District staff to receive safety training

Students will be dismissed early on Friday, Sept. 22, for an emergency drill and professional development. Elementary students will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m., with pre-kindergarten dismissed at 10:30 a.m. Students will have the option of choosing a bag lunch to take home in lieu of the usual cafeteria meal. Students at the Jr./Sr. High … Continue reading “District staff to receive safety training”

Prevention specialist to join 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, will begin working at the high school in September to help steer Herkimer students away from alcohol and substance abuse. According to Director of Prevention … Continue reading “Prevention specialist to join high school team”

Breakfast free to students during September

Breakfast is free for all Herkimer Central School District students during September. A complete breakfast, including fruit and milk, will be available at no cost to all students during the first month of school. Research has shown that children who eat school breakfast are likely to have fewer absence and instances of tardiness. Breakfast can … Continue reading “Breakfast free to students during September”

District to welcome school resource officer

The Herkimer Central School District Board of Education recently welcomed School Resource Officer Shauna Jones to the district. Herkimer Police Chief Michael Jory introduced Jones at the board’s Aug. 17 meeting. The village and school board both approved the one-year agreement, which shares the cost of Jones’ salary equally between the village and district. “We … Continue reading “District to welcome school resource officer”

High school course guide now online

Students and parents looking to plan ahead can now view detailed descriptions for all high school courses using Herkimer High School’s online course guide. The guide contains information provided by the high school Guidance Office to aid students in planning course selection throughout high school. For more information about course selections or descriptions, contact the … Continue reading “High school course guide now online”

SchoolTool Parent Portal available on mobile app

The SchoolTool Parent Portal at Herkimer Central School can now be accessed via a mobile app. The SchoolTool app can be downloaded free of charge from the iTunes Store or Google Play. The mobile app provides another way of accessing the SchoolTool platform, which provides information about student grades and attendance. The information available in … Continue reading “SchoolTool Parent Portal available on mobile app”