J.W. Parker Middle School To Host Creative Arts Expo

J.W. Parker Middle School To Host Creative Arts Expo

Edinboro, PA (March 28, 2017) – James W. Parker Middle School will be celebrating student creativity in its second annual Creative Arts Expo this Wednesday, March 29. The event runs from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. There will be original poetry readings and performances, classic recitations, art displays, a cookie-war, creations from the Hears and […]

CAMP INVENTION Returns to General McLane School District for 2017

CAMP INVENTION Returns to General McLane School District for 2017

EDINBORO, PA (March 21, 2017) – The nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program is returning once again to General McLane School District during the summer months. Camp Invention is for students in grades 1-6 throughout all of Erie County. The program takes place at Edinboro Elementary School June 12-16, 2017. So far, there are 60 registrants for […]

Stress: It’s a Thing.. but It’s a Manageable Thing

Stress: It’s a Thing.. but It’s a Manageable Thing

Submitted by: Jean Delatour, Edinboro University Student and Intern at Boro Women & Family Services Stress. It happens to everyone. But the question is, how do we manage it? The answer to that question determines whether you handle situations positively or negatively. And yes, there is such a thing as positive stress. This type of […]

A New Community Service Project and Effort For Disabled Veterans.

A New Community Service Project and Effort For Disabled Veterans.

Armstrong Healing Heroes in partnership with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs January 27, 2017 – Armstrong’s newest community service project is well underway. Healing Heroes, is a partnership program with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs to provide a highly-trained service dog to qualifying disabled veterans in our communities struggling with disabilities such as PTSD (Post […]

General McLane High School Yearbook Wins National Recognition

General McLane High School Yearbook Wins National Recognition

Edinboro, PA (January 31, 2016) — For the eighth year in a row, the staff of GM’s yearbook, The Imperator, has won a national award from the American Scholastic Press Association. The 2015-2016 General McLane High School yearbook, The Imperator: We Are, has received national recognition with a second place award from the American Scholastic […]

Local Non-profit Seeking Help…..

Local Non-profit Seeking Help…..

Things have been very busy at Boro Women & Family Services (BWS), 108 High Street, in Edinboro. Over the recent holidays they were able to assist 25 families and 102 individuals with basic and holiday needs. The demand for assistance to families continues to grow and BWS is growing to meet the needs by expanding […]

Edinboro Elementary School Receives Grant to Bridge Kindergarten and Preschool Curriculum

Edinboro Elementary School Receives Grant to Bridge Kindergarten and Preschool Curriculum

EDINBORO, PA (December 20, 2016) – The Pennsylvania Department of Education selected Edinboro Elementary School as one of the recipients of a $4,000 grant to help foster the vital collaborations and connections necessary for student success from birth through grade 3. The Governor’s Institute: P-3 Collaboration-Working Together for Student Success Grant brings school districts, early […]

Makerspaces Come To General McLane

Makerspaces Come To General McLane

Makerspaces come to General McLane EDINBORO, PA (December 15, 2016) – Gone are the days where libraries expanded imagination and creativity through only books and publications. Now, libraries are incorporating makerspaces for student enrichment and these have officially made their way to General McLane School District. A makerspace is a sharing space where students gather […]

General McLane Students Among 2016 VFW Essay Contest Winners

General McLane Students Among 2016 VFW Essay Contest Winners

GM students among 2016 VFW Essay Contest Winners Nine General McLane students were recently selected as winners of the 2016 VFW Post 740 Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy Essay Contests Junior Mary Claire Cousins was this year’s Voice of Democracy Essay Contest winner. This contest was for students in grades 9-12. Cousins received a […]

General McLane Students Win In STEM Ingenuity Challenge

General McLane Students Win In STEM Ingenuity Challenge

EDINBORO, PA (December 5, 2016) – General McLane School District placed second at the Annual STEM Ingenuity Challenge, with multiple students earning numerous achievements. The STEM Ingenuity Challenge is a problem solving competition organized by grade level. This is the 27th annual event sponsored by the Technology Education and Engineering Association of Northwest PA and […]

General McLane HS Senior, Maddie Dillen, Selected As Outstanding Delegate

General McLane HS Senior, Maddie Dillen, Selected As Outstanding Delegate

GMHS senior selected as outstanding delegate EDINBORO, PA (December 2, 2016) – General McLane High School senior Maddie Dillen was recently named the recipient of the Dale Hawley Award, a special recognition for being the most outstanding delegate at the Advanced Gold Summer Leadership Camp. She received the award at the Pennsylvania Association of Student […]

J W Parker Middle School Enjoy Pizza Party — Celebrate PTSA Summer Reading Program

J W Parker Middle School Enjoy Pizza Party — Celebrate PTSA Summer Reading Program

James W. Parker Middle School students enjoyed some pizza with the principals to celebrate their participation in the PTSA Summer Reading Program. To be eligible for this party, students entering grades 5, 6, 7 or 8 must read the equivalent of 6 chapter books and novels that are age and reading level appropriate. Students complete […]

James W. Parker Middle School & McKean Elementary School Named 2016 Bread Box Winners

James W. Parker Middle School  & McKean Elementary School Named 2016 Bread Box Winners

Both James W. Parker Middle School and McKean Elementary School were named Bread Box winners through the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania. These awards begun in 1989 and recognize the efforts of groups and individuals who host fundraisers and food collections for Second Harvest to help alleviate hunger in our area. Each year, […]