Herkimer CSD is using ParentSquare

The Herkimer Central School District is using ParentSquare, a school-to-home communications tool. The district will continue to contact parents by phone, text and email for urgent communications such as early dismissals, snow days or emergencies. The ParentSquare app also allows parents to: contact a teacher or staff member directly; control how and when notifications from …

Apply now for free school meals

Families of Herkimer Central School District students can apply now to receive free breakfast and lunch for the 2020-21 school year. Free and Reduced-Price Meals Application Some families may be surprised to learn that they are eligible for this benefit. For example, a household of four can earn as much as $48,470 annually and still …

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 available to essential personnel

On March 18, Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order directing school districts to develop a plan for child care, with an emphasis on serving children of parents who are employed by essential businesses and entities that are critical to the COVID-19 response effort. Child care placement is available to personnel who provide essential services, supplies, …

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 …

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. …

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