Ephrata AM 10-23-19

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Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Wednesday Oct 23! Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.

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SILENCE/FLAG VIDEO

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Conestoga Valley High School is hosting their Annual College Night NOVEMBER 4th from 6 to 8 PM.  There will be over 200 colleges, trade and technical schools represented, as well as seminars on How to Choose a College and Financial Aid.

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Chess Club will begin meeting this week in room 107 after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  If you have any interest in chess, whether to simply learn the fundamentals or maybe even compete on the chess team, please stop by and learn more about the club and team here at Ephrata.

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NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS

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NEWS INTRO VIDEO

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In today’s news, the extremely unpopular extradition bill that lead to months of fiery protest in Hong Kong has been officially withdrawn. It is unclear whether or not the chaos in Hong Kong will continue, but it is assumed the protestors will continue to push for more democratic change.

On this day in history in 1739, the War of Jenkins’ Ear begins. A rather unknown war that occured during colonial times, this was a conflict ensued by British sea merchants in hope to defeat the Spanish and profit from their trade routes. And yes, a man named Jenkins did get his ear cut off, and yes, it was used as an excuse to start the war.

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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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yesterday, Lady Mounts soccer won 1-0 against Hershey at home in the first round of districts Annie Slovak scored the lone goal for the Mounts.

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All students interested in participating in winter sports signups are underway on Schoology.  Available sports are: bowling, swimming, rifle, winter track & field, basketball and wrestling.

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Open gyms for any girls interested in playing basketball this season will continue every Monday and Wednesday evening until the start of the season.  For more information, please see Coach Cerullo.

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Need a football fix? Come out and cheer on the freshman football team take on Garden Spot in their final home game of the 2019 season. Kickoff at The War is at 4pm. See you there! GOMOUNTS!!

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NOW BACK TO THE MAIN DESK

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Hey Dodge Ball participants. Forms are due today by the end of school. You will need your forms and the money you collected. Forms should be turned into Mr. Geyer in room 129. The tournament will be held at the Ephrata Senior High School on November 8th and 9th. ——————————–

Tickets are on sale now for Peter and the starcatcher. Visit the theater page or see one of the posters all over the school for the QR code to order online!

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Ephrata Mini-THON would like to invite you and your family to “Pasta with a Purpose”!

On October 25th from 6-8pm, we will be hosting a spaghetti dinner in the high school cafeteria.

Pre order tickets will be available for $10.  Tickets for children ages 5-12 only $5.  Children under the age of 5 free.

All proceeds go to Four Diamonds, hope to see you there!

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

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