Curriculum exchange program gives Herkimer students STEM experience

A curriculum exchange between Herkimer and Frankfort-Schuyler central school districts is going smoothly, according to officials from both districts. Six students from Herkimer High School visit Frankfort-Schuyler each day to participate in the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) pre-engineering program. In addition, F-S students have the opportunity to participate in Herkimer’s Advanced Placement Art program. … Continue reading “Curriculum exchange program gives Herkimer students STEM experience”

District to host Nov. 9 forum on solar project

The district will host a public forum at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the elementary school. Superintendent Robert J. Miller will welcome and introduce Craig Meister, project development manager for SolarCity. Meister will give a presentation on a proposal to install a solar array behind the school bus garage near the elementary school. According … Continue reading “District to host Nov. 9 forum on solar project”

Lead tests results received for elementary school

Recent legislation requires public schools in New York to test for lead in all water outlets that could be used for drinking or cooking. Results are now available from water testing conducted Sept. 30 at Herkimer Elementary School with the assistance of a state-supported laboratory. Of the 179 samples collected within the elementary school, 16 … Continue reading “Lead tests results received for elementary school”

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”