Ephrata AM 12-10-20

5 MIN FILLER

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INTRO

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Good Morning Ephrata NAMES today is Thursday December 10. Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.

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SILENCE/FLAG VIDEO

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Not sure what to get your little sister for the holidays? Want to make sure you have a book to read that isn’t on a screen? Think Dad would like a new cookbook?

You’re in luck! Remember how exciting book fairs were in elementary school? Look no further for the COVID-friendly option in 2020. Local bookstore, Aaron’s Books in Lititz, is hosting a virtual book fair for EHS!

You can go to the store and show the flyer, print or on your phone (check @mountsmediacenter on Instagram, Schoology or see a library staff member) OR order online and use the code EHS20 when you check out. You can opt to pay a small fee to have it shipped to your house OR select free school delivery and your purchases will be delivered in school before Christmas break.

Be on the lookout for staff recommendations!

Happy reading!

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This is an announcement that the Gay-Straight Alliance will be restarting this Friday under new leadership. The club meeting will be in room 112 until 3:30. This club is open to everyone and we hope to see you there

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And now over to ____________ with the news

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NEWS INTRO

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In today’s news, which isn’t about covid, a Humpback whale has been spotted right in front of the statue of liberty. The Atlantic coast waters is migration territory for such animals and more than a dozen have been spotted in recent years. Bjoern Kils spotted the whale and said that he regularly sees marine life, however it is rare for a whale to come in from the ocean. The last one he personally spotted was in 2016. The whale most likely came into Ellis island because the harbor becomes full of menhaden which is a fish that humpback whales feed on.

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Now to the juniors with the lunch

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LUNCH VIDEO

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SPORTS INTRO

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There are no sports today.

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Now back to the main desk

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Attention All Students,

The Ephrata Theatre Program will be holding an informational meeting TODAY at 3:30pm for their upcoming spring musical Guys & Dolls in the high school auditorium. This meeting will also be streaming on team by using code n1zdsfo to join.

Anyone interested in all aspects of this production, pit, performance, or stage crew should attend this one-hour meeting. Audition materials will be reviewed and handed out. Please note anyone involved in the spring musical must comply with all academic requirements and all mandated safe practices will be enforced while production is underway.

This year students who wish to audition for the show, will be required to submit an online audition video including a song & monologue. This portion will be discussed in length at the informational meeting. Those students who wished to be part of the dance ensemble only, should plan on attending this meeting as well.

If you have any questions, feel free to email Mr. Gonzalez.

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Tis the season episode 2 is now available for streaming on the Ephrata AM YouTube channel! Who will win?  Mrs. Didyoung or Mr. Voshell? Watch today with your whole homeroom during ACT!

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Only 9 school days till holiday break!

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Have a great day Ephrata!

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