Cyber safety presentation set for Monday

A representative of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children will offer cybersafety tips for eighth-grade students and their parents during a presentation at Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School on Monday. A presentation by Wendy Fical will begin at 2 p.m. in the high school auditorium (doors will open at 1:50 p.m.) While the presentation … Continue reading “Cyber safety presentation set for Monday”

Student art show marks Youth Art Month

Herkimer student artwork is on display in the Bassett Network Healthcare Lobby through April 2 as part of the 10th annual Herkimer County Youth Art Month Show, with an opening reception scheduled for March 20. Works by Herkimer students are among the more than 150 pieces of student artwork from kindergarten to grade 12 selected … Continue reading “Student art show marks Youth Art Month”

Board approves 2018-19 school calendar

The Herkimer Central School Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2018-19 school year at a recent meeting. The schedule is subject to change. Click here to download a printable version of the calendar. Sept. 5: Classes Begin Oct. 8: Columbus Day (no school) Oct. 19: Superintendent’s Conference Day (no school) Nov. 8: Shortened … Continue reading “Board approves 2018-19 school calendar”

Petitions available for board candidates

Two seats on the Herkimer Central School Board of Education will be on the ballot in May. Interested candidates can pick up nominating petitions from the district office. Eligibility To be eligible to run for a seat on the Herkimer Board of Education, a candidate must be: a citizen of the United States at least … Continue reading “Petitions available for board candidates”

Kindergarten, pre-K registration set

Herkimer Elementary is getting ready to welcome the Classes of 2031 and 2032! Kindergarten registration is scheduled for Tuesday, March 13, and pre-kindergarten registration will take place March 20. For more information about Herkimer’s kindergarten and pre-k programs, call the elementary school at (315) 866-8562. Kindergarten Registration 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 To be eligible … Continue reading “Kindergarten, pre-K registration set”

Area artist brings inspiration to life

Herkimer Elementary students were treated to an inspiring presentation on Monday as speed painter Tom Varano brought his “Emotion Into Art” program to the school. Video: Emotion Into Art When Varano’s presentation began, three large blank pieces of black paper hung behind him. In no time at all, Varano had filled each canvas with vivid, … Continue reading “Area artist brings inspiration to life”