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 …

Retiring elementary staff has combined century of service

Herkimer Elementary will be saying goodbye to four staff members who between them have close to 100 years of employment with the district. (Read about high school retiree Franca Wandell here.) Marianne Jones Herkimer CSD employee since 1984 Marianne Jones’ path to becoming a special education teacher began when she was in the seventh grade, …

June 15 meeting to look at grade reconfiguration

Herkimer Elementary School parents are invited to an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at the Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School Library Media Center to discuss options to address changing enrollments at the elementary and junior/senior high schools. As the population at the junior/senior high school decreases, and space constraints at the elementary school …

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Herkimer Elementary names police robot

The Herkimer Police Department recently visited Herkimer Elementary School to re-introduce students to its Special Response Team robot — or, as it is now known, Badger. Read more: “Herkimer Elementary students name police robot” Elementary students voted during the spring to pick a name for the robot, picking Badger over the other two suggestions of …