All schools in New York state are conducting remote learning through the end of the 2019-20 school year.

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Refunds available for ‘Newsies’ tickets

Refunds are available for parents or community members who bought advance tickets to the March 13 and 14 performances of the spring musical, “Newsies.” Those who still have a copy of your presale ticket may contact the Business Office at (315) 866-2230, ext. 1303, to receive a refund. Any refunds unclaimed by June 19 will …

Last day of school to be June 18

With the shift to remote learning, the Herkimer Central School District’s academic calendar for the close of the 2019-20 school year has shifted as well. The Herkimer CSD academic calendar must meet a minimum of 180 days in session, including superintendent’s conference days, and comply with the district’s collective bargaining agreements. As a result, the …

School absentee ballots to be mailed for June 9 vote

The Herkimer Central School District is working to notify district residents about the upcoming school budget vote and Board of Education election, which will take place June 9 via absentee ballot. Like all school districts in New York state, Herkimer CSD is required to conduct its annual school budget vote via absentee ballot this year. …

BOE approves budget proposal

Proposed budget preserves programs within levy limit The Herkimer Central School Board of Education adopted a $25,175,000 budget proposal on May 11 that would sustain student programming without exceeding the tax cap, despite only minimal increases in state aid. District residents will vote on the budget proposal via absentee ballot in June. A public hearing …

Parking lot lighting to be inactive

Due to construction, the parking lot lighting at the elementary building near the tennis courts will not be operational beginning April 7. It is anticipated that this will continue through the summer as construction will be ongoing in that area of school property.

Budget vote, board election to be held June 9 by absentee ballot

In an executive order issued on Friday, May 1, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that this year’s school budget vote and board of education election will take place on June 9, exclusively by absentee ballot due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The executive order establishes a timeline of actions that schools must …

Food service expanded to 7 days of meals

Herkimer CSD is expanding its meal program to include two ready-to-heat lunches and two breakfasts for the weekend. The new plan will provide children with enough food to last over the weekend, in addition to the daily meals provided Monday through Friday. Families visiting Herkimer’s meal distribution sites will receive two breakfasts and two lunches …

Child care scholarships available

New York State is using a portion of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funds to provide child care to income eligible essential workers at no cost. Essential workers who must work outside of the home and who are using a regulated child care provider will receive a scholarship for …

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