Archive for: December, 2016

 
EE Receives Grant to Bridge K and Preschool Curriculum

EE Receives Grant to Bridge K and Preschool Curriculum

The Pennsylvania Department of Education selected Edinboro Elementary School as one of the recipients of a $4,000 grant to help foster the vital collaborations and connections necessary for student success from birth through grade 3. Edinboro has three early education programs in its region: the Growing and Learning Center housed […]

 
2nd graders ride the Polar Express

2nd graders ride the Polar Express

Edinboro Elementary students celebrated the magic of Christmas and rode the Polar Express Train ride. Inspired by Chris Van Allsburg’s children’s book that was later adapted into a feature film, the Polar Express is a story of a young boy’s trip to the North Pole. Mimicking the book, Edinboro students wore their pajamas and […]

 
EE host Fourth Grade Plays

EE host Fourth Grade Plays

Edinboro Elementary School hosted their annual Fourth Grade Play on Friday. Students created or adapted a story or poem they had heard or read before and applied what they learned about plot line, characters and fiction writing to help their story make sense. They typed the scripts and made the costumes, props and background sets. Students […]

 
McKean Elementary Giving Tree raised more than 200 items

McKean Elementary Giving Tree raised more than 200 items

McKean Elementary School’s Annual Giving Tree raised 201 items for the Mercy Center for Women in Erie, which provides safe and supportive transitional housing, education and counseling for homeless women with or without children. The Autistic Support Classroom hosted this annual fundraiser through the beginning of December until Friday.  Students, faculty and community members brought in 91 new […]

 
Kids to Kids finishes first lesson at Elementary Schools

Kids to Kids finishes first lesson at Elementary Schools

General McLane High School students in the Kids to Kids program visited Edinboro and McKean Elementary Schools the past two weeks to educate first and third graders on living a healthy lifestyle. The high school students put on a puppet show to teach lementary students on the dangers of drugs and alcohol. […]

 
Makerspaces come to General McLane

Makerspaces come to General McLane

Gone are the days where libraries expanded imagination and creativity through only books and publications. Now, libraries are incorporating makerspaces for student enrichment and these have officially made their way to General McLane School District. A makerspace is a sharing space where students gather to create, invent, discover — and most importantly, try […]

 
Annual Senior Citizen Luncheon takes place at GMHS

Annual Senior Citizen Luncheon takes place at GMHS

General McLane High School hosted their annual Senior Citizen Luncheon today. Hosted by the School District, the Principal’s Cabinet and the GM instrumental music program, members from the Edinboro Area Senior Citizens group and McKean Lions Club were invited for lunch and a performance by the General McLane High School jazz ensemble. This event […]

 
HS students learn programming through #HourofCode

HS students learn programming through #HourofCode

General McLane High School students practiced computer programming today through #HourofCode. This one-hour introduction to computer science inspires students to learn computer programming. Students in Mr. Reed’s Algebra II Accelerated classes started with a video about the importance of programming and then practice coding and animating birds through Tynker. This is the third year that students participated […]

 
Holidayland Kid’s Shoppe opens at elementary schools

Holidayland Kid’s Shoppe opens at elementary schools

The Holidayland Kid’s Shoppe took place this week at both Edinboro and McKean Elementary schools. Students were able to come in and get some gifts for their family members and friends. Students select from more than 125 different items for all ages, ranging from .25 to $10. Edinboro Elementary’s shop continues through […]

 
Education Academy students tour EUP

Education Academy students tour EUP

General McLane students in the high school’s Education Academy program toured Edinboro University yesterday. After their tour, students met with EUP professors in regarding their specific career interest. Students in the Education Academy explore careers in education. They gain experience in the field through tutoring Edinboro Elementary students. General McLane alumn Matt Astorino […]