Free movie to be shown Jan. 25

Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School will host a smoke-free movie night for middle school students after school on Friday, Jan. 25, featuring the 2018 adventure movie “Alpha.” This free movie is open to students in grades 6-8. Snacks and drinks will be offered at no cost, sponsored by Herkimer Students Against Destructive Decisions. Bus transportation will …

VP-Tech applications due in March

Herkimer eighth-graders are eligible to apply to the VP-Tech program, which offers high school students a pathway to earn college credits while in high school. Applications are due in March for eighth-graders who want to enroll in the Valley Pathways in Technology (VP-Tech) program at Herkimer BOCES, which begins in students’ ninth-grade year. VP-Tech students …

Counseling services available following fire

The Herkimer Central School District community has been deeply saddened by the recent fatal fire that affected one of our families. Counseling services were made available to all Herkimer Elementary students on Friday as they coped with this news, and will continue to be available when school resumes on Monday. Please join us in extending …

Meet Kayla Critser

Kayla Critser graduated from Herkimer High School in 2007.

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Drivers reminded to obey school traffic controls

Parents and family members visiting Herkimer Elementary School are reminded to obey posted signs when entering and exiting school property on the Pine Grove Road side of the building. Drivers will note that entry into the C wing parking lot and rear bus loop is accessible only by taking a left turn off Pine Grove, …

‘Sunshine Superheroes’ recognized monthly

Superheroes are walking the halls of Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School. Each month, the school’s faculty Sunshine Club recognizes one or more “Sunshine Superheroes” — teachers who exemplify traits such as kindness, caring, giving, and going above and beyond. “We wanted to recognize all the great things that people are doing that might not otherwise get …

Changes to Enhanced STAR program

Because of changes New York state recently made to the Enhanced STAR tax exemption, all residents ages 65 and older enrolled in Enhanced STAR now need to also be enrolled in the state’s Income Verification Program (IVP) to continue receiving their Enhanced STAR benefit. For Herkimer Central School District residents, the deadline to enroll in …

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January newsletter available online

Herkimer Elementary’s January newsletter is available online for parents to review. New this year, newsletter information is also provided in a mobile-friendly format for easier reading on your smartphone or mobile device. In this month’s newsletter, find a permission form and details for the upcoming Family Physical Fitness Night and the results of some recent fundraisers …

HES to offer Jan. 23 family swim night

Parents and guardians of Herkimer Elementary students are invited to join their children for a Family Physical Fitness Swim Night on Jan. 23. Permission slips are being sent home with students to sign up for this event, which is sponsored by the Herkimer PTA. Students in prekindergarten through fifth grade, accompanied by a parent or …

‘Guys and Dolls’ to be spring musical

Auditions will be held Jan. 8 and 9 for the Footlighters’ spring musical, a production of “Guys and Dolls.” Students in grades 8-12 who are interested in participating can come to auditions, which will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, and from 3 to 5:30 and 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, …

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