Activities

 
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 […]

 
Students disguise a turkey!

Students disguise a turkey!

Edinboro Elementary first graders disguised a Turkey in a home family project to hide them from the farmer for Thanksgiving. The turkeys were sent home as a family project. This is an annual project that has become a tradition at the School. What a wonderful and creative job by all […]

 
MS students build Rube Goldberg machines

MS students build Rube Goldberg machines

Fifth graders are putting Newton’s Three Laws, potential and kinetic energy to work. After learning about motion and design, students had to build Rube Goldberg machines showing action and reaction. Motion and Design is one of the units students do in fifth grade. James W. Parker Middle School Social Studies […]

 
The Estimation Jar Game

The Estimation Jar Game

Edinboro Elementary third graders started “The Estimation Jar” game this past week. Mrs. Hutchison fills the jar with an item and the students have one week to make only one estimation of a number of items they believe are inside. The student with the closest estimation wins the items inside. […]

 
Five GMHS students sign to play collegiate sports

Five GMHS students sign to play collegiate sports

On Friday, five General McLane students officially signed during the school’s College Signing Day. The event took place in the GM Library at Noon. Michelle Jahn officially signed to play basketball at Edinboro University, Michaela Redinger officially signed to Golf at Allegheny College, Laura Schaefer officially signed to play Soccer […]

 
McKean Elementary Kicks Off Recess Laps & Run Club

McKean Elementary Kicks Off Recess Laps & Run Club

  As students return from break, McKean Elementary students are running for the benefits of an active lifestyle. McKean Elementary students in kindergarten through fourth grade started their recess laps. Recess laps is an optional program at recess for students in K-4 that started as part of McKean Elementary’s 2013 […]

 
MS Student Wins Lioness Club Peace Poster Contest

MS Student Wins Lioness Club Peace Poster Contest

  James W. Parker Middle School sixth grader Alexis Stanley was the winner of this year’s Lioness Club Peace Poster Contest. This is an annual art contest that encourages kids worldwide to express their visions of peace. For more than 25 years, millions of children from nearly 100 countries have participated […]

 

General McLane Partners with Special Olympics Pennsylvania to Offer Unified Track and Field program

General McLane School District is partnering with Special Olympics Pennsylvania to offer a fully-inclusive Interscholastic Unified Track and Field program. General McLane joins Fairview and McDowell high schools as the only three schools offering this program in Erie. This co-ed sports program is open to boys and girls with disabilities […]