Ephrata AM 10-17-18

10/17

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Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Wednesday Oct 17! Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.

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SILENCE/FLAG VIDEO

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This is a reminder to all of Mr. Myers’ classes for today. Be sure to report to room 120, not 320 because of the STEM summit. Again, Mr. Myers’ classes are to report to room 120 for class today.

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All of Mr. Jeremy Bischoff's classes are to report to room 124 today.

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Attention students in grades 10-12: Did you buy a yearbook last year?? If so, please pick up your spring edition at lunch today. This self-adhesive insert includes all the spring sports, musical, graduation, and other events that took place at the end of last year. If you don't have a lunch period, please pick yours up in the attendance office. 

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Hey boys and girls! It’s Wed- wed-wed-Wednesday! And that means it is Ro-ro-ro-robot club today right after school in room 320. Be there or be square!

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Any student interested in competing in a STEM competition?   Mrs. Brenner is looking for a team of 5 students to participate in the Governor’s STEM Challenge.  This year’s theme for the competition is “Improving Pennsylvania Through STEM.”  She is looking for creative individuals to come up with a problem in Pennsylvania and create something to solve it.  Funds are provided to make a proto-type.   We would meet afterschool every other week.   See Mrs. Brenner in Room 101 for any questions or if you are interested.

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CALLING ALL 10th GRADE LEADERS! We will be selecting an EHS Sophomore to attend this year's HOBY Leadership Conference.  The conference will be held at Shippensburg University from May 16th - May 19th, 2019.  This is an AMAZING opportunity to develop leadership skills and grow to be able to positively impact our world.  In order to be considered as the selected nominee, please submit a 1-page essay to the Counseling Office by 10/25/18 on the following topic:

What does it take to be a good leader?

In what ways would you consider yourself a good leader?  In what ways do you still have room to grow?

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NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS

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NEWS INTRO VIDEO

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The first recreational cannabis to be legally bought in Canada was purchased last night on the eastern island of Newfoundland amid queues of hundreds of people. Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalize possession and use of recreational cannabis. Medical marijuana has been legal in the country since 2001, but concerns remain, including about the readiness for police forces to tackle drug impaired driving. Information has been sent to 15 million households about the new laws and there are public awareness campaigns

on this day in 1907 : The first commercial wireless telegraph is sent over the Atlantic Ocean

also in 1931, one of the most famous gangsters of all time  Al Capone is sentenced to eleven years in Federal prison for tax evasion. He is also  fined $80,000. This is the beginning of the end for Capone and his criminal empire, that in the 1920s and 1930s, had virtually run the city of Chicago

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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,  the LL league meet at the Ephrata Middle School cross country course.

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Girls’ basketball open gyms will continue this Saturday from 9-10:30 AM at the high school and starting next week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7:30 PM at the high school.  If you have any questions, please stop down and talk to Coach Cerullo in room 133.

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###pwww.ephratamounts.com.  Don’t put it off because entries are due on October 24th. Remember, each team must raise at least $126 to enter, with a 3 game guarantee. All proceeds benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Association.

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Today in sports, girls volleyball is home vs Lebanon

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Now back to the main desk

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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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Attention Seniors!!!!    The senior class apparel orders is due this FRIDAY!   That is this Friday, October 19th!  Turn in your forms today to Mr. Geyer in Room 129.  Don’t be left out.

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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 TODAY for assistance in getting your FSA ID.

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