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College, Career & Transition Fair a success

College, Career & Transition Fair a success

General McLane High School hosted its fourth Annual College, Career and Transition Fair last week and it was well-attended! More than fifty colleges, universities, tech/trade schools and agencies attended the fair. Several service agencies also attended to help support the transition process for students with special needs. This free event, […]

 
GM students advance to PMEA Region Band

GM students advance to PMEA Region Band

General McLane had five students who participated in the Pennsylvania Music Educator’s Association (PMEA) District 2 Band Festival held this past week at Saint Marys Area High School. Elizabeth Bennett (Flute), Alayna Willow (Bass Clarinet), Kyle Scully (Percussion), Jennie Jones (1st Clarinet) and Mattea Grafton (4th French Horn) attended the District […]

 
Erie Philharmonic Guest Soloist Comes to GM

Erie Philharmonic Guest Soloist Comes to GM

Soyeon Kate Lee came to General McLane High School Friday morning. Lee will be performing Bartók’s evocative and nature-inspired Piano Concerto No. 3 as a guest soloist for the Erie Philharmonic on Saturday night. Lee is a Korean-American pianist who was the winner of the 2010 Naumburg International Piano Competition and the 2004 Concert Artist Guild […]

 
HS band visits elementary schools

HS band visits elementary schools

The General McLane High School Band visited McKean and Edinboro Elementary Schools for a holiday concert!

 
Play it Forward final collection date at the Holiday Arts Fair

Play it Forward final collection date at the Holiday Arts Fair

The Play It Forward Charity Drive will have its final collection date this Saturday at the 10th Annual Holiday Arts Fair. So far, individuals have “play(ed) it forward” and donated more than 50 band instruments for General McLane students. Instruments donated include flutes, clarinets, trumpets, trombones, bell kits, violins, an alto sax and […]

 
HS students help prepare MS band for Homecoming performance

HS students help prepare MS band for Homecoming performance

Members of the General McLane High School Drumline worked with students in the 8th Grade Band at James W. Parker Middle School yesterday. The middle school students are preparing to perform with the High School Band during the halftime show of the Homecoming Game next Friday, September 30.

 
JWPMS Talent Show featured 25 acts

JWPMS Talent Show featured 25 acts

James W. Parker Middle School hosted their annual Talent Show this week. There were 25 acts selected from a pool of 63 auditions. Vocal Solos by Grace Honeycutt (“Poor Unfortunate Souls”), Julia Esposito (“Memory”), Josiah Burkett (“Give Me a Lifetime”), Hope Robbins (“Brave”), Morgan Olson (“Killer Instinct”), Taylor Dowlen (“Crazy”), […]

 
GM students recognized at Tri-C festival

GM students recognized at Tri-C festival

General McLane High School students Caleb Will (12), Cody Gould (12), Cullen Dewey (9), Clint Connelly (10) were recognized for excellence at the Tri-C Down Beat Jazz Festival in Cleveland, Ohio on April 26th. Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland is one of America’s first educational jazz festivals and has grown into the […]

 
GM student advances to finals again with rock band in competition at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

GM student advances to finals again with rock band in competition at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

L-R Mathew Yost, Bailey Rieper, and General McLane senior Abby Wright represented the group Jack’s Mom at the 20th annual 2016 Tri-C High School Rock-Off at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum on Jan. 23, 2016, Cleveland, Ohio. (Chuck Crow/The Plain Dealer) —————————————————— General McLane senior Abby Wright […]