Archive for: September, 2016

 
Getting to Know JWPMS’ Nancy Wilkinson

Getting to Know JWPMS’ Nancy Wilkinson

Each Friday, we will feature an employee in the District so you can get to know the amazing individuals that work for General McLane School District! This week, we are featuring James W. Parker Middle School’s Nancy Elizabeth Wilkinson, who has worked for the District for 39 years. Prior to […]

 
Writing in Science Class

Writing in Science Class

General McLane students are writing across the curriculum — not just in Language Arts classes! James W. Parker Middle School students completed a Literacy Writing initiative in Science class this week. Students in Mrs. Santos class read a passage on Newton’s Laws of Motion and then wrote their own thesis statement from […]

 
Elementary Artists in Action

Elementary Artists in Action

General McLane is committed to empowering students through the arts — and the elementary level is no exception! Our teachers are constantly coming up with new and creative art projects that help General McLane students develop their creativity, decision making, confidence, visual learning, perseverance and collaboration. Edinboro Elementary fourth graders, […]

 
Stormwater Best Management Practices Demonstration Project Dedication Ceremony

Stormwater Best Management Practices Demonstration Project Dedication Ceremony

Last night, General McLane School District and the Edinboro Lake Watershed Association (ELWA) hosted the Stormwater Best Management Practices Demonstration Project Dedication Ceremony to celebrate the near-completion of the project. Almost 30 people were in attendance of the event and all received tours throughout the rain garden, the infiltration trench […]

 
Obeldobel Market arrives at JWPMS

Obeldobel Market arrives at JWPMS

Obeldobel Market opened its doors this year to James W. Parker Middle School students. This functioning mock grocery store is part of an innovative learning project that is intended to engage learners with a variety of skill levels. “Students have benefited because it allows them to practice the same skills they will […]

 
Superintendent speaks at EUP on education funding

Superintendent speaks at EUP on education funding

As part of the Fall 2016 Al Stone Lecture Series, General McLane Superintendent Richard Scaletta presented “Education Funding in Pennsylvania: Past, Present and Future” today in the Reeder Hall Auditorium. There were about 30 individuals present for the lecture. This series, which is organized by Dr. Robert Rhodes, runs Thursdays through […]

 
HS students help prepare MS band for Homecoming performance

HS students help prepare MS band for Homecoming performance

Members of the General McLane High School Drumline worked with students in the 8th Grade Band at James W. Parker Middle School yesterday. The middle school students are preparing to perform with the High School Band during the halftime show of the Homecoming Game next Friday, September 30.

 
EE PTO hosts Back to School Book Fair

EE PTO hosts Back to School Book Fair

Edinboro Elementary’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) hosted a Back to School Book Fair this week in the library! This fair runs through September 22 for Edinboro Elementary students. The PTO is a non-profit organization comprised of parents and guardians of students, current administration and teachers, and is open to any patron who […]

 
Getting to know JWPMS’ Mrs. Lindenberger

Getting to know JWPMS’ Mrs. Lindenberger

Each Friday, we will feature an employee in the District so you can get to know the amazing individuals that work for General McLane School District! This week, we are featuring James W. Parker Middle School math teacher Michelle Lindenberger, who has worked for the District for 15 years. Prior […]

 
School Resource Officer talks to MS about Bullying

School Resource Officer talks to MS about Bullying

This week, General McLane School District’s School Resource Officer talked to middle schools students about bullying and internet safety. Paul Hagerty talked with 5th and 6th grade students on the impact and effects of bullying to students and schools. He will continue the conversations with students next week. Hagerty is […]