General McLane High School Teacher Karen Yonko to Receive Clarkson University Inspirational Educator Award

General McLane High School Teacher Karen Yonko to Receive Clarkson University Inspirational Educator Award

Karen Yonko of Edinboro, Pa., challenges her students to reach new horizons and develop a passion for learning beyond the classroom. Yonko is one of four recipients of this year’s Clarkson University Inspirational Educator Awards. The freshman biology teacher at General McLane High School in Edinboro, Pa., was nominated by former student Colton Weaver of […]

GM Students Place In Erie County Teen Safe Driving Competition

GM Students Place In Erie County Teen Safe Driving Competition

Edinboro, PA (April 20, 2016) – General McLane School District took the top team award and senior Cory Kephart placed second at the Erie County Teen Safe Driving Competition on Monday. Sponsored by PA Motor Truck Association, XPO Logistics, the NW Regional Highway Safety Network, Nationwide Agribusiness, Allied Insurance and Kingsley Blasco & Associates Insurance […]

General McLane HS Students Advance in TEAMS Competition

General McLane HS Students Advance in TEAMS Competition

Edinboro, PA (April 19, 2016) – General McLane High School students have made history! For the first time ever, General McLane has had a team qualify to compete at the National TEAMS competition, after placing second in the state and 12th nationally. Now, the students advance to the national competition is in Nashville June 28-June […]

General McLane HS Student Selected for Pennsylvania Governor’s School For The Sciences

General McLane HS Student Selected for Pennsylvania Governor’s School For The Sciences

General McLane High School’s Joel Linebach has been selected to participate in the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University this summer. The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences (PGSS) was established in order to provide a summer enrichment experience in the sciences and mathematics for talented Pennsylvania high school students. This […]

Raising More Than $3000 Wasn’t Enough for Edinboro Elementary Student Jacob Haugh.

Raising More Than $3000 Wasn’t Enough for Edinboro Elementary Student Jacob Haugh.

Raising more than $3000 wasn’t enough for Edinboro Elementary student Jacob Haugh. For the second year in a row, the fourth grader isn’t asking for birthday gifts. Instead, he is requesting donations once again for Wins for Kids, a program that raises funds to support the Pittsburgh Pirates Charities and the Center for Prader-Willi Syndrome […]

AmeriCorps Week: Saluting Two General McLane AmeriCorps Staff

AmeriCorps Week: Saluting Two General McLane AmeriCorps Staff

AmeriCorps Week is an annual year that recognizes the commitment of AmeriCorps members and alums by highlighting the extraordinary impact AmeriCorps makes across our nation every day. AmeriCorps Week is a time to salute AmeriCorps members and alums for their service, thank AmeriCorps community partners, and communicate AmeriCorps impact on communities and on the lives […]

General McLane HS Teacher Receives Golden Apple Award

General McLane HS Teacher Receives Golden Apple Award

General McLane High School math teacher Judy Scaletta received the Golden Apple Award today. Freshman Maegan Parker nominated Mrs. Scaletta, who has worked 30 years as a math teacher for the District. Prior to serving as a math teacher, Mrs. Scaletta worked as an elementary music teacher and substitute throughout the District. The GOLDEN APPLE […]

Two General McLane High School Seniors Recognized Nationally

Two General McLane High School Seniors Recognized  Nationally

Edinboro, PA (February 24, 2016) – Two General McLane High School seniors have been recognized with national awards. Emily Tworek has been named a finalist in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program and Annalisa Bankes has been honored by her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award. The National Merit Scholarship Program is […]

GMHS Students Place in District Choir Competition

GMHS Students Place in District Choir Competition

The following students participated in Sr. High District choir this past weekend at Corry High School and made General McLane very proud with their accomplishments. Emily Tworek (Alto 1) and Cody Gould (Bass 1) placed first in their sections. Isaac Petkac place fourth in Tenor 1, Melina Walter placed fifth in Alto 1, Mike Hess […]

McKean Elementary Nurse Recognized For Excellence

McKean Elementary Nurse Recognized For Excellence

EDINBORO, PA (February 2, 2016) – The Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners (PASNAP) has named McKean Elementary School nurse Stacy Chiles the 2016 winner of the NW Region Excellence in School Nursing Award. The Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners (PASNAP) is the professional home for school nurses, open to all certified […]

GM Student Receives ECTS Pride Student of the Month Award

GM Student Receives ECTS Pride Student of the Month Award

General McLane High School junior and Erie County Technical School student Connor Hilliard was recently recognized with the ECTS Pride Student of the Month Award. A PRIDE student is a student who has exhibited an “ECTS student Be-Attitude: Be Passionate, Be Respectful, Be Involved, Be Disciplined, Be Employable”. Connor was recognized from the Auto Body […]

Fourth Grade Edinboro Elementary Student, Nicholas Walters, Discovers 10,000 Year Old Fossil at Presque Isle

EDINBORO, PA (November 16, 2015) – Should Nicholas Walters, 4th grader at Edinboro Elementary, ever want to pursue a career in paleontology, his résumé is off to an impressive start. During a class field trip to Presque Isle State Park and the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, the Edinboro Elementary fourth grader made a nice discovery: […]

Emily Tworek, General McLane Senior a National Merit Semifinalist

General McLane High School senior Emily Tworek has been named a National Merit Semifinalist. As a National Merit Semifinalist, Tworek qualified among the highest-scoring PSAT in the country for the PSAT. Approximately 16,000 semifinalists were named in the 61st Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue […]

Cochran Retires After 29 years

There’s definitely something missing this week within General McLane School District. After 29 years of service to the District, administrative assistant to the special education supervisor and central registrar Jane Cochran retired last week. “Janie Cochran’s service to the district has been invaluable,” said Superintendent Richard Scaletta. “She has served in so many ways, most […]

GMHS Educator is Quarterfinalist For The Music Educator Award

Edinboro, PA (May 13, 2015) – General McLane High School music teacher Bruce Yates has been selected as a quarterfinalist for the 2016 Music Educator Award. A total of 213 music teachers from 194 cities across 42 states have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award™, presented by The Recording Academy® and the […]

Edinboro WWII Veteran To Be Honored At D-Day Veteran Appreciation June 6th. 2015

VETERAN APPRECIATION D-DAY JUNE 6, 2015 HONORING OUR VETERANS OF THE PAST Richard “Dick” Omar Davis, Edinboro, Pennsylvania Born 19 May, 1922 Living Survivor of Omaha Beach, June 6, 1944 Private First Class Enlisted; Army of the United States Date: 19, November 1942 Specialty: Cryptographer, 895th Signal Company Depot Aviation, Sharp Shooter Campaigns: Normandy, Northern […]