Academics

 
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 […]

 
McKean Reading Buddies engages young readers

McKean Reading Buddies engages young readers

McKean Elementary School is engaging readers through their Reading Buddies Program, which pairs first graders up with Kindergarten students. Each week, first grade students spend ten minutes in a kindergarten classroom reading to their buddies and participating in a fun activity. Miss Geraci’s class pairs up with Miss Scott’s, Mrs. Roth […]

 
Anatomy students create “brain hats”

Anatomy students create “brain hats”

In preparation for the sheep brain dissection, General McLane High School’s anatomy students made “brain hats” to help them identify the major lobes of the brain and their functions! Students in anatomy have various dissections to provide students with hands-on experience and insight into each system by seeing the anatomical […]

 
Run Club returns to McKean

Run Club returns to McKean

McKean Elementary’s Winter Run Club has returned. Coordinated by McKean Elementary teacher Lisa Roberts, more than 110 students in grades k-4 participate in each winter session on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school through January. While increasing overall fitness through flexibility, strength and endurance, the students practice for their culminating run […]

 
Candy Grams returned to JWPMS

Candy Grams returned to JWPMS

Candy Grams returned to James W. Parker Middle School last week! Students sold the Candy Grams during lunch. All staff and students in the building had the opportunity to purchase a Candy Gram and have it delivered to anyone within the building at the end of the school day. This was a […]

 
EE & GMHS students dance!

EE & GMHS students dance!

Yesterday, Edinboro Elementary’s first graders and General McLane High School’s Kids to Kids students were all smiles during a brain-break! Students danced to Kidz Bop~Best Day of My Life on Go Noodle. Brain Breaks are simple & short challenges that regain focus in the classroom.

 
GM students conduct wetlands study

GM students conduct wetlands study

General McLane High School students were able to gain real life experience studying different water sources. AP Environmental Science students visited Camp Fitch before Winter Break and measured water temperature, dissolved oxygen, nitrates, phosphates and alkalinity within two streams and their man-made lake. Twelve students braved freezing temperatures to conduct […]

 
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 […]

 
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!