Archive for: September, 2015

 
Gould Qualifies for Prestigious Showcase

Gould Qualifies for Prestigious Showcase

General McLane senior Cody Gould was selected for the 2015 All-National Honor Ensembles, a prestigious honor ensemble and program of the National Association for Music Education (NAFME). Gould is the only choir student in the Northwest PA to qualify and one of three Bass 1’s in Pennsylvania to qualify. He […]

 
MS students build Rube Goldberg machines

MS students build Rube Goldberg machines

Fifth graders are putting Newton’s Three Laws, potential and kinetic energy to work. After learning about motion and design, students had to build Rube Goldberg machines showing action and reaction. Motion and Design is one of the units students do in fifth grade. James W. Parker Middle School Social Studies […]

 
The Estimation Jar Game

The Estimation Jar Game

Edinboro Elementary third graders started “The Estimation Jar” game this past week. Mrs. Hutchison fills the jar with an item and the students have one week to make only one estimation of a number of items they believe are inside. The student with the closest estimation wins the items inside. […]

 
CVC Speakers at GMHS

CVC Speakers at GMHS

General McLane High School hosted two speakers Thursday from the Crime Victim Center. Martine Holquist presented Internet Safety to 11th and 12th graders, and Melanie Vadzemicks presented “Everyday is a Big Day” to 10th graders. Vadzemicks’ talk also focused on good decision making and distracted driving.

 

2015-2016 First Month Recap

It’s been almost a month since school has started, and we are fully underway at GM! Check out what some of our students have learned and what they are looking forward to this year!

 
GMHS students win Highland Games Art Competition

GMHS students win Highland Games Art Competition

GMHS sophomore Eliza Krizmanich and junior Haley Wells placed in the amateur division of the Edinboro Highland Games Plein Air Art Competition. Eliza Krizmanich placed first winning $200 and Haley Wells placed second winning $100. Students had two hours to choose a part of Edinboro Universities campus to draw. There […]

 
GMHS Student Selected as PA Grape Queen

GMHS Student Selected as PA Grape Queen

GMHS junior Lydia Beers was named the 15-16 Pennsylvania Grape Queen last night during the North East Community Fair at North East High School. Lydia is the first GM student to win this honor. Lydia was one of four finalists to compete for the crown. Contestants were judged on their […]

 
GM Senior a National Merit Semifinalist

GM Senior a National Merit Semifinalist

General McLane High School senior Emily Tworek has been named a National Merit Semifinalist. As a National Merit Semifinalist, Tworek qualified among the highest-scoring PSAT in the country for the PSAT. Approximately 16,000 semifinalists were named in the 61st Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors […]

 
McKean art teacher to host class at BYC

McKean art teacher to host class at BYC

Students in the area will soon have an opportunity to combine two of their favorite hobbies – art and pets! On Sunday, September 27, McKean Elementary art teacher Kathleen Johnson will host an event at the Because You Care (BYC) Adption Center in McKean. A class for children ages 5-9 […]

 
McGahen redesigns Gillette Garden

McGahen redesigns Gillette Garden

Over the summer, the Gillette Memorial Garden in front of James W. Parker Middle School received a new design — thanks to middle school custodian Don McGahen. McGahen, who has been with the District since 1980, voluntarily worked during his vacation to create a new design for the garden, which […]