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 …

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 …

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, …

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.  …

New slide unveiled at Hornell Intermediate School

A brand-new addition to the Intermediate School playground was recently unveiled. The project was sparked by the efforts of four students in Mrs. Nikki Miller’s third grade class last year. Taking action through persuasive essays Elena McDaniels, Bennett Willis, Jack Thayer and Makenzie Outman wrote persuasive essays suggesting improvements to the school playground. Thayer and …

District launches new school-to-home communication tools

Dear Hornell Families, I’d like to share some of the exciting upgrades the Hornell City School District technology department has recently made to improve school-to-home communication. Synergy is our new grading and attendance platform. Parents with students in grades 7-12 will be able to access their student’s account to monitor classroom information, including grades and …

Open houses scheduled for the 2023-24 school year

The Hornell City School District is getting ready for the start of 2023-24 classes with several open houses for students and their families.  The open houses will provide an opportunity for school visits and teacher introductions before classes are underway. At the seventh grade open house, students are encouraged to get a free HHS shirt …

Classes Begin Sept. 7; School Supply Information Available

Classes for the 2023-24 school year will begin on Sept. 7 for Hornell City School District students in grades 1-12; students in the PreK program will begin on Sept. 8. The district will provide school supplies for students in PreK through grade 8. These supplies have been purchased and will be waiting for students on …

2022-23 school year marked many successes

The 2022-23 school year has come to a close, and Hornell City School District students had many achievements in the classroom as well as in academic and athletic competitions. North Hornell | Intermediate School | Hornell High School | Music Department | Library | Athletics North Hornell Students at North Hornell earned over 10,000 Red …

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