Archive for: November, 2017

 
School Board member honored for years of service

School Board member honored for years of service

Mr. James Bucksbee was recently recognized for 32 years of service as a General McLane School Board director. Mr. Bucksbee was presented with a plaque adding him to the PSBA “Honor Roll of School Board Service” during Wednesdays’s school board meeting. PSBA representative James Summerville spoke about him and his […]

 
GM students win VFW essay contests

GM students win VFW essay contests

Six General McLane students were recently selected as winners of the 2017 VFW Post 740 Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy Essay Contests. Junior Anna Alberti and senior Brion Zacherl were this year’s Voice of Democracy Essay Contest winner. This contest was for students in grades 9-12. They will receive […]

 
GMSD announces new entrepreneur-based education

GMSD announces new entrepreneur-based education

In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week, General McLane School District, Inventionland and Innovation Collaborative hosted a news conference to announce a new initiative that will encourage creativity, innovation and collaboration within middle school and high school students. “General McLane remains committed to preparing today’s students to compete in the global economy,” […]

 
McKean students deliver bags to Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home

McKean students deliver bags to Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home

McKean Elementary School students recently created and delivered treat bags to veterans at the Pennsylvania Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home. Each class made the treat bags and then kindergarten students delivered them on Friday.

 
Teachers take on students in Wiffle Ball game

Teachers take on students in Wiffle Ball game

James W. Parker Middle School students raised more than $800 for sixth grader Jacob Haugh’s “Wins for Kids Wiffle Ball World Series”, pitting James W. Parker Middle School fifth and sixth grade homerooms against each other to raise funds. The winning homeroom earned a Wiffle Ball game between teachers. Haugh’s […]

 
Holiday Arts Fair: Vendor Feature

Holiday Arts Fair: Vendor Feature

The General McLane Foundation’s 11th Annual Holiday Arts Fair is quickly approaching. This year’s event will be held Saturday, November 18, at General McLane High School and runs from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Nearly 100 vendors will be in attendance, including a variety of new vendors. This year’s crafts include: […]

 

GMHS Thanks Veterans!

 
McKean Door Decoration Contest Winner

McKean Door Decoration Contest Winner

McKean Elementary School hosted a Door Decoration Contest for its Veteran’s Day Celebration. Prior the the assembly, the Veterans attending voted on their favorite door. The winning door was Mrs. Miller’s, our 3rd and 4th grade learning support teacher! In addition to the door, Mrs. Miller created a traditional ‘Place Setting for A […]

 
McKean Elementary Veteran’s Day Assembly

McKean Elementary Veteran’s Day Assembly

McKean Elementary School hosted its first ever Veteran’s Day Assembly. This event featured Veteran Speakers, challenges with active duty military and attendance of our students’ family members who have or are serving. There were also vocal performances by students. Thanks to all those who came and thank you to our […]

 
Students complete professional T-shirt screen printing

Students complete professional T-shirt screen printing

General McLane students have the opportunity to gain exposure to a new art medium — a professional screen printing station. James W. Parker Middle School’s eighth graders recently learned how to successfully design a unique t-shirt design. Through this project, students learn how to use stencils and different color combinations […]