• Thursday, March 22 - Code Orange - Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) – Schools and offices will open with a two hour delay. EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center,JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.
    We will re-evaluate at 6:30am.

    Jueves, 22 de marzo - Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal. El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt).. 
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno.
    Revaluaremos a las 6:30 de la mañana.

The great All-American Total Solar Eclipse Resources
In the links below are both printable and electronic resources that  can be used to access and explore the 'Solar Eclipse'.  These items are great additions to any eclipse programming.   

Total Eclipse


Where to Get the FREE App: https://observer.globe.gov/about/get-the-app

The Interactive Eclipsehttps://eyes.jpl.nasa.gov/eyes-on-eclipse-web-detail.html 

Download an observing guide for the solar eclipse. 

NASA- Experience the 2017 Eclipse Across America https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/

How Eclipses Workhttps://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/how-eclipses-work

General NASA GO Eclipse Information: https://observer.globe.gov/science-connections/eclipse2017

National Science Teachers Association Solar Science http://www.nsta.org/publications/press/extras/solarscience.aspx

GLOBE Observer resources: https://observer.globe.gov/observer-community/eclipse-resources 

GLOBE Observer Printable Poster: https://observer.globe.gov/documents/19589576/20846667/eclipse_poster_3a.pdf/7c16c541-0fc5-4366-a7ec-117897502515 

How-To One Pager: https://observer.globe.gov/documents/19589576/20846667/GLOBE+Observer+Eclipse+Info+Sheet.pdf/969a48c4-3e6b-407b-bab3-b4bb7fb453b7

Handout: https://observer.globe.gov/documents/19589576/20846667/GLOBE_Eclipse_Card_012617_high-quality-print_accessible.pdf/3a0f544d-73a5-4414-b10f-2a9351bfad5b

The Teaching Channel- The Great American Solar Eclipse: Across the Curriculum- https://www.teachingchannel.org/blog/2017/08/16/the-great-american-solar-eclipse/?utm_source=Tchers'%20Voice&utm_medium=Twitter&utm_campaign=Twitter%20Metrics%20Aug%202017&utm_content=The%20Great%20American%20Solar%20Eclipse%3A%20Across%20the%20Curriulum

FAQs: https://observer.globe.gov/eclipse2017/eclipse-faqs  

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