Ephrata AM 10-11-18

10/11

5MIN FILLER

INTRO

TEXT BUMPER

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Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Thursday Oct 11! Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.

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SILENCE/FLAG VIDEO

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Homecoming Court Voting should be happening in HOMEROOM right now.  That means VOTE!!! Choose one and only one of girl to be this years Homecoming Queen.  Make your vote count!

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This message is for all students who will be attending the homecoming dance on Saturday. Appropriate behavior, including the type of dancing, is expected of all students and guests. Dances are school functions and proper attire and behavior are expected. If there is an issue with the manner in which someone is dancing, you will have an opportunity to fix the issue, but if you are addressed about it a second time, you will be asked to leave the dance and there will be possible disciplinary consequences.

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This announcement is for all freshmen:  Individual Freshmen Transition meetings with your counselor begin on Thursday, October 18th.   Meetings are 10 minutes each and will focus on; a discussion about 1st semester classes, a reflection on your transition to EHS, as well as a conversation about possible future career directions.  Please go the counseling website to sign up for a time slot for your meeting.  You can also get there by using the link for the signup page found on your Schoology newsfeed as well.  Be sure to select a date and time that works best for your schedule – if you have a study hall, that would be the ideal period for this meeting. 

Now is the perfect time to open your laptop and sign up for a time slot for your meeting – don’t delay!

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Attention Maker Bus Design Team members, 

We will be meeting after school on Thursday, October 11 from 2:45 until 3:45 to have our final planning session for the Maker Bus modifications. If you haven't already, share some ideas over on the discussion boards for how we can make this bus a fun and accommodating environment for our elementary learners. We also hope to have members from Astro Machine stop by and help plan our vision. See you on Thursday afternoon in 322- Mr. Joel Bischoff's room.

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NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS

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NEWS INTRO VIDEO

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The third-strongest storm in recorded history to hit the mainland US has battered north-west Florida, flooding beach towns and snapping trees. Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday afternoon as a category four storm with 155 mph winds in the state's Panhandle region. Two people were killed by falling trees, officials say. Michael was downgraded to a tropical storm as it weakened over Georgia on its way to the Carolinas.

A capsule carrying the crew of a Russian Soyuz rocket that malfunctioned on lift-off has landed safely in Kazakhstan, Russian media report. Russian Cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague were on board but their lives "are not in danger," said Russian state TV. The rocket was en route to the International Space Station. The US space agency NASA said there was an "issue with the booster".

This day in history, 

in 1910, Theodore Roosevelt became the first US president to fly aboard an airplane with Archie Hoxsey, an aviator for the Wright Brothers.

In 1975, Saturday Night Live (SNL), a topical comedy sketch show featuring Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner, Garrett Morris, Jane Curtin and Laraine Newman, made its debut on NBC; it became the longest-running, highest-rated show on late-night television.

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Now over to _________ with lunch

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LUNCH VIDEO

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SPORTS INTRO VIDEO

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In sports results, boys soccer won 1-0 vs LS, and girls soccer tied 0-0 against LS

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Today in sports, cross country is at Warwick, field hockey is home vs Cedar Crest, and volleyball is at Manheim Central. 

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Now back to the main desk

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Any 9th grade student who has yet not signed the commitment to graduate banner may do so in the main office this week. It will be hung in the cafeteria after this week.

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Homecoming tickets will now be sold for $9 during lunches through TOMORROW October 11th! Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $12. You must have a form of I.D. when purchasing tickets. If you are inviting a non-Ephrata student, a form of I.D. belonging to the invited student must be with you when purchasing their ticket. There are also forms that must be filled out, which can be found on the school website and in the main office.  The student invited must either be a current high school student or a recent Ephrata grad. 

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If you 're in grade 10, 11, or 12 and  interested in serving our country through the Military, please come down to the Guidance office before October 23rd  to sign up for the ASVAB test. 

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Please come out and support the Ephrata High School Mini-Thon by joining us at the Yogurt Works in Ephrata, located at the Cloister Shopping Center. We will receive 20% of the proceeds between 6:00 and 9:30 on Thursday, October 11. This will help us raise money towards finding a cure for cancer. Hope to see everyone there!

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Attention Seniors!   Class of 2019 t-shirt orders are due next Friday, October 19th to Mr. Geyer in Room 129.  Please see the senior page or the class of 2019 Schoology page for the order form.  Get your order in today!  DO NOT DELAY!

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College Bound Seniors! You need to complete your FAFSA before you can get any money for college, including certain scholarships.  The first step is getting your Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID.  Bring your social security number and valid email address to the cafeteria during all lunch periods on Wednesday October 17th for assistance in getting your FSA ID.

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Good morning mounts!

This week is homecoming spirit week!

Today is college day and

tomrrow will be mounts pride day!

We hope to see all your amazing outfits!

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