Prevention specialist joins high school team

Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School has added a new tool to its toolbox for helping to keep students drug-free. Kassandra Gonyea, a prevention services coordinator with the Herkimer County Prevention Council, began working at the high school in September to help steer Herkimer students away from alcohol and substance abuse. According to Director of Prevention Education … Continue reading “Prevention specialist joins high school team”

Students, teachers find common language

On the first day of school at Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School, students and teachers worked together to find a common language. In Mrs. Norton’s French I class, students filed into the classroom to find index cards numbered “un,” “deux,” “troix,” and so on up to 10. A note on the board directed students to sort … Continue reading “Students, teachers find common language”

Kindergarten teachers turn tears to smiles

Though the skies outside were gloomy with rain, Herkimer Elementary offered a bright and welcoming haven for students and parents arriving on the first day of school. Families hurried under umbrellas toward the brightly lit lobby, where staff waited to greet students when the doors opened. Warm smiles and calls of “Good morning!” rang out … Continue reading “Kindergarten teachers turn tears to smiles”

Staff prepare for start of school

As families are enjoying Labor Day weekend, Herkimer Central School District faculty and staff are getting ready for the start of another school year. New Staff Both Herkimer Elementary School and Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School will welcome new staff members this fall. Please join us in welcoming these new faces to the district: Herkimer Elementary … Continue reading “Staff prepare for start of school”