Ephrata AM 1-17-19

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

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Last Chance to check the Lost and Found Table!

 

If you are missing items please check the lost and found tables in the front lobby THIS WEEK, any items left on the table as of the end of the school day 1/18/19 will be discarded. NO EXCEPTIONS.—————————-

Ephrata Mini-THON’s Valentines Dance is coming up February 9th. Although the dance this year is not being named Sadie’s, girls can still ask guys!

 

Remember anyone can come even if you have a date or not. So, bring a friend or a date to the Valentines Dance in support of childhood cancer! Ticket sales will be held in the cafeteria from February 4th to the 8th for $8 and $10 at the door.

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NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS

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NEWS INTRO VIDEO

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Democrats have asked President Donald Trump to postpone a speech to Congress, arguing security cannot be guaranteed due to the government shutdown. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said in a letter to Trump that he should deliver the speech in writing instead unless federal agencies reopen. Trump is due to address Congress for the annual State of the Union speech on January 29th.

 

In other news,

 

The first full assessment of risks to the world’s coffee plants shows that 60% of 124 known species are on the edge of extinction. More than 100 types of coffee tree grow naturally in forests, including two used for the coffee we drink. Scientists say the figure is “worrying”, as wild coffee is critical for sustaining the global coffee crop.

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Now over to _________ with lunch

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yesterday in sports action, wrestling lost 53-24.

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Today in sports, Rifle is away at Manheim Central, and girls basketball is away at E town.

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NOW BACK TO THE MAIN DESK

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Juniors!  The next SAT test date is March 9.  Sign up by visiting CollegeBoard.com and clicking on “register for the SAT”  The Deadline to sign up is February 8th …unless seats fill up first!  So don’t procrastinate!

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E Sports Club Announcement! Do you play Overwatch?  Do you play Rocket League?  Are you a fan of League of Legends?  There is a new e-sports team being created here at Ephrata High School. If you are interested, there will be an informational meeting TODAY after school at 2:45 in Mr. LoPiccolo’s room 213.

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January 30 Early Dismissal

On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, the Ephrata Area School District has a scheduled early dismissal for Professional Development. Lunch will be served.

The following are the dismissal times:

  • High School: 11:35 AM
  • Middle School: 11:42 AM
  • Intermediate School: 12:15 PM
  • Elementary Schools: 12:30 PM
    • Morning Kindergarten Hours: 8:55 – 10:20 AM
    • Afternoon Kindergarten Hours: 11:10 AM – 12:30 PM

Please contact your child’s building if you have any questions.

 

Ephrata AM 1-16-19

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Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Wednesday Jan 16. Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.

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SILENCE/FLAG VIDEO

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Ephrata Mini-THON’s Valentines Dance is coming up February 9th. Although the dance this year is not being named Sadie’s, girls can still ask guys!

 

Remember anyone can come even if you have a date or not. So, bring a friend or a date to the Valentines Dance in support of childhood cancer! Ticket sales will be held in the cafeteria from February 4th to the 8th for $8 and $10 at the door.

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The chess team won yesterday’s match against Lancaster Catholic 4-1.  Zeke Jones won on board 1, Bryce Babyak won on board 2, Hunter Brendle won on board 4 & Noah Powlus dominated on board 5.  The team travels to Lancaster Mennonite for their away match this afternoon.

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NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS

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NEWS INTRO VIDEO

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Now over to _________ with lunch

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yesterday in sports action, girls basketball won 37-28 vs CV, and the boys lost 55-63 at CV.

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In the pool, the swim teams were in action against Elizabethtown. The girls were victorious winning 102-68, which puts them in sole possession of first place in Section 2. The boys team lost a close one 81-89. On the girls side, sophomores Kierra Parsons and Alyssa Fedorshak both won two individual events. Mary Campbell and Maddy Fritz picked up one individual win. The 200 medley relay team of Leah Weaver, Maddy Fritz, Anya Emmerling, and Alyssa Fedorshak, the 200 free relay team of Maddy Fritz, Faith Hershberger, Kierra Parsons, and Mary Campbell, and the 400 free relay team of Kierra Parsons, Anya Emmerling, Mary Campbell, and Alyssa Fedorshak were all victorious.

On the boys side, Thomas McGilland and Kyle Emmerling led the way with two individual victorious. Colby Simes and Sam Risser each picked up one individual win. The 200 freestyle relay team of Colby Simes, Payton Miller, Thomas McGillan, and Nathan Kimmel, and the 400 freestyle relay team of Colby Simes, Sam Risser, Thomas McGillan, and Kyle Emmerling were also victorious.

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in rifle, Ephrata defeated Governor Mifflin 496 to 488.

 

Top five shooters:

Brianna Bowers 100 2 centers

Madison Soeder 100 1 center

Jada Rojas 99 2 centers

Joshua Potts 99 1 center

Nicole Johnson 98

This is Madison’s first 100 ever.

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Spring Sports Physicals will be offered on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in the Ephrata High School Gym Starting at 5:30pm.  All High School and Middle School Athletes in need of a physical examination prior to the Spring Sports Season should see Mrs. Cummings in the High School Athletic Office to sign-up or have a parent call her at (717)721-1478, extension 19021. You must sign-up for an available timeslot in order to see a doctor for a physical examination on February 6th.  The cost for the physical examination is $5.00.    The Physical Packet must be filled out and signed by both the Student and the Parent and you must bring this packet along to the physical examination. Physical Packets are available in the Athletic Office and on the District Website.

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The Mounts Wrestling team would like to invite all high school students to their home match to cheer them on against Cedar Crest TODAY Wednesday, January 16th at 6:30pm. All EHS students in attendance will receive a free hot dog! Grab your friends and come see what a wrestling match is all about!

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NOW BACK TO THE MAIN DESK

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E Sports Club Announcement! Do you play Overwatch?  Do you play Rocket League?  Are you a fan of League of Legends?  There is a new e-sports team being created here at Ephrata High School. If you are interested, there will be an informational meeting Thursday after school at 2:45 in Mr. LoPiccolo’s room 213.

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Ephrata AM 1-15-19

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Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Tuesday Jan 15. Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.

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The Ephrata chess team has a home match against Lancaster Catholic today and an away match against Lancaster Mennonite on Wednesday.  Yes Wednesday.   Not Thursday.  Wednesday.

 

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NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS

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Now over to _________ with lunch

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SPORTS INTRO VIDEO

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The Mounts Wrestling team would like to invite all high school students to their home match to cheer them on against Cedar Crest next Wednesday, January 16th at 6:30pm. All EHS students in attendance will receive a free hot dog! Grab your friends and come see what a wrestling match is all about!

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Today, bowling is at clearview vs E town, Rifle is at Gov. Mifflin, swimming is home vs E town, girls basketball is home vs CV, and the boys are away at CV.

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Now for the thought of the day!

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY

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E Sports Club Announcement! Do you play Overwatch?  Do you play Rocket League?  Are you a fan of League of Legends?  There is a new e-sports team being created here at Ephrata High School. If you are interested, there will be an informational meeting Thursday after school at 2:45 in Mr. LoPiccolo’s room 213.

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EHS Job & Internship Fair – February 20

Ephrata High School (EHS) and the Ephrata Development Organization (EDO) have partnered for the third year in a row to offer a Job Fair for EHS students on Wednesday, February 20 from 7:40 to 8:40 AM in the Ephrata High School gymnasium.

Over 250 students in grade 11 will have the opportunity to meet representatives from area businesses who are interested in providing employment, internship, and/or volunteer opportunities for EHS students.  “We’re happy to partner with the EDO to host this annual event.   It is our hope this event will benefit our students not only with after-school or summertime employment, but by providing an opportunity to enhance students’ skills for their careers after high school,” said Kerri Batdorf, EHS counselor.

New this year, the event will include internship opportunities for students to earn course credit.  “We want the internship program to continue to grow at EHS,” said Jeremy King, EHS teacher and program advisor.   The objective of the internship program is to give students real-world opportunities and workforce experience while earning course credit.   “We see time and again students able to identify their talents, strengths, and areas of growth through internships that ultimately help inspire them to reach their full potential, Mr. King continued.

Additionally, many students enjoy being involved in the community and have volunteer obligations to fulfill.  Businesses and organizations who have volunteer opportunities are also encouraged to participate.

“Our event is aimed at assisting high school students by exposing them to a variety of opportunities in the area. This event not only prepares students for the future, but it also creates a stronger community by developing our local youth and helping local businesses find the help they need,” said event organizer, Becky Rowe.

There is no cost for businesses and organizations to participate.      Sign up at EphrataHSJobFair.eventbrite.com. Questions?  Contact Rebecca Gallagher at rgallagher@smithtoninn.com or 717-733-6094.

Cannot participate in the event?  Contact Mrs. Gallagher to have your business information included in the event book or Mr. King at Jeremy_King@easdpa.org or 717.721.1498 X 19207 for ongoing internship opportunities.

Ephrata AM 1-14-19

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Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Monday Jan 14. Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.

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Attention all 11th graders:  Today is the day that you can begin to sign up for a time slot for your individual transition meeting with your counselor.  These meetings begin on January 31st and signup information can be found on the EHS Counseling Department website.  Sign up for a slot as soon as possible, and be sure to pick a date and time that works best with your schedule.  If you have a study hall, you will definitely want to choose that period.  Heck, why not do it right now- pull out your laptop and pick a date and time.

 

If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.

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President Donald Trump has threatened to “devastate Turkey economically” if it attacks Kurdish forces in Syria following a planned pullout of US troops. In two tweets on Sunday, Trump said that he did not want the Kurds to provoke Turkey either. US forces have fought alongside a Kurdish militia in northern Syria against the Islamic State group. Turkey, however, regards the People’s Protection Units as terrorists.

 

In other news,

 

Wood burning stoves, open fires and farms all face new restrictions as the English government sets out what it calls a “world leading” plan to tackle air pollution. In their Clean Air Strategy, published today, the government promises to set a “bold new goal” to reduce particulates across much of the country by 2030. But green groups say the scheme is vague and severely lacking in detail. They believe the plan proposes nothing new to tackle roadside dirty air.

 

On this day in 1943, Franklin Roosevelt becomes the first president to travel on official business by airplane. Crossing the Atlantic by air, Roosevelt flew in a Boeing 314 Flying Boat dubbed the Dixie Clipper to a World War II strategy meeting with Winston Churchill at Casablanca in North Africa. With German U-boats taking a heavy toll on American marine traffic in the Atlantic, Roosevelt’s advisors reluctantly agreed to send him via airplane. Roosevelt, at a frail 60 years old, gamely made the arduous 17,000-mile round trip.

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Now over to _________ with lunch

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Friday in sports, bowling won 5-2 vs Lebanon

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On Thursday, the swim teams battled against Cocalico. The girls swam away to a 118-50 victory, while the guys came up short 96-73. The girls team won all 11 events. Winners included Leah Weaver, Maddy Fritz, Anya Emmerling, Mary Campbell, Alyssa Fedorshak, Sarah Heberlig, Faith Hershberger, and Kierra Parsons.

On the guys side, Kyle Emmerling won two individual events and teamed with Colby Simes, Thomas McGillan, and Sam Risser to win the 400 free relay. Colby, Thomas, and Sam all picked up individual wins as well.

Come out and support the swim teams tomorrow as they face off against Elizabethtown at the Rec Center at 4:00. Both girls teams head into the meet undefeated in the section.

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Spring Sports Physicals will be offered on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in the Ephrata High School Gym Starting at 5:30pm.  All High School and Middle School Athletes in need of a physical examination prior to the Spring Sports Season should see Mrs. Cummings in the High School Athletic Office to sign-up or have a parent call her at (717)721-1478, extension 19021. You must sign-up for an available timeslot in order to see a doctor for a physical examination on February 6th.  The cost for the physical examination is $5.00.    The Physical Packet must be filled out and signed by both the Student and the Parent and you must bring this packet along to the physical examination. Physical Packets are available in the Athletic Office and on the District Website.

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The Mounts Wrestling team would like to invite all high school students to their home match to cheer them on against Cedar Crest next Wednesday, January 16th at 6:30pm. All EHS students in attendance will receive a free hot dog! Grab your friends and come see what a wrestling match is all about!

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Today, there are no sports events

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Now for the thought of the day!

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY

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E Sports Club Announcement! Do you play Overwatch?  Do you play Rocket League?  Are you a fan of League of Legends?  There is a new e-sports team being created here at Ephrata High School. If you are interested, there will be an informational meeting Thursday after school at 2:45 in Mr. LoPiccolo’s room 213.

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Ephrata AM 1-11-19

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Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Friday Jan 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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The Ephrata Chess team lost yesterday’s home match against Hempfield with score of 3-2.  Congratulations to Ian Dissinger and Zeke Jones for their wins on boards 1 &2 respectively. On Wednesday, the teams travels to Lancaster Mennonite for their next match.

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NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS

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US President Donald Trump has renewed a threat to declare a national emergency to fund the construction of a wall on the Mexican border. A row with Democrats over funding the wall has left the government partially shut down for 20 days, leaving some 800,000 federal employees unpaid. On Saturday, the shutdown becomes the longest in US history. Trump says the wall, a key campaign pledge, is needed to tackle a security crisis of illegal immigration. The Democrats say the wall is an “immorality” and a waste of taxpayers’ money.

 

In other news,

 

South African authorities have seized 256 lbs of illegal rhino horn being smuggled out of the country. The haul of 36 horns and horn fragments, worth about $1.3m, is believed to be one of the biggest seized in the country in recent years. Customs officials at OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg say it was sniffed out by Lizzy, a detector dog. Great work, Lizzy!

 

on this day in 1935 in the first flight of its kind, American aviatrix Amelia Earhart departed Wheeler Field in Honolulu, Hawaii, on a solo flight to North America.

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Now over to _________ with lunch

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SPORTS INTRO VIDEO

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Yesterday in sports, boys basketball lost 42-33 vs Cocalico. girls basketball also lost vs Cocalico 30-42, the boys swimming swimming team lost 96-73 to Cocalico, but the girls team won 118-50.

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In rifle, Ephrata lost to Manheim Central 487-494

 

Top Shooters:

Nicole Johnson 100 1 center

Brianna Bowers 98 1 center

Madison Soeder 97

Seth Wright 97

Jada Rojas 95 1 center

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The Mounts Wrestling team would like to invite all high school students to their home match to cheer them on against Cedar Crest next Wednesday, January 16th at 6:30pm. All EHS students in attendance will receive a free hot dog! Grab your friends and come see what a wrestling match is all about!

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Today, bowling is home vs Lebanon

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Now for the thought of the day!

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY

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Tired of walking in the COLD, SNOW, and RAIN from your car to the school?  Tired of searching for a new parking spot EVERYDAY?   There are FOUR premiere parking spots up for grabs.  This will be your reserved spot for ALL of 3rd Marking Period!!!  Stop by Room 129 or Room 101 for your opportunity to win the spot.  Tickets are 1 for $1, 6 for $5 or 15 for $10.

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Ephrata AM 1-10-19

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Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Thursday Jan 10. Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.

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SILENCE/FLAG VIDEO

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Need a new year’s resolution? Want to start a hobby that can make you money, boost your memory, and build confidence? Come try your hand at knitting in the library after school for free on January 10 or 15.

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Congratulations go out to 12th grader Gwendolyn Rearich for her artwork submission for the 2019-20 Educational Planning and Course Selection guide book.  Her design will be featured on the cover of next year’s booklet.  Special thanks to all of the students who submitted entries and congratulations again to Gwen. (USE PHOTO IN EMAIL)

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NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS

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President Donald Trump has walked out of a meeting with Democratic leaders as negotiations broke down on the 19th day of a partial US government shutdown. Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer stuck by their refusal to fund his US-Mexico border wall, prompting Trump to call the meeting “a total waste of time”. Democrats again accused the president of throwing a “temper tantrum”. The first payday since the shutdown began is due on Friday for 800,000 federal workers, who will go unpaid.

 

In other news,

 

Dozens of seals have become stranded in a Canadian town, blocking traffic and the entrances to homes and businesses. Two of the animals in Roddickton-Bide Arm, Newfoundland, died after being struck by a car. There are concerns others will starve to death. It is against Canadian law to interfere with marine mammals such as seals. The creatures became stranded after nearby waters suddenly froze over last week, preventing their return to the ocean.

 

On January 10, 1920, the League of Nations formally comes into being when the Covenant of the League of Nations, ratified by 42 nations in 1919, took effect.

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Now over to _________ with lunch

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Yesterday in sports, wrestling lost at Lebanon 27-35

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Today, the boys basketball team will host backyard rivals Cocalico. Theme is white out. The girls basketball team is away at Cocalico, The swimming teams will also be hosting the Cocalico Eagles at the Rec Center at 4:00. Rifle will be away at Manheim Twp.

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Now for the thought of the day!

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY

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Tired of walking in the COLD, SNOW, and RAIN from your car to the school?  Tired of searching for a new parking spot EVERYDAY?   There are FOUR premiere parking spots up for grabs.  This will be your reserved spot for ALL of 3rd Marking Period!!!  Stop by Room 129 or Room 101 for your opportunity to win the spot.  Tickets are 1 for $1, 6 for $5 or 15 for $10.

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Ephrata AM 1-9-19

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

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SILENCE/FLAG VIDEO

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The Ephrata Chess team earned their 5th win for the season bringing their record to 5 and 2.  They won their away match yesterday 4 to 1, against Manheim Township. Ian Dissinger won on board 1,  Zeke Jones won on board 2, Hunter Brendle won on board 4, Presley Clark won on board 5, Marcos Maure and JJ Mays won on board 8. The team is looking forward to Thursday’s home match against the Hempfield Knights.

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Need a new year’s resolution? Want to start a hobby that can make you money, boost your memory, and build confidence? Come try your hand at knitting in the library after school for free on January 10 or 15.

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Attention Ski & Snowboard Club:  There will NOT be a Bear Creek trip this Thursday.  No snow – no skiing or boarding.  😞  We’ll add another trip in February to make up for this one.

 

Also – please be sure to get your $65 final bus payment in to Ms. Brimhall or Mr. Shortuse.  Thanks for the payments already received.

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NOW OVER TO JOSEPH WITH THE NEWS

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NEWS INTRO VIDEO

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A Russian lawyer who famously attended a meeting with top Trump campaign aides in 2016 has been charged in a separate obstruction of justice case. Natalya Veselnitskaya is accused of fabricating evidence while working to defend a Russian company in 2013. Prevezon Holdings was accused of participating in a tax fraud scheme that laundered $230m. Officials have confirmed she is now wanted by the US Attorney’s Office in New York.

 

In other news,

 

A total of 73 previously unrecorded varieties of apples and pears believed to be unique to Wales have been discovered by researchers. About 200 trees were DNA-tested in the two-year project to find, catalogue and preserve new varieties. Some have been propagated and are now being grown in 13 community orchards around Wales. The lottery funded project was run by the University of South Wales and the Welsh Perry & Cider Society.

 

On this day in history,in 1768 the first modern cicrus is staged. Took place in London.

 

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Now over to  with lunch

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The swim teams were in action last night against Manheim Central. Both teams came away with victories: The boys won 102-54, while the girls won 125-36.

 

On the boys side, Colby Simes, Thomas McGillan, and Kyle Emmerling each won two individual events. Colby won the 200 free and 100 butterfly, Thomas won the 50 free and 100 backstroke, and Kyle won the 100 free and 100 breaststroke. Sam Risser picked up a win in the 200 IM, and Nathan Kimmel won the 500 freestyle. The medley relay team of Kyle Emmerling, Thomas McGillan, Payton Miller, and Sam Risser, the 200 free relay team of Kyle Emmerling, Nathan Kimmel, Sam Risser, and Colby Simes, and the 400 free relay team of Payton Miller, Thatcher Eby, Thomas McGillan, and Colby Simes were all victorious.

 

On the girls side, 6 different girls won an individual event to lead the girls team. Faith Hershberger won the 200 freestyle, Alyssa Fedorshak won the 200 IM, Anya Emmerling won the 100 butterfly, Mary Campbell won the 500 freestyle, Maddy Fritz won the 100 backstroke, and Kierra Parsons won the 100 breaststroke. The medley relay team of Alex Kwiatkowski, Mary Campbell, Anya Emmerling, and Nashalee Morales, the 200 free relay team of Skylar Zandy, Olivia Gordon, Kierra Parsons, and Alyssa Fedorshak, and the 400 free relay team of Mary Campbell, Maddy Fritz, Ciara Deemer, and Kierra Parsons were all victorious.

 

Come out to the Rec on Thursday at 4 as the swim teams take on Cocalico.

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yesterday, in sports, boys basketball  lost 55-46 vs Warwick, and girls basketball won a close one 38-37 at Warwick.

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In rifle action,

Ephrata defeated Conestoga Valley 496-492

 

Top Shooters:

Joshua Potts  100 1 center

Seth Wright  99 2 centers

Nicole Johnson  99 1 center

Brianna Bowers  99

Jada Rojas  99

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Today wrestling is away at Lebanon

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Now for the thought of the day!

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY

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Tired of walking in the COLD, SNOW, and RAIN from your car to the school?  Tired of searching for a new parking spot EVERYDAY?   There are FOUR premiere parking spots up for grabs.  This will be your reserved spot for ALL of 3rd Marking Period!!!  Stop by Room 129 or Room 101 for your opportunity to win the spot.  Tickets are 1 for $1, 6 for $5 or 15 for $10.

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CREDITS

 

 

Ephrata AM 1-8-19

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Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Tuesday Jan 8. Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.

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SILENCE/FLAG VIDEO

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There will be a meeting of the Tri-M Music Honor Society on Wednesday morning at 7:15 in the auditorium.

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Need a new year’s resolution? Want to start a hobby that can make you money, boost your memory, and build confidence? Come try your hand at knitting in the library after school for free on January 10 or 15.

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Attention Ski & Snowboard Club:  There will NOT be a Bear Creek trip this Thursday.  No snow – no skiing or boarding.  😞  We’ll add another trip in February to make up for this one.

 

Also – please be sure to get your $65 final bus payment in to Ms. Brimhall or Mr. Shortuse.  Thanks for the payments already received.

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NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS

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NEWS INTRO VIDEO

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in Beijing for an unannounced visit, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Kim will be in China until 10 January with his wife Ri Sol-ju, according to state media reports. The visit comes amid reports that negotiations are under way for a second summit between Kim and Donald Trump. The two met last June, the first such meeting for a sitting US president.

 

In other news,

 

Samsung has said that from spring 2019 its new smart TVs will include iTunes – software made by rival tech firm Apple. The move was “a true first”, senior Samsung executive Dave Das told the CES tech show in Las Vegas. The service will offer sales and rentals of films and TV shows but not music. One analyst said the strategic move would benefit both companies. The deal comes ahead of Apple’s expected launch of a rival to Netflix.

 

on this day in 1642 Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei died in Italy at age 77. Born February 15, 1564, Galileo has been referred to as the “father of modern astronomy,” the “father of modern physics” and the “father of science” due to his revolutionary discoveries. The first person to use a telescope to observe the skies, Galileo discovered the moons of Jupiter, the rings of Saturn, sunspots and the solar rotation.

 

Also on this day in 1935 Elvis the king of rock and roll was born.

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Now over to _________ with lunch

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yesterday, bowling at Leisure lanes score?

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Today in sports, boys basketball is home vs Warwick, swimming is home vs Manheim Central, girls basketball is away at Warwick, and rifle is home vs CV

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Now for the thought of the day!

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY

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Tired of walking in the COLD, SNOW, and RAIN from your car to the school?  Tired of searching for a new parking spot EVERYDAY?   There are FOUR premiere parking spots up for grabs.  This will be your reserved spot for ALL of 3rd Marking Period!!!  Stop by Room 129 or Room 101 for your opportunity to win the spot.  Tickets are 1 for $1, 6 for $5 or 15 for $10.

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