Ephrata AM 10-9-19





Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Wednesday Oct 9! Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.




This announcement is for all freshmen:  Individual Freshmen Transition meetings with your counselor begin on Friday, 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!


This week during lunches, GEARS students will be handing out the Talk Spot.  If you feel you are a safe person to talk to, please go to the GEARS table during lunch to pick up your Talk Spot decal.  Check out the Talk Spot video…




College Bound Juniors and Seniors!  Come to Financial Aid Night on Thursday October 10th at 6:30 PM in the EHS Auditorium.  A representative from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency will be here to present information on all things financial aid.


Do you enjoy working with children?  Volunteer to be a Big Brother or Big Sister through the YWCA!  Be sure to check out the information table at lunch October 16 and 17 or stop by the guidance office for more details.


Ag Trivia for the Day: Did you know that agriculture accounts for 12% of the total workforce in Lancaster? So that means that more than 1 out of 8 people rely on farming for jobs even if they don’t work on a farm. What’s more is that roughly half of our tourism revenues in the county are related to agriculture. Three of the top six reasons people cite for visiting the area are the Amish, food and drink, and the area’s history.







In today’s news, the FBI has released intel that has uncovered the identity of the deadliest serial killer in U.S History, Samuel Little. He was responsible for the deaths of possibly 90 or more people, 50 of which who have been verified by the FBI as victims of Little. He’s been behind bars since 2012, and will remain there for multiple life sentences.

On this day in history in 1974, Oskar Schindler, saviour of nearly 1,200 Jewish people during the Holocaust passed away. His efforts have been remembered through the arguable masterpiece of a film, Schindler’s List, and a multitude of literary pieces, as well as the countless lives he saved during WWII.










yesterday, boys cross country went 1 and 1 vs penn manor and Manheim Twp while the girls went 2 and 0, field hockey lost vs Manheim Twp and volleyball beat Solanco 3 games to 0.


today, boys soccer is at Lampeter Strasburg, and girls soccer is home vs Lampeter Strasburg.




###pwww.ephratamounts.com or in room 129 from Mr. Geyer. Deadline for entries is October 23rd so help dodge diabetes, get on the “ball” and register soon!


Blood drive sign ups continue during lunches! Be sure to sign up in order to donate and pick up the required forms before October 11th!


Attention all Junior and Senior girls, there will be meetings held next week for all those who are interested in playing in this years powderpuff game, which will be held on November 6th. Sign ups are first come, first serve. Meetings will be held right after school in Mr. Marzock’s room, room 137 until 3:00. today there will be a meeting for any Senior girls interested in playing. The meetings will be about practices, if you can not attend please contact (717)635-5462.


That's it for us today Ephrata. Have a great day!



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