School pictures to be taken Monday, Tuesday

Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students will have their school pictures taken on Sept. 24 and 25. All students will be photographed for their student ID, regardless of whether families choose to purchase a photo package. Photo order forms have been sent home with students, but parents can also order photos online at mylifetouch.com with the …

Student handbook available online

The 2018-19 Student Handbook is now available in digital format. Each student is given a printed copy of the handout, and parents are expected to review the handbook information with their children at the start of each school year. The digital version of the handbook is provided as an easy way to reference school contact …

Grab-and-go station makes breakfast easy

Eating a healthy breakfast just got easier for Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students — even those who don’t get to school until just before the first bell. Thanks in part to an Action for Healthy Kids grant, the school is piloting a “grab and go” breakfast program, where students can pick up breakfast from a …

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 …

Academic eligibility policy to be revised for 2018-19

Beginning with the 2018 fall sports season, the academic eligibility requirements for Herkimer athletes will be slightly different. A public hearing was held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, to review the revised regulation. Student athletes will still be required to maintain passing grades in their classes in order to be fully eligible for athletic …

Graduation award winners named

The following students will be honored at Herkimer High School’s 2018 graduation ceremony on June 23: 2018 DAR Good Citizen Award: Alexis Lyga 2018 Elizabeth Ann and Mabel Bond O’Donnell Scholarship: Abigail Weaver 2018 Student Sage Recognition Award (juniors): Ally Kirkpatrick and Maria Humble A Walter Suiter & Mary Grace Suiter Scholarship: Jenna Vincent Adirondack …

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, …