Archive for: February, 2018

 
Elementary students participate in Winter Olympics

Elementary students participate in Winter Olympics

Last week, Edinboro’s Kindergarten teachers planned and hosted their own Winter Games! Each student had the opportunity to pass the Olympic torch and pledged to demonstrate good sportsmanship and respect. The students then competed in their versions of Olympics sports: hockey, bob sled, snowball toss and speed skating! As you […]

 
McKean students participate in Blizzard of the Books

McKean students participate in Blizzard of the Books

McKean Elementary’s second graders read hundreds of books in just one month! The second annual ‘Blizzard of Books’ reading Contest took place through January. Hosted by McKean’s second grade teachers, the Blizzard of Books Contest was created to help students build positive reading habits, promote reading stamina, and learn time management skills, goal setting […]

 
General McLane recognizes its drivers

General McLane recognizes its drivers

General McLane declared this week Driver Appreciation Week! The District normally gives its appreciation in May during Employee Recognition Month. However, in light of a misleading report from Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, the District felt it was vital for our drivers to understand how much we support them each and […]

 
Retired United States Navy Captain Creates New Scholarship for Nurse-bound Students

Retired United States Navy Captain Creates New Scholarship for Nurse-bound Students

Long-time Edinboro resident Gae Fuller knew by the age of five that she wanted to become a nurse. She liked people, and more importantly, she loved helping people. So it’s no surprise that she would dedicate twenty-four years servings as a nurse for the United States Navy. Now, the retired […]

 
Edinboro Elementary honored as a 2017-18 Title 1 Distinguished School

Edinboro Elementary honored as a 2017-18 Title 1 Distinguished School

Edinboro Elementary School was recently honored as a 2017-18 Title I Distinguished School at the 2018 Title I Improving Schools’ Performance Conference. Edinboro received this recognition in October by PDE’s Division of Federal Programs. Edinboro Elementary is one of only 123 schools in the state to receive this honor. Edinboro Elementary […]

 
Students study Chinese New Year

Students study Chinese New Year

Edinboro Elementary second graders in Miss Waddell’s class celebrated the Chinese New Year yesterday, thanks to two special guest presenters. Jiayi (Flora) Chao and her mother Yi Zhang shared their customs and traditions for the holiday, which takes place February 16. “The students loved learning about Chinese culture and getting […]

 
JWPMS students learn about 3D printers

JWPMS students learn about 3D printers

James W. Parker Middle School students are learning how 3D printing is used in industry. Recently, JWPMS teacher Matt Laser presented a lesson on 3D printers to Mrs. Tuttle’s Life Skills and Miss Adams’ Autistic Support classrooms. Students went to Mr. Laser’s classroom at the beginning of the day to view […]

 
HS students create Olympic designs

HS students create Olympic designs

General McLane High School’s graphic design students are creating real-world design jobs. After studying the symbolism of the Olympic Rings and this year’s Pyeongchang emblem, students will recreate the 2018 Olympic logo and then choose an athlete to advertise!

 
8th grader places first in the Scholastic Art Competition

8th grader places first in the Scholastic Art Competition

James W. Parker Middle School’s Regan Luebbert placed first in the Scholastic Art Competition for a ceramic she created. The 8th grader earned a Gold Key, the highest recognition at the local level, for her work, which now go onto the national level judging in New York City. The Scholastic […]

 
GM Launches School Driver Appreciation Week

GM Launches School Driver Appreciation Week

Icy roads.  Potholes.  Freezing rain.  Deep snow. Poor visibility. Monitoring students. These are just some of the challenges school bus drivers face while transporting children to and from school every day. In light of the recent, misleading report by the Auditor General’s office that inaccurately attacked its District drivers, General […]