Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Tuesday March 4, Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.
There will be a meeting of the Tri-M Music Honor Society on Wednesday morning in the auditorium at 7:15.
Attention Seniors! The Ephrata National Bank Scholarships, including the Hibshman Scholarship, are now open on 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 and Seniors! You are invited to attend HACC Experience Day on Friday, March 15th 2019, 9AM-1PM at HACC’s Lancaster Campus. This is an excellent way for you to explore various careers and college academic programs, experience workshops led by college faculty, learn about HACC’s program offerings and Dual Enrollment opportunities. If you are interested in learning more, stop by the guidance office for an information packet today! Permission forms are due by Friday March 8!
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A UK patient’s HIV has become “undetectable” following a stem cell transplant – in only the second case of its kind, doctors report in Nature. The London patient, who was being treated for cancer, has now been in remission from HIV for 18 months and is no longer taking HIV drugs. The researchers say it is too early to say the patient is “cured” of HIV. Experts say the approach is not practical for treating most people with HIV but may one day help find a cure. The male London patient, who has not been named, was diagnosed with HIV in 2003 and advanced Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2012.
On the cold, snowy night of March 5, 1770, a mob of American colonists gathered at the Customs House in Boston and began taunting the British soldiers guarding the building. The protesters, who called themselves Patriots, were protesting the occupation of their city by British troops, who were sent to Boston in 1768 to enforce unpopular taxation measures passed by a British parliament that lacked American representation.
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The Ephrata eSports team is adding Rocket League. Any interested players must attend the next eSports practice this Wednesday March, 6th at 2:45 in room 230. Please contact Mr. LoPiccolo with any questions.
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ROCK LITITZ is hosting a STEAM Career Exploration Day on May 2nd from 9 AM to 1 PM.
This opportunity is a one-day experience for students in grades 11 and 12 who want to learn more about the live entertainment industry. Applications for this free career opportunity will be accepted until March 15, 2019 and successful applicants will be notified by April 5, 2019. Transportation and lunch will be provided.
The Lancaster County Workforce Development Board’s Youth Council is excited to present the 2019 Health Careers Expo. The event is scheduled to take place on Wednesday March 27, 2019. The event is being held at the PA College of Health Sciences. We are excited to add a new activity to the event this year, an Immersive Experience via IMAX technology. Students will be able to guide the experience using remotes. If you are interested in attending this event, please stop down to guidance and pick up a permission form. Permission forms are due by 3/18/19.