Ephrata AM 10-18-18

10/18

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Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Thursday Oct 18! Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.

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SILENCE/FLAG VIDEO

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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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Theresa May has said the UK's transition out of the EU could be extended by "a matter of months" to ensure no hard border in Northern Ireland. The prime minister said this was a new idea that had emerged in negotiations and was not expected to be used. The UK leaves the EU in March, and the current plan is for a transition period to finish at the end of 2020. Some Tory MPs and Brexit campaigners are angry at the idea of the UK being tied to EU rules for longer

On this day in 1867, the U.S. formally took possession of Alaska after purchasing the territory from Russia for 7.2 million dollars, or less than two cents an acre. 

In 1967  An unmanned soviet capsule Venus 4 achieved a soft landing on the planet Venus and radioed back that the planet is too hot for human life with temperatures at 800 degrees Fahrenheit.

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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,  girls volleyball is home vs Lebanon

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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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Today in sports, there are no events

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Now back to the main desk

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Dress Code for the CTC Field Trips next week.

You will be required to wear long pants and closed toed shoes to tour the CTC.  You will not be allowed on the field trip if you are not wearing long pants and closed toed shoes!!

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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 tomorrow Friday, October 19th!  Turn in your forms today to Mr. Geyer in Room 129.  Don’t be left out.

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This is a reminder to all 9th grade students- individual Freshmen Transition Meetings begin this morning; Thursday, October 18th. During this meeting you and your counselor will have an opportunity to discuss the successes and challenges related to your transition to EHS, grades, activities and career ideas.  This conversation will help you  build a supportive relationship with your counselor as you reach for your future goals at EHS and beyond.  Meetings are 10 minutes each, and you will receive  a pass on the morning of you meeting.  Don’t forget to touch base with your teacher on the day of your meeting in order to minimize class disruptions.

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