Good Morning Ephrata, NAMES today is Wednesday May 22, Please rise for a moment of silence and the pledge to the flag.
The yearbooks are here! They will be available for pickup Today during lunch periods. CTC students should message Mr. Jeremy Bischoff to have their book delivered to the office. If you didn’t order one, there will be a limited supply available for purchase for $80 (tax included). Cash accepted or checks can be made to EASD with yearbook in the memo line.
Seniors, Baccalaureate is taking place on Wednesday, June 5 at 7 pm in the high school auditorium.
Attention AP Lit. and Comp. students for the upcoming year: We will have an informational meeting tomorrow May 23rd at 2:45 in room 106. Mrs. Graybill will discuss course expectations and assign the summer work. If you cannot attend, make sure you see Mrs. Graybill.
The last day the activity bus will run is tomorrow Thursday May 23rd.
NOW OVER TO ____ WITH THE NEWS
NEWS INTRO VIDEO
Some of the world’s biggest footwear firms are urging Donald Trump to end the US trade war with China, warning of a “catastrophic” effect on consumers. A letter signed by 173 companies, including Nike and Adidas, says the president’s decision to raise import tariffs to 25% will disproportionately affect the working class. They also warn that higher levies threaten the future of some businesses. Trump maintains that trade deficit will China hurts the US economy. The US president increased levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports into the US from 10% to 25% more than a week ago after Washington and Beijing failed to reach a deal on trade.
In other news,
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in last week’s mid-term elections. Wednesday’s official results show his allies now control the senate which so far has served as a check on some of his more controversial policies. The win gives him sweeping power to push his agenda including constitutional changes and reintroducing the death penalty. The election has also cemented his family members in the political elite. Despite criticism from rights groups over his brutal drug war, the president remains hugely popular across the Philippines.
NOW OVER TO __ WITH LUNCH
SPORTS INTRO VIDEO
Attention all Freshman, Sophomores, & Juniors. Fall sports signups are underway on Schoology. Fall sports available are: boys & girls soccer, field hockey, football, girls tennis, girls volleyball, coed golf, and coed cross country. Please remember to sign up as soon possible. If you have any questions please stop by the athletic office and ask Mrs. Cummings.
ATTENTION GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYERS-
We will be having a meeting after school on Friday, May 24th in room 133 for any girl interested in playing basketball next season. Please see Coach Cerullo if you are interested in playing, but unable to attend this meeting.
NOW BACK TO THE MAIN DESK
This announcement is for any student who is planning on going to summer school this year. Be sure to complete the necessary procedures to keep your laptop over the summer as you will need it for your class. If you have any questions, check out Schoology or stop by the Mounts Tech Support office for more information.