Archive for: April, 2015

 

Kindergarten class creates animal sculptures made from recycled materials

Mrs. Rupert’s Kindergarten class recycled materials (paper towel rolls, yarn scraps, cereal boxes, etc.) to make animal art! The students show off their animal sculptures in a short “Green Tip” video for WICU in honor of Earth Day/Month. Their video is here: http://pix.erietvnews.com/media/12321621 Mrs. Johnson is their art teacher at […]

 
McKean students collect items for military personnel

McKean students collect items for military personnel

From left to right: Riley Munger, Avanel Munger, Abigail Greenleaf, and Erin Mennow. ————— Last month, McKean Elementary Challenge Students collected items to include in care packages for military personnel currently deployed overseas. The students successfully collected more than 1,300 items, enough to fill six boxes. This initiative was part […]

 
PSSA Pump-Up

PSSA Pump-Up

PSSA testing started this week for the District, and McKean Elementary third and fourth graders aren’t alone! Classes from other grades in the school are sponsoring a third or fourth grade class with a note of encouragement and a little treat each morning of the PSSAs in what is known as, […]

 
Senior Places 2nd in Safe Driving Competition

Senior Places 2nd in Safe Driving Competition

General McLane High School senior Ben Tallman placed second in Erie County’s Annual Teen Driving Competition on Monday and will have an opportunity to win a $5,000 scholarship. Sponsored by PA Motor Truck Association, Con-Way Freight and the Northwest Regional Highway Safety Network, this competition gives students in Erie and […]

 
GM Student Selected for University of Pittsburgh’s Health Career Scholars Academy

GM Student Selected for University of Pittsburgh’s Health Career Scholars Academy

General McLane High School junior Cory Kephart was selected to attend the University of Pittsburgh’s Health Career Scholars Academy (UPHCSA). This program selects only 110 students each year and is often a springboard for future studies in medicine. “I’m very excited for this opportunity,” says Kephart. “I’m interested in the heath […]

 
GMHS Students Place in Journalism Competition

GMHS Students Place in Journalism Competition

Four General McLane High School students placed in the 2015 Edinboro University Journalism Competition. Makayla Alicea placed third for Features Writing; Emily Tworek placed second for News Writing; Yasmin Mamani placed second for sports writing and Kyle Brace placed second for sports photography. More than 150 entries were submitted this year’s […]

 
McKean Elementary Kicks Off Recess Laps & Run Club

McKean Elementary Kicks Off Recess Laps & Run Club

  As students return from break, McKean Elementary students are running for the benefits of an active lifestyle. McKean Elementary students in kindergarten through fourth grade started their recess laps. Recess laps is an optional program at recess for students in K-4 that started as part of McKean Elementary’s 2013 […]

 
McKean Fourth Graders Perform Concert

McKean Fourth Graders Perform Concert

  McKean Elementary’s fourth graders performed a Spring Concert today that included music from the past. Led by Mrs. Smith, the students sang songs that included: “I’m a Believer” “Yellow Submarine” “Yakety Yak” and “Twist and Shout”. They also sang “Nifty Fifty States”, “Star Spangled Banner” and “Happy Birthday” to […]

 
“Pied” for Relay for Life

“Pied” for Relay for Life

General McLane High School teacher Mark Scarpitti was the lucky winner selected to receive a pie in the face during the Relay for Life Kickoff Assembly last week. For the “Pie in the Face” fundraiser, seven administrators and teachers volunteered to be participants in the chance of being pied in […]

 

General McLane has their best finish in RoboBots Competition

General McLane School District entered three teams in this year’s annual RoboBots competition. GMHS entered two bots this year, and both bots spent the morning in the winners bracket. They ended up battling each other in an elimination match where Robot Ghost defeated Robot Leech to advance to the quarterfinals. […]