Activities

 
Officer Phil comes to Edinboro Elementary

Officer Phil comes to Edinboro Elementary

Edinboro Elementary School students in kindergarten through third grade took a break on Friday to learn ways to “be safe, stay safe and feel safe.” Through magic, games, ventriloquism and a ton of laughter,  the Officer Phil Safety Program taught students about being respectful classmates versus bullies, safety on the go, strangers and […]

 
JWPMS adds new PE technology to improve student fitness

JWPMS adds new PE technology to improve student fitness

James W. Parker Middle School is engaging students through interactive technology to improve students’ cardiovascular fitness. Through the IHT Spirit System, students now have the opportunity to manage their individual health and fitness. The technology includes heart monitor watches, docking stations, PC’s to run the IHT Spirit system software and […]

 
Jay signs to play at Edinboro

Jay signs to play at Edinboro

General McLane senior Alex Jay signed his Letter of Intent today to continue his Basketball career next year at Edinboro University. Congratulations to Alex on this tremendous accomplishment!

 
Construction underway for Stormwater Best Management Practices Demonstration Project on GMSD campus

Construction underway for Stormwater Best Management Practices Demonstration Project on GMSD campus

The General McLane campuses will be getting an addition this summer – and both the students and community will benefit. Construction has started for a Stormwater Best Management Practices Demonstration Project, which will provide students and community members with a new opportunity to explore environmental solutions for stormwater management. Thanks […]

 
JWPMS Hosted Lip Sync Battle for UPMC Child Life Program

JWPMS Hosted Lip Sync Battle for UPMC Child Life Program

James W. Parker Middle School faculty, staff and students raised more than $1,300 for UPMC’s Child Life Program in one week through their Lip Sync Battle fundraiser. Students raised money by voting for their favorite teacher/student pairing. Bins were placed throughout the lobbies during the morning of the Lip Sync […]

 
McLane Senior Wins President’s Volunteer Service Award

McLane Senior Wins President’s Volunteer Service Award

General McLane High School senior Annalisa Bankes has been honored by her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award. This award, which is granted by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program on behalf of President Barack Obama, recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts […]

 
Fun on the Sleds

Fun on the Sleds

Who needs a snow day when the students can take advantage of the snow and have fun on the sleds at school! Winter activities began this week for Elementary students and the sleds were in full use.

 
McKean Recess Laps keeps kids moving

McKean Recess Laps keeps kids moving

Since October, McKean Elementary students have been staying active through McKean Elementary’s Recess Laps, an optional program encouraging students to increase their physical activity. Eighty-seven percent of students at McKean choose to participate in this program, which takes place during recess for students in K-4 and started as part of […]

 
Giving Tree collects 184 items

Giving Tree collects 184 items

Collection for the Annual Giving Tree at McKean Elementary School has officially closed, and the students surpassed last year’s total! The students collected 184 items, including but not limited to 72 Hats, 68 gloves and 13 jackets. The collection was hosted by the Autistic Support Classroom and ran from the […]

 
MS Bridge Building Design Challenge

MS Bridge Building Design Challenge

James W. Parker Middle School students are quickly learning the necessary critical thinking and problem solving skills that go into design and construction. Mr. Sturgess’ fifth grade classes just finished up their Bridge Building Design Challenge. Their task? Students needed to build a bridge that would hold at least two […]