Archive for: June, 2016

 
GMEA continues their work for the Adopt-a-Highway program

GMEA continues their work for the Adopt-a-Highway program

Several General McLane teachers and their families braved the heat and humidity on Monday morning to clean up a two-mile stretch of Crane Road (from Route 99 to Fry Road). Members of the General McLane Education Association gathered to continue their work for the Adopt-a-Highway program. They were greeted by […]

 

ST Math in the Classrooms

There’s a new friend to the District this year – JiJi! JiJi made an appearance through a highly advanced software program by the Mind Research Institute called Spatial Temporal Math, or ST Math. This program, which was new to all students in grades K-6, uses the video-game approach to help teach […]

 
Housekeeper dedicates 45 years of service to District

Housekeeper dedicates 45 years of service to District

During the Lancer Legacy Banquet, Superintendent Richard Scaletta honored Dorothy Armagost for serving 45 years in the District. Armagost has been working as a part-time housekeeper at McKean Elementary since she was first hired in 1971. “I love my job,” Armagost said. “It’s a good school district, and I really […]

 
Weber retires after 21 years

Weber retires after 21 years

James W. Parker Middle School fifth grade teacher Robert Weber has retired after 21 years of service to the District. Weber started teaching third and fourth grade at Edinboro Elementary School before moving to the middle school in 2001 to teach sixth and seventh grade social studies. In 2003, he began teaching fifth […]

 
Students are officially on summer break!

Students are officially on summer break!

Today was the last day of the 2015-2016 School Year for General McLane students! Students had an early dismissal. And with that, the students are officially on Summer Break! Here are some pictures from Edinboro Elementary’s dismissal. Lots of smiles, hugs and tears! The General McLane School District wishes its […]

 
McKean students run 694 miles during Spring

McKean students run 694 miles during Spring

L-R: Kate Sadchikov,  Magdalen Kennedy. Gabby Stanley, Quinn O’Lone, Emma Stafford Sara Bergquist, Lilly Gee, Finley Neuburger, James Respecki ——————————————————- McKean Elementary students ran … a lot! Since Easter Break, students in grades k through fourth have ran a total of 4165 laps, which equates to 694 miles. Leading the pack was a […]

 
JWPMS Hosted Lip Sync Battle for UPMC Child Life Program

JWPMS Hosted Lip Sync Battle for UPMC Child Life Program

James W. Parker Middle School faculty, staff and students raised more than $1,300 for UPMC’s Child Life Program in one week through their Lip Sync Battle fundraiser. Students raised money by voting for their favorite teacher/student pairing. Bins were placed throughout the lobbies during the morning of the Lip Sync […]

 
McKean names the 2016 Janelle Guriel Spirit Award recipient

McKean names the 2016 Janelle Guriel Spirit Award recipient

McKean Elementary fourth grader Megan Grutkowski was named this year’s recipient of the Janelle Guriel Spirit Award.  Nominees included Breanna Englert, Ryan Dedrick, Emma Czarnecki, Annika Semoe and Megan Grutkowski. This award recognizes a fourth grade student who demonstrates the spirit of Janelle Guriel, a former General McLane student. Students selected for this […]

 
MS students take 1st and 2nd place at Erie Regional History Challenge

MS students take 1st and 2nd place at Erie Regional History Challenge

James W. Parker Middle School students took first and second place at last night’s Erie Regional History Challenge Championship. Nathan Hagstrom won first place and earned an Amazon Kindle Fire, and Abby Greenleaf won second place and earned a $100 Amazon gift card. The championship round was a spelling bee […]