Archive for: April, 2014

 
Academy of Medical Arts and Engineering Speaker Series

Academy of Medical Arts and Engineering Speaker Series

The Academy of the Medical Arts and Engineering hosted a Speakers Series last week, bringing in a handful of speakers to inform high school students on different career opportunities within the medical and engineering fields. Presentations included including information on the different careers, as well as steps on achieving these […]

 
GM Receives “Coolest Bot” Award

GM Receives “Coolest Bot” Award

This year’s RoboBots Competition was on April 5 at Meadville High School and was the largest competition to date. There were 42 bots representing 22 schools. General McLane entered three bots; one in the middle school and two in the high school. The bot submitted by the 11th and 12th […]

 
6th Grader Runs Half-Marathon

6th Grader Runs Half-Marathon

Kudos to James W. Parker Middle School sixth grader Libby Woods for running her first half-marathon. Libby took part in the Run the Blue Grass Half in Lexington, Kentucky on March 29. Prior to this race, Libby had run a few 5k’s and ran both the 5k and 10k at […]

 
McKean Elementary’s Autism Awareness Fundraiser Winners

McKean Elementary’s Autism Awareness Fundraiser Winners

The Collecting Coins for Autism Fundraiser ended at McKean Elementary on Tuesday. At the end of the fundraiser, and in addition to the Jean Day and general donations, the grand total collected was $669.55. The Winning classes were: 4th: Mrs. Newell: $53.81 3rd: Mrs. Davies: $83.73 2nd: Miss Scardina: $44.34 […]

 
McKean Health Classes Spread Autism Awareness

McKean Health Classes Spread Autism Awareness

Health Classes in McKean Elementary School are working together to spread awareness with a HUGE school Autism Puzzle!

 
Behind the Scenes: Erie Community Foundation Cycle 1 Grants Reception

Behind the Scenes: Erie Community Foundation Cycle 1 Grants Reception

The Erie Community Foundation’s 2014 Cycle 1 Grants Reception was held today at in the Mercy Heritage Room at Mercyhurst University. The General McLane School District was part of a team that received a $100,000 grant from the Erie Community Foundation today for the Regional Career Planning Project. Check out […]

 
Rigor in Action

Rigor in Action

James W. Parker Middle School students were told to create a scale for this coaster so the class could understand how big it would be in the real world. It was completely open-ended and the questions and prompts were issued through Edmodo (iPad). Did they figure it out? Generally speaking […]

 
JWPMS Students Learn Healthy Lifestyle Practices

JWPMS Students Learn Healthy Lifestyle Practices

Sixth graders at James W. Parker Middle School learned healthy lifestyle practices this week. Mrs. Toscano’s students, at their request, made No-Bake Energy Bites as part of their healthy eating lesson and also incorporated different cardio stations into their day. The result? The students requested more healthy lifestyle practices in […]

 
McKean Celebrates Autism Awareness

McKean Celebrates Autism Awareness

UPDATE: After week 1, McKean Elementary is off to a GREAT start with “Collecting Coins for Autism Awareness.” The collection will continue through the morning of April 15th! After the second week: In the lead… K: Troyer $49.67 1st: Waddell $46.67 2nd: Scardina $34.54 3rd: Davies $74.01 4th: Newell $31.91 […]

 
JWPMS Teacher Selected to Attend Summit

JWPMS Teacher Selected to Attend Summit

JWPMS Music Teacher Kate Amatuzzo was one of 100 applicants selected from a pool of over 375 to attend the Keystone: Technology Innovators STAR Summit this summer. This week-long, all-expenses paid summit will provide attendees with a variety of activities that focus on the four pillars of the Keystone community: […]