HHS students’ art selected for show

Herkimer High School students Lyndsey Bass and Felicity Boncella had their artwork selected for the 2018 Scholastic Art Competition in Syracuse. Their artwork is on display throughout the Whitney Applied Technology Center at Onondaga Community College from Jan. 12 through March 3. Lyndsey and Felicity’s works were selected from more than 5,700 entries for special … Continue reading “HHS students’ art selected for show”

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”

“Sweethearts & Heroes” empowers students against bullying

Guest speakers Tom Murphy and Rick Yarosh of the organization Sweethearts & Heroes delivered a passionate message to students at Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School on the first school day of 2018 — that each of us has the power to make a difference in the lives of others. Teachers wearing green “HHS Heroes” T-shirts ushered … Continue reading ““Sweethearts & Heroes” empowers students against bullying”

#HerkHeroes highlights power of empathy

What’s your super power? That was the question Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School teachers and administrators answered during a recent meeting. The activity was part of an initiative that’s being branded as “Herk Heroes,” and its message is a simple one: Each of us as “super powers” — kindness, creativity, wisdom — that we can use … Continue reading “#HerkHeroes highlights power of empathy”

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”