Archive for: December, 2015

 
Andy Schulz joins GMSD Board of Education

Andy Schulz joins GMSD Board of Education

General McLane School District welcomed Andrew Schulz to the General McLane School District Board of Education this month. Schulz is a former high school social studies teacher and basketball coach for General McLane School District. He worked for the District for 33 years and retired in 2014. Schulz represents Region […]

 
Christmas Store helps students in need

Christmas Store helps students in need

There’s nothing that celebrates the holiday season more than the season of giving! And that’s exactly what the General McLane community has done. The annual Christmas Store for students in need at General McLane High School re-opened yesterday. High school nurse Laurie Swanson started the store 15 years ago in […]

 
2015 VFW Post 740 Essay Winners

2015 VFW Post 740 Essay Winners

Congratulations to our General McLane VFW Post 740 Essay Winners! High School senior Jessica Kavelish is the winner of the 2015 VFW Post 740 Voice of Democracy Essay Contest. Jessica earned a cash prize of $600 for her winning essay, which has advanced on to the District 28 competition. The […]

 
MS Bridge Building Design Challenge

MS Bridge Building Design Challenge

James W. Parker Middle School students are quickly learning the necessary critical thinking and problem solving skills that go into design and construction. Mr. Sturgess’ fifth grade classes just finished up their Bridge Building Design Challenge. Their task? Students needed to build a bridge that would hold at least two […]

 
5th Grader Raises More than $1000 for MDA

5th Grader Raises More than $1000 for MDA

James W. Parker Middle Schooler Aiden Dougan has been inspiring change. In just two weeks, the fifth grader raised more than $1000 for Muscular Dystrophy through a “Coins for A Cure,” a fundraising campaign where he has encouraged friends, teachers and staff to bring in their loose change. Aiden was […]

 
Shave a Stache!

Shave a Stache!

General McLane High School teacher Nick Basko gave students and staff the opportunity to shave his beard as part of the Stache for Cash Fundraiser. Basko has been growing this beard for over a year. Today, junior Marcus Kozloff was selected as the winner and officially shaved the beard! The […]

 
Giving Tree Returns to McKean Elementary

Giving Tree Returns to McKean Elementary

The Annual Giving Tree has returned to McKean Elementary School. The Autistic Support Classroom is hosting their annual Giving Tree from now through Friday, December 18. Students, faculty and community members can bring in new hats, gloves or a scarves for any age or gender that will be displayed on […]

 
GMHS students talk to EE students about respect

GMHS students talk to EE students about respect

General McLane High School’s Principal’s Cabinet performed an assembly to Edinboro Elementary students on respect. General McLane High School’s Principal’s Cabinet is a group of students who help create a positive environment among students within the District. This group is an active member of the Positive Youth Development initiative. In […]

 
Alum finds Lancer license plate in Nashville Flea Market

Alum finds Lancer license plate in Nashville Flea Market

GM alum Sarah Buckholtz (’07) was exploring the Nashville Flea Market on her day off and found this metal license plate. How cool! “I picked it up and examined it with the biggest smile and shock on my face imaginable,” Sarah said. “Like seriously, here I am in Nashville, at […]

 
McKean’s Winter Run Club has begun!

McKean’s Winter Run Club has begun!

McKean Elementary’s Winter Run Club started this week, and the students are back in action! McKean Elementary teacher Lisa Celeski runs this program, with the help of parents, Edinboro University athletes and their Health and Physical Education students. Students in grades k-4 participate in each winter session on Tuesdays and […]