Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Tuesday Oct 1! Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.
Today a representative from Ursinus College will be here at 8:00, a representative from Eastern Mennonite University will be here at 9:00 and a representative from Thaddeus Stevens College will be here at 1:15. Tomorrow a representative from DeSales University will be here at 1:15. Any Student’s interested in meeting with a representative in the CRC, please sign up in Schoology.
It’s that time of year! Be sure to check the daily themes for Spirit Week! Giving you guys a quick run-through: Today is Meme Day, Wednesday is Tourist Day, Thursday is Color Wars (12th: white, 11th: red, 10th: blue, 9th: black), and Friday is purple & gold!”
Any 10th, 11th, and 12th graders interested in Kutztown University? Looking for an opportunity to tour a college campus? Join us for a FIELD TRIP to KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY on October 15th! Students will leave school at 8:45 AM and return at approximately 1:30 PM. Be sure to pick up a field trip permission form from the counseling office and return by TODAY! Seats are limited, so be sure to turn your permission form in ASAP!
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.
Sign up for the ASVAB in the Counseling office starting today! If you are in 10th, 11th, or 12th grade and need some help making career decisions, then consider taking the ASVAB. The ASVAB is designed to help you learn more about yourself and the world of work, explore occupational skills in line with your interests and skills, and develop a strategy to realize your career goals. This free assessment is offered at EHS on Friday, November 1st. Stop in the Counseling office to sign up today! There is absolutely no military commitment
Reminder TODAY is the last day to submit field trip permission forms for the Junior CTC field trips.
Calling on all clubs and sports!
If you are interested in speaking at the fall pep rally to represent your club or sport in front of the school on Friday, October 4th be sure to reach out to Chandler Eby or Jocelyn Umana for further information no later than TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY OCT 2nd.
Do you play League of Legends, Overwatch, or Rocket League or just generally Interested in Ephrata’s ESports? There is a rescheduled mandatory meeting TODAY October 1st after school in Mr. LoPiccolo’s room 213 for those interested.
ATTENTION FUTURE LEADERS! You have the opportunity to be selected to attend the HOBY Youth State Leadership Seminar this coming May. TWO 10th grade students will be selected based on their response to the following:
“Many leaders are determined and committed to a cause. Write about something you are passionate about and explain how you could lead others to care about your cause.”
Please submit your brief essay to the counseling office by Friday 10/4.
(say in a vampire accent) I want to siphen your blood
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!
NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS
NEWS INTRO VIDEO
In today’s news, Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani has been subpoenaed by House Democrats for documents and communications with Ukraine leading back to January 2017. These documents from Giuliani may indicate a more definite answer to whether or not Trump could or could not be impeached in the next few months.
On this day in history in 1890, the Yosemite National Park is established. With the actions of John Muir and other early environmentalists they pushed the government into signing an act that would officially create the Park and lead the way to hundreds of other national parks that would pop up around the country in decades to come.
NOW OVER TO __ WITH LUNCH
SPORTS INTRO VIDEO
yesterday in sports, girls soccer won 1-0 vs Muhlenberg and volleyball won 3 games to 0 vs Cocalico at home.
today, the cross country teams are off to Lebanon, boys and girls soccer take on Manheim Central. The boys are home and the girls are away. Field hockey plays at Warwick.
NOW BACK TO THE MAIN DESK
Anyone interested in being involved with the dance team here at the high school, signups are underway in the athletic office
Anyone who is interested in joining a book club, our first meeting will be on Thursday, October 3, after school in the library. This is different than Reading Olympics. You don’t need to bring anything to the meeting. See you there!
The new chapter of the Science National Honor Society is currently accepting applications from sophomores, juniors and seniors! See Mr. Kellogg in room 107 or Mr. Ewing in room 111 for an application and more information. Applications are due Monday Oct. 7. (USE PRE MADE POWERPOINT SLIDE)
Once again, it’s that time of year– we are pleased to announce that this year’s EHS Homecoming Dance will be held on October 5th from 7pm-10pm. Join us for a Night Under the Stars and pre-order tickets during lunches for $10. You are also welcome to buy tickets at the door for the price of $12. See you then!”
Our first official full club Mini-THON meeting will be held today right after school in room 317 (Mrs. Socie’s room). If you missed the meeting last week but would still like to join the club, please do not miss this meeting. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Socie or Mr. Martin via Schoology. Hope to see you there!”
That’s it for us today Ephrata. Have a great day!