Archive for: October, 2016

 
Pajama Day raised over $500 for JDRF

Pajama Day raised over $500 for JDRF

On Friday, James W. Parker Middle School’s 8th grade advisors hosted a Pajama Day to raise money for Juvenile diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Students donated a $1 to wear pajamas and teachers donated $5 to wear jeans to school. They raised $566.30. This idea was developed through the MS PTSA. They […]

 
Getting to Know McKean’s Jackie Wismer

Getting to Know McKean’s Jackie Wismer

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 McKean Elementary School’s Jackie Wismer, who has worked in the District for nine years. Prior to serving a fourth grade elementary teacher, […]

 
GMHS goes to digital hall passes

GMHS goes to digital hall passes

Gone are the days of the old-fashioned hall passes – the digital hall pass has made its way to General McLane High School. e-Hallpass is a  a software system for that allows teachers and administrators to provide hallway permission to students digitally. Here’s how it works: Students submit a leave request […]

 
Pizza with the Principals

Pizza with the Principals

James W. Parker Middle School students enjoyed some pizza with the principals to celebrate their participation in the PTSA Summer Reading Program. To be eligible for this party, students entering grades 5, 6, 7 or 8 must read the equivalent of 6 chapter books and novels that are age and […]

 
McKean celebrates National Walk and Bike to School Day

McKean celebrates National Walk and Bike to School Day

McKean Elementary School celebrated National Walk and Bike to School Day and being the recipient of a Safe Routes to School grant on Wednesday with an assembly. The entire school gathered at the end of the day to hear speakers and walk a mile. All faculty, staff and students walked […]

 
Caring Place kicks off Grief Awareness Campaign

Caring Place kicks off Grief Awareness Campaign

Last week, James W. Parker Middle School’s Pamela Swanseger and two students attended a luncheon at the Caring Place to kick off grief awareness. Each school in attendance brought two student representatives to learn about the Caring Place and how to raise awareness for grieving children and families. Ellie Conaway […]

 
Edinboro Elementary Paving Underway

Edinboro Elementary Paving Underway

The paving for a new bus pick-up/drop-off area at Edinboro Elementary is underway! The new area is intended to reduce traffic congestion and minimize illegal standing or parking near the school. This will also improve student safety and the traffic flow, while providing more space for additional car traffic. Busses will use the new […]

 
JWPMS & McKean Bread Box Winners

JWPMS & McKean Bread Box Winners

From left to right:  Maddison Donahue, Ellen Cunningham, Maria Forgione, Mrs. Swanseger From left to right: Avanel Munger, Ely Cooney, Kellen Chelton and Avery Fiscus —– Both James W. Parker Middle School and McKean Elementary School were named the 2016 Bread Box winners through the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest […]

 
Desktime with Dads

Desktime with Dads

\ Today was Desktime with Dads at McKean Elementary! It also happened to be #WorldSmileDay, and there were plenty of smiling faces thanks to the fathers / grandfathers / father-figures visiting the classrooms today! This event is sponsored by McKean Elementary School Parent Teacher Association (PTA). For more information on […]

 

General McLane to host “It’s Been a While” Tour

It’s been a while since some individuals have stepped foot in General McLane High School – and for some taxpayers, it may never have happened. General McLane School District will offer a tour of General McLane High School on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. The event is part of the District’s […]