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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 […]

 
Getz completes 100-mile race

Getz completes 100-mile race

McKean Elementary Principal Michael Getz has been running longer than he has been teaching. Just this month, he recently hit a new accomplishment in the running scene! For the first time ever, he successfully completed the Oil Creek 100 mile trail race.  The race took place October 14-15 at Oil Creek State […]

 
Alumni Feature: A Roadie from the Boro

Alumni Feature: A Roadie from the Boro

This story first ran in the Fall Alumni Newsletter (10/4/17), which  is e-mailed quarterly to members of the Alumni Association. To register or update your information, visit our website. ——————————————————- When Edinboro’s J.L. Jamison graduated from General McLane High School in 1980, his background in music was pretty simple: he never played an instrument, he couldn’t tell you much about music […]

 
Learning By Design at JWPMS

Learning By Design at JWPMS

James W. Parker Middle School seventh graders recently celebrated their Makerspace work. Their work was part of a Learning by Design Challenge. This takes places in the middle school art program and challenges students to invent, create and engineer a piece of art from the available recycle materials with minimal […]

 
Sixth grade math safety engineering

Sixth grade math safety engineering

James W. Parker Middle School sixth graders were putting engineering safety procedures to practice! Students used their math skills to measure and design “KNEX Egg Cars” in order to understand how engineers build and modify designs to improve the safety of a vehicle.  Students utilized their skills in measurement, data collection […]

 
GMHS and Great Lakes partner for iPad Storage Solutions

GMHS and Great Lakes partner for iPad Storage Solutions

When General McLane School District began planning for its elementary iPad rollout, technology supervisor Jeremy Dylewski searched for the best storage solution on a budget. The result? A one-of-a-kind drawer that allows each teacher to securely store and charge the iPads, as needed, within an already existing space – and […]

 
Alumni Feature: For the love of running

Alumni Feature: For the love of running

This story first ran in the Fall Alumni Newsletter (10/4/17), which  is e-mailed quarterly to members of the Alumni Association. To register or update your information, visit our website. ——————————————————- When Morgan Elliott graduated from General McLane High School in 2010, he left as an all-region and all-district performer in cross-country. Now, he’s breaking out in the trail-running scene as one […]