Bake Club students compete in Jr. Iron Chef contest

Herkimer Jr. High School students recently tested their skills in the Junior Iron Chef competition at SUNY Cobleskill. Gianni Luce, Jessi Pfaff, Madison Gargas and Caiti Vriesen represented Herkimer’s FCCLA Club (also known as the Bake Club) in the Middle School session of the annual competition. Before the competition, the team was tasked with developing …

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National expert shares cybersafety tips

A national expert on child safety recently offered tips for Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students and their families for staying safe online. Wendy Fical, program director for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, spoke to eighth-graders and their parents about using social media and the Internet safely and responsibly. Fical offered the following …

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District welcomes SRO Wright

Herkimer Central School District is pleased to welcome Officer Matt Wright of the Herkimer Police Department to serve in our schools as a School Resource Officer (SRO). SRO Wright has been with the Herkimer PD for 12 years and will be working with students at Herkimer Elementary School. He joins SRO Shauna Jones, who has …

Assembly gives students mindful reminders

Herkimer Elementary students gathered for a few moments of mindfulness during a recent assembly. Led by Mrs. Olds, the students heard an acrostic poem of mindful reminders created by Mr. Schoff’s class, and watched a skit written and produced by Mrs. Olds’ students that showed how mindfulness can help students pay attention during class. The …

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