Second-quarter honor roll announced

The following Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students were named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2016-17 school year: 12th grade 8 honors: Angelica Huhko 7 honors: Elise Davis, Connor Dykeman, Ariana Janes, Brandan Parks, Victoria Rodriguez and Giovanni Servello. 6 honors: Nicholas Ferri, Kyler Ford, Codi Gay, Trey Guyer, Emily LaQuee, … Continue reading “Second-quarter honor roll announced”

Students create Lego Star Wars videos

Herkimer High School juniors got to play with Legos on Wednesday, Feb. 16, as part of a computer science exploration independent study. The group of four juniors meets once every four-day cycle with technology coordinator Ryan Orilio to explore computer technologies. On Wednesday, Orilio and his students used Lego figures to stage and film stop-motion … Continue reading “Students create Lego Star Wars videos”

Language Club says ‘hola’ to Herkimer Elementary

Herkimer High School Language Club students visited Herkimer Elementary School in February to show students that Spanish can be as easy as “uno, dos, tres.” Language Club students gave presentations to fourth-graders and led elementary students in a variety of educational activities and games. “Today was a wonderful success,” fourth-grade teacher Cheryl Jory said of … Continue reading “Language Club says ‘hola’ to Herkimer Elementary”

Guidance office reminds of scholarships

Many Herkimer seniors are awaiting college acceptance letters, but the high school guidance office reminds seniors that their work may not yet be done. Mid-year transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, and financial aid forms may still need to be sent to colleges. Students can visit www.fafsa.ed.gov to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. “This … Continue reading “Guidance office reminds of scholarships”

Sophomores invited to visit CTE program

A representative from BOCES Career and Technical Center will visit the sophomore classes in February to give an overview of offerings available to students during their junior year. Students will then have the opportunity to visit CTE in March before planning next year’s schedule. A permission slip will be sent home with students. “All students … Continue reading “Sophomores invited to visit CTE program”

Feb. 10 is deadline for March SAT

Herkimer juniors are gearing up for college as spring approaches, and the deadline for the March 11 SAT test is fast approaching. Juniors taking the SAT can register online at the College Board website.  Deadlines are as follows: March 11 test: deadline Feb. 10 May 6 test: deadline April 7 June 3 test: deadline May … Continue reading “Feb. 10 is deadline for March SAT”

Elise Davis honored as DAR Good Citizen

Herkimer High School senior Elise Davis has been selected as the school’s winner of the DAR Good Citizen award. Davis was one of three top students nominated by the faculty. The senior class then chose Davis for the honor. The Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Award recognizes students for leadership, dependability, service and … Continue reading “Elise Davis honored as DAR Good Citizen”

Art students get perspective on color, media

For Leah Zorn’s Studio in Art students, it’s all about color these days. Zorn said her students at Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School have been learning the finer points of color theory — how primary colors (yellow, magenta and cyan) can be mixed to create secondary colors (orange, green and violet) and intermediate colors (yellow-green, yellow-orange, … Continue reading “Art students get perspective on color, media”

‘Magician Mania’ includes news of $15k donation

News of a $15,000 donation to Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School capped off “Magician Mania,” a day-long event for Herkimer Jr./Sr. High Students aimed at bringing the school community closer together.   Rather than following their normal class schedule, the entire junior-senior high spent the day in team-building exercises, “meet and greet” sessions with club and … Continue reading “‘Magician Mania’ includes news of $15k donation”