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General McLane students recognized in Join the Shift contest

General McLane students recognized in Join the Shift contest

Sponsored by Erie Insurance and facilitated through Hamilton Insurance Agency, Join the Shift is a safe teen driving program that uses fun, interactive activities to help teens learn about and spread the safe driving message. Students participate in point-earning activities that include creating safe driving videos, taking a safe driver pledge and […]

 
GMSD announces new entrepreneur-based education

GMSD announces new entrepreneur-based education

In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week, General McLane School District, Inventionland and Innovation Collaborative hosted a news conference to announce a new initiative that will encourage creativity, innovation and collaboration within middle school and high school students. “General McLane remains committed to preparing today’s students to compete in the global economy,” […]

 
McKean students deliver bags to Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home

McKean students deliver bags to Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home

McKean Elementary School students recently created and delivered treat bags to veterans at the Pennsylvania Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home. Each class made the treat bags and then kindergarten students delivered them on Friday.

 
Teachers take on students in Wiffle Ball game

Teachers take on students in Wiffle Ball game

James W. Parker Middle School students raised more than $800 for sixth grader Jacob Haugh’s “Wins for Kids Wiffle Ball World Series”, pitting James W. Parker Middle School fifth and sixth grade homerooms against each other to raise funds. The winning homeroom earned a Wiffle Ball game between teachers. Haugh’s […]

 
McKean Door Decoration Contest Winner

McKean Door Decoration Contest Winner

McKean Elementary School hosted a Door Decoration Contest for its Veteran’s Day Celebration. Prior the the assembly, the Veterans attending voted on their favorite door. The winning door was Mrs. Miller’s, our 3rd and 4th grade learning support teacher! In addition to the door, Mrs. Miller created a traditional ‘Place Setting for A […]

 
McKean Elementary Veteran’s Day Assembly

McKean Elementary Veteran’s Day Assembly

McKean Elementary School hosted its first ever Veteran’s Day Assembly. This event featured Veteran Speakers, challenges with active duty military and attendance of our students’ family members who have or are serving. There were also vocal performances by students. Thanks to all those who came and thank you to our […]

 
GMHS students install tape sculpture

GMHS students install tape sculpture

Students, staff and visitors were surprised this week with an unexpected as they stepped through a familiar General McLane High School lobby. And that was exactly the purpose of a recent art project by GMHS students. After studying work of street artist Mark Jenkins, who places dressed tape sculpture bodies […]

 
JWPMS hosts Veteran’s Day Celebration

JWPMS hosts Veteran’s Day Celebration

James W. Parker Middle School hosted its annual Veteran’s Day Celebration on Friday, November 3. This annual salute to veterans event brought together close to 100 veterans. All veterans were invited to breakfast and a celebration that included the Posting of Colors, vocal performances and a series of student speakers. […]

 
Former Teacher Creates New Endowment Fund

Former Teacher Creates New Endowment Fund

If you ever stepped into Jean Smith’s classroom, there was something obvious that stood out – there was no desk. Instead, she’d pull up a chair and get down to the student’s level. For her, it was all about making her classroom student-focused. “Getting to their level was so important […]

 

McKean ARRFS video

Check out this week’s McKean Elementary ARRFS Announcements! ARRFS stands for acts of respect, responsibility, fun and safe to be with (ARRFS). Each month, the team of students reinforce a monthly theme of respect for other students. This program is part of the anti-bullying program at McKean Elementary School. The AARFS Announcements congratulate […]