Archive for: December, 2015

 
Buddy Bench arrives at JWPMS

Buddy Bench arrives at JWPMS

James W. Parker Middle School new students Brianna Farley and Alexis Bartosek stand behind the newly installed Buddy Bench. ————– James W. Parker Middle School is the latest General McLane school to join the trend of preventing loneliness during recess. Thanks to a $500 grant received from the Pennsylvania School […]

 
GMHS Band visits elementary schools

GMHS Band visits elementary schools

The General McLane High School Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Color guard performed a concert at Edinboro and McKean Elementary Schools today. The performance was directed by high school music teacher and band director Jacob Malec. The students played a variety of songs for the elementary students, including a holiday mix […]

 
McKean Recess Laps keeps kids moving

McKean Recess Laps keeps kids moving

Since October, McKean Elementary students have been staying active through McKean Elementary’s Recess Laps, an optional program encouraging students to increase their physical activity. Eighty-seven percent of students at McKean choose to participate in this program, which takes place during recess for students in K-4 and started as part of […]

 
Giving Tree collects 184 items

Giving Tree collects 184 items

Collection for the Annual Giving Tree at McKean Elementary School has officially closed, and the students surpassed last year’s total! The students collected 184 items, including but not limited to 72 Hats, 68 gloves and 13 jackets. The collection was hosted by the Autistic Support Classroom and ran from the […]

 
The Polar Express Returns to Edinboro Elementary

The Polar Express Returns to Edinboro Elementary

Edinboro Elementary students once again joined in on the magic of Christmas and rode the Polar Express Train ride Friday. Inspired by Chris Van Allsburg’s children’s book that was later adapted into a feature film, the Polar Express is a story of a young boy’s trip to the North Pole. […]

 
EE students make books for PA Soldiers’ And Sailors’ Home

EE students make books for PA Soldiers’ And Sailors’ Home

Edinboro Elementary third and fourth graders created gifts for patients of the Pennsylvania Soldiers’ And Sailors’ Home in Erie. This state-operated long-term care facility for veterans and their spouses is the oldest of six state Veteran’s Homes in Pennsylvania operated under the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA). The students […]

 
JWPMS students work on exhibit for Erie Art Museum

JWPMS students work on exhibit for Erie Art Museum

James W. Parker Middle School seventh grade students are working on their exhibit for the 12th Annual Erie Art Museum Kids As Curators event. Working with local painter Tom Ferraro, the students are creating pieces that focus around “Pop culture and Illusion.” JWPMS students are using inspiration for their project […]

 
General McLane High School hosts annual Senior Citizen Luncheon

General McLane High School hosts annual Senior 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 Area Senior Citizens group and McKean Lions Club are invited for lunch and a performance by the General McLane High School wind ensemble. Pat Koloskee, […]

 
EE hosts Candy Bag Fundraiser for families in need

EE hosts Candy Bag Fundraiser for families in need

Edinboro Elementary fourth graders learned the value of working together to help others. They hosted a candy bag / bookmark fundraiser to raise money for local families in need during the holiday season. Students created the bookmarks, candy bags and advertising signs and then sold the products at the PTO Holiday Fun […]

 
Santa makes his annual visit to McKean Elementary

Santa makes his annual visit to McKean Elementary

On Thursday, Santa visited McKean Elementary School students to send them some early holiday cheer. 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 PTA has been doing […]