Archive for: January, 2018

 
Beauty and the Beast Jr. takes the stage next week

Beauty and the Beast Jr. takes the stage next week

Opening night for James W. Parker Middle School’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr. is almost a week away. Disney’s award-winning animated film and stage play comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale. Shows are February 8th and 9th at 7 p.m. and February 10th […]

 
GM students compete in PJAS competition

GM students compete in PJAS competition

General McLane School District had presenters earn a first place and second 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 students Nick Tysiachney, Andrew Yonko and Calder Martin earned first place awards. Halle […]

 
McKean students run at Edinboro’s dome

McKean students run at Edinboro’s dome

McKean Run Club held their annual run at Edinboro University this weekend. Students in kindergarten through second grade ran a half mile and students in third and fourth grades ran a mile. About sixty students were in attendance and each student finished their race! The event took place in Edinboro’s Zafirovski […]

 
EUP Communications Department visits GMHS

EUP Communications Department visits GMHS

Edinboro University’s Communications Department visited General McLane High School today. Led by Christopher LaFuria, manager of communication, the team presented to Graphic Design students on incorporating marketing strategics into their web design and invited student feedback and input.

 
Edinboro Kindergarten has Teddy Bear Tea

Edinboro Kindergarten has Teddy Bear Tea

Edinboro Elementary School students had some extra classmates today. Mrs. Lobdell’s classroom hosted a Teddy Bear Tea, where students and their furry companions were seated around the table sipping tea and eating some dainty treats. This is an annual activity in Mrs. Lobdell’s class that reinforces the letter and sound […]

 
McKean PTA hosts Family Bingo Night and Art Show

McKean PTA hosts Family Bingo Night and Art Show

On Friday, McKean Elementary’s Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) hosted Family Bingo Night and Art Show. The event hosted a packed gym with families playing Bingo. Winners received a candy bar and a chance to win a basket full of board games and card games. In addition, there was a Basket Raffle, […]

 
McKean Elementary receives banner for MTSS Program

McKean Elementary receives banner for MTSS Program

McKean Elementary School received a banner for its commitment to their Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) literacy program. McKean’s MTSS Process is designed to meet the needs of elementary age students experiencing literacy difficulties in school. The team reviews school-wide universal screening data and other district assessments for students and […]

 
JWPMS students present Inventionland products

JWPMS students present Inventionland products

James W. Parker Middle School students recently made their final ‘shark tank’ presentations. Seventh graders walked through a nine-step invention process, creating and developing an idea that has come from their minds. At the end of the class, each group of students in the class pitched their ideas to a panel of […]

 
How is the flu affecting General McLane students?

How is the flu affecting General McLane students?

General McLane schools are taking a proactive approach to keeping students safe this flu season. According to General McLane High School nurse Laurie Swanson, as of earlier this week, the district had not seen the number of confirmed cases of the flu by physician that had been seen in the past […]

 
WJET-TV meteorologists Tom Atkins and Tom DiVecchio visit JWPMS

WJET-TV meteorologists Tom Atkins and Tom DiVecchio visit JWPMS

WJET-TV meteorologists Tom Atkins and Tom DiVecchio visited James W. Parker Middle School today to speak to fifth grade students about the science involved in meteorology, predicting weather, largest snowfalls and some of their most memorable moments of their careers. Two of the fifth grade science classes were in attendance […]