Archive for: October, 2016

 
“Bid for the Bands” slated for November 5

“Bid for the Bands” slated for November 5

The General McLane Band Booster’s Annual “Bid for the Bands” fundraiser takes place Saturday, November 5 at the St Francis Usher’s Club. This fun event includes a night of music, food, silent auctions, live auctions, balloon prizes and 50/50’s. Individual tickets are $25 and a couple (with one bid number) […]

 
JWPMS Recognizes Red Ribbon Week

JWPMS Recognizes Red Ribbon Week

James W. Parker Middle School participated in Red Ribbon Week this week through the end of Monday. Red Ribbon Week, which was started in 1985, is aimed at teaching kids all about drug abuse and the importance of being drug free. JWPMS kicked off a series of themed-days to remind students […]

 
WJET-TV meteorologists Tom Atkins and Tom DiVecchio visit JWPMS

WJET-TV meteorologists Tom Atkins and Tom DiVecchio visit JWPMS

WJET-TV meteorologists Tom Atkins and Tom DiVecchio visited James W. Parker Middle School on Wednesday to speak to fifth grade students about the importance of scientists, especially meteorologists. Atkins and DiVecchio shared some information about what they do at the TV station and some other important weather facts. JWPMS teacher […]

 
PTSA hosts Halloween student fun night

PTSA hosts Halloween student fun night

James W. Parker Middle School’s PTSA hosted its first Student Fun Night of the year. The night featured basketball, Minute-to-Win-it, a variety of games and dancing to music from a DJ. Food and beverages were also available. There was also a costume contest with a costume contest from each grade. Each winner won a $5 gift […]

 
Service Center raises money for Breast Cancer

Service Center raises money for Breast Cancer

The General McLane Service Center hosted a series of events this month to raise $631.20 toward the cure for Breast Cancer. They hosted a “PINK DAY” and encouraged all to wear pink for a $1 fee. Transportation Coordinator Nancy Ekstrom matched the donation up to $50. They also hosted a […]

 
McKean hosts first ARRFS assembly

McKean hosts first ARRFS assembly

Last week, McKean Elementary hosted its first ARRFS assembly on RESPECT. Guests from GMHS, the EUP track and field and the EUP women’s basketball assisted with the program, in addition to McKean’s own ARRFS. ARRFS stands for acts of respect, responsibility, fun and safe to be with. Each month, the […]

 
Senior shares experience at Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences

Senior shares experience at Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences

General McLane High School senior Joel Linebach attended the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences (PGSS), a highly competitive five-week, in-residence summer enrichment program at Carnegie Mellon University. He was one of 60 students chosen from over 500 applicants. “For students who love to learn and love the sciences, this […]

 
Senior completes Eagle Scout Project

Senior completes Eagle Scout Project

General McLane Senior Tony Damore recently completed his Eagle Scout Project. Damore performed extensive repairs, beautification and the construction of a new shed at Golden Cemetery in McKean. He worked along with Lee Steadman, VFW Post 740 and many other community volunteers. According to Damore, has been working on this […]

 
Getting to Know the Service Center’s Nancy Ekstrom

Getting to Know the Service Center’s Nancy Ekstrom

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 the Service Center’s Nancy Ekstrom, who has worked as Transportation Services Manager in the District for just over a year. Prior to […]

 
4th Annual Zombie Run Slated for Saturday

4th Annual Zombie Run Slated for Saturday

General McLane High School’s Wellness Club will be hosting their fourth annual Zombie Run this weekend The race will be two miles through GM’s cross country course and takes place on October 22. The run starts at 10 a.m. and registration and free zombie makeup begins at 9 a.m. Cost for this […]