Archive for: February, 2016

 
McKean Elementary Raises more than $3000 for American Heart Association

McKean Elementary Raises more than $3000 for American Heart Association

McKean Elementary faculty and students raised $3,331.50 for the American Heart Association last week. Their fundraising efforts were part of a school-wide campaign to raise awareness of heart healthy activities and diets. “What was exciting about this is that I didn’t have to ‘sell’ the kids on fundraising. I know […]

 
GM student advances to finals again with rock band in competition at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

GM student advances to finals again with rock band in competition at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

L-R Mathew Yost, Bailey Rieper, and General McLane senior Abby Wright represented the group Jack’s Mom at the 20th annual 2016 Tri-C High School Rock-Off at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum on Jan. 23, 2016, Cleveland, Ohio. (Chuck Crow/The Plain Dealer) —————————————————— General McLane senior Abby Wright […]

 
GMHS students place in District Choir Competition

GMHS students place in District Choir Competition

L-R: Issac Petkac(11th), Phoebe Smith (12th), Mike Hess (12th), Melina Walter (1oth) & Emily Tworek (12th) Not pictured — Cody Gould (12th) ———————————– The following students participated in Sr. High District choir this past weekend at Corry High School and made General McLane very proud with their accomplishments. Emily Tworek […]

 
EE students study Chinese New Year

EE students study Chinese New Year

Edinboro Elementary second graders spent the last week of January learning about an important annual event in China — Chinese New Year, which is also called Spring Festival. It takes place this year on February 8, 2016. A visiting second grade student from China, Tina Zhang, spent five days teaching […]

 
Second Buddy Bench installed at EE

Second Buddy Bench installed at EE

The third Buddy Bench within General McLane School District has been installed. Edinboro Elementary School added a second Buddy Bench near the playground of their school so students can have access to a Buddy Bench throughout the entire school year. Now, the school has one in the front for recess during […]

 
7th Grade Family Living begins stitch training

7th Grade Family Living begins stitch training

James W. Parker Middle School seventh graders have started their stitch training in Family Living. Today, they learned how to use an iron safely as one of the basic skills they learn before creating their final project — a table runner that uses both hand stitching skills and machine skills. […]

 
EUP Interim President visits GM

EUP Interim President visits GM

Edinboro University’s interim president Dr. David J. Werner visited with Superintendent Richard Scaletta today to learn about General McLane schools and programs and continue the relationship between the University and School District. Dr. Werner was appointed to serve as interim president of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 19. He assumes […]

 
McKean Elementary Nurse is recognized for excellence

McKean Elementary Nurse is recognized for excellence

The Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners (PASNAP) has named McKean Elementary School nurse Stacy Chiles the 2016 winner of the NW Region Excellence in School Nursing Award. The Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners (PASNAP) is the professional home for school nurses, open to all certified school […]