Class of 2022 page now available

The Class of 2022 page featuring news and information about the senior class is now available. Check out the page in the coming weeks/months for senior trip, prom, graduation information and more. To visit the page, click here.

Students raising money to benefit the Ukraine

The four students in Laura Scalise’s civics class at Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School have taken a class service project and turned it into a way to benefit both the local and global community. The students recently began selling $2 bracelets adorned with inspirational messages about the Ukraine. The class is working with the Herkimer Hunger …

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Herkimer to present the musical “Matilda” on March 31 and April 1-2

Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School will present the musical “Matilda” at 7:30 p.m. on March 31, and April 1-2, in the auditorium. Directed by Jillian LaLonde, the musical features more than 40 students, original songs by Tim Minchin, and high energy dance numbers. Matilda musical is based on a children’s novel from 1988 and centers on …

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Herkimer superintendent search continues

Herkimer Central School District Board of Education members are planning a variety of ways to receive community input as they move forward with a search for the next superintendent of schools. The application deadline for candidates closed on Monday, March 14. Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES District Superintendent Sandra Sherwood, who is serving as the superintendent search consultant …

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State Senator Oberacker visits Herkimer

New York State Senator Peter Oberacker visited Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School on Wednesday, March 16, to visit classrooms, speak to students, and present a Senate resolution to art teacher Heather McCutcheon proclaiming March as Youth Art Month in the state of New York. Oberacker was treated to a performance by the jazz band and visited …

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Juniors and seniors participate in workshop that focuses on their strengths  

In February, juniors and seniors participated in a series of Excellence in Education workshops presented by Daneli Partners. During the workshop, the presenters gave each student an assessment that helped them find their top five strengths (out of 34). Marketing director Katie Drake said the assessment is a great tool to give students a way …

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Students collaborate on hands-on engineering challenge to help Rapunzel from her tower

Students recently collaborated on an engineering challenge after reading the story of Rapunzel.  After they read the story, students were separated into groups and were given the challenge to building something to rescue Rapunzel from her castle using different materials. The class utilized craft sticks, tape and pipe cleaners to create a giant ladder.   …

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Students use “book bento” format for book reports

Sixth grade students in Ms. Bello’s and Mrs. Jory’s class recently completed book reports using a more visual format. Bello first taught a lesson on the structure of a “book bento,” which are visual representations of a book that reflect parts of the story or representations of a theme or concept. Students then checked out …

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Third grade students become “realtors” during project

How much is my home worth? That’s the question the 13 students in Ryan Judd’s third grade asked during a recent project where acted like realtors of the fictional company “Judd Real Estate.” But before they did, the students learned how to find the area of a regular and/or irregular shapes using square and standard …

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Herkimer students artwork part of Herkimer County Youth Art Month virtual show

The artworks of about 30 Herkimer students in grades 2-12 are part of a virtual show celebrating Herkimer County Youth Art Month. Art teachers Heather WheelerStapf, Leah Zorn, and Heather McCutcheon also participated in the show which includes works from eight schools in the county. To see the virtual show, click here. Each student artist …

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