Archive for: February, 2015

 
Students use TI‑Nspire technology

Students use TI‑Nspire technology

Texas Instruments Incorporated Educational Technology Consultant Mr. Dana Morse presented TI-Nspire Technology to students and faculty on Tuesday. During Morse’s session, students investigated linear functions in an interactive lesson. Through the TI-Nspire technology, students received the assignments and tried to solve it on their graphing calculators. Their results were shared […]

 
Tom DiVecchio Visits McKean Elementary Fourth Graders

Tom DiVecchio Visits McKean Elementary Fourth Graders

JET-TV senior meteorologist Tom DiVecchio visited the entire fourth grade at McKean Elementary School on Wednesday. DiVecchio answered the students’ questions during his visit, which coincided with the fourth grade weather unit. Some items he discussed include storms, hail, why Erie gets more snow, the worst storm in Erie history […]

 
MS Musical Debuts Tonight

MS Musical Debuts Tonight

James W. Parker Middle School’s musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr, debuts tonight at the General McLane High School Auditorium. Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr, based on the zany musical that took Broadway by storm, is the high-spirited musical romp that has all of New York dancing the Charleston. Filled with fun […]

 
Allison Advances to PIAA State Diving Meet

Allison Advances to PIAA State Diving Meet

General McLane senior Mike Allison finished 2nd at the District 10 Diving Championships on Tuesday. Mike broke his own school record of 508.40 with a final score of 549.15 in the 11-dive competition. Although he finished 2nd, Mike’s score did beat the previous overall District 10 record of 546. Mike […]

 
Three GMHS Students to Compete in Dance Worlds Competition

Three GMHS Students to Compete in Dance Worlds Competition

Three General McLane High School students will be competing in Disney World this April for the annual United States All Star Federation Cheerleading and Dance Worlds Championship. Samantha Laughlin (12th grade), Amanda Laughlin (10th grade) and Libby Myers (10th grade) are three of 12 dancers for the Dance Vibe Senior […]

 
GMHS Students Participate in Veteran’s Outreach Program

GMHS Students Participate in Veteran’s Outreach Program

Four General McLane High School students distributed food to 67 needy veterans and their families last week through the Produce Express Program. This event took place outside of the Veteran’s Outreach Center and Luther Memorial Church and is a joint-venture with VFW Post 740 Edinboro-McKean and the Second Harvest Food […]

 
Join the Challenge!

Join the Challenge!

The Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority is challenging Erie County’s 13 public school district foundations to grow their endowments and is committing up to $200,000 in matching funds for dollars raised through December 31, 2016. The School District Foundation Endowment Challenge officially kicked off last week – and with the opportunity […]

 
GM Wrestling Heads to States

GM Wrestling Heads to States

After a school-wide send-off, the General McLane Wrestling Team heads to Hershey, PA to face Council Rock South in the State Duals! The PIAA Class AAA Dual Meet Tournament will continue Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Giant Center in Hershey. General McLane makes its first state appearance since 2006 […]

 
McKean Elementary Teacher Wins Golden Apple Award

McKean Elementary Teacher Wins Golden Apple Award

McKean Elementary kindergarten teacher Laura Scott 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 […]

 
Cross-Grade Level Writing Activity at McKean Elementary

Cross-Grade Level Writing Activity at McKean Elementary

McKean Elementary kindergarten and second graders engaged in a cross-grade level writing activity on Monday. Miss Scott’s kindergarten class and Mrs. Kirkpatrick’s second grade class has a short lesson reviewing transitions words and spelling in a variety of activities. One of those activities included effectively using the iPads to enrich […]