Archive for: July, 2014

 
Summer Improvements at GMSD

Summer Improvements at GMSD

  School may be out, but GMSD is busy! This summer, the District is undergoing a capital improvement project to replace the HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system and the “building envelope.” Building envelope refers to all outside doors and windows. The present HVAC system in the high school […]

 

Innovative Educational Program: 6th Grade Autobiography Project

Nancy Wilkinson and Stephanie Fritts were part of the 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 used this grant to plan and implement the After-School Autobiography Project. Due to Pennsylvania’s shift to […]

 
JWPMS Students Travel to Boston

JWPMS Students Travel to Boston

School may be out of session, but that doesn’t mean the learning stops. Just ask a group of James W. Parker Middle School students. Forty-eight seventh and eighth grade students traveled to Boston, Massachusetts from June 26-30, 2014 to gain an understanding the historical city of Boston. On their way […]

 

Innovative Educational Program: 6th Grade Technology Education

Mark Niezelski was one 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 teacher will use this grant to help maintain the sixth grade Lego NXT Robotics curriculum. According to Niezelski, the grant money […]