HHS Junior Knits 75 Hats for Premature Infants

Alaina Raish is a knitter with a passion for giving back. When she heard Paula Fox, the librarian at Hornell High School tell a story about a friend’s premature grandson, she was inspired to do something.  The Hornell High School junior set her knitting needles into motion and recently donated 75 knitted hats to “Conors …

Unraveling the Secrets of Flight: Sam Olix Wins Alfred State College Science Fair with Aerodynamics of Beetles

Hornell Senior High School junior, Sam Olix, emerged triumphant at the Alfred State College Science Fair, clinching the Senior Division title with his groundbreaking project, “The Aerodynamics of Beetles.” Through a fusion of biology and physics, Sam delved into the intricacies of beetle flight, shedding light on their remarkable aerial maneuvers. Sam’s project captivated judges …

Hornell High School Students Excel at DECA State Career Conference

Hornell High School Students Excel at DECA State Career Conference Three students from Hornell High School showcased their business talent and competitive spirit at the recent DECA State Career Conference held from March 6-8 in Rochester, NY. With over 2,900 students participating, this conference marked one of the largest gatherings in recent memory for the …

Reminder about weather-related closings and delays

As we continue to experience below-freezing temperatures and forecasts show the possibility of snow, we want to remind you of our district’s protocols for weather-related closures and delays. The safety of students, families and staff is our top priority, and we appreciate your cooperation and understanding.  We routinely monitor weather forecasts in coordination with the …

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 …

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, …

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