Archive for: January, 2016

 
Students earn awards at regional PJAS competition

Students earn awards at regional PJAS competition

Eleven General McLane students won awards at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) competition this past weekend at Penn State Behrend in Erie, Pa. Twenty-six schools and more than 350 students participated in this year’s competition, which is open to all students in seventh to 12 grades who wish […]

 

Local School Board honored for service

Members of the General McLane School District Board of Education were recognized for their service to the General McLane community during their meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. The Pennsylvania School Boards Association declared January as School Director Recognition Month – a time to spotlight the contributions of public school […]

 
Local School Board Director Honored

Local School Board Director Honored

Long-term school directors are being honored across the state by the Pennsylvania School Board Association at local school board meetings. School directors are recognized for years of service ranging from 8 to 36 years. Dr. Timothy Wise, a member of the General McLane School District, received recognition for 32 years […]

 
Tape Sculpture Installation

Tape Sculpture Installation

General McLane High School students had some fun with art. After studying work by street artist Mark Jenkins, who places dressed tape sculpture bodies in cities across the world, the students in Mrs. Thompson’s second quarter Art Introduction class created one of their own. The purpose of the exhibit was […]

 
McKean Family Fun Night Big Success

McKean Family Fun Night Big Success

McKean’s Family Fun Night hosted its biggest turnout yet on Friday, January 15, 2016 with over 200 people in attendance. Students and they families had the opportunity to play bingo, participate in a Chinese auction and enjoy the first ever Elementary Art Show. Many of our teachers were also in […]

 
McKean Kicks off Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart Campaign

McKean Kicks off Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart Campaign

On Friday, McKean Elementary School kicked off their Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart Campaign. Through the first week of February, there will be many fun heart healthy activities for the students to learn the importance of the heart, how it works and how to take care of it. To […]

 
Marla Stauffer Retires after 35 years

Marla Stauffer Retires after 35 years

General McLane High School Physical Education and Health teacher Marla Stauffer served her last day in the District today, officially retiring after 35 years. Stauffer has been with the District since 1981. During her time at General McLane, Stauffer implemented aerobics into the 11th grade Physical Education Class and after-school […]

 
EUP track and field visits McKean

EUP track and field visits McKean

On Thursday, the entire Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Track and Field team visited the McKean Run Club to pump them up for their big running event on Saturday. Edinboro students trained with the elementary students, who have been increasing overall fitness through flexibility, strength and endurance during the Winter Run […]

 
GM Student Receives ECTS Pride Student of the Month Award

GM Student Receives ECTS Pride Student of the Month Award

General McLane High School junior and Erie County Technical School student Connor Hilliard was recently recognized with the ECTS Pride Student of the Month Award. A PRIDE student is a student who has exhibited an “ECTS student Be-Attitude: Be Passionate, Be Respectful, Be Involved, Be Disciplined, Be Employable”. Connor was […]

 

McKean Elementary Recognized as a 2016 Title 1 Distinguished School

For the second year in a row, McKean Elementary School was recognized as a 2016 Title I Distinguished School by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Federal Programs. McKean Elementary is one of only 96 schools in the state to receive this honor. “McKean Elementary continues to have staff […]