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

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”

Fourth-quarter honor roll announced

The following students were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 school year: 12th grade 7 honors: Shayna Crandall, Elise Davis, Trey Guyer, Angelica Huhko, Brandan Parks, Victoria Rodriguez and Austin Wolfran. 6 honors: Brian Eisenbrey, Nicholas Ferri, Kyler Ford, Morgan Rivers and Giovanni Servello. 5 honors: Emily LaQuee, Alyssa … Continue reading “Fourth-quarter honor roll announced”

Herkimer student, grad intern with police department

HHS graduate Justin Phillips and student Kyle Bixler are the two newest interns at the Herkimer Police Department.   Phillips, a student at Utica College, and Bixler, a rising junior, are spending the summer working with Herkimer Police officers to gain hands-on experience in law enforcement. According to the police department, both interns will be … Continue reading “Herkimer student, grad intern with police department”

Retiring employee receives honorary diploma

To mark secretary Franca Wandell’s 43-year career at Herkimer High School, High School Principal Mary Tomaso named her an “honorary member of the Class of 2017” and awarded her a symbolic diploma. Mrs. Wandell arrived in the United States at the age of 8, moving to the Mohawk Valley where she later became a member of Herkimer’s … Continue reading “Retiring employee receives honorary diploma”

Herkimer Class of 2017 embarks on next adventures

The day was glorious – blue sky, light breezes and smiling faces everywhere – as 80 Herkimer students tossed their caps in the air and jubilantly celebrated their successful completion of high school. Their graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 24, took place in Myers Park in downtown Herkimer, with family and friends, teachers and school … Continue reading “Herkimer Class of 2017 embarks on next adventures”

Second phase of building project to conclude in summer

Work will continue during the spring and summer on Herkimer Central School District’s $10.4 million capital project. Phase II of the project, which includes refinishing the gymnasium floor, new sod on the baseball field and work on the surface of the tennis courts, is scheduled to conclude over the summer. Public access to the tennis … Continue reading “Second phase of building project to conclude in summer”

Graduation award winners announced

The following Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students are recognized in this year’s graduation awards: AAA Driver Education Award: Benjamin Migliore Based on demonstrated driving skills, knowledge of the rules of the road, and a mature attitude and approach to driving. (Junior) Adirondack Bank: “Community Spirit” Award: Joshua Wilcox This award is a recognition of attitude … Continue reading “Graduation award winners announced”

Pilot program preps high school students for college math

Rocco Cornacchia and Julie DelMedico of Herkimer College met with Herkimer juniors earlier this month as part of a pilot program that aims to ensure graduating seniors are ready for college-level study in mathematics. “We came here to torture you with some math problems,” Cornacchia joked as he began writing equations on an interactive whiteboard … Continue reading “Pilot program preps high school students for college math”