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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 […]

 
GMHS Christmas Store returns

GMHS Christmas Store returns

General McLane prides itself on its caring community — and it’s not hard to see why.  The annual Christmas Store for students in need at General McLane High School re-opened on Monday. High school nurse Laurie Swanson started the store more than 15 years ago in an effort to help […]

 
Luke Lofgren joins GMSD Board of Education

Luke Lofgren joins GMSD Board of Education

General McLane School District welcomed Luke Lofgren to the General McLane School District Board of Education this week. Luke is a homebased associate for Acxiom Corporation, which is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas. He’s been with Acxiom for 17 years and has served in release readiness, performance testing, and capacity/performance […]

 
JWPMS associate principal earns distinguished honor

JWPMS associate principal earns distinguished honor

James W. Parker Middle School Associate Principal Justin Whitford was recently honored with the Principal Leadership Academy (PLA) Distinguished Scholar Award. Whitford is one of nine scholars named by the West Virginia Center for Professional Development (WVCPD) based off his participation in Principals Leadership Academy held by the West Virginia Center […]

 
Kids to Kids finishes at EE

Kids to Kids finishes at EE

General McLane High School students in the Kids to Kids program finished its first lesson at Edinboro Elementary School last week, educating first and third graders on living a healthy lifestyle. The high school students put on a puppet show to teach elementary students the dangers of drugs and alcohol. This […]

 
GM participates in Food Drive

GM participates in Food Drive

All four General McLane schools and the Service Center contributed to the Erie News Now and Second Harvest Holiday Food Drive, which ended last week! Nick’s Place coordinated the collection, and all donations went to the Edinboro Food Bank. Last year, our community donated almost 8000 pounds of food, $10,241 […]

 
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 […]