Archive for: October, 2017

 
4th Annual Trail of Treats slated for October 28

4th Annual Trail of Treats slated for October 28

James W. Parker Middle School students are adding Halloween festivities for children in the General McLane community. Members of Student Council and 8th grade advisors are hosting the fourth annual Trail of Treats Fundraiser on Saturday, October 28.  Children are invited to gather candy and treats at various stations set […]

 
What happens during a power outage?

What happens during a power outage?

  We had a short power outage yesterday morning at Edinboro Elementary, but we still were hard at work! When the power goes out at EE, teachers and students read with flashlights!

 
Alumni Feature: A Roadie from the Boro

Alumni Feature: A Roadie from the Boro

This story first ran in the Fall Alumni Newsletter (10/4/17), which  is e-mailed quarterly to members of the Alumni Association. To register or update your information, visit our website. ——————————————————- When Edinboro’s J.L. Jamison graduated from General McLane High School in 1980, his background in music was pretty simple: he never played an instrument, he couldn’t tell you much about music […]

 
Learning By Design at JWPMS

Learning By Design at JWPMS

James W. Parker Middle School seventh graders recently celebrated their Makerspace work. Their work was part of a Learning by Design Challenge. This takes places in the middle school art program and challenges students to invent, create and engineer a piece of art from the available recycle materials with minimal […]

 
Sixth grade math safety engineering

Sixth grade math safety engineering

James W. Parker Middle School sixth graders were putting engineering safety procedures to practice! Students used their math skills to measure and design “KNEX Egg Cars” in order to understand how engineers build and modify designs to improve the safety of a vehicle.  Students utilized their skills in measurement, data collection […]

 
GMHS and Great Lakes partner for iPad Storage Solutions

GMHS and Great Lakes partner for iPad Storage Solutions

When General McLane School District began planning for its elementary iPad rollout, technology supervisor Jeremy Dylewski searched for the best storage solution on a budget. The result? A one-of-a-kind drawer that allows each teacher to securely store and charge the iPads, as needed, within an already existing space – and […]

 
McKean kindergarteners start day with crafts

McKean kindergarteners start day with crafts

  McKean Elementary School students get right to work in the mornings! Kindergarten students start their tasks upon arriving to school, as part of their morning routines. On Thursday, this meant some arts and crafts!

 
EUP lacrosse team visits McKean

EUP lacrosse team visits McKean

Edinboro University’s Women Lacrosse Team visited McKean Elementary School on Tuesday to discuss bullying as part of McKean’s ARRFS program. Throughout their presentation, they demonstrated examples of bullying among teammates and offered positive alternatives to the same situations. ARRFS stands for acts of respect, responsibility, fun and safe to be with […]

 
Alumni Feature: For the love of running

Alumni Feature: For the love of running

This story first ran in the Fall Alumni Newsletter (10/4/17), which  is e-mailed quarterly to members of the Alumni Association. To register or update your information, visit our website. ——————————————————- When Morgan Elliott graduated from General McLane High School in 2010, he left as an all-region and all-district performer in cross-country. Now, he’s breaking out in the trail-running scene as one […]

 
Lewis retires after 33 years

Lewis retires after 33 years

After 33 years of service with the District, Cheryl Lewis retired Friday. “For over three decades, Cheryl Lewis has been a constant in the district,” said Superintendent Richard Scaletta. “In her most recent position with the district, she has done a masterful job handling payroll and the many complications of […]