Archive for: December, 2014

 
Alumni’s wedding features a hint of General McLane pride

Alumni’s wedding features a hint of General McLane pride

  General McLane alumni Melissa Hennen (’03) and Adam Uzzo (’01) tied the knot this October and added a little GM-flare. A Lancer Helmet was one of the sweet treats featured in the “Cookie Room”. “We both love GM. Adam has very fond memories playing football there, and we had many […]

 
Santa Visits McKean Elementary Students

Santa Visits McKean Elementary Students

  On Friday, Santa brought the holiday spirit a little early to McKean with a visit to McKean Elementary School.  Every student received a picture with Santa, completely free of charge, courtesy of the McKean Elementary PTA. Santa’s visit culminated McKean Elementary’s week-long Annual Holiday Shop for the students. The McKean […]

 
GMHS Hosts Annual Sr. Citizen Luncheon

GMHS Hosts Annual Sr. Citizen Luncheon

On Friday, General McLane High School hosted their annual Senior Citizen Luncheon. Hosted by the School District, the Principal’s Cabinet and the GM Band, members from the Edinboro Senior Citizen Group are invited for lunch and a performance by the General McLane High School Symphonic Wind Ensemble.  This event started […]

 
Edinboro Fourth Graders Raise Money to Give Clean Water

Edinboro Fourth Graders Raise Money to Give Clean Water

  The fourth grade students at Edinboro Elementary created, organized and led a fundraiser for Edinboro Elementary’s Holiday Fun Night.  They sold water bottles and candy bars, donated by the PTO, to raise money to give the gift of clean water to those in need. Students worked with Heifer International, […]

 
Three GMHS Students Perform in Disney World

Three GMHS Students Perform in Disney World

Three General McLane High School students traded in the turkey this year for a trip performing in Disney World. As members of the French Creek Community Theater’s Disney Show Choir, Ryan Sibbald, Cody Gould and Melissa Barbour performed in a 30-minute show in Downtown Disney over Thanksgiving Weekend. “How many people can […]

 
December 2014 Driver of the Month, Eric Lathrop

December 2014 Driver of the Month, Eric Lathrop

General McLane’s Driver of the Month for December, 2014 is Eric Lathrop. Eric has been with the District for 31 years. He not only drives both the High School/Middle School run, but he also drives the Edinboro Elementary run. Besides driving the bus every day, Eric is also our jack […]

 

2014 Local Reflections Program Winners

This year’s James W. Parker Middle School PTSA Reflections Program had 19 entries. All 1st – 5th place entries will advance to the Regional Level of competition. Congratulations to all students who participated in the 2014 REFLECTIONS Program! Award winners in each category (on the local level) are listed here: PHOTO: […]

 
Speaker teaches about Africa based on personal experiences

Speaker teaches about Africa based on personal experiences

Seventh graders had the opportunity to learn all about Africa’s terrain, unique physical features and climate from a speaker who has seen it first-hand. Last week, Mike Podwika, of Wyoming, PA, visited  the 7th grade Social Studies classes to educate them on the continent. Podwika, who is a grandfather to […]

 
General McLane High School Selected As GRAMMY Signature School Semi-Finalist

General McLane High School Selected As GRAMMY Signature School Semi-Finalist

The GRAMMY Foundation announced last week that General McLane High School has been selected as a semi-finalist for the GRAMMY Signature School Award. General McLane High School is one of 120 schools nationwide to receive this honor and is the only school in Northwestern Pennsylvania to be recognized. “We are […]

 

The Giving Tree Returns to McKean Elementary School

As the District returns from Thanksgiving Break, the Holiday Giving Tree is making its return to McKean Elementary. “It is hard to believe that we are already surrounded by the cold and snow. Unfortunately, we have kids in our community without hats, gloves, and scarves,” said McKean Elementary teacher Kristen […]