Ephrata AM 4-6-18

Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Friday April 6! Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.

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SILENCE/FLAG VIDEO
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A reminder to all juniors that today is the regular registration deadline to sign up for the May SAT which will be held at EHS.  If you do not sign up before the end of the day today, there is an additional $29 late fee. 

If you have questions, please see your counselor ASAP.
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Attention Juniors and Seniors:  You are invited to attend an evening of dinner and dancing Under the Stars on Saturday, May 12 at the INN at Reading.  Ticket sales for the 2018 Prom will be on sale next week on Tuesday and Thursday, April 10 and 12, and the following week on Wednesday and Thursday April 18 and 19.

Students who have obligations will NOT be allowed to purchase a ticket.  This includes any fees or obligations such as lost books, library fines, lab fees, missing forms, and time owed.  Get your obligations cleared now, and keep them clear so that you can make a “hassle-free” purchase of your prom tickets.

REMINDER:   Students will be seated at tables of ten (10) so gather your friends and purchase your tickets as a group.

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This announcement is for any student who is taking an AP exam and still owes a balance for their test fees.  Please stop by the Counseling and drop off your payment ASAP, as final payments are due by Friday April 13th.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Ditzler.

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NEWS INTRO VIDEO
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Park Geun-hye, the former president of South Korea who was arrested last year on corruption charges was finally sentenced today. She is to receive 24 years in jail, a sentence that is much larger than would be expected for people of her age or those that have been sentenced on corruption charges.The corruption scandal that lead to her arrest was, in many ways, a kind of South Korean Watergate, that has been responsible for generating much hate and distrust of the government, politicians, and the upper class.

On this day in history, the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. 1,500 years after being banned by Roman emperor Theodosius, Athens hosted 13 different countries and 60,000 spectators to the modern games. The Olympics as an event got off to a slow start, as not many athletes were invited, all of the participants were male, and the Games were often overshadowed by World’s fairs. But, the first truly successful Olympics were held in Paris in 1924, featuring 3,000 athletes, over 100 being women, from 44 countries. 

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Now over to _________ with lunch
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LUNCH VIDEO HERE
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SPORTS INTRO VIDEO
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In sports results, boys tennis won big at Warwick defeating the Warriors 7-0, volleyball lost vs Garden Spot. Softball lost to Elizabethtown, baseball also lost to Elizabethtown

The Track & Field teams completed a dual meet sweep yesterday afternoon versus Lebanon at the Middle School Track. The Lady Mounts dominated as they won all 18 events and scored a 137 to 12 win.  Jenna Raezer, Alexis Clayton and Kandice Liebl each won a throws event as the 3 girls totaled 25 points between them in the shot put, discus and javelin. Jennie Young and Faith Hershberger each secured 2 wins a piece for the girls as the team improved to 2 wins and 0 losses. Jordan Zahm and Elie Basenga led the boys team with two wins a piece as they fought Lebanon to a well-deserved 98 to 52 win. The boys team record is now even at 1 win and 1 loss. Congratulations to ALL track & field athletes on a great day at the track!   
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Today in sports, tennis is away at Cocalico, softball is away at CV, girls lacrosse is away at E town, boys lacrosse is home vs e town, and baseball is home vs CV.
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Now back to the main desk
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Calling all seniors who want to help out at this year’s Baccalaureate (it’s a church service celebrating our graduating class at the end of the school year).  For more information, there is a meeting in room 108 (Mr.Buck) right after school on Friday, April 6th. Please contact Grace Dalavai, Seth Bollinger, or Ethan Brubaker with any questions.
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PERSON 1: Attention Students of Ephrata High School: If you are interested in running for student council, please stop down to Mr. Marzock’s room and pick up your petition. ONLY 6 members are selected to become representatives of student council per grade to represent our student body. 

PERSON 2: And since you represent our school and student body, we will need to hold elections for those positions. To qualify, you will need to stop down and pick up your petition from Mr. Marzock in room 137.

PERSON 1:  You will need to collect 25 signatures from students in your grade only or your petition will be void. Next, you will need to ask a teacher or administrator at the High School for a recommendation basically saying that you would be a great leader, a hard worker, and would represent our school well.

PERSON 2: But, you can’t ask Mr. Marzock, Mrs. Eshleman, or Senior Cerullo because they are the Student Council Advisors. Elections will be held on Friday April 20th.

PERSON 1: So stop down to see Mr. Marzock and get your petitions and teacher recommendation turned in by FRIDAY APRIL 13th. 

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