Middle school students spread holiday cheer

Herkimer middle school students are sending out some holiday cheer to those who can’t be with family and friends due to illness this holiday. Due to the current COVID restrictions, many patients at Mohawk Valley Health System will not be able to see loved ones for the holidays. So middle school students recorded “virtual” Thanksgiving messages …

Academic achievements honored with awards

Herkimer High School’s highest achievers were honored on Thursday night in a virtual Academic Achievement Awards ceremony. A video of the ceremony is available for parents and guardians upon request. The online ceremony brought together students and their families to honor students for academic success. In addition to recognizing students who received undergraduate awards in …

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 …

Order your HHS yearbook now

Herkimer High School yearbooks for 2020-21 are on sale to order now. Students and their families can visit Jostens.com  and type “Herkimer” in the “Find Your School” field to place an order for the yearbook online. The cost is $55 per yearbook. The school will let students and their families know when junior high yearbooks …

Eighth-graders get hands-on math lesson

How do you calculate the volume of a penguin? Or a Christmas tree? It may sound like a riddle, but in fact, it was part of a recent math lesson for Herkimer eighth-graders. Math 8 students got a hands-on lesson in volume by designing their own 3D-printed creations. After learning about how to calculate the …

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 …

COVID-19 Return to School Protocol explained

Everyone who enters Herkimer CSD school buildings is being asked to screen for possible COVID-19 symptoms. Anyone who shows the following symptoms without an explanation is asked to stay home, or may be asked to leave the building to seek medical attention: Fever or chills Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Fatigue Muscle or …

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