Author Archives: Mr. Morrison

PGUSD Switching from Powerschool to Illuminate

Helpful Links Parent Portal: Find Your Way Around Activating your Parent Portal Account (video) Illuminate Parent Portal FAQ’s Parent Portal Login Page Dear Parents/Guardians, PGUSD has decided to move to Illuminate Education as our official student data management system to better … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE, Registration for 2018-19 School Year

Beginning July 16th, PGUSD will be switching to a new online registration program (Illuminate).  A detailed letter will be mailed to your home soon! Once you receive instructions, please complete the online registration process no later than Monday, July 31st, … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: ‘Toughest foot race on Earth’ covers 150 miles through Sahara desert

Courtesy of the Star Tribune: “Under a hot desert sun and with the desolation of the Sahara all around, about 1,000 competitors from 50 countries took part in this year’s Marathon des Sables, or Marathon of the Sands. The 33rd … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Rubel Castle – Explore the most unique castle in all of Southern California

Courtesy of Atlas Obscura: “When he was 18, Michael Rubel bought 2.5 acres of a citrus orchard in Glendora, California. Therein, he quickly set to fulfilling his childhood dream of owning and living in a real castle. Over 26 years, … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: The biomechanics behind Michael Jackson’s impossible dance moves

Courtesy of Popular Science: “Before reading the rest of this article, please first stand up and try to tilt your whole body forward at a 45 degree angle. You may only bend at the ankle. Assuming that you are not Michael … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

Courtesy of The Atlantic: “It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me. Schmidt is the director of nasa’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Fuel with this Fruit

Courtesy of Furthermore: “Every athlete knows that education is a crucial part of performance. Sport and exercise research, insight from top trainers, science, and technology help you to better understand your body so you can craft a healthier lifestyle, workouts, and recovery plan. Cyclists … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Reading Daily Can Actually Add a Year to Your Life

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Some hobbies are just better for you than others are. Jogging is better for your heart than Solitaire is, and puzzles will probably improve your mental acuity more than rugby. And when it comes to reading, well, … Continue reading

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2018 Fall Sports Schedules now available!

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Library Link of the Day: Why you stink at fact-checking

Courtesy of The Conversation: “Here’s a quick quiz for you: In the biblical story, what was Jonah swallowed by? How many animals of each kind did Moses take on the Ark? Did you answer “whale” to the first question and … Continue reading

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