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 …

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 …

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 …