Hornell High School Shines at DECA Regional Competition: Three Students Head to State Level

In an impressive display of dedication, students from Hornell High School showcased their talent at the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Regional competition held at Alfred State College on December 20. Out of the 11 Hornell students who participated, three emerged as winners in the Retail Merchandising category. Amaya Hoffman, a first-year DECA member …

Community overwhelmingly approves capital project referendum

Residents came out today to cast their vote in support of the district’s $30.2 million capital project, with 242 yes votes and 107 no votes, a passage rate of 69 percent.  “I’m grateful for the Hornell community’s continued support for our vision of modern facilities that support student success,” said Superintendent Jeremy Palotti. The next …

Dec. 20 capital project vote

Project at-a-glance Capital Project total cost: $30,215,000 Use of capital reserves: $12,075,000 No tax rate increase as a result of the project What is being proposed? Construction of a new competition gymnasium at Hornell High School, including a community-accessible elevated walking track and student fitness center Security enhancements at each of our school buildings  Roofing work …

Students explore the craft of timber framing

On December 5, Sean Hyland of Hyland Timber Framing in Alfred Station, NY, hosted an assembly for 375 students, sharing the story of his career and experience in the timber framing industry. Hyland spoke to students about the art and precision involved in timber framing. A key highlight was his demonstration of conceptual designing through …

HHS students win top spots at mathematics competition

Students in Mary Franklin’s calculus classes won second place in the W. Varick Nevins III High School Mathematics Competition at Alfred University. Of the approximately 150 students competing, six awards were given out. Hornell’s Logan McGregor was awarded a cash prize along with a $6,000 scholarship for his third place in the Senior Division (high …

Dr. Nancy Shedlock receives award for excellence

Dr. Nancy Shedlock was named School Psychologist of the Year for Chapter H by the New York Association of School Psychologists. Shedlock will be honored at the organization’s annual conference on Nov. 16. “Nancy exemplifies each and every trait found in an incredible and invaluable School Psychologist. Her dedication to her students, the Hornell community, …

HHS students earn top spots at mathematics competition

Students in Mary Franklin’s calculus classes participated in the W. Varick Nevins III High School Mathematics Competition at Alfred University. Hornell’s Logan McGregor was awarded a cash prize along with a $6,000 scholarship for his third place in the Senior Division (high school juniors and seniors). Nicolas Gray was awarded a cash prize for his …

Take the Digital Equity Survey

As required by the NYS Department of Education, schools are tasked with conducting what they call an annual “Digital Equity Survey.”  The purpose of this survey is to be sure that school districts and school district leaders adequately understand the technological resources students have access to at home including internet connectivity and access to technology.  …

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