Archive for: November, 2012

 
GMHS students attend Women in Engineering Conference

GMHS students attend Women in Engineering Conference

Fifteen junior and sophomore girls currently enrolled in the AP Calculus AB class attended the annual Women in Engineering Day at Penn State Behrend this month. Women in Engineering is an outreach program for 10th and 11th grade girls to expose to the life of an engineer, available engineering careers and […]

 
Students recognized for achievement in the arts

Students recognized for achievement in the arts

General McLane Schools continues to remain one of the schools with strong arts in Erie, PA. The PTA Reflections Awards were held Monday night. The Reflections Program is organized by the PTA and encourages students to pursue artistic expression by recognizing their achievements. Students’ works are judged and awards are given […]

 
Holiday Arts Fair = success

Holiday Arts Fair = success

The Annual Holiday Arts Fair this past weekend at the General McLane High School had much success. More than 75 local artists and crafters — from floral artists to glass makers to wood and jewelry crafters — attended. The result? The paid attendance was the 2nd largest in the event’s […]

 
Edinboro Elementary Food Drive = HUGE success

Edinboro Elementary Food Drive = HUGE success

The Edinboro Elementary Fall Food Drive was a HUGE success!! The school collected a total of 2553 items to benefit Erie’s Second Harvest Food Bank. Mr. Frick’s class won for most cans collected. The collection was organized by Edinboro Elementary’s gifted students. Way to go! Collecting items for the food drive […]

 
McKean Stuffs the Bus for Nick’s Place

McKean Stuffs the Bus for Nick’s Place

Today, McKean Elementary packed a bus full of donated food to send over to Erie County’s Nick’s Place. McKean Elementary raised 3,635 non-persihable items for their annual Food Drive at Nick’s Place — almost tripling how much they raised last year. Mrs. Troyer’s class won the challenge among all of […]

 
Helping Hometown Heroes

Helping Hometown Heroes

McKean Elementary’s Hometown Heroes project for the Erie VA Medical Center Welcome Home Fund ended last week.  These Erie County students raised a total of $718 for the local veterans. The project was this year’s community fundraiser that McKean Elementary’s gifted students selected. All of the money from the fundraiser […]

 
JWPMS Honor Veterans

JWPMS Honor Veterans

Erie County’s James W. Parker Middle School held a salute to veterans Friday morning. All veterans were invited to breakfast and then entertained by the band before heading to the annual presentation. Eighth graders were invited to the presentation. Mr. Nathan Everhart, a veteran and school nurse, gave the opening […]

 
Celebrating Writing

Celebrating Writing

McKean Elementary’s showcased their dedication and commitment to writing Thursday. Numerous first grade classes had a writing celebration, where parents were invited to come in and watch their children perform stories and read their writing.  For more pictures, check out our District Facebook page.

 
EUP President Visits Edinboro Elementary

EUP President Visits Edinboro Elementary

Ms. Kupczyk’s kindergarten class greeted EUP President Dr. Julie Wollman with signs and cheers. The newest University president visited Erie County’s Edinboro Elementary School today to read for an hour to a kindergarten class. Afterward, students received books from Edinboro University’s Stuff the Bus fundraiser, a community service initiative where […]

 
JWPMS Students Create Aerospace Displays for International Engineers

JWPMS Students Create Aerospace Displays for International Engineers

The sixth grade STEM program at James W. Parker Middle School are catching the eyes of international engineers. The Lord Corporation recently had a dinner party for a team of nine international engineers who came to Erie and worked on a major aerospace project — James W. Parker’s STEM students […]