3D printing adds new dimension to education

Q: What do topographical maps, dinosaur bones, ceramic stamps and the Millennium Falcon have in common? A: These are all objects replicated by 3D printers at Herkimer Central Schools. The district obtained four MakerBot 3D printers over the winter, purchasing three machines for about $7,000 and winning a fourth machine as a contest prize. The …

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Building upgrades continue throughout district

Work is continuing through the fall on Herkimer Central School District’s $10.4 million capital project, but students have already been enjoying many of the upgrades already in place. Media centers in both school buildings have been completely renovated with an eye toward collaborative, project-based learning. A redesigned entryway and main office space at the high …

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