General McLane’s Freshman Orientation takes place Friday, August 26

General McLane’s Freshman Orientation takes place Friday, August 26

As the school year rolls around, new students are making their way to General McLane School District next week. For incoming ninth graders, General McLane’s Freshman Orientation takes place Friday, August 26 at General McLane High School. The day, which focuses on helping the students feel welcomed and part of the school, started with the […]

Erie Gives and the Local Area

Erie Gives and the Local Area

Could be that by now you are getting a little tired of all the “noise” about Erie Gives, and local charities and non-profits reminding you to “remember us- remember us!” Actually there is a very important reason for that, the extra funding that the Erie Gives drive provides is badly needed by some of these […]

General McLane School Board Appoints New Members

General McLane School Board Appoints New Members

EDINBORO, PA (July 18, 2016) – The General McLane School Board of Directors appointed two new board members at the June Regular Monthly Board Meeting. Brad Pattullo will fill the open seat for Region 3, left vacant by Dr. Kahan Sablo and Linda King will fill the open seat for At Large, left vacant by […]

Construction Underway For Stormwater Best Management Practices Demonstration Project on General Mclane School District Campus

Construction Underway For Stormwater Best Management Practices Demonstration Project on General Mclane School District Campus

Edinboro, PA (July 15, 2016) – The General McLane campuses will be getting an addition this summer – and both the students and community will benefit. Construction has started for a Stormwater Best Management Practices Demonstration Project, which will provide students and community members with a new opportunity to explore environmental solutions for stormwater management. […]

Wise Words – Multiple Sclerosis

Wise Words – Multiple Sclerosis

Submitted by Dr Becky Wise Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease where the protective coverings of your nerves (known as myelin sheaths) are destroyed. The cause of MS is not completely known but researchers believe a combination of genetics plus triggers such as viruses or other environmental factors such as smoking or lack […]

Knights of Columbus, Private Donors and a Baby Bottle Drive Make Ultrasound Possible for Boro Women & Family Services Clients

Knights of Columbus, Private Donors and a Baby Bottle Drive Make Ultrasound Possible for Boro Women & Family Services Clients

May 13, 2016 Members of the board of directors of Boro Women and Family Services, the Knights of Columbus, local churches, and interested persons, gathered at the office of Rolland Chiropractic for the public unveiling and blessing of a new ultrasound machine. Through the efforts of many, a General Electric Logiq P5 Ultrasound Machine as […]

Lancer Legacy Honorees Announced

Lancer Legacy Honorees Announced

EDINBORO, PA (April 18, 2016) – The 2016 Lancer Legacy Honorees have been selected. The 8th Annual Lancer Legacy Banquet will take place Thursday, May 26, 2016 at McLane Church This year’s banquet will honor John Samol (‘93), Dan DeFigio (‘87), Martha Kosiorek and Martha Knuth. Two Distinguished Alumni Awards will be presented, as well […]

J. W. Parker Middle School’s Hearts & Hands Sewing Club Creates Dresses For Girls In Africa

J. W. Parker Middle School’s Hearts & Hands Sewing Club Creates Dresses For Girls In Africa

Hearts & Hands Sewing Club creates dresses for girls in Africa Students in James W. Parker Middle School’s Hearts & Hands Sewing Club are making dresses for girls in Africa. Through Little Dresses for Africa, a non-profit organization that provides handmade dresses (made from scrap fabric or pillowcases) to vulnerable children throughout Africa, JWPMS students […]

News From Harrisburg – Governor Agrees to Budget

News From Harrisburg – Governor Agrees to Budget

Governor Agrees To Republican Fiscal Year 2015-16 Budget Governor Wolf announced Wednesday his intention to allow a Fiscal Year 2015-16 budget approved by the Legislature last week to become law without his signature or veto. By agreeing to allow this budget to be enacted into law, the Governor is finally committing much needed money to […]

Lancer Swim Team 2016 State Meet Results

Lancer Swim Team 2016 State Meet Results

GM Swimmers traveled to Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa March 18 & 19 to compete in the PIAA Swimming and Diving Championships. Qualifying this year were: senior Brenan Burch, senior Logan Flynn, senior Garrett Vaugn, junior Ben Loutzenhiser, and senior Nick Bradford. Follows are some results: Nick Bradford came in 19th out of 32 in […]

Read Across America Day 2016

Read Across America Day 2016

General McLane High School students continued the tradition and visited both McKean and Edinboro Elementary School to read to the students in honor of Read Across America Day, an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author […]

Edinboro University School of Education Recognizes McKean Elementary For Partnership Efforts

Edinboro University School of Education Recognizes McKean Elementary For Partnership Efforts

Dr. Alan Biel, Dean of Edinboro University’s School of Education, presented a certificate of appreciation to Principal Michael Getz in recognition of the ongoing partnership between EUP and McKean Elementary School. Edinboro University’s School of Education and McKean Elementary School have teamed up to offer a variety of collaborative learning experiences to both McKean and […]

JWParker Middle School Students Go To UPitt’s Lab of Ecology

JWParker Middle School Students Go To UPitt’s Lab of Ecology

James W. Parker Middle School teacher Stephen Macfarlane took sixth students to the the brand new micro-biology lab located at the Linesville Ecology Center earlier this month. The students participated in a trial outreach program on genetics and ecology, where they had a day of learning essential micro pipetting (measuring out very small amounts of […]

McKean Elementary Raises more than $3000 for American Heart Association

McKean Elementary Raises more than $3000 for American Heart Association

Edinboro, PA (February 10, 2016) – McKean Elementary faculty and students raised $3,331.50 for the American Heart Association last week. Their fundraising efforts were part of a school-wide campaign to raise awareness of heart healthy activities and diets. “What was exciting about this is that I didn’t have to ‘sell’ the kids on fundraising. I […]

Attention GM Alumni! Gillespie Foundation Scholarships Now Open

Attention GM Alumni! Gillespie Foundation Scholarships Now Open

Edinboro, PA (January 29, 2016) – The H.G. Gillespie Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2016 H.G. Gillespie Scholarship. These scholarships provide financial assistance to General McLane School District alumni. Graduates who have attained at least third year standing in post secondary educational institutions are eligible to apply. Second year students that anticipate third […]

Eleven General McLane Students Won Awards at Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) Competition

Eleven General McLane Students Won Awards at Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) Competition

Eleven General McLane students won awards at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) competition this past weekend at Penn State Behrend in Erie, Pa. Twenty-six schools and more than 350 students participated in this year’s competition, which is open to all students in seventh to 12 grades who wish to participate. Students conduct scientific […]