-Westerlo lost to Greenville in the Class C first round, 61 to 40.

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To the Editor:

On Feb. 21, our Boy Scout troop had a pancake breakfast to earn money for our Gettysburg trip. All the Scouts had jobs like taking orders, busing tables, and bringing food and drink out.

Over 70 people came to eat!

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A set of shared services and consolidation plans have not realized the savings that were projected, leaving Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board members hoping for additional savings and revenue for next year's budget.

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