Ephrata AM 2-27-19





Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Wednesday Feb 27, Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.




Attention Juniors:  Millersville University will be hosting a College Fair on Thursday March 14th .  This fair attracts approximately 100 different colleges, universities, and trade school representatives.  This is a great opportunity for 11th graders to interact with and learn about different colleges.  The itinerary includes; attending the college fair, having lunch in the Millersville dining hall, and taking a campus tour.


Attention Seniors!  The Ephrata National Bank Scholarships, including the Hibshman Scholarship, are now open on www.epnb.com.  Log on to Naviance for more information.  Apply today and get FREE MONEY for college.  Applications and all materials are due to the bank by March 31st.


Attention Juniors or Seniors, HACC Experience Day is Friday March 15th!  This is a great opportunity to:


discover over 100 plus programs

take part in HACC Chats with faculty

Discover Dual Enrollment opportunities

tour the campus with student ambassadors

have lunch on us

First come first serve!!  Please stop by guidance and pick up a permission slip.  Don’t delay as the deadline to fill  out a permission slip is Friday March 8th.






Pakistan says it has shot down two Indian Air Force jets and captured their pilots in a major escalation of the Kashmir conflict. India has confirmed the loss of one MiG21 fighter and said its pilot was missing in action. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan called for a “responsible” approach. “The weapons they have and we have, can we afford a miscalculation?” he said. Both India and Pakistan claim all of Kashmir, but control only parts of it. The nuclear powers have fought three wars since independence from Britain in 1947. All but one were over Kashmir.


In other news,


The House of Representatives has voted to revoke Donald Trump’s emergency declaration over building a US-Mexico border wall. The bid to overturn the declaration now goes to the Republican-majority Senate, where some conservatives have said they will vote with Democrats. Trump, who declared the emergency after Congress refused funding for the wall, has said he will veto the bill. The resolution passed the Democrat-led House by a margin of 245-182.


On this day in 1936, Shirley Temple receives a new contract from 20th Century Fox that will pay the seven-year-old star $50,000 per film. At the depths of the Great Depression, Temple’s films provided a cheery alternate universe for audiences suffering the effects of widespread unemployment and general economic hardship.






Attention boys lacrosse players-There will be a mandatory team meeting this Thursday, February 28th, at 5:30pm in Coach O’Donnell’s room. Stop by room 212 if you have questions or concerns.




A link to a survey on student choice in learning was posted for each grade in schoology. The survey link was also sent as a schoology message to each student. It will only take  a few minutes to complete the survey so please complete it at your earliest convenience. Thank you.


On Monday, the Ephrata Quiz Bowl team traveled to Manheim Township to compete in the Lancaster Lebanon League Playoffs.  The team finished the Tournament in 8th place in the 25 team League.  Congratulations to the team and especially to Ezekiel Jones, who was named a League All-Star and finished as the high individual scorer in the Playoffs with an average of 85 points per game.


Did you think that you missed your chance to attend CTC?  There is still an opportunity available.


If you are interested in applying for this program, stop down to guidance for an application!


On this Friday, March 1st, we will be having “SOCIAL MEDIA FREE DAY”.  How many of you get caught up in social media throughout the day?  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be FREE from those distractions?  If so, give it a try on Friday!


I hope you are all excited about this years Mini-THON! To get you excited we have planned a spirit week for you! Show your support and dress wacky today, take your style back in the future on throwback Thursday, and finally wear your Mini-THON shirts on Friday. Also don’t forget to register for Mini-THON with the link in our Instagram bio!