Chromebooks available for 6-12 students

Any student in Grades 6-12 who is in need of a Chromebook can borrow one from the school. Many students may already have their own devices, but any student who does not have access to a device at home can borrow one for the duration of the school closure period. Students who need to borrow …

School meals available to families

Students and their families can pick up bagged meals from 11 to 11:30 a.m. weekdays during the school closure. Families will receive two breakfasts and two lunches on Thursday (for Thursday and Friday). On Fridays, families will receive two breakfasts and two lunches (for Saturday and Sunday). Meals can be picked up from the following …

Family Swim nights set for Wednesdays

Herkimer students and their families are invited to Family Swim starting in December. Beginning Dec. 4, the Jr./Sr. High School pool will be open from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday nights for family swim on days when school is in session. There will be lifeguards on duty, but children 8 and younger must be accompanied …

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, …

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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Students create ‘Pinwheels for Peace’

Herkimer students created hundreds of “Pinwheels for Peace” on Friday as part of a worldwide effort to mark Sept. 21 as the International Day of Peace. Students in elementary and middle school grades had the opportunity to create their own pinwheel during class, and some high school students chose to join the effort as well. …

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, …

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