Archive for: December, 2017

 
Family Creates New Endowment Fund

Family Creates New Endowment Fund

Starting this school year, the Jean and Alton Huntley Family Endowment will annually award a graduating senior who will be attending Edinboro University or a local technical school with a cash scholarship. Diane Huntley created the fund in memory of her parents and former Edinboro residents, Jean and Alton. Jean passed […]

 
JWPMS kicks off Hoops for Hearts

JWPMS kicks off Hoops for Hearts

James W. Parker Middle School kicked off its fundraiser this week. A representative from the American Heart Association spoke to students on the importance of a healthy heart. Hoops for Heart Week takes place at the school Jan. 8-12. Students can start fundraising now to participate in service learning for […]

 
JWPMS Principal Read Aloud

JWPMS Principal Read Aloud

On Wednesday and Thursday, James W. Parker Middle School principals Mr. Buto and Mr. Whitford read to 5th graders! They read the traditional, “Twas the Night Before Christmas”, alternating stanzas. Mrs. Brooks, Miss Stonis and Miss Shee combined their language arts classes for this event. A new holiday tradition is […]

 
Foods class does Cookie Exchange

Foods class does Cookie Exchange

James W. Parker Middle School 8th grade students spent the last three days preparing cookies for an old-fashioned cookie exchange. Students in Mrs. Glasl’s Foods Class were assigned a cookie and had to analyze the recipe to calculate the amount of cookies they needed to prepare to send home at […]

 
JWPMS spread holiday cheer

JWPMS spread holiday cheer

James W. Parker Middle School 5th and 6th grade choir students headed to the center of downtown Edinboro to spread the holiday cheer! Some family and friends joined in and participated in the celebration!

 
Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World

Edinboro Elementary third graders hosted “Christmas Around the World” for students, family and friends. They did a wonderful job exploring the various ways the holiday is celebrated!

 
Second Graders ride Polar Express

Second Graders ride Polar Express

Edinboro Elementary students once again joined in on the magic of Christmas and rode the Polar Express Train ride Friday. 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. […]

 
Giving Tree returns to McKean Elementary

Giving Tree returns to McKean Elementary

This month, McKean Elementary hosted their annual Giving Tree. The students raised 120 winter items for SafeNet, Inc AND 60+ items for Because You Care, Inc.! Mrs. Iaquinta’s class coordinated the winter items, which included hats, gloves, scarves. Keystone SMILES AmeriCorps’ Miss Bova and second graders coordinated the pet items. They collected […]

 
JWPMS students visit Carnegie Museum of Natural History

JWPMS students visit Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Last Thursday, JWPMS students visited the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Students met with the head artist in the museum’s working paleontology lab and had a chance to go inside the Paleolab to see up close the work they are doing and to hear about the different backgrounds of people […]

 
McKean donates to Toys for Tots

McKean donates to Toys for Tots

McKean Elementary School collected toys for Toys for Tots Erie County PA and collected more than anticipated! Thanks to all those who donated!