Schools closed for classes
All schools in New York state are closed to in-person instruction through the end of the 2019-20 school year.
During the school closure, our staff is still here to support you. Students, families and staff members visiting our school buildings during the closure are asked to follow these procedures:
- Limit the number of people entering the building to the smallest number possible
- Practice social distancing while inside the school building
- Anyone entering the building must wear a mask or face covering
We recommend that you call the school before visiting, if possible, to ensure that we will be ready to assist you at the time of your visit. Our buildings are staffed from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays. If you are not already receiving email messages from the district, please contact us so that we can add your email address to our distribution list.
Students and their families can pick up bagged meals from 11 to 11:30 a.m. weekdays during the school closure. Families receive two breakfasts and two lunches on Thursday (for Thursday and Friday). On Fridays, families will receive two breakfasts and two lunches (for Saturday and Sunday).
Meals can be picked up from the East Herkimer Fire Department and the front entrance of Herkimer High School. In addition, buses will distribute food at the following locations:
- Eastern Gardens
- Creekside Courts
- Herkimer Public Library on Main Street
- VFW on Mohawk Street.
There is no charge to families for this service. Families are asked to
Any family who is need of a meal, but cannot access one of these sites, is asked to contact the main office at (315) 866-2230.
Child care placement is available to personnel who provide essential services, supplies, or support during this time. If you believe that you may qualify, please call the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison Child Care Resource Center at 315-223-7850 extension 222 or email email@example.com.