High school student schedules mailed out

Herkimer High School students who have received their schedules for the 2018-19 school year will have a few opportunities to meet with counselors and visit the school before classes start. Student schedules were mailed out to students in grades 9-12 on August 15.  High school counselor Bridgett Manley will be available between 9 a.m. and …

Sixth, seventh-graders invited for orientations

A week before school starts, incoming Herkimer sixth- and seventh-graders will get a “dry run” of what life will be like in their new school, complete with bus transportation and lunch. On Aug. 28 and 29, Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School will host orientations for rising junior high students from 9 a.m. to noon. Seventh-grade orientation …

Classes of 1967, ’68 to gather Aug. 24

The Herkimer High School classes of 1967 and 1968 will gather in August to mark their reunions. The events include an informal meet-and-greet on Aug. 24 at the Herkimer Elks Lodge, and events on Aug. 25 that include golf, a school tour, and dinner at the Travelodge in Little Falls. A group of classmates from …

Apply now for free and reduced-price meals

Applications are being taken now for free and reduced-price meals for the 2018-19 school year. Families must apply each year to be eligible for free or reduced-price meals during that school year, even if they have qualified in the past. 2018-2019 Free and Reduced-Price Meals Application Qualifying for free and reduced-price meals Children from households …

Kindergarten parents invited for two events

Parents of children who will be starting kindergarten in the fall will have two chances this year to visit the school — but each has a slightly different purpose. All parents of Herkimer kindergarten students are asked to attend the Kindergarten Mandatory Information Night at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the elementary school. This …

Supply lists posted for Jr./Sr. High School

School supply lists for the 2018-19 school year are now available for Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students: Sixth grade Seventh grade Eighth grade Ninth grade 10th grade 11th grade 12th grade The supply lists below are developed by the teachers of the individual classes or grades at Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School. If you have any …

Academic eligibility policy to be revised for 2018-19

Beginning with the 2018 fall sports season, the academic eligibility requirements for Herkimer athletes will be slightly different. A public hearing was held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, to review the revised regulation. Student athletes will still be required to maintain passing grades in their classes in order to be fully eligible for athletic …

Fourth-quarter honor roll announced

The following Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students were named to the fourth-quarter honor roll for the 2017-18 school year: 12th grade 7 honors: Brett Bala, Felicity Boncella, Zachary Polus and Tyleek Scafe. 6 honors: Mackenzie Adamek, Rebekah Groom, Amanda Johnson, Todd Maphia, Alyssa Ovitt, Joseph Perkins and Jenna Vincent. 5 honors: Dacey Flannagan, Zaron Marshall, …

Tech tools help students take charge of learning

From “smart” boards to Chromebooks, 21st-century classrooms look very different than when today’s parents were students themselves. In most Herkimer CSD classrooms, interactive whiteboards have the ability to run apps, play videos and send and receive information. It’s this last piece that makes interactive whiteboards (often called “smart” boards) a key part of a new …