HHS athletes take home sectionals wins

Herkimer High School athletes took top honors at the Sectional C1 Track and Field  meet recently in Sauquoit, and will compete in the Open Qualifier at CNS on Thursday, May 30. Zach Williams, Wyatt Renshaw, Jesse Richard and Gavin Miller won the 4 x 100-meter relay.  Melia Couchman won the pole vault, and Gavin Miller …

College Now courses to be tuition-free

Herkimer High School students will have the opportunity to earn college credits at no extra charge during the 2019-20 school year. Herkimer County Community College’s “College Now” program, which allows high school students to earn college credits, will be tuition-free starting in the fall of 2019. The program previously charged $65 per credit hour, but …

Poland pen pals visit second-graders

Mrs. McCumber’s second-grade class was twice its size on Thursday as Herkimer Elementary hosted a group of visiting students from Poland Elementary. Mrs. Judd’s class from Poland came to Herkimer to visit their pen pals. Students from the two school have been exchanging letters throughout the school year — a tradition that stretches back for …

Voters approve 2019-20 budget

Herkimer Central School District voters approved the proposed 2019-20 school budget on May 21, and elected three candidates to the Board of Education. The $24,210,000 budget proposal passed, 238-50. Robert Mihevc (221 votes), Brandee Herringshaw (211 votes) and Richard Lewis Jr. (208 votes) were elected to the Board of Education. Voters also approved the proposed …

HHS seniors recognized for internships

Five Herkimer High School students were recognized in May for completing the Advanced Career Immersion Experience through Herkimer BOCES. HHS seniors Ally Kirkpatrick, Angelica Zhushma, Johanna Humble, Maria Humble and Julia Yudchits were selected for the opportunity to explore career options under the mentorship of local professionals. HHS guidance counselor Bridgett Manley accompanied four of …

Conference to highlight community partners

A partnership between the school district and a local service agency will be highlighted at an upcoming regional conference. Herkimer High School principal Mary Tomaso will join Melissa Snyder of the Herkimer County Prevention Council on a panel discussion at the CNY Prevention Conference in Syracuse on May 10. The pair will join other agency …

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Fall athletics sign-ups open

Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students who plan to play sports in Fall 2019 can begin the registration process by filling out the Herkimer CSD Sports Sign Up form. A new form must be completed for each season that a student wants to participate in a sport, so even students who have completed this form in …

HES students named to honor roll

The following Herkimer Elementary students were named to the honor roll for the third marking period: Mrs. Denton’s Class High honor roll: Avery Allen, RaVonn Burks, Braden Flint, Trinity Heaton, Michael Serrano, Lea Smith and Meghan Whaley Honor roll: Russel Stapf, Hanna Uebele and Collin Weisser Mrs. Macri’s Class High honor roll: Shane Maxon, Roselyn …