Archive for: June, 2014

 
Camp Invention a Success

Camp Invention a Success

Camp Invention wrapped up its week-long camp Friday. 98 students from all over Erie County attended Camp Invention’s “Morphed,” where students in grades 1-6 built original prototypes, created motor-powered vehicles from scratch, even disassembled old electronics and turned them into pin-ball machines. The week ended with a showcase of their […]

 
McKean Elementary Creates a Candy Mural of General John McLane

McKean Elementary Creates a Candy Mural of General John McLane

McKean Elementary students took part in a community-oriented project that created a unique, unofficial portrait of General John McLane. This 5 x 5 portrait is made of 22,620 quarter-inch candy pearls. Local and nationally known artist Franz Spohn donated his time to create this candy mural exclusively for McKean Elementary […]

 

Innovative Educational Program: 7th Grade Social Studies

Matthew Laser and Kathleen Bakka were two of the six recipients to receive the William E. and Mary S. Smith Middle School Innovative Education Program Grant in March. The James W. Parker Middle School teachers will use this grant to purchase an Apple TV for the social studies classroom.   According […]