Ephrata AM 2-10-20





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




The SAT test will be given at EHS on Saturday March 14.  The deadline to sign-up without a late fee is February 14.  Go to Collegeboard.org to register today.


The items on the lost and found table are stacking up. Students you have until Thursday, 2/13 to claim your items then they will be donated.


On Saturday, February 8th,  fifty-six students participated in the high school fair.  Congrats to all who participated!  All students rated in Superior and Excellent are eligible to participate in the North Museum Science Fair in March.  Keep up the good work!



Alyssa Fedorshak

Justin Pauser

Olivia Fedorshak

Joshua Potts

Chase Wilson

Braden Ritter



Ashlyn Mazzocchi

Meg McCracken

Kaitlyn Rice

Dayton Stauffer

Morgan Zimmerman

Shannon Slaughter

Kierra Parsons

Josiah Ebersole

Brynn Frey

Olivia Gordon

Cecilia Commero

Gianna Dryer

Lennon Hultzapple

Negel Martell

Madeline Fritz

Adam Gockley

Devon Robertson

Talia Sheaffer

Lily Moore

Ezekiel Jones

Olivia Harrington

Madison Stewart



Athena Castro

Bradley Malmer

Sophia Stauffer

James Ellis

Taylor Becker

Kody Brown

Austin Keens

Jessica Pratt

Grace Young

Jonathan Petrecca

Tunveen Bhandal

Sarah Heberlig

Thomas Petrecca

Mia Goldberg

Amanda Gardner

Madizin Gipe

Anish Khadka

Alexandra Kwiatkowski

Julia Rumyantsev



Alyssa Wene

Tyler Profeto

Halee Deemer

John Schepise-Bitting

Ryan Lindberg

Oliver Fogarty-Harnish














Friday and Sat swimming competed in the LL league swim meet. The 200 medley relay team got 5th, Thomas McGillan got 4th and Colby Simes got 5th in the 200 free, Chad Jones came in 6th in the and Lucas Knopsnyder got 7th in the 200 individual medley and Thomas McGillan got 2nd in the 50 free. The 200 freestyle relay team got 3rd. The 400 freestyle relay team of Thomas McGillan, Colby Simes, Chad Jones and Lucas Knopsnyder won a gold medal. Lucas also got 2nd in the 500 freestyle. Chad Jones got 6th in the 100 breast stroke and the boys team got 3rd overall. On the girls side, the medley relay team got 8th, , the 200 freestyle realy team got 4th, Anya Emmerling got 6th in the 500 freestyle, the girls got 6th in the 400 freestyle relay team, and 7th overall as a team.


In rifle,  Three Ephrata Shooters finished the season as League All Stars.  Nicole Johnson finished 2nd in the league with an average of 99.42.  Brianna Bowers finished 3rd in the league with an average of 99.33.  Sawyer Boll finished 8th in the league with an average of 99.


Ephrata as a team finished the season second in the league with a record of 11 wins and 3 losses.


Ephrata as a team finished second in the league tournament with a score of 989 and 11 centers.


Two Ephrata Shooters finished in the top 10 in the League Individuals Tournament:  Jonathan Petrecca finished 4th with a score of 199 and 2 centers.  Nicole Johnson finished 10th with a score of 198 and 4 centers.


And finally, a correction has been made with the results of the Pairs Tournament from last week.  Lauren Zimmerman and Christopher Manuel finished 2nd instead of 3rd third in the B-Division after it was discovered that the original 2nd place team was actually an A-Division team.


This announcement is for anybody looking to have a good time…On February 21st and 22nd, The 2020 Ephrata Wiffleball and Cornhole Tournament will be taking place at The Ephrata Middle School.  Funny team names and crazy uniforms are the name of the game and this year we decided to add a cornhole tournament.  Refreshments and silent auctions you won’t want to miss will be available in the foyer.  Wiffleball teams are $100…Cornhole Teams are $40 with a portion of the proceeds being donated to Ovations for the cure of Ovarian Cancer.  Please visit mountshardball.com and click on the wiffleball tournament tab for more information.




The epic blood drive is Friday, February 13th. The sign ups continue through to TODAY. You can sign up during lunches. Be sure to come show your love for the local “fill this in before the show” the day before Valentine’s Day!


Attention all high school students- Ephrata Mini-THON is holding their annual ‘Sadie’s Dance’.

The dance will be held February 15th from 7-10 pm in the High School Gym.  Tickets will be sold at all lunches from February 10th to the 13th for $8 or at the door for $10.

You may bring a student from another school; however, you must fill out a guest permission form and meet all guidelines and regulations. These forms will be in a folder next to Mini-THON’s announcement bulletin board and can be handed in when purchasing your ticket. Come out and enjoy a fun night with your friends! We hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please see Mr. Martin or Mrs. Socie.


THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS!!! Ephrata Mini-THON’s main event is February 29th, 2020 from 2-10PM in the Middle School Gym. The theme this year is JUNGLE. Registration instructions are hanging in a folder next to the Mini-THON bulletin board. The cost this year is a minimum of $35 for a shirt and $25 without a shirt. To guarantee a shirt, payment and registration MUST be done by February 14th. NEW THIS YEAR- you are now allowed to bring students from other schools as well as EHS graduates from the 2019 class. To do this, you need to pick up and fill out a guest form. You can find the guest forms online, in the office, and at the Mini-THON Bulletin board. Your guest must also pay the fee. If you have any questions, please contact a Mrs. Socie, Mr. Martin, or a Mini-THON member. We hope to see you all there!


Attention all high school students- the Ephrata Mini-THON is holding a ‘Student Faculty Basketball game’ on February 26th at 7PM. During this game, the senior girls and boys will be competing against EHS teachers, faculty, and staff members. NEW THIS YEAR- we will be selling the PA Farm Show milkshakes before and after the game. We will also be having a raffle before the game for adults and students to be able to shoot from half court and gain points for the teachers and students score. We hope to see you all there!


Have a great day Ephrata!