District Mission

“The Mission of the Hermitage School District is to educate our students to become motivated and responsible citizens.  We will graduate students who are critical thinkers, effective problem solvers, strong communicators and creative individuals.  Our students will use literacy, writing and technology as tools to contribute and compete in a diverse society.”

Artman ES

AES Main Entrance

Ionta ES

IES Main Entrance

Delahunty MS

Delahunty Middle School

Hickory HS

HHS Main Entrance

News and Announcements

COVID-19 Guidelines

Hermitage School District
2022-2023 School Year

Isolation:

  • If you test positive for Covid19, stay home for at least five days (this includes after school activities and sports). Day 0 of isolation is the day of symptom onset.
  • Call your child’s school nurse.
  • Household members without symptoms MUST report to school. If symptoms develop within 10 days keep your child home and notify the school nurse. 

Ending Isolation:

  • You may end isolation after day 5 if:
    • You are fever-free for 24hrs without the use of fever reducing medication
    • Your symptoms are improving
    • If you still have a fever or your other symptoms have not improved, continue to isolate until they improve.
    • It is recommended but not required that you wear a mask through day 10 when returning to school 

*****As a reminder: Please stay home if you are experiencing severe cold like symptoms and/or a fever greater than 100.4******

If you have mild cold-like symptoms without a fever you can report to school. It is recommended that you wear a mask until your symptoms are gone. 

AES Welcome Back Information

Hello Artman Families,

As we approach the start of the school year, I wanted to make sure that all families have access to any communications that have been sent out from the Artman office.  Each of these communications have been sent to the email that the school has on file for the families of our students.  If you have not received these emails, please let us know.  Additionally, if there are any questions about the information, don’t hesitate to call the office.  Please view the links below to see the information that has been sent out.

Thank you!

Dr. Andrew P. Kemper
Principal
Artman Elementary School

DMS/IES 1:1 Annual Tech (Chromebook) Fee

Each parent/guardian is asked to pay a $25 Technology Usage Fee at the start of each school year from grades 4-7. The reason for this is to offset the cost of the Chromebook and repairs. The Fee for any student who qualifies for the Free or Reduced Lunch Program will be $5 or $10, respectively.

As part of the DMS/IES 1:1 Program, which is different from the HHS 1:1 program, manufacturer defects and accidental damage to Chromebooks will be repaired by the district. Intentional Damage or Lost/Stolen Chromebooks are not covered. An example of intentional damage is a student picking the keys off of the keyboard and would result in the replacement of the keyboard at a cost of $15-$35 depending on the model Chromebook.  

If your students’ Chromebook would be lost or stolen, we will provide a loaner for up to two weeks to allow the student time to locate the Chromebook. If it is not located within those two weeks, the student would be responsible for the replacement cost, which can range anywhere from $50-$250, again depending on the Chromebook model issued.

Payments can be made either via the invoice generated in the School District Online Store beginning on August 1st, or by bringing a check or cash to the DMS Main Office starting August 8th through August 26th. Please note that there is a transaction fee to use the Online Store.

HHS 1:1 Annual Tech (Chromebook) Fee for Grades 9-12

Payments can be made either using the invoice generated using the School District Online Store on August 1st, or by mailing or dropping off a check, made payable to HSD, to Mrs. Leonard in the High School Library.  Please note that there is a transaction fee to use the Online Store.  This fee is $50 unless your student is eligible, and has an application submitted, for the Free/Reduced Lunch Program.  If eligible, the fee is $20 for students in the Reduced lunch program and $10 for those in the Free lunch program.  You must have an application on file to be eligible.  If you have questions about the Free or Reduced Lunch program or you would like to submit an application, please contact Adam Reagle, Food Services Director, at (724)981-8750 ext. 1800.  If any of this information is incorrect, please contact the High School Main Office or Mrs. Leonard in the HHS Library.

Payments are due by August 26th, 2022If you do not pay the fee before that date, the Chromebook will be disabled until the payment is made.  If you have already made the payment and received this notice, or you have any questions regarding how to submit a payment, please contact Mrs. Leonard in the HHS Library at (724)981-8750 ext 1300. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the High School Main Office at (724)981-8750 ext 1000.

Returning Student Information Form (2022-23)

Attention Parents and Guardians:  The Returning Student Information Form Snapcode, which is required to be completed each year, was sent via email on August 1st.  If we do not have an email address on file for you, a printed copy of the letter with the Snapcode will be sent instead.  Please do not complete a New Student Registration Form to update your information, as that is intended for new students to the district. Instructions, and the link to the form, can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact the Student Registration Office at (724)981-8750 ext. 6000.  Thank you.

Hermitage SD Health and Safety Plan

At the June 21, 2021 School Board meeting, the board approved the Health and Safety Plan Summary, which will guide the district in starting the school year.  The School Board reviewed this Health and Safety Plan at the January 18, 2022 and the June 20, 2022 Board Meetings.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Superintendent’s Office at (724) 981-8750 ext 6010.  Thank you.

Chromebook 1:1 Program for 8th Grade Students

Attention Parents of 2022-23 8th Grade Students:  A letter was sent home discussing the HHS 1:1 Program on June 29th, which your student will now be a participant.  Details about this program will be provided at the 8th Grade Orientation, but we wanted each parent/guardian to know beforehand that this program has a shared cost.  Each parent/guardian is asked to pay either an annual $50 Technology Usage Fee at the start of each school year until graduation, which will total $250, or purchase the Chromebook now at a rate of $200.  If you choose to buy the Chromebook, you would not owe the Annual Technology Usage Fee and should you decide to leave or move from the Hermitage School District, you would keep the Chromebook. If you choose to only pay the Technology Usage Fee each year and you leave the school prior to graduation, you will need to return the Chromebook and the case.  Please note the the Technology Usage Fee for any student who qualifies for the Free or Reduced Lunch Program will be $10 or $20, respectively, per year.

A change from previous years is that each student will receive accidental damage and extended warranty coverage up to $250 per student for 4 years.  This is included in the Technology Usage Fee and there is no other additional cost for insurance.

Beginning on August 1st, payments can be made either via the School District Online Store (click on HHS Chromebook 1:1 Program after signing in) or by bringing cash or a check/money order, made payable to the Hermitage School District, to the 8th Grade Orientation.  Please note that there is a transaction fee to use the Online Store.

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 10, 2022

All Day
No School for Students

Monday, October 17, 2022

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Work Session / Regular Board Meeting

Friday, November 4, 2022

All Day
In-Service Day - No School for Students

Monday, November 21, 2022

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Work Session / Regular Board Meeting

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

All Day
No School - Thanksgiving Break

Photos seen throughout our site were taken by Natalie Stanton, HHS Alumna Class of 2016.  The Hermitage School District thanks her for her contribution.

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