Archive for: April, 2013

 
JWPMS Raises More Than Two Grand for Kanzius Foundation

JWPMS Raises More Than Two Grand for Kanzius Foundation

James W. Parker Middle School raised more than two grand for the Kanzius Research Foundation through their Coins for Kanzius fundraiser. During this fundraiser, students sparked a school-wide campaign collecting coins during a week in February. Parker Middle School presented a check for $2,469.36 to the Kanzius Foundation Monday. In the […]

 
GMSD Launches New Reading Program

GMSD Launches New Reading Program

General McLane School District launched a new program in April that is designed to bring high school and elementary students together for reading. HS2es (High School to Elementary School) Program is a unique program that uses high school students interested in pursuing a teaching career to tutor struggling readers at the […]

 

GM Administrative Professional Receives Recognition

General McLane School District’s Jane Kuhn was recognized by Hey Boss! Classy 100 Monday morning for her time and dedication to the District. In honor of Administrative Professionals Week, Hey Boss! Classy 100 and Tim Horton’s Cafe and Bake Shop are awarding offices with goodies for up to 20 people […]

 

GMSD Wins Two Awards of Honor

The 2012 PenSPRA “Excellence in Education Communication” contest awarded General McLane School District an Award of Honor for both their school website and their social media campaign. Judging is conducted by a panel of independent professionals. All website site entries were judged on general appearance, ease of navgation, layout and design, […]

 
GM Teacher Receives Outstanding Teacher Recognition

GM Teacher Receives Outstanding Teacher Recognition

High School Math teacher Mrs. Judy Scaletta was chosen as an Outstanding Teacher by the SCI Scholars Program. The recognition was initiated by GM alumna Rebecca Wheeling. Wheeling was a selected as a 2013 SCI Scholar, an award given to outstanding college sophomores and juniors in for the Chemistry or […]

 
AP Calculus Students Use iPhones and iPods As Tools to Study Related Rates of Change

AP Calculus Students Use iPhones and iPods As Tools to Study Related Rates of Change

General McLane’s AP Calculus students applied calculus to Magic Water Marbles, the hot item in the craft and floral sectors. This tiny polymer beads measure about 3mm in diameter and, when soaked for up to 24 hours, the beads absorb water and triple in size. The beads replace water in […]

 
McKean Elementary Joins in Autism Awareness Month

McKean Elementary Joins in Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month — and McKean Elementary in joining in the education! Faculty and staff at McKean Elementary School will be participating in two “jean days” in April. The proceeds raised on these days will go towards Autism Awareness and will be presented at the Autism Awareness Walk on […]

 

New Installment of PHN

Enjoy the newest installment of Parker Headline News! This is a biweekly podcast created by our MS students! Open in itunes and then subscribe to the podcast. It will take a minute to download the podcast. You can then watch it through iTunes! PHN Podcast Great work Middle School students!