Yankee Candle fundraiser a success

Thanks to the community’s support, the Herkimer PTA raised more than $19,000 from its Yankee Candle sale fundraiser! The top two sellers were Aaliyah Johnson and Raiden McCumber. Winners of $10 gift cards were Alyssa Schumacher, Trinity Robellard, Caden Gayhart, Emma Pope, Camryn Spisak, Adam Kast, Gwendalyn McCutcheon, Emily Baylor, Aubree Jones and Devonte Washington. …

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“Be. Fair” certificates awarded

Herkimer Elementary students were recognized at the end of October for demonstrating how to be fair. Each month, the school highlights a different character trait, such as fairness, gratitude or responsibility. Throughout the month, students hear messages about how to “Be” fair, thankful or responsible. October’s theme was “Be. Fair,” and at the end of …

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Students pledge to stay drug-free

Herkimer Elementary students are pledging to stay drug-free during Red Ribbon Week, which runs Oct. 23-31. The theme for this year’s nationwide effort to encourage students to stay drug-free is “Send a Message. Stay Drug Free.” In keeping with the theme, Herkimer students have been hearing messages on the morning announcements during Red Ribbon Week, …

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Magician’s News puts students in the spotlight

Looking for the latest news about Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School? The Magician’s News is here to help. Embedded YouTube video of Herkimer CSD news program Magician’s News Kelli Shepardson’s seventh-grade students have recorded their first episode of a video news program featuring interviews with teachers and more. Miss Shepardson said her students approached her with …

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Student’s donation marks Fire Prevention Week

One student’s donation started an effort that turned into several hundred new smoke detectors for homes of elementary students in Herkimer. Herkimer Central School District third-grader Brett Saunders, 8, rode a firetruck to the elementary school on Wednesday, Oct. 9, and helped Herkimer firefighters deliver 600 smoke detectors, leading up to fire prevention assemblies that …

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Student support program takes shape at HES

If a student’s behavior in the classroom gets to be out of control, he or she might need to leave. But at Herkimer Elementary, those students might not be going to the principal’s office — they may be headed to the SEL room just down the hall. What is SEL? SEL, or social and emotional …

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Meet Terry Gordon

Terry Gordon teaches instrumental music at Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School.

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Be. Fair

Each month, students at Herkimer Elementary School focus on learning how to “Be.” a different character trait. The focus for October is Fair. Fair means agreeing with what is thought to be right or acceptable. Parents are encouraged to talk with children about how to exemplify fairness at home, at school, and in the community. …

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