Student art show marks Youth Art Month

Herkimer student artwork is on display in the Bassett Network Healthcare Lobby through April 2 as part of the 10th annual Herkimer County Youth Art Month Show, with an opening reception scheduled for March 20. Works by Herkimer students are among the more than 150 pieces of student artwork from kindergarten to grade 12 selected … Continue reading “Student art show marks Youth Art Month”

Board approves 2018-19 school calendar

The Herkimer Central School Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2018-19 school year at a recent meeting. The schedule is subject to change. Click here to download a printable version of the calendar. Sept. 5: Classes Begin Oct. 8: Columbus Day (no school) Oct. 19: Superintendent’s Conference Day (no school) Nov. 8: Shortened … Continue reading “Board approves 2018-19 school calendar”

Kindergarten, pre-K registration set

Herkimer Elementary is getting ready to welcome the Classes of 2031 and 2032! Kindergarten registration is scheduled for Tuesday, March 13, and pre-kindergarten registration will take place March 20. For more information about Herkimer’s kindergarten and pre-k programs, call the elementary school at (315) 866-8562. Kindergarten Registration 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 To be eligible … Continue reading “Kindergarten, pre-K registration set”

Area artist brings inspiration to life

Herkimer Elementary students were treated to an inspiring presentation on Monday as speed painter Tom Varano brought his “Emotion Into Art” program to the school. Video: Emotion Into Art When Varano’s presentation began, three large blank pieces of black paper hung behind him. In no time at all, Varano had filled each canvas with vivid, … Continue reading “Area artist brings inspiration to life”

District strengthens security procedures

With the recent tragic events in Parkland, Florida, Herkimer Central School District officials have been in contact with local law enforcement to review and strengthen security procedures. The district partnered with the Herkimer Police Department to place a full-time School Resource Officer (SRO) in the district beginning in August. SRO Shauna Jones works with administrators, … Continue reading “District strengthens security procedures”