Archive for: February, 2014

 

JWPMS Students Place at State Level for PTA Reflections Contest

Congratulations to JWPMS students Ellen Eisert and Riley Clever for placing among the top five in the 2013-2014 National PTA Reflections Contest at the state level. Ellen, sixth grader, submitted a film entry called, “How My Family Makes Me Believe, Dream, Inspire,” and Riley, fifth grader, submitted a literature entry […]

 
GMHS Hosts “Make it Pink, Please”

GMHS Hosts “Make it Pink, Please”

GMHS teacher Marla Stauffer organized and hosted a “Make it Pink, Please” Day in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. An ULTA crew came in and offered students, faculty and staff pink hair spray, pink extensions, pink feathers and pink face paint. Students, faculty and staff were also encouraged to wear […]

 
JWPMS 6th Graders Learn About DNA Through K’Nex

JWPMS 6th Graders Learn About DNA Through K’Nex

Last year, James W. Parker Middle School science teachers Stephen Macfarlane and Wendy Berchtold received $500 through the the William E. and Mary S. Smith Middle School Innovative Education Program Grant to implement a genetics project. Now, the sixth graders have seen the benefits of the grant. Using the 10 […]

 
JWPMS Students Perform the Musical “Oklahoma!”

JWPMS Students Perform the Musical “Oklahoma!”

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s landmark American musical “Oklahoma!” has been reborn into a James W. Parker Middle School musical production — and it takes place this week at 7 p.m. from February 25-26 in the GMHS Auditorium. Directed by JWPMS teacher Kate Amatuzzo, this play portrays romances and rivalries during the […]

 
Academy Speakers Present to Students

Academy Speakers Present to Students

Last week, two speakers in the medical and engineering fields presented to GM Academy of Medical Arts and Engineering students and any other interested students. Emily Shears, Director of Infection Prevention at UPMC Hamot, presented to the Medical students. Emily is a 1998 GM grad and led students through some […]

 

McKean Cancer Caring Quilt Project

The Challenge Students at McKean Elementary are working on a project to raise money for The American Cancer Society.  They are selling $1.00 card stock squares that will be made into a Cancer Caring Quilt.  Individual quilt squares can be inscribed with a message of support, the name of a […]

 
EE Students Celebrate the Olympics

EE Students Celebrate the Olympics

Edinboro Elementary School second graders kicked off the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics with fun classroom activities on the character education, geography and history lessons of the Olympics. Mrs. Dilmore’s class used music and the Olympics to focus on how how the world comes together peacefully during the Olympic games; Mrs. McKissock’s class […]

 
GM Staff Presents in Hershey

GM Staff Presents in Hershey

James W. Parker Middle School teachers and staff presented at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C) this week in Hershey, PA. The presentation by Kate Bakka, Jeremy Dylewski, Matt Laser and Todd Sturgess focused on the successes and failures involved in the District’s implementation of iPads at the […]

 
JWPMS Teacher Receives Golden Apple Award

JWPMS Teacher Receives Golden Apple Award

James W. Parker Middle School Language Arts teacher Tim Mulholland was awarded the Golden Apple Award last week. The GOLDEN APPLE AWARD program is a tradition at JET-TV in Erie, Pennsylvania.  JET-TV, in partnership with Edinboro University,  honors local educators who have made a positive impact upon the youth of our community. Students submit […]

 
EE Students Send Troops Valentine’s Day Treats

EE Students Send Troops Valentine’s Day Treats

Edinboro Elementary students made Valentine’s Day cards and sent them, along with collected snacks and supplies, to our troops overseas in Afghanistan. The students filled six large boxes. The teachers raised $165 to cover the cost of shipping. Above is a picture of the troops, which includes General McLane alumni […]