Donations sought to help area cancer patients

Area residents can help out local cancer patients this month by dropping off donations of warm socks, blankets, books and other items at Herkimer Elementary School. The school is joining in a community-wide effort to help those receiving treatment for cancer by participating in the Chemo/Radiation Comfort Bag Drive during January. The drive will continue elsewhere … Continue reading “Donations sought to help area cancer patients”

Giving goes both ways at Herkimer Elementary

Donations from the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area are keeping kids at Herkimer Elementary School a little warmer this year. Read more: Frankfort, Herkimer among United Way Spread the Warmth recipients The school is the grateful recipient of brand-new winter coats, hats and gloves in various sizes. School Social Worker Kathy … Continue reading “Giving goes both ways at Herkimer Elementary”

Building upgrades continue throughout district

Work is continuing through the fall on Herkimer Central School District’s $10.4 million capital project, but students have already been enjoying many of the upgrades already in place. Media centers in both school buildings have been completely renovated with an eye toward collaborative, project-based learning. A redesigned entryway and main office space at the high … Continue reading “Building upgrades continue throughout district”

‘Finger Food Feast’ a treat for second-graders

Pilgrims in polka dots and Native Americans in Nikes sat down to a “Finger Food Feast” on Tuesday morning in the Herkimer Elementary School cafeteria. All five second-grade classes gathered in the cafeteria to nibble on crisp veggies, juicy grapes, mini muffins, doughnut holes and other snacks, all bedecked in paper hats and headdresses to … Continue reading “‘Finger Food Feast’ a treat for second-graders”