Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Wednesday April 17, Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.
The library will be holding quiet hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the school day beginning April 23. Just in time for testing season, the library will provide a quiet place to study for students during all periods on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the end of May. Any students in the library (study hall pass, Senior Flex, NHS pass, or flexible learning) will be expected to be very quiet or silent. Any student unable to adhere to this request will be asked to leave.
This announcement is for any student taking an AP Exam this May. On Wednesday, April 24th, there will be a mandatory AP Pre-Administration meeting in the cafeteria immediately following homeroom. All students who are taking an AP Exam must attend. Seniors who come in late are expected to show up in the cafeteria by 7:45AM. During this meeting, you’ll receive your AP student packs (with your AP number) and you’ll complete portions of your AP answer sheets.
Attention students interested in dual enrollment! Want to earn College Credit right here at the high school! Harrisburg University will be here TODAY April 17th at 11:00 to explain their new program, complete applications, and on-the-spot acceptance. Please stop down to guidance for a pass to attend.
Please check the lost and found tables in the main lobby, all items left on the tables at the conclusion of the school day TOMORROW 4-18-19 will be discarded.
Mrs. Hall’s Communications classes (through the Hall of a Good 2 U Company) are working to raise money for Homes of Hope. Our products make great gifts – including a gift for yourself! Please watch the following video, and consider making a purchase to help a great cause!
The Ephrata eSports team is starting an Overwatch team. If you are interested in joining, please attend the next eSports meeting this Wednesday, April 17 at 3:00 in room 230. If you have any questions please contact Mr. LoPiccolo is room 213.
NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS
NEWS INTRO VIDEO
On this day in 1964 The Ford Mustang, a two-seat, mid-engine sports car, is officially unveiled by Henry Ford II at the World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York, on April 17, 1964. That same day, the new car also debuted in Ford showrooms across America and almost 22,000 Mustangs were immediately snapped up by buyers. Named for a World War II fighter plane, the Mustang was the first of a type of vehicle that came to be known as a “pony car.” Ford sold more than 400,000 Mustangs within its first year of production, far exceeding sales expectations.
NOW OVER TO __ WITH LUNCH
SPORTS INTRO VIDEO
In sports action, baseball lost 5-4 at Manheim Twp, boys lacrosse won 15-9 at CV, and volleyball lost 3-0 vs Cocalico.
today, baseball hosts McCaskey, track is at LS, and softball is away at McCaskey.
It’s time for us to learn a little more about the seniors that are working at lunch for your change donations in the Mr. Cottontail competition.
Throughout high school Joel has been involved in many things such as FFA, shooting with the Palmyra Rifle Team, ushering and leading music at my church, and other activities. The charity he is raising money for is called The Joseph Project. This charity provides humanitarian aid for people in Israel, where the poverty rate is very high. They help supply food, clothing, furniture, and other necessities for people. His future plans include majoring in finance at Ohio State and hopefully becoming a financial planner.
Ricky Bromirski is also in contention to win the title of Mr. Cottontail. During his time at Ephrata high school, he participated in NHS, Leo club, prom committee, and athletics such as baseball and basketball. Next year he plans to attend East Stroudsburg University to major in early childhood education. He chose make a wish as his charity to support because he has a strong passion for helping kids.
Elias Long is a captain of the Ephrata boys volleyball team. He has also been a part of the minithon club for 4 years, which is why he chose the Four Diamond Foundation as his charity. He will be attending the University of Scranton next year studying Criminal Justice.
Michael Storb has participated in NHS, Link Crew, Prom Committee, Ski Club, Golf Team, Tennis team, and baseball team. Next year he will be attending Temple University to study biochemistry. He choose the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund because it goes to helping communities in the Republic of Congo and Rwanda and as a result prevents the poaching of gorillas.
Pick on a Senior Day is right around the corner. Sign ups and bidding continue through April 18 with pick on a senior day being moved to Wednesday April 24th. All bids are final Thursday April 18. Sign up during lunches today! 25 cents is a minimum bid or you can drop $20 and win instantly!
Stop down to Mr Marzock’s room to sign up or find someone at lunch but bidding will take place during lunches only.
Pick on a senior day Wednesday April 24! Be there.