Author Archives: Mr. Morrison

Newsbreaker News: Ode to Joy

On a lovely warm December afternoon, the PG Pops Community Orchestra performed their fifth annual holiday concert. The PG Pops Orchestra, led by music director and French Hornist Barbara Priest, consists of members of all ages and skill levels who … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: The Hype for Winter Sports

The excitement for basketball, soccer, and wrestling begins as fall sports draw to a close. Participants of various sports told the NewsBreaker about their hopes for the upcoming season. The girls’ basketball team started their season Monday November 20th with … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: What’s the Scoville Heat Scale, and How Does it Rate Peppers?

Courtesy of “Some like it hot. And some don’t. And whichever camp you fall into, you may have heard of a little thing called the Scoville Heat Scale. Almost every pepper has a massive number attached to it, and the higher … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: Danish Ad Breaks Barriers

Oscar Scholin- In a Danish TV ad “All That We Share,” different groups of Danes walk through a door and are separated into various “boxes” by several divisions: more wealthy and poor, more trustworthy and less trustworthy, immigrants and those … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for Pebble Beach Half Marathon, 1/27

Volunteers are needed for Aid Station 1 and 2.  Each student will receive community service hours. Click on this link, click “Race Details”, then “Volunteer” for more information.

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Library Link of the Day: Mark Twain’s 10 Tips for Writers

Courtesy of “Mark Twain was a man who knew his way around the English language. We’re talking about the guy responsible for such bon mots as “Golf is a good walk spoiled,” “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated,” … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: This Ancient Sumerian Logic Puzzle Is Believed to Be One of the First Riddles Ever Written

Courtesy of “People love trying to outwit each other with riddles. You know, those tricky questions that frustrate you to the point of anger when the answer is revealed to be annoyingly simple? We’ve been writing and reciting these … Continue reading

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PGHS Student Reaches the Finals of the National YoungArts writing competition

Luke Herzog has made the finals of the National YoungArts writing competition. Luke, a member of the PGHS Young Writers’ Club, submitted 2 short stories and an excerpt from a novel. Over 8,000 completed applications are received every year and … Continue reading

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PGHS Student attends a “World Without Nuclear Weapons” Summit in Japan

Sarah Bitter very professionally represented our school and our nation at the Forum of Youth Communicators for a World without Nuclear Weapons in Hiroshima, Japan, on Sunday, November 26. Image courtesy of International Business Times. Click here for a video … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: 400 People Volunteer to Perform Along Train Route to Entertain Passengers Passing By

Courtesy of See this in action! “One of the nicest parts of train travel is relaxing and glancing at the countryside as it whizzes by. But recently, passengers on trains through Germany’s Saale Valley were in for an unexpected treat, … Continue reading

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