Archive for: January, 2017

 
HS Yearbook Wins National Award

HS Yearbook Wins National Award

For the eighth year in a row, the staff of GM’s yearbook, The Imperator, has won a national award from the American Scholastic Press Association. The 2015-2016 General McLane High School yearbook, The Imperator: We Are, has received national recognition with a second place award from the American Scholastic Press […]

 
GM makes history at PJAS

GM makes history at PJAS

For the first time ever, General McLane School District had every presenter earn a first place award at the PA Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) competition held Penn State Behrend this past weekend. Students now have the opportunity to advance to the State Competition. General McLane High School first place award winners include:  Elizabeth May, Julia Wasielewski, Alayna Willow, […]

 

Details on the January 26 Middle School Closing

Here’s all you need to know about yesterday’s closing at James W. Parker Middle School. Our electrician Tom McGlynn reported to work in the early morning to learn that the middle school was without power and heat. (Fun Fact: Tom comes to work around 3 a.m. every day!) Although only […]

 
Officer Phil comes to Edinboro Elementary

Officer Phil comes to Edinboro Elementary

Edinboro Elementary School students in kindergarten through third grade took a break on Friday to learn ways to “be safe, stay safe and feel safe.” Through magic, games, ventriloquism and a ton of laughter,  the Officer Phil Safety Program taught students about being respectful classmates versus bullies, safety on the go, strangers and […]

 
JWPMS to perform Seussical the Musical Jr.

JWPMS to perform Seussical the Musical Jr.

Opening night for James W. Parker Middle School’s Seussical the Musical Jr. is almost two weeks away. This musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, brings to life your favorite Dr. Seuss characters. “It is always fun to bring cartoons to life. With Shrek last year, we had […]

 
McKean Run Club has meet at EUP

McKean Run Club has meet at EUP

McKean Elementary’s Run Club did a wonderful job at their meet on Saturday. More than 100 individuals represented McKean at Edinboro University’s Dome, where they had their culminating event for the after-school program. Congrats to all involved!

 
Erie Philharmonic Guest Soloist Comes to GM

Erie Philharmonic Guest Soloist Comes to GM

Soyeon Kate Lee came to General McLane High School Friday morning. Lee will be performing Bartók’s evocative and nature-inspired Piano Concerto No. 3 as a guest soloist for the Erie Philharmonic on Saturday night. Lee is a Korean-American pianist who was the winner of the 2010 Naumburg International Piano Competition and the 2004 Concert Artist Guild […]

 
McKean students run at EUP on Saturday

McKean students run at EUP on Saturday

McKean Elementary’s Run Club has been preparing for its final run this Saturday. While increasing overall fitness through flexibility, strength and endurance, students have been practicing for their culminating run at Edinboro University Dome on January 21. Students in first and second grade race at 1 p.m. and third and […]

 
January Board Appreciation Month

January Board Appreciation Month

January is Board Appreciation Month, and we honor the contributions of our school board members. Too often we neglect to recognize the commitment and hard work of these men and women who serve as advocates for our schools. The staff and students of our district are asking all members of […]

 
Six advance to Region Choir

Six advance to Region Choir

Congratulations to Delaney Gatenby, Geneva O’Bannon, Henry O’Neill, Samuel Petkac, Melina Walter and Isaac Petkac! All six participated in PMEA District Choir this past weekend AND qualified to move on to Region Choir! Here are their placements: Delaney Gatenby | Alto 1–10th chair Geneva O’Bannon | Soprano 2- 8th Chair Henry O’Neill | […]