Ephrata AM 10-3-19





Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Thursday Oct 3! Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.




Today a representative from Goshen College will be here at 9:00.   Tomorrow a representative from Eastern University will be here at 8:00 and a representative from Dickinson College 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 Color Wars (12th: white, 11th: red, 10th: blue, 9th: black), and Friday is purple & gold!”


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 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


Exciting news! We have been able to extend the deadline to turn in permission forms for the Kutztown University field trip until today!  Stop by the counseling office and grab a form today.  This is going to be an awesome trip.  You don’t want to miss it!


Attention all members of the class of 2022- a link for voting for class officers is live. The link is attached to a Schoology update at 2:15 yesterday, and you may vote until 3:00 on Friday.  Thank you.


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 tomorrow 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!






In today’s news, talks of the mysterious “planet 9” that may or may not be orbiting the Sun far beyond the borders of our solar system previously thought to be set by Pluto are now being called into question. Some scientists question if the celestial body is really a celestial body at all, and could possibly be a black hole the size of a baseball. However, the basis that it exists in the first place is still being hypothesized.


On this day in history in 1849, the last known sighting of the legendary poet Edgar Allan Poe is recorded. Poe would be found in a street gutter in a wildly intoxicated state; shorty after he disappeared and was never heard from again






yesterday in sports, The freshman football team improved their record to 4  wins and no losses with a 45-15 victory at Pequea Valley. The team travels to Lebanon next Wednesday. GO MOUNTS!


today, boys soccer is home vs E-town, field hockey is at CV, and girls soccer is at E town




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 today 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!”


Thoughts by Professor Marzock

You know what makes great hair for a snow man……

Real hair.  Don’t ask me why but it works.

And that was Thoughts by Professor Marzock


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