Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Wednesday Nov 20! Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.
Friends of Rachel is collecting gently used or new clothing. We are looking for sizes to fit teens through adults.
Please bring in your donations to Room 121 between now and December 13.
Thanks for being a part of the chain reaction!
And now over to ________ for the thought of the day
THOUGHT OF THE DAY
Do you owe a library fine???
The Library will be running a “Food for Fines” event!
What does this mean? You can bring in canned food products to pay off the fines you owe for overdue materials! The “Food for Fines” event will run till November26th!
Each can is worth $.50 up to 8 cans worth $4.
Canned items can be brought to the front desk of the Library between those dates. All canned items will be given to Ephrata Area Social Servies (EASS).
NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS
NEWS INTRO VIDEO
In today’s news, University of Miami professor, Bruce Bagely, the country’s expert on organized crime in Latin America and particularly on money laundering, has been detained by U.S authorities for laundering $3 million from a Venezuelan public works project. Of the $3 million dollars in laundered money, about 10% went to the 73-year-old’s pocket.
On this day in history in 1946, the Nuremberg Trials begin. 24 high-ranking Nazi officers were tried for their atrocities committed during WWII, 12 sentenced to death, seven were sentenced to up to 10 years in prison, and 3 were acquitted. Also, one died during the trials while another was deemed too insane to stand trial.
NOW OVER TO __ WITH LUNCH
SPORTS INTRO VIDEO
NOW BACK TO THE MAIN DESK
** The coolest teachers of Ephrata High School have eagerly volunteered to help out Ephrata Mini-THON with the second annual pick on a teacher day. Bidding for teachers continues this week during lunches, so be sure to bid for your favorite teacher so you can choose their wardrobe for a day. Check the Schoology update page for the list of participating teachers. Bidding ends on Friday!**
Ski & Snowboard Sign-ups are happening NOW. See Ms. Brimhall in room 226. Hold your place with a $50 deposit. We ski and board at Bear Creek 5 times starting in January. Sign-ups for the club close on Dec. 6th. Hurry to save your spot!
The Ephrata Varsity Quiz bowl team suffered an 0-3 defeat against a strong Hempfield team on Monday evening. The results of the individual rounds were:
Meanwhile, the JV team continued its winning ways extending their overall round record to 9-0 with a 3-0 defeat of Hempfield. The individual round scores were:
Our next competition is this Wednesday as we travel to WGAL studios for a first round Brain Busters match against Conestoga Valley.
PERSON 1: Its that time of year again, its time to raise money for our Local Christmas Charity. This year we have adopted 6 local families within Ephrata and we would love to make this the very best Christmas it could possibly be with your help.
PERSON 2: Your homeroom will be raising money for the Christmas charity HOWEVER, this week we are all going to try our best to get a head start.
PERSON 1: All week long we are going to be playing Christmas songs in between each class, as well as lunches, until we raise that dollar amount for the day.
PERSON 2: If the music is simply too much for you or you can’t handle it anymore, just head down to the main lobby, find a student council member, and drop in a few dollars to turn the music off!!!
PERSON 1: Every dollar raised goes directly to the local families
PERSON 2: Today, the total will be $80 if you want the music to shut off! Thursday $90, and Friday $100!!!
PERSON 1: Help us turn the music off! Here goes!!!!
That’s it for us today Ephrata. Have a great day!