Jenna Vincent honored as Teen All-Star

Photo courtesy of the Observer-Dispatch Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School senior Jenna Vincent was recently chosen as one of the Observer-Dispatch’s Teen All-Stars for 2018. Vincent was one of 25 students chosen from more than 100 who applied for the award. She and her fellow All-Stars were honored at a breakfast on Tuesday, May 22, in …

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Herkimer admins, student honored at awards event

Herkimer Central School District was honored at the annual awards dinner of the Oneida-Madison-Herkimer Counties School Boards Institute in May. The organization recognizes students, board members and officials for outstanding achievement and service. Alexis Sassone-Everson was among 39 students nominated for a Student Achievement award. According to the organization, the nominees were selected from about …

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Voters approve budget proposal, elect two to school board

Herkimer Central School District voters approved the proposed 2018-19 school budget on May 15, and elected two candidates to the Board of Education. The $25,190,000 budget proposal passed, 222-116. Brian Crandall (252 votes) and Michele Gilbert (250 votes) were re-elected to the Board of Education. Voters also approved the proposed 2018-19 budget for the Frank …

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New health screening requirements to take effect in fall

Families will soon need to comply with new grade-level requirements for health exams and screenings. All new students enrolling in the district for the first time — along with children entering pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 in the fall — will be required to have a health exam. Other …

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