High school robotics team advances in competition

On Sunday, November 15, Central Valley Academy hosted a qualifying tournament for FIRST Lego League (FLL). FLL is an international organization focused on getting kids involved in science and technology. Seventeen teams between the ages 9 and 14 competed in an all day event with a chance to move on to the next round at … Continue reading “High school robotics team advances in competition”

Third grade students explore the world

Recently, as part of the 3rd grade social studies curriculum, the students from Mrs. Steere’s classroom created paper mache globes representing our world’s continents and oceans. Over the course of 2 days of “work sessions”, students created, assembled, and labeled their globes taking special care to place each continent in relation to the equator. This … Continue reading “Third grade students explore the world”

Herkimer HS students awarded choral society scholarship

By Times Telegram For the sixth consecutive year, the Mohawk Valley Choral Society has granted Student Enrichment in Vocal Music awards to several senior high school students from Herkimer County. These scholarships allow the students to join the choral society at no cost and to receive weekly vocal lessons from a professional vocal teacher. This … Continue reading “Herkimer HS students awarded choral society scholarship”

Students paint mural at VFW

By Stephanie Sorrell-White stephanie@timestelegram.com Michael S. Pliseck Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4915 will soon have a new look thanks to the help of some Herkimer High School art students. Students in Heather McCutcheon’s Advanced Placement art class gathered at the VFW, at 129 Mohawk St. in Herkimer, on Tuesday to start work on … Continue reading “Students paint mural at VFW”

Senator Seward announces grant for HCSD

State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today announced a $50,000 grant to assist the Herkimer Central School District with budgetary needs. “Our schools are faced with growing financial demands while, at the same time, student needs are also on the rise,” said Senator Seward. “I am pleased to partner with the Herkimer Central School District … Continue reading “Senator Seward announces grant for HCSD”