Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Tuesday Jan 8. Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.
There will be a meeting of the Tri-M Music Honor Society on Wednesday morning at 7:15 in the auditorium.
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.
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.
NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS
NEWS INTRO VIDEO
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.
Now over to _________ with lunch
SPORTS INTRO VIDEO
yesterday, bowling at Leisure lanes score?
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
Now for the thought of the day!
THOUGHT OF THE DAY
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.