July 10 proclaimed ‘Sharon Judd Day’

Herkimer CSD’s longtime district clerk was honored Tuesday as county legislators proclaimed July 10, 2018, to be “Sharon Judd Day” in Herkimer County. Reps. Greg Malta and Bob Schrader visited Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School on Tuesday to present Sharon Judd with the proclamation. Judd will retire in August after 30 years as district clerk. The …

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 …

Community partners help support summer enrichment

Several Herkimer High School students are getting the chance to further their educations this summer through regional enrichment programs. Students are nominated for the programs by their teachers, and the district works with local sponsors and Herkimer BOCES so that students can attend programs at no cost to their families. The focus of the programs …

Class of 2018 honored at graduation ceremony

The stage lights shone brightly on the Herkimer High School Class of 2018 during their graduation ceremony on June 23. After a prelude performed by the Herkimer High School Jazz Band, Superintendent Robert Miller welcomed the guests to the high school auditorium for the graduation ceremony. Mr. Miller thanked the family members, teachers, faculty and …

Retiring staff members reflect on technology, change

As the 2017-18 school year closes, Herkimer Central School District will bid goodbye to several retiring employees. Please join us in wishing Suzanne Rodio, Sharon Judd, Jean Garro, Marc Shepardson and Mary Ellen Clark the very best wishes for their retirement. Suzanne Rodio, high school counselor Herkimer CSD employee since 1987 A lot has changed …

Graduation award winners named

The following students will be honored at Herkimer High School’s 2018 graduation ceremony on June 23: 2018 DAR Good Citizen Award: Alexis Lyga 2018 Elizabeth Ann and Mabel Bond O’Donnell Scholarship: Abigail Weaver 2018 Student Sage Recognition Award (juniors): Ally Kirkpatrick and Maria Humble A Walter Suiter & Mary Grace Suiter Scholarship: Jenna Vincent Adirondack …

District welcomes SRO Wright

Herkimer Central School District is pleased to welcome Officer Matt Wright of the Herkimer Police Department to serve in our schools as a School Resource Officer (SRO). SRO Wright has been with the Herkimer PD for 12 years and will be working with students at Herkimer Elementary School. He joins SRO Shauna Jones, who has …

District strengthens security procedures

With the recent tragic events in Parkland, Florida, Herkimer Central School District officials have been in contact with local law enforcement to review and strengthen security procedures. The district partnered with the Herkimer Police Department to place a full-time School Resource Officer (SRO) in the district beginning in August. SRO Shauna Jones works with administrators, …