Food and Nutrition students using hydroponic tower gardens to grow greens; plan to donate to local “Community Fridge” this year

If you take a walk around Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School this year, you’ll eventually see two futuristic-looking white hydroponic tower gardens with different types of greens growing from them. The 22 students (ranging from grades 9-12) in the food and nutrition class are using the gardens to learn where different crops and food items are …

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Tickets not required for boys varsity soccer game on Wednesday; digital tickets required for fall semifinals, finals and regional events

Fans will not need a ticket for the boys varsity soccer game at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in Herkimer. Tickets are not required for preliminary round Sectional events, but digital tickets are required this fall for Sectional semifinals, finals and regional events. Digital tickets for semifinals, finals and regional events will be available on the …

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Herkimer now accepting rapid antigen test results for COVID-19

The Herkimer Central School District is now accepting the results of rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 that are available at Primary Urgent Care in Herkimer, the Medicine Shoppe in Ilion (by appointment only), and other local pharmacies/clinics. The district is also still accepting the results of same and next-day PCR tests that are available at …

Law enforcement finds student threats to be unfounded

Local law enforcement has determined that two non-specific threats made by students at Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School are not credible. After the threats were made, a teacher immediately followed district protocol and alerted the school resource officers and the Herkimer Police Department. An investigation by law enforcement determined there was no credible threat to Herkimer …

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Food and nutrition students take field trip to orchard

The 17 students in the food and nutrition class co-taught by Mrs. Baker and Ms. Neff at Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School recently took a field trip to Sand Flats Orchard to learn about production strategies and how to properly pick crops. The goal of the class is to connect students to how and where their …

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School contact tracing/quarantine flowcharts and example seating charts

Herkimer County Public Health has released guidance for schools that includes contact tracing/quarantine flowcharts for how they should respond to cases where students and staff have exposed to COVID-19. The guidance also includes seating chart examples for classrooms and busses. The flowcharts give examples of how schools should respond to positive cases in the classroom …

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