Organizations

 
2-1-1 connects individuals with social services

2-1-1 connects individuals with social services

Need information on child care assistance? Do you need to find a specific child or youth service? Assistance providing food, clothing or shelter? Simply dial 2-1-1 and talk with a trained caring resource navigator who can assist you with access to thousands of programs. United Way’s PA 2-1-1 Northwest information […]

 
Family Creates New Endowment Fund

Family Creates New Endowment Fund

Starting this school year, the Jean and Alton Huntley Family Endowment will annually award a graduating senior who will be attending Edinboro University or a local technical school with a cash scholarship. Diane Huntley created the fund in memory of her parents and former Edinboro residents, Jean and Alton. Jean passed […]

 
JWPMS kicks off Hoops for Hearts

JWPMS kicks off Hoops for Hearts

James W. Parker Middle School kicked off its fundraiser this week. A representative from the American Heart Association spoke to students on the importance of a healthy heart. Hoops for Heart Week takes place at the school Jan. 8-12. Students can start fundraising now to participate in service learning for […]

 
McKean donates to Toys for Tots

McKean donates to Toys for Tots

McKean Elementary School collected toys for Toys for Tots Erie County PA and collected more than anticipated! Thanks to all those who donated!

 
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 […]

 
GM students recognized in Reflections Contest

GM students recognized in Reflections Contest

Numerous General McLane students were honored for their achievement in the 2017-18 National PTA Reflections arts in education program. The award honors imagination, creativity and interpretation of the theme “Within Reach.” Students from the school level now move onto the County Level. McKean students recognized included: Aiden Jack, Caden Roth, Parker Howard, Courtney Goodwill, Madelyn Robertson, Etta […]

 
GM students win VFW essay contests

GM students win VFW essay contests

Six General McLane students were recently selected as winners of the 2017 VFW Post 740 Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy Essay Contests. Junior Anna Alberti and senior Brion Zacherl were this year’s Voice of Democracy Essay Contest winner. This contest was for students in grades 9-12. They will receive […]

 
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.

 
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 […]

 
PTSA hosts Halloween student fun night

PTSA hosts Halloween student fun night

James W. Parker Middle School’s PTSA hosted its Halloween Fun Night. More than 150 students attended this year’s event, which featured a bouncy house / obstacle course and a variety of games and dancing to music from a DJ. Food and beverages were also available. There was also a costume […]