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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 […]

 
McKean students celebrate reading 1000+ books!

McKean students celebrate reading 1000+ books!

On Friday, McKean Elementary School’s PTA sponsored their annual “Summer Reading Pizza Party”. Students who turned in their summer reading book logs earned pizza and a free book. Students needed to read at least 10 books over the summer. There were 101 students who participated this year. So, at 101 kids […]

 
McKean Elementary hosts Science Fair

McKean Elementary hosts Science Fair

McKean Elementary School hosted their Science Fair on Friday night. The event was packed with activities and displays for McKean students, families and friends. All fourth grade projects are displayed. Students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade had the opportunity to participate and could create a project of their choice to have on […]

 
Junior receives House Citation from Representative Ryan Bizzarro

Junior receives House Citation from Representative Ryan Bizzarro

Earlier this month, General McLane High School junior Alex Lofgren was presented a Pennsylvania House of Representatives Citation by Representative Ryan Bizzarro. The citation was given at the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Squadron 502‘s annual banquet in honor of his recent achievements with CAP, the official auxiliary of the United States Air […]

 
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 […]

 
McKean students run at EUP on Saturday

McKean students run at EUP on Saturday

McKean Elementary’s Run Club has been preparing for its final run this Saturday. While increasing overall fitness through flexibility, strength and endurance, students have been practicing for their culminating run at Edinboro University Dome on January 21. Students in first and second grade race at 1 p.m. and third and […]

 
Holidayland Kid’s Shoppe opens at elementary schools

Holidayland Kid’s Shoppe opens at elementary schools

The Holidayland Kid’s Shoppe took place this week at both Edinboro and McKean Elementary schools. Students were able to come in and get some gifts for their family members and friends. Students select from more than 125 different items for all ages, ranging from .25 to $10. Edinboro Elementary’s shop continues through […]