Category Archives: Media and Photography

Weston Photography Award Winners

We are pleased to share the final results of the Weston portfolio competition! 30 awards were given out to students, 11 of them were from PGHS. There were 3 categories with a first, second, and third place award: fine art, … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: VAPA Week Highlights

Last week, Pacific Grove High School honored student artists of all forms on campus during its Visual and Performing Arts, more commonly referred to as VAPA, Week. Throughout the week, art, culinary, photography, drama, and music students had their talents … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: These Are the Stunning Finalists from Smithsonian.com’s 2017 Photo Contest

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: Beautiful photography has the power to show you the world without you even having to leave your room. The stunning finalists of Smithsonian.com’s 2017 photo content will likely do just that. For the 15th annual photo contest, the … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: What’s the Story Behind That Wacky Einstein Tongue Photo?

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “When you think of Albert Einstein, what comes to mind? Is it his theory of special relativity, the one that generated the famous equation E=mc2? Is it his Nobel Prize for his discovery of the photoelectric effect? Who … Continue reading

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We Got Books! (Poetry, Graphic Novels, Sports, Science, Music, Art, Cooking, Etc.)

Come see our new displays featuring new books (from your recommendations!) and staff picks.

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Library Link of the Day: National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

Courtesy of National Geographic: “Our judges have named the 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year! Explore the prize-winning photos and download stunning wallpapers for all your devices. Share your favorite pictures with your friends and see the judge’s top picks for each cateogory. The … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: The 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Finalists

Courtesy of ComedyWildlifePhoto.com: “Wild animals are majestic, sometimes scary creatures freely roaming the Earth in all their natural, unbounded glory. But let’s not forget how hilarious they can be, too. To highlight and celebrate the comedic prowess of animals around … Continue reading

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Dubai Window Washing

Courtesy of National Geographic: “A worker cleans windows at the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai—the tallest building in the world. Taken in February, the photograph illustrates the low-level winter clouds that gather at sunrise.” Stay Curious!

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Optical Illusion Can Tell If You Need Glasses

Courtesy of TechTimes.com: “A blurry picture of Marilyn Monroe superimposed with a finely detailed image of Albert Einstein could help you figure out if you need eyeglasses or contacts. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed the hybrid … Continue reading

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Students selected for the Weston Portfolio Competition

Four students from PGHS were selected as winners for their exceptional photographs for this year’s Weston portfolio competition! Mark Michael Jacob Alt Elijah Taurke Sofia Chang All the winners will be on display at the Monterey Museum of Art. There … Continue reading

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