Archive for: March, 2016

 

General McLane Ranks 5th Safest School in PA

General McLane High School was ranked the fifth safest public high school in Pennsylvania by an educational review website based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Niche.com—invented by students at Carnegie Mellon University—is a website that reviews and collects information about schools, neighborhoods and colleges across the country. The site’s staff ranked the […]

 
Elementary student continues his campaign for Wins for Kids

Elementary student continues his campaign for Wins for Kids

Raising more than $3000 wasn’t enough for Edinboro Elementary student Jacob Haugh. For the second year in a row, the fourth grader isn’t asking for birthday gifts. Instead, he is requesting donations once again for Wins for Kids, a program that raises funds to support the Pittsburgh Pirates Charities and […]

 
McKean students plan event for teachers

McKean students plan event for teachers

On Friday, McKean Elementary fourth graders had a surprise in store for their teachers. For a week, they had secretly been planning an event to say thank you to their teachers – Ms. Wismer, Mr. Hutchison and Mr. Pete. They had planned this celebration, got the OKAY with the principal […]

 
2016 Reflection Contest Winners

2016 Reflection Contest Winners

Numerous General McLane students were honored for their achievement in the 2016 National PTA Reflections arts in education program. Regional winner’s include McKean Elementary’s Sullivan Hess (1st Grade), Hazel Quezada (2nd Grade), Jane Howard (3rd Grade), Kiley Leasure (3rd Grade), and James W. Parker Middle School’s Ellen Eisert (8th), Olivia […]

 
Career Choices Visit Erie News Now

Career Choices Visit Erie News Now

General McLane High School’s Career Choices classes toured the Erie News Now (WICU 12, WSEE, CW) studios last week and learned about careers in the Communications field. One class even appeared in a brief live segment with Meteorologist John Stehlin, and sophomore Hailey Ingalls was interviewed and gave a brief […]

 
Cookie Cake Competition at the High School

Cookie Cake Competition at the High School

General McLane High School students faced off in a Cooke Cake Competition the last two weeks. Students worked in groups to create their finest cakes for the competition. They were only allowed to use candy clay, rice krispies, icing and sugar cookie dough. Judging is still underway. This project was […]

 
Biology 1 students create model cells

Biology 1 students create model cells

Students in Mrs. Yonko’s Biology I, Accelerated class created their own model Plant or Animal cell. Students selected items to represent various cell structures and presented their models to the class. The class voted on their top six, and the winners were Rachel Steiner, Claire Campbell, Patience Makusi, Sierra Senta, […]

 
Math K’NEXtions debut latest amusement park

Math K’NEXtions debut latest amusement park

General McLane High School students in the Math K’Nextions class have debuted their latest amusement park — Debbieland. The students designed and built an entire amusement park using K’Nex building sets. The project is the culmination of a 9-week math elective class, taught by Mr. Delsandro. The class was broken […]

 
Dairy Princess Visits EE 2nd Grade

Dairy Princess Visits EE 2nd Grade

The Erie County Dairy Princess, who is also one of two Pennsylvania Dairy Princess alternates, came to Edinboro Elementary today to teach students about fueling up with chocolate milk (and the dairy industry). Lydia Szymanski presented to two different groups of second graders. Her presentation included a five-minute skit, followed by […]

 

McKean Students Subtract With a Pirate!

McKean Elementary School kindergarteners are making a connection between Pirates and subtraction. Edinboro University student teacher Meg Dulion used the song “If You Subtract with a Pirate” to teach subtraction to kindergarteners in Miss Scott’s class. During the culminating activity, students dressed as pirates and marched down the hallway. This […]