School board hears solar energy proposal

The Herkimer Central School District Board of Education heard a proposal from SolarCity Corporation at its Sept. 28 meeting. SolarCity is proposing to install a solar array behind the school bus garage near the elementary school. According to the company, the array would generate 1,179 kilowatts of electricity. The proposal is part of the New … Continue reading “School board hears solar energy proposal”

BB gun confiscated at football game

On Friday, Sept. 23, students reported a BB gun being fired on school grounds during a home football game in East Herkimer. Chaperones notified sheriff’s department officers, who confiscated the BB gun from a student. There were no injuries reported. Staff and law enforcement acted quickly and efficiently to neutralize the hazard. The school takes … Continue reading “BB gun confiscated at football game”

Lead testing to continue at schools

To ensure the well-being of students and staff, Herkimer Central School District will continue testing the water in both school buildings for lead during September and October. With increasing news about the dangers of lead in schools, the district decided in June to conduct voluntarily testing for lead in advance of new state regulations, which … Continue reading “Lead testing to continue at schools”

State officials urge safety around school buses

With the start of the school year upon us, Herkimer Central School joins traffic safety officials and law enforcement to remind motorists to use extra caution and stop for school buses when the flashing lights are on. “Everyone just needs to slow down, use caution, pay attention and stop for school buses,” said Terri Egan, executive … Continue reading “State officials urge safety around school buses”