Herkimer Class of 2017 embarks on next adventures

The day was glorious – blue sky, light breezes and smiling faces everywhere – as 80 Herkimer students tossed their caps in the air and jubilantly celebrated their successful completion of high school. Their graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 24, took place in Myers Park in downtown Herkimer, with family and friends, teachers and school … Continue reading “Herkimer Class of 2017 embarks on next adventures”

Class of 2023 marks sixth-grade graduation

Wearing white and green corsages, the Herkimer Central School Class of 2023 marked their graduation from sixth grade on Thursday. As Mr. Krause and Mr. Fox played a processional on trumpet and keyboard, the sixth-graders filed into the gymnasium through a packed audience of families and teachers. Before the ceremony began, teachers and their classes … Continue reading “Class of 2023 marks sixth-grade graduation”

Retiring elementary staff has combined century of service

Herkimer Elementary will be saying goodbye to four staff members who between them have close to 100 years of employment with the district. (Read about high school retiree Franca Wandell here.) Marianne Jones Herkimer CSD employee since 1984 Marianne Jones’ path to becoming a special education teacher began when she was in the seventh grade, … Continue reading “Retiring elementary staff has combined century of service”

School resource officer to be on board agenda

The Herkimer Central School Board of Education will consider an agreement with the Herkimer Police Department to provide a school resource officer to the district at the board’s June 28 meeting. The proposed agreement, which was part of the 2017-18 budget approved by voters in May, would split the cost of the officer’s salary between … Continue reading “School resource officer to be on board agenda”

Second phase of building project to conclude in summer

Work will continue during the spring and summer on Herkimer Central School District’s $10.4 million capital project. Phase II of the project, which includes refinishing the gymnasium floor, new sod on the baseball field and work on the surface of the tennis courts, is scheduled to conclude over the summer. Public access to the tennis … Continue reading “Second phase of building project to conclude in summer”

Graduation award winners announced

The following Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students are recognized in this year’s graduation awards: AAA Driver Education Award: Benjamin Migliore Based on demonstrated driving skills, knowledge of the rules of the road, and a mature attitude and approach to driving. (Junior) Adirondack Bank: “Community Spirit” Award: Joshua Wilcox This award is a recognition of attitude … Continue reading “Graduation award winners announced”

Herkimer Elementary students mark Flag Day

Students dressed in a dazzling array of red, white and blue to celebrate Flag Day at Herkimer Elementary on Wednesday, June 14. At an assembly in the elementary school gym led by teacher Deb Schoff, members of the Herkimer VFW presented the colors, marching to the front of the room with the American flag held … Continue reading “Herkimer Elementary students mark Flag Day”

June 15 meeting to look at grade reconfiguration

Herkimer Elementary School parents are invited to an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at the Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School Library Media Center to discuss options to address changing enrollments at the elementary and junior/senior high schools. As the population at the junior/senior high school decreases, and space constraints at the elementary school … Continue reading “June 15 meeting to look at grade reconfiguration”