Elementary students spread cheer to furry friends

For students at Herkimer Elementary School, holiday giving wasn’t just for friends and family. Instead of a student gift exchange, or gifts for their teacher, Sylvia Lowell’s fifth-grade students opted to bring in and collect donations for the Herkimer Humane Society. Herkimer Elementary staff focused on random acts of kindness during December. Mrs. Lowell’s students wanted … Continue reading “Elementary students spread cheer to furry friends”

Take precautions during cold weather

Herkimer CSD encourages parents to make certain their children take appropriate precautions when severe cold settles in to this area. All students, young and old, should dress for the weather — long pants, winter coats, hats, scarves, mittens, etc. Students should limit their time outdoors waiting at a bus stop or walking to school. The … Continue reading “Take precautions during cold weather”

‘Shop With A Cop’ helps make holidays bright

Christmas came early for 13 Herkimer Elementary students on Tuesday, when officers from the Herkimer Police Department took them on a holiday shopping trip. This year is the first time the police department has organized a “Shop With A Cop” event, which partners police officers, local business and families in need to help during the … Continue reading “‘Shop With A Cop’ helps make holidays bright”

District reminds of snow day procedures

As the weather turns colder, district officials are reminding families of procedures for snow days and delays. On inclement weather days, the process to make a decision on closing begins at about 4:30 a.m. School officials watch weather reports, check the radar, and make contact with town and village officials to get information about road … Continue reading “District reminds of snow day procedures”