Archive for: May, 2015

 
MS Students Design Fish Sculpture for Camp Notre Dame

MS Students Design Fish Sculpture for Camp Notre Dame

James W. Parker Middle School students designed and decorated a fish sculpture for a picnic pavilion at Camp Notre Dame. Mr. Yonko, the director of Camp Notre Dame, gave the school the fish sculpture (leftover from an art project many years ago). Students worked on the piece of artwork for […]

 
“Tanks” Comes to Life for Fourth Graders

“Tanks” Comes to Life for Fourth Graders

For McKean Fourth graders, the computer game “Tanks” has come to life. After seeing the students enjoy playing a computer game called “Tanks”, McKean fourth grade teachers Scott Hutchison and James Pete decided to connect it with their curriculum, making it hands-on and heavily hitting multiple standards. “It’s been a great way […]

 
GMHS Art Show Preview: Meet Hunter Hendricks

GMHS Art Show Preview: Meet Hunter Hendricks

Hunter Hendricks’ artwork is one of those selected for this year’s Art Show, which is scheduled for May 28 from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the High School Grand Lobby. Each week, we will feature one student-artist. —— Art isn’t foreign for General McLane High School junior Hunter Hendricks. […]

 
GMHS Educator is Quarterfinalist For The Music Educator Award

GMHS Educator is Quarterfinalist For The Music Educator Award

General McLane High School music teacher Bruce Yates has been selected as a quarterfinalist for the 2016 Music Educator Award. A total of 213 music teachers from 194 cities across 42 states have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award™, presented by The Recording Academy® and the GRAMMY […]

 
Safe Routes To School Initiative

Safe Routes To School Initiative

May is National Bike Month and McKean Elementary students have kicked it off in style. County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper and officials gathered at McKean Elementary School on Monday to announce the Safe Routes to School Initiative, a plan to help make streets safer for kids to travel on a bike. […]

 
April Driver of the Month: Erica Long

April Driver of the Month: Erica Long

The April Driver of the Month is Erica Long. Erica has been driving a bus for General McLane School District since October, 2002. She’s ran a single run for almost five years before switching to a High School/Middle School and Elementary run. For many years, Erica was able to run […]

 
GMHS Art Show Preview: Meet Emilee Fails

GMHS Art Show Preview: Meet Emilee Fails

Portrait by senior Emilee Fails —- Emilee Fails’ portrait is one of the selected artworks in this year’s Art Show, which is scheduled for May 28 from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the High School Grand Lobby. Each week, we will feature one student-artist.  This past fall, senior Emilee […]

 
Five GMHS students sign to play collegiate sports

Five GMHS students sign to play collegiate sports

On Friday, five General McLane students officially signed during the school’s College Signing Day. The event took place in the GM Library at Noon. Michelle Jahn officially signed to play basketball at Edinboro University, Michaela Redinger officially signed to Golf at Allegheny College, Laura Schaefer officially signed to play Soccer […]

 
Elementary student raises money for Wins for Kids

Elementary student raises money for Wins for Kids

Edinboro Elementary student Jacob Haugh didn’t ask for any birthday gifts. Instead, the third grader requested something else — donations. Haugh raised $2,521 in three weeks for Wins for Kids, a program that raises funds to support the Pittsburgh Pirates Charities and the Center for Prader-Willi Syndrome at the Children’s […]