Performing Arts

 
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 | […]

 
Fifth grader takes on Oliver! for GMHS musical

Fifth grader takes on Oliver! for GMHS musical

James W. Parker Middle School’s David Price will be playing Oliver in the classic Dicken’s novel Oliver!, which opened at General McLane High School last night. Tickets are on sale for this musical, which will be staged at General McLane High School now through November 20, 2016. Price plays soccer, Irish Dances and practices different instruments. He also […]

 
Finding Fagin: Petkac to play Fagin in Oliver!

Finding Fagin: Petkac to play Fagin in Oliver!

General McLane High School’s Isaac Petkac will be playing Fagin in the classic Dicken’s novel Oliver!, which is coming to General McLane High School this Thursday. Tickets are on sale for this musical, which will be staged at General McLane High School from November 17-20, 2016. Petkac is a member of the General McLane Student Council, […]

 
From Christine to Nancy: Graham prepares to take the stage for Oliver!

From Christine to Nancy: Graham prepares to take the stage for Oliver!

General McLane High School’s Olivia Graham will be playing Nancy in the classic Dicken’s novel Oliver!, which is coming to General McLane High School this Thursday. Tickets are on sale for this musical, which will be staged at General McLane High School from November 17-20, 2016. Graham is a member of the General McLane Student Council, Link […]