Oct. 17 event to help parents with college apps

Herkimer High School students and their parents are invited for a night of “Adulting and Appetizers” on Oct. 17. The event, which will run from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the high school, aims to guide students through the process of applying for college and financial aid. “It’s possible that students will be able to …

Sign up for winter sports

Students are invited to sign up for a winter sport online by filling out the Herkimer CSD Sports Sign Up form. A new form must be completed for each season that a student wants to participate in a sport, so even students who have completed this form in the fall must do so again to …

Latin orchestra marks Hispanic Heritage Month

Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students got to see their music teacher take on a new role on Friday, as Mr. Gordon took the stage with local salsa band Alex Torres & his Latin Orchestra. Mr. Gordon has been teaching at Herkimer since 2017, but he’s been playing trumpet with the group for a lot longer …

HHS raises $1,700 in ‘Coins for Connor’

It’s rare these days to see Herkimer High School Principal Mary Tomaso in a Little Falls jersey, but when she donned one on Saturday afternoon, it was for a good reason. Over the past week, Herkimer High School collected enough spare change and paper money to donate $1,700 to support the “Never Walk Alone” fund …

‘Crucible’ comes alive through virtual reality

Mrs. Smith’s 11th-graders traveled back in time to the 17th century recently through the use of virtual reality technology. The class, which is reading Arthur Miller’s play “The Crucible,” got to see firsthand what life was like in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during the Salem Witch Trials of the 1690s, which forms the setting for …

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, …

Fourth-quarter honor roll announced

The following Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year: Skip to: 10th grade | Ninth grade | Eighth grade | Seventh grade | Sixth grade 11th grade 8 honors: Patrick Gurtowski, Nathaniel Polus, Abigail Stapf and Zachary Williams. 7 honors: Aaron Baldwin, …

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 …

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 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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