Students invited to apply for theater program

Herkimer sophomores and juniors are invited to apply for the Bernadette A. Eichler Youth Ambassador Program with Broadway Utica. Applications are due April 30. Students accepted into the program will be given a Broadway Utica season pass and in return, will be required to write about each show. The goal of the program is to …

Jr. Iron Chef team competes at SUNY Cobleskill

The Cooking Magicians served up a storm at the 2019 Jr. Iron Chef Contest, held Saturday at SUNY Cobleskill. Read more: Jr. Iron Chef Contest Draws Hundreds Herkimer middle school students competed against teams from 12 other schools to develop, prepare and serve a healthy, balanced, meat-free brunch meal. The Cooking Magicians’ entry into the …

Herkimer athletes named MVPs, all-stars

A pair of Herkimer athletes were recently named Most Valuable Players for the winter sports season by the Center State Conference. Jordyn Lanaux and Alana Ferri were named Division II MVPs for boys and girls basketball, respectively. In addition, Mardoni Laguerre and James Aiello were named Division II all-stars for the boys, while Marion Leskovar …

Sweethearts & Heroes returns with anti-bullying tips

Ending bullying may seem like a complex problem. But as students at Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School learned this week, it can be as easy as A-B-C. Guest speakers Tom Murphy and Rick Yarosh brought their “Sweethearts & Heroes” presentation back to Herkimer on Wednesday to remind students that everyone has the power to make a …

Mindgram mixer gives students taste of success

On a recent weekday afternoon, piano music played softly as drinks were shaken and cocktails were passed as well-dressed entrepreneurs worked to interest investors in their business plans. But the scene wasn’t a swank hotel or business center — it was the Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School Library Media Center. The drinks being passed were ginger …

‘Guys and Dolls’ to take stage March 7, 8 and 9

Herkimer High School’s spring musical, “Guys and Dolls,” will take the stage March 7, 8 and 9, featuring the exploits of street gamblers Nathan Detroit and Sky Masterson, and the women who try to reform them. The show, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, debuted on …

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. …