Jr./Sr. HS students named to honor roll

The Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School students were named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2020-21 school year. Skip to: 11th grade | 10th grade | Ninth grade | Eighth grade | Seventh grade | Sixth grade 12th grade 7 honors: Kristine Nietes and Aidan Ploss 6 honors: Ariel Bell, Charlotte Boncella, …

Remote Learning page offers tech tips, support

During remote and hybrid learning, we have all had to adapt to new routines and technologies. The Herkimer Central School District Remote Learning page offers tech tips and support for parents, students and teachers on some common topics, including: Connecting a school device to home wifi Joining a Google Meet Accessing SchoolTool Requesting tech help …

County sets guidelines for winter sports

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that schools may be allowed to offer high-risk sports starting on Feb. 1 if permitted to do so by local health authorities. On Jan. 28, the Herkimer County Public Health Department announced that it has joined with more than a dozen counties and public health authorities in the region to …

Sixth-graders honor veterans with window display

Ms. Turnbull’s sixth-grade students found a special way to pay tribute to veterans this Veterans Day. For many years, Mr. Sheldon has given a Veterans Day presentation for all sixth-grade students. Typically, the sixth grade joins together to hear Mr. Sheldon’s presentation in the auditorium. Because of the pandemic, the sixth-graders weren’t able to do …

Stay healthy and safe this flu season

Flu is a contagious disease that begins in the fall and continues through the winter. During the COVID-19 pandemic, protecting against flu is more important than ever, especially for health care workers and other essential workers, as well as people at risk of severe illness from COVID-19 or flu. The New York State Department of …

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, …

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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