Jenna Vincent honored as Teen All-Star

Photo courtesy of the Observer-Dispatch Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School senior Jenna Vincent was recently chosen as one of the Observer-Dispatch’s Teen All-Stars for 2018. Vincent was one of 25 students chosen from more than 100 who applied for the award. She and her fellow All-Stars were honored at a breakfast on Tuesday, May 22, in … Continue reading “Jenna Vincent honored as Teen All-Star”

Herkimer admins, student honored at awards event

Herkimer Central School District was honored at the annual awards dinner of the Oneida-Madison-Herkimer Counties School Boards Institute in May. The organization recognizes students, board members and officials for outstanding achievement and service. Alexis Sassone-Everson was among 39 students nominated for a Student Achievement award. According to the organization, the nominees were selected from about … Continue reading “Herkimer admins, student honored at awards event”

Voters approve budget proposal, elect two to school board

Herkimer Central School District voters approved the proposed 2018-19 school budget on May 15, and elected two candidates to the Board of Education. The $25,190,000 budget proposal passed, 222-116. Brian Crandall (252 votes) and Michele Gilbert (250 votes) were re-elected to the Board of Education. Voters also approved the proposed 2018-19 budget for the Frank … Continue reading “Voters approve budget proposal, elect two to school board”

New health screening requirements to take effect in fall

Families will soon need to comply with new grade-level requirements for health exams and screenings. All new students enrolling in the district for the first time — along with children entering pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 in the fall — will be required to have a health exam. Other … Continue reading “New health screening requirements to take effect in fall”

Bake Club students compete in Jr. Iron Chef contest

Herkimer Jr. High School students recently tested their skills in the Junior Iron Chef competition at SUNY Cobleskill. Gianni Luce, Jessi Pfaff, Madison Gargas and Caiti Vriesen represented Herkimer’s FCCLA Club (also known as the Bake Club) in the Middle School session of the annual competition. Before the competition, the team was tasked with developing … Continue reading “Bake Club students compete in Jr. Iron Chef contest”

May newsletter posted

The May newsletter is now available online for parents of Herkimer Elementary students. Highlights from this month’s newsletter include: Fifth- and sixth-grade honor rolls Pop Warner football and cheer sign-ups Details about the upcoming school budget vote and board elections Information about upcoming state testing Important dates for the coming month Read the full newsletter … Continue reading “May newsletter posted”

Third-quarter honor roll announced

The following Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students were named to the honor roll for the third quarter: Skip to: 11th grade | 10th grade | Ninth grade | Eighth grade | Seventh grade 12th grade 7 honors: Mackenzie Ademek, Felicity Boncella, Joseph Perkins, Zachary Polus and Jenna Vincent. 6 honors: Brett Bala, Nicole Gallagher, Rebekah … Continue reading “Third-quarter honor roll announced”

National expert shares cybersafety tips

A national expert on child safety recently offered tips for Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students and their families for staying safe online. Wendy Fical, program director for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, spoke to eighth-graders and their parents about using social media and the Internet safely and responsibly. Fical offered the following … Continue reading “National expert shares cybersafety tips”

District welcomes SRO Wright

Herkimer Central School District is pleased to welcome Officer Matt Wright of the Herkimer Police Department to serve in our schools as a School Resource Officer (SRO). SRO Wright has been with the Herkimer PD for 12 years and will be working with students at Herkimer Elementary School. He joins SRO Shauna Jones, who has … Continue reading “District welcomes SRO Wright”