Performing Arts

 
Vocal Jazz students take a lesson from Broadway star

Vocal Jazz students take a lesson from Broadway star

Renowned Broadway performer Lisa Vroman met with General McLane High School Vocal Jazz students today.  She offered students advice on achieving music success beyond high school and also worked one-on-one with three leads for our upcoming musical, The Little Mermaid. GMHS will perform The Little Mermaid as this year’s high school musical. Tickets […]

 
JWPMS hosts 2017 Talent Show

JWPMS hosts 2017 Talent Show

The 2017 Talent Show at James W. Parker Middle School took place last week. Caleigh Meyer won first place, Dylan Throop earned second,  Julia Esposito earned third and Meredith Moore earned the Director’s Award. The show is directed by JWPMS teacher Kate Amatuzzo. This year’s stage manager was Ryan Hess; lights were done by Alayna & […]

 
HS choir students visit NYC

HS choir students visit NYC

General McLane High School choir students visited New York City last week and kept quite busy with a variety of educational learning opportunities. Students visited a series of sites, including: Battery Park, the 911 Memorial Museum, Times Square, Highline and Old City Hall.  They also enjoyed Broadway shows such as: The Great Comet of […]

 
Kiser advances to Nationals for Reflections

Kiser advances to Nationals for Reflections

James W. Parker Middle School sixth grader Chloe Kiser placed first in the state and will be moving on to the National Level of the PTA Reflections Contest. Kiser’s “The Finish Line” took the top award at the intermediate level for Musical Composition. This year’s theme was “What is your […]

 
GM seniors advance to Dance Worlds

GM seniors advance to Dance Worlds

‘ General McLane High School seniors Amanda Laughlin and Libby Myers will be headed to Orlando this April for the annual United States All Star Federation (USASF) Dance Worlds™ competition. Laughlin and Myers will be competing as part of the Dance Vibe Senior Hip-Hop Team. Their team received their bid and will now compete against hundreds of USASF member […]

 
McKean students visit Children’s Museum

McKean students visit Children’s Museum

Yesterday, McKean Elementary’s AS class visited the ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum. We think it’s safe to say they had some fun on this community based outing!

 
Learning By Design Challenge at JWPMS

Learning By Design Challenge at JWPMS

  James W. Parker Middle School seventh graders celebrated their Makerspace work this week. 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 […]

 
JWPMS to perform Seussical the Musical Jr.

JWPMS to perform Seussical the Musical Jr.

Opening night for James W. Parker Middle School’s Seussical the Musical Jr. is almost two weeks away. This musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, brings to life your favorite Dr. Seuss characters. “It is always fun to bring cartoons to life. With Shrek last year, we had […]

 
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 […]

 
Six advance to Region Choir

Six advance to Region Choir

Congratulations to Delaney Gatenby, Geneva O’Bannon, Henry O’Neill, Samuel Petkac, Melina Walter and Isaac Petkac! All six participated in PMEA District Choir this past weekend AND qualified to move on to Region Choir! Here are their placements: Delaney Gatenby | Alto 1–10th chair Geneva O’Bannon | Soprano 2- 8th Chair Henry O’Neill | […]