All schools in New York state are conducting remote learning through the end of the 2019-20 school year.

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Sign up now for fall athletics

As the 2019-20 school year comes to a close, students are invited to sign up for the fall sports season 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 …

Middle school students named to honor roll

The following middle school students were named to the third-quarter honor roll for 2019-20: Eighth grade High honor: Christian Allen, Zoey Caldwell, John Campagna, Nathan Cannon, Kyle Carney, Alex Collins, Jayden Crandall, Danielle Gilbert, Juleighanna Herringshaw, Cassandra Larzelere, Peter Mosny, Julian Ruffule, Dirk Salamon, Victoria Stapf, Cameron Voce, Leslie Xiao and Don Zhao. Honor: Althea …

Last day of school to be June 18

With the shift to remote learning, the Herkimer Central School District’s academic calendar for the close of the 2019-20 school year has shifted as well. The Herkimer CSD academic calendar must meet a minimum of 180 days in session, including superintendent’s conference days, and comply with the district’s collective bargaining agreements. As a result, the …

Student, teacher honors take new forms remotely

While many school activities have been on pause during remote learning, Herkimer High School’s Student Council has found a way to keep at least a few traditions alive. In May, selected students and teachers received an email from Student Council president Joseph Carney, notifying them that they had been chosen as students and teachers of …

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HHS trumpeters honor the fallen with ‘Taps’

Learning isn’t the only thing that’s gone remote at Herkimer High School. Thanks to band director Terry Gordon, two HHS musicians have also found a way to honor the fallen for Memorial Day while maintaining social distancing. Gordon recorded students Zachary Williams and Kimberly Wood playing “Taps” for Memorial Day. “We always have the HS …

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School absentee ballots to be mailed for June 9 vote

The Herkimer Central School District is working to notify district residents about the upcoming school budget vote and Board of Education election, which will take place June 9 via absentee ballot. Like all school districts in New York state, Herkimer CSD is required to conduct its annual school budget vote via absentee ballot this year. …

BOE approves budget proposal

Proposed budget preserves programs within levy limit The Herkimer Central School Board of Education adopted a $25,175,000 budget proposal on May 11 that would sustain student programming without exceeding the tax cap, despite only minimal increases in state aid. District residents will vote on the budget proposal via absentee ballot in June. A public hearing …

HES student belongings available for pickup

With news that all schools will remain on remote learning for the balance of the school year, Herkimer Elementary has made arrangements for K-5 families to pick up students’ belongings that were left at school, and to return any items such as library books, reading books and other school items. Prekindergarten teachers will deliver all …

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Parking lot lighting to be inactive

Due to construction, the parking lot lighting at the elementary building near the tennis courts will not be operational beginning April 7. It is anticipated that this will continue through the summer as construction will be ongoing in that area of school property.

Budget vote, board election to be held June 9 by absentee ballot

In an executive order issued on Friday, May 1, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that this year’s school budget vote and board of education election will take place on June 9, exclusively by absentee ballot due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The executive order establishes a timeline of actions that schools must …

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