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 …

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 …

School supply lists updated for 2018-19

Herkimer Elementary parents can get a start on their back-to-school shopping with guidance from the school’s updated supply lists. Visit the School Supply Lists page to see all supply lists for K-5, or click on one of the links below to go directly to a grade level: Kindergarten supplies First grade supplies Second grade supplies …

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, …