Third-quarter honor roll announced

The following Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students were named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year: 12th grade 8 honors: Brandan Parks and Victoria Rodriguez. 7 honors: Elise Davis, Trey Guyer, Angelica Huhko, Giovanni Servello and Austin Wolfran. 6 honors: Nicholas Ferri, Kyler Ford, Emily LaQuee, Morgan Rivers and Kevin Smith. 5 … Continue reading “Third-quarter honor roll announced”

Pennies for Patients drive underway

Students at Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School are collecting “Pennies for Patients” during April to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Accordingn to its website, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest nonprofit health organization dedicated to finding cures for blood cancers. “Our Pennies for Patients program helps raise money to fund research for … Continue reading “Pennies for Patients drive underway”

Students sought as theater Youth Ambassadors

Herkimer High School students can apply to become a Bernadette A. Eichler Youth Ambassador at Broadway Utica to help share their love of the theater. According to the Broadway Utica website, two students will be chosen from each high school in the region to attend Broadway Utica performances and share their thoughts about each show. … Continue reading “Students sought as theater Youth Ambassadors”

Eighth-graders engage with art at Wellin Museum

Lessons in chemistry, physics and computer science might not be what you’d expect to find at an art gallery. But Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School eighth-graders found this, and more, during a recent field trip to the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College. In addition to viewing paintings, murals and drawings by … Continue reading “Eighth-graders engage with art at Wellin Museum”

Senator stresses value of arts during visit

State Sen. James Seward, R-Milford, spoke to students and teachers about the value of arts education during a visit to Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School on Monday, March 27. “March is Youth Art Month, and I wanted to come here to Herkimer, because your art teachers do a great job,” the senator said. View photos from … Continue reading “Senator stresses value of arts during visit”

Girls varsity softball team marks World Down Syndrome Day

The Herkimer varsity girls softball team posed for pictures with 2-year-old Killian, grandson of coach Dan Stalteri, on Tuesday as part of an effort to mark World Down Syndrome Day, March 21. Read more: “Herkimer varsity softball team raises awareness for World Down Syndrome Day,” Times Telegram. According to the Times Telegram, the team wore … Continue reading “Girls varsity softball team marks World Down Syndrome Day”

Parents’ Night, SAT upcoming for juniors

Seniors reminded to follow up with colleges As Herkimer students look ahead to post-graduation plans, the guidance office is there to help. Counselors are meeting with juniors during March to select senior courses, and discuss post-high school plans. Each student will receive a folder with information to help with the process, and a letter will … Continue reading “Parents’ Night, SAT upcoming for juniors”

Student grades available via Parent Portal

Junior/Senior High School students, and their parents, can check on student grades any time by logging in to the district’s Student/Parent Portal. The portal, powered by SchoolTool, gives students and their parents or guardians access to grades, attendance, assessments and teacher contact information. Parents or students who have questions about the Portal can visit our Student/Parent … Continue reading “Student grades available via Parent Portal”

High school honors heart attack survivor with fundraiser

This weekend, Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School nurse Mary Ellen Clark will join nearly 10,000 people at America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk at Utica College, marking the 20th year of central New York’s premier fundraiser for the American Heart Association. Clark’s race bib for the three-mile walk will display the image of a heart with … Continue reading “High school honors heart attack survivor with fundraiser”