Herkimer 6th grader receives Red Cross Youth Good Samaritan Award for fire safety efforts

As Herkimer Central School District sixth grader Brett Saunders recently walked in a procession of American Red Cross Real Heroes Celebration award winners, his thoughts were elsewhere. Brett, 11, was receiving a Youth Good Samaritan Award for his efforts to provide smoke alarms to students and their families. He and the other winners were following …

Jr./Sr. High School students named to honor roll for first quarter

Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School has announced the students who were named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2022-23 school year. Grade 6 High Honor Roll: Jakob Bacon Emily Baylor Chase Benedict Nicolas Chabot Aldin Covic Braeden Crichton Priyavani Farrington Bryce Gargas Lilly Gauthier Caden Gayhart Winter Gray Gunner Hartman Nicholas Hutchins …

Physical education department recognizes students for displaying good character

The Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School physical education department would like to recognize students for displaying good character in PE class. Students will receive a #HerkStrong t-shirt, and their picture displayed on a bulletin board in the hallway. The following students are being recognized: For September: Jovanna Pugliese (12th grade) Jovanna was recognized for her continued …

State Education and Health departments issue letter on respiratory viruses

The New York State Education Department and Department of Health have issued a joint statement about a host of respiratory viruses including influenza, RSV and COVID-19 taking hold in our state. The letter from the state departments outlines preventative measures for keeping students, teachers and staff safe. Click here to download the letter.  

Elementary School Newspaper Club launches student newspaper

Herkimer Central School District fourth graders in the Newspaper Club have started an online Elementary School Newspaper this school year. Under the guidance of Amberlyn Ellinger, who is a fourth grade teacher at Herkimer and the Newspaper Club advisor, students are planning to produce a newspaper each month. The student publishers for the 2022-23 school …

Herkimer seniors express thankfulness, compete in turkey scavenger hunt

Herkimer Central School District seniors were busy during English class this week with a variety of Thanksgiving activities based on thankfulness and using the library. Working with English teacher Brooke Jones on Monday, Nov. 21, and Tuesday, Nov. 22, Herkimer seniors first selected a current Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School staff member that they are thankful …

Art project aims to grow student/teacher relationships through plants in classrooms

Students in Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School art teacher Heather McCutcheon’s social emotional artistic learning class recently created custom planters for teachers’ classrooms and are growing plants in them. The students were challenged to create a planter for the classroom of a teacher that they’re friendly and comfortable with. The students asked the teachers for permission …

Herkimer Elementary School students learn about career possibilities

Herkimer Central School District students in fourth and fifth grade recently heard from local professionals and older students from four different fields during Herkimer Elementary School’s Career Day. Sara Lamanna, school counselor at Herkimer Elementary School, said it’s helpful for students to be exposed to career opportunities at a young age. “When students make the …

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