Oct. 17 event to help parents with college apps

Herkimer High School students and their parents are invited for a night of “Adulting and Appetizers” on Oct. 17. The event, which will run from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the high school, aims to guide students through the process of applying for college and financial aid. “It’s possible that students will be able to …

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 …

Sign up for winter sports

Students are invited to sign up for a winter sport online 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 form in the fall must do so again to …

Latin orchestra marks Hispanic Heritage Month

Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students got to see their music teacher take on a new role on Friday, as Mr. Gordon took the stage with local salsa band Alex Torres & his Latin Orchestra. Mr. Gordon has been teaching at Herkimer since 2017, but he’s been playing trumpet with the group for a lot longer …

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 …

HHS raises $1,700 in ‘Coins for Connor’

It’s rare these days to see Herkimer High School Principal Mary Tomaso in a Little Falls jersey, but when she donned one on Saturday afternoon, it was for a good reason. Over the past week, Herkimer High School collected enough spare change and paper money to donate $1,700 to support the “Never Walk Alone” fund …

HHS students mark 9/11 anniversary

Student musicians from Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School were part of the village’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The Jr./Sr. High School marked the 9/11 anniversary with a moment of silence. Eighth-grade students enrolled in Enrichment 8 Social Studies also worked on a project to mark the anniversary, …

Fourth-quarter honor roll announced

The following Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year: Skip to: 10th grade | Ninth grade | Eighth grade | Seventh grade | Sixth grade 11th grade 8 honors: Patrick Gurtowski, Nathaniel Polus, Abigail Stapf and Zachary Williams. 7 honors: Aaron Baldwin, …

High school students honored with awards

Herkimer High School students’ achievements were recognized on June 7 as seniors and other students received their annual graduation awards. The awards honor achievement by juniors and seniors at the close of each school year. Academic H Award: Lyndsey Bass, Kyle Bixler, Alana Ferri, Cassandra Gilbert, Karlie Helmer, Johanna Humble, Maria Humble, Ally Kirkpatrick, Patrick …

Changes to Enhanced STAR program

Because of changes New York state recently made to the Enhanced STAR tax exemption, all residents ages 65 and older enrolled in Enhanced STAR now need to also be enrolled in the state’s Income Verification Program (IVP) to continue receiving their Enhanced STAR benefit. For Herkimer Central School District residents, the deadline to enroll in …

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