The 2022 High School graduation will take place on Sunday, May 15th at 3:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. A different start time had been prevously miscommunicated to some. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have created.
Junior and High School awards day will take place on Wednesday, May 11th in their respected gymnasiums. The HS awards day will be at 1:00p.m. and JH awards will take place at 2:00p.m.
The K-5 Art Show is Friday, May 6! Below is the schedule if you would like to attend with your student: K & 1st Grade: 1:00 - 1:30 2nd & 3rd Grades: 1:30 - 2:00 4th & 5th Grades: 2:00 - 2:30
We appreciate our teachers!
The Cowden-Herrick High School FFA came to visit the K-5 building today and brought a petting zoo! Thank you!!
Cowden-Herrick announces Mr. Marc Bain as “Staff Role Model of the Month of April”. The Staff Role Model of the Month is nominated each month by students, staff and community members. He will receive a $50 cash award donated by Aaron & Devi Hawes on behalf of Lockart and Green Funeral Services. Mr. Bain teaches Driver Education and Physical Education. He is the Athletic Director for the school and the High School Girls Basketball Coach. His hobbies include coaching basketball, playing softball and spending time with his family. Mr. Bain lives in the country between Herrick and Cowden with his wife Lisa, daughter, Chloe, son Carter and their dog, Cannon. Making his family complete are son Caleb and daughter-in-law Rachelle along with his two grandsons, Kyrie and Deacon. Congratulations Mr. Bain! We are proud to have you as a part of our team.
Cowden-Herrick teachers have named 6th Grade Student, Hunter Barnes and Freshman, Tyson Galvin, April Students of the Month. The Students of the Month are nominated each month based on Academic Effort, Attitude, Participation/Contribution, Responsibility and Service. Junior High and/or High School students are selected each month. They each receive $25.00 donated by Community Banks of Shelby County. Hunter is the son of Kent and Amy Barnes. He has two sisters, Brooke and Hannah. He is the proud uncle to Eva, Nora and John Roger. Hunter enjoys basketball and shooting clay targets. He is a member of CHBC Clay Busting Bobcats. His future plans are to attend college after high school and become a paleontologist. Tyson is the son of Josie Galvin. He has one brother, Quinton. His grandparents are Dona Galvin and the late Bud Galvin. Tyson is a member of the Spanish Club and Trio. Tyson would love to live in Alaska and be an oceanographer. Cowden-Herrick motto for this year is upheld by these students: “Remember, a strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.” Congratulations Hunter and Tyson!
All extra-curricular games and practices have been canceled for tonight, Wednesday, April 13th.
Daniel was busy on Saturday at the Arthur track meet. Daniel broke his own school shot put record and also broke the school discus record. Daniels previous shot put distance was 58 feet 4 inches, his new record is now 60 feet 3 inches. He also broke the discus record that was previously held by Jeff Boehm with a distance of 147 feet. Daniel's new discus record is set at 163 feet 8 inches. Congratulations Daniel!
Congratulations to Jadon Robertson on breaking the 300 Hurdles school record. The record was previously held by Matt Gordon with a time of 40.5. Jadon's current school record for the 300 hurdles is 39.34! Congratulations Jadon!
Mark your calendars for the 5th Grade Living Museum!
Mark your calendars for the K-5 Art Show!
Our K-2 students and teachers were able to get into the testing spirit by cheering for our 3-5 students during their IAR Testing Parade this morning! We are Bobcat Proud! "SMASH the TEST out of the park!" https://fb.watch/cb5bRmwePy/
Tonight's HS and JH track meets have both been canceled. The HS will have practice indoors. JH will not have practice.
The Herrick Public Library hours are Monday & Tuesday 12:00 - 6:00 pm and Thursday 9:00 - 5:00 pm. Please come to the Scholastic Book Fair beginning Monday, March 28 - April 1, 2022. It's a great way to share reading with your family and friends!
K-5 students are taking a field trip tomorrow to the Effingham Performance Center thanks to Team Pounce! Please don't forget to pack a lunch. THANK YOU, TEAM POUNCE! We appreciate you!
Cowden-Herrick announces Mr. Chad Ruot as “Staff Role Model of the Month of March”. The Staff Role Model of the Month is nominated each month by students, staff and community members. He will receive a $50 cash award donated by Aaron & Devi Hawes on behalf of Lockart and Green Funeral Services. Chad oversees the maintenance for the high school. He enjoys spending time and doing activities with his wife and daughter. Chad enjoys collecting guns and target shooting. He lives in Tower Hill with his wife, Sally and daughter Heather. Congratulations Chad! We are proud to have you as a part of our team.