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ADVISORY AGENDA September 16, 2014

September 16, 2014

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                                             ” Worry is a total waste of time. It doesn’t change anything. All it does is steal your joy

                                                                                                      Day1 Arts   drops

                                                          
                                            
                                               Birthdays: Chandler Frazier

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield  Integritas Shield
               285 points          246 points            313 points            212 points

Cougar News

 

Core Value

 

engaged faces.

engaged faces.

Kate Beckman and Caitlin Brewer showed KINDNESS when they helped a student pick up her trail mix after it spilled in the commons.

Sarah Dockery showed KINDNESS when she helped Mrs. Smith get batteries in her tumble buggies to get ready for a Physics experiment. Thanks Sarah!

Anna Redding demonstrated TEAMWORK when she cleaned up a lunch table that was left messy by other students.

Sydney and Will helped to teach about public speaking.

Sydney and Will helped to teach about public speaking.

Banks Campbell demonstrated KINDNESS when he clean Mrs. Smith’s whiteboard for her. Thank you so much Banks!

 

 

 Proclamations:

 

Mrs. McClanahan helped freshmen to understand their summer opportunities.

Mrs. McClanahan helped freshmen to understand their summer opportunities.

There will be an interest meeting for all boys in grades 9-12 who are interested in playing tennis in the Spring of 2015 for Cannon School on Tuesday, September 16 at 11:15 am in the Private Dining Room.  Please plan to meet Coach Hayhurst at that time if you are interested in playing tennis.

Mrs. Mee talked about how sophomores can make the best of their year.

Mrs. Mee talked about how sophomores can make the best of their year.

 

 

Basketball Cheer Interest Meeting: 

Want to be a part of a fun team, cheer on your classmates and  lead pep rallies?

Cannon Basketball Cheer is a great way to be a part of the Cannon community and Cannon athletics.  To learn more about this fun opportunity come to room 616 at 11:45 on  September 24th!!

 

 

 

 

 

Seniors enjoy advisory activity.

Seniors enjoy advisory activity.

Please be sure to keep our school clean! The Commons , Cafeteris and Quad are great places to gather however we need to treat these areas with respect and clean up after ourselves. Cannon is our home, lets keep it beautiful. Do your part!

FRESHMEN: If you are interested in serving as the Honor Council Intern, please submit your story to Dean Booker by September 16th at 3pm.  Dean Booker and Ms. Lineberger have the forms.sep 163

 

Upper School Students: Please do not use the “Rush Zone”.  It is for the Middle School only.  Thank you.

 

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors:  Please sign up on Family Connections to attend these upcoming  information sessions with visiting College Representatives:

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Register on Family Connections to meet with College Representatives from the following schools.

 

Noor shares how the Cannon mission statement is accurate.

Noor shares how the Cannon mission statement is accurate.

9/16/14: Kenyon College

 

 

Prep for SAT Test: Cannon will offer the Princeton Review SAT Workshop twice during the school year: Fall (10/18-11/20) and Winter (1/31-3/7). The

cost of $450 includes all materials, scored pre and post-tests, and 18 hours of instruction. For details on meeting dates and times and for online

registration, visit the SAT prep site on the Cannon webpage.

Needs a bigger chair.

Needs a bigger chair.


 

After school events:

 

Prep for trips.

ADVISORY AGENDA September 15, 2014

September 15, 2014

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                                             ” “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”  Lao Tzu

                                                                                                      Day 5 No  drops

                                                                                                      Student life: 10:20-11:15 advisory activities 
                                                                           FRESHMEN:  Making the Most of High School meet in Foundation Hall with college counselors
                                                                           SOPHOMORES:  Staying Focused, Staying Involved  in Taylor Hall with college Counselors
                                                                           JUNIORS: Branding – My Mission Statement in advisory
                                                                           SENIORS:  Branding- What’s My Corp   activity in advisory                                                                                            
 
                                            
                                               Birthdays: Caitlin Brewer and Hampton Dickens

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield  Integritas Shield
               285 points          246 points            313 points            212 points

Cougar News

 

Core Value

Nima Subramaniam shows teamwork and kindness to her fellow tennis teammates when she offers to carry snacks and the balls for anyone that asks or even when you don’t ask! She is amazing!

Sam Norvell showed kindness when he took a stack of trays that were in the hallway down to the cafeteria! Thanks Sam!

Someone left a laptop and Jack Amoroso checked to see whose it was and went to deliver it to her so she would not have to come back up to the third floor, showing KINDNESS.  Way to go, Jack!!!!!

Theresa hosted German student Alina for two days. Thanks.

Theresa hosted German student Alina for two days. Thanks.

 Maryclaire Farrington showed KINDNESS when she helped MS. Otey pick up some cards she had dropped.

Julia Dunn showed KINDNESS when she volunteered to complete cougar posters for a fellow cheerleader who was sick. Thank you.

Has Shylock gone mad?

Has Shylock gone mad?

 

 Proclamations:

 

Basketball Cheer Interest Meeting: 

Sophomores study AP Euro together.

Sophomores study AP Euro together.

Want to be a part of a fun team, cheer on your classmates and  lead pep rallies?

Cannon Basketball Cheer is a great way to be a part of the Cannon community and Cannon athletics.  To learn more about this fun opportunity come to room 616 at 11:45 on  September 24th!!

 

 

The first Spanish Club meeting will be Monday, September 15 in Mrs. Clarke’s room during Student Choice. We will be brainstorming ideas for the year. ¡Bienvenidos a todos!

 

Trojan and Mee discuss sophomore college counseling.

Trojan and Mee discuss sophomore college counseling program for Monday.

 Please be sure to keep our school clean! The Commons , Cafeteris and Quad are great places to gather however we need to treat these areas with respect and clean up after ourselves. Cannon is our home, lets keep it beautiful. Do your part!

FRESHMEN: If you are interested in serving as the Honor Council Intern, please submit your story to Dean Booker by September 16th at 3pm.  Dean Booker and Ms. Lineberger have the forms.

 

Upper School Students: Please do not use the “Rush Zone”.  It is for the Middle School only.  Thank you.

 

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors:  Please sign up on Family Connections to attend these upcoming  information sessions with visiting College Representatives:

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Register on Family Connections to meet with College Representatives from the following schools.

Kulp conducts one on one meetings about  Sophomore interviews.

Kulp conducts one on one meetings about Sophomore interviews.

Seniors lounging.

Seniors lounging.

9/15/14: Furman University

9/16/14: Kenyon College

 

 

Prep for SAT Test: Cannon will offer the Princeton Review SAT Workshop twice during the school year: Fall (10/18-11/20) and Winter (1/31-3/7). The

cost of $450 includes all materials, scored pre and post-tests, and 18 hours of instruction. For details on meeting dates and times and for online

registration, visit the SAT prep site on the Cannon webpage.


 

After school events:

 

 

In the lounge!

In the lounge!

Studying pronouns

Studying pronouns

Tennis (Fall) Girls JV
4:15 PM
Away
Location: Charlotte Country Day School
Tennis (Fall) Girls JV vs Charlotte Country Day

Tennis (Fall) – Girls Varsity
4:15 PM
Home
Location: Cannon School
Tennis (Fall) – Girls Varsity vs Charlotte Country Day

Soccer (Fall) – Boys JV
5:00 PM
Away
Location: Charlotte Country Day School
Soccer (Fall) – Boys JV vs Charlotte Country Day

Volleyball – Girls JV
5:30 PM
Home
Location: Cannon School
Volleyball – Girls JV vs Charlotte Country Day

Soccer (Fall) – Boys Varsity
7:00 PM
Away
Location: Charlotte Country Day School
Soccer (Fall) – Boys Varsity vs Charlotte Country Day

Volleyball – Girls Varsity
7:00 PM
Home
Location: Cannon School
Volleyball – Girls Varsity vs Charlotte Country Day
Feelin the love

Feelin the love

ADVISORY AGENDA September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014

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                                             ” Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin

                                                                                                      Day 4 No  drops

                                                                                                      Student life: 12:05-1:00                                                                                                  
                                                                        The Upper School Class Trip information sessions will be held in the following locations:           
                9th grade trip – Commons  10th grade trip – Foundation Hall  11th grade trip – Taylor Hall  12th grade trip – Library Annex                                              Juniors – Please bring your phones and a pen to the class trip meeting in Taylor Hall today!

 

 

                                            
                                               Birthdays: Taylor Marks  sep 13- Nima Subramaniam sep 14- Madeleine Nagy

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield  Integritas Shield
               223 points          239 points            312 points            212 points

 

 

Core Value

 

Kyle Barone and Anthony Muraca demonstrated KINDNESS picking up a delivery from the Lower School. Thanks so much!

Andrew VanWingerden demonstrated PASSION by sharing a video he made about the American Revolution. Nice work, Andrew!

Rachel Harris demonstrated INTEGRITY when she found $5.00 under a desk and promptly returned it to Mrs. Stavrakas.  Way to go Rachel!

 

 Proclamations:

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Happy Birthday!

Leadership lunch today. All are welcome! If you will be running for Freshmen rep, please attend this lunch time meeting in Foundation Hall.  See all of you leaders later!

 

Basketball Cheer Interest Meeting: 

Want to be a part of a fun team, cheer on your classmates and  lead pep rallies?

Cannon Basketball Cheer is a great way to be a part of the Cannon community and Cannon athletics.  To learn more about this fun opportunity come to room 616 at 11:45 on  September 24th!!

 

 Please be sure to keep our school clean! The Commons , Cafeteris and Quad are great places to gather however we need to treat these areas with respect and clean up after ourselves. Cannon is our home, lets keep it beautiful. Do your part!

FRESHMEN: If you are interested in serving as the Honor Council Intern, please submit your story to Dean Booker by September 16th at 3pm.  Dean Booker and Ms. Lineberger have the forms.

Advisory love

Advisory love

 

There will be a meeting of the Justice League on Friday during student choice in Ms. Eury’s room (#701). We will continue the planning process for our first event. Anyone interested in making at a difference at Cannon, in their community, and on a global level is welcome!!

 

Paw Passes  will be distributed at Friday’s volleyball home game at 6! Come and get a paw pass so that you can keep track of your attendance at sporting events  and get on your way to earning a dress down day after you attend 6 Cannon events!

Upper School Students: Please do not use the “Rush Zone”.  It is for the Middle School only.  Thank you.

10th Grade Advisory/HOUSE Challenge! Wear your Outward Bound boots to break them in and receive house points! The male and female advisory with the most students wearing boots each day will compete to win points for their house. Every day this week between Tuesday-Friday!

 

 

Beautiful senior faces.

Beautiful senior faces.

House Impetus Members:

This week we will be having our first House service project! Friday during Student Choice in the Library Annex we will be making cards and letters of appreciation to send to the U.S. Military through Operation Gratitude. You will be paired with your buddy and together you will make several cards to send! We will provide construction paper and markers, but you are welcome to bring in anything else you wish to use to decorate your cards.

If you would like to learn more about Operation Gratitude, here is the link to their website:

https://www.operationgratitude.com/about-us/about-operation-gratitude/

 

Class of 2018! Are you interested in leadership? Do you want to be a voice for your peers? Elections for Freshmen Student Council Representatives will be held during the Beach Trip. Please submit a typed speech to Dean Ramsey  and pick up a copy of the Student Council By-laws by Friday, September 12 at 3 pm.  Contact any current member of Student Council if you have questions.

 

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors:  Please sign up on Family Connections to attend these upcoming  information sessions with visiting College Representatives:

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Register on Family Connections to meet with College Representatives from the following schools.

Forces to be reckoned with .... Admin team members.

Forces to be reckoned with …. Admin team members.

9/11/14: Johns Hopkins University

9/12/14 Greensboro College

9/15/14: Furman University

9/16/14: Kenyon College

 

 

Focused.

Focused.

Prep for SAT Test: Cannon will offer the Princeton Review SAT Workshop twice during the school year: Fall (10/18-11/20) and Winter (1/31-3/7). The

cost of $450 includes all materials, scored pre and post-tests, and 18 hours of instruction. For details on meeting dates and times and for online

registration, visit the SAT prep site on the Cannon webpage.


 

After school events:

 

Super cute lower school boys transporting books to the library.

Super cute lower school boys transporting books to the library.

Keith Hills Golf CourseAway
Location: Keith Hills Golf Course
Golf (fall) Varsity Girls vs TBA

 

 

Gathering information for English class.

Gathering information for English class.

Football – Varsity
4:30 PM
Away
Location: Asheville School
Football – Varsity vs Asheville School

Volleyball – Girls JV
4:30 PM
Home
Location: Cannon School
Volleyball – Girls JV vs Southlake Christian Academy

Volleyball – Girls Varsity
6:00 PM
Home
Location: Cannon School
Volleyball – Girls Varsity vs Southlake Christian Academy

 

ADVISORY AGENDA September 11, 2014

September 11, 2014

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                                             ” Let today be the day you look for the good in everyone you meet and respect their journey.”- Steve Maraboli

                                                                                                      Day 3 Social Studies  drops

                                                                    
                                            
                                               Birthdays: Aaron Foreman, Jordan Lauher, Stanton McKay, Ryan Musrphy

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield  Integritas Shield
               223 points          239 points            312 points            212 points

 

 

Core Value

Harris Wellborn Matt Jackson Artemas Brown Griffin Wickwire Lauren Peace Leah Sussewell Claudia Michaels Alex Holloway Cami Lee

Cross country team rocks

Cross country team rocks

Mackenzie Hanby Graysen Pomykata Taylor Stevanovski Ellen Gordon Sam Norvell Catie Kuralt Jake Diskin Michael Sofio Lindsey Turbyfill Camille Harley Allie Bunten Morgan Waite Summer Shinn Annie Earnshaw Kenzie O’Brien Bryce Estes Grace Turner      showed TEAMWORK when they shared their past 9th grade experiences to the current Freshmen. You guys were awesome!

 

Kyle Cox demonstrated INTEGRITY when he contacted his teacher to let her know he would miss class, AND to ask how he could turn in his homework due that day.  Awesome job, Kyle!

 

Melanie Piisner demonstrated KINDNESS when she rescued a lady bug for a teacher. Thanks!

 

Zach Venos demonstrated KINDNESS when he gave his advisor his very last Chick-fil-A tater tot!

 

Aspen Stevanovski demonstrated TEAMWORK when she created a two-page ‘helpful hints’ document for the freshmen class when she couldn’t attend a freshman seminar on time management and organization.  Way to support your peers, Aspen!

 

Two thumbs up

Two thumbs up

 

 

 

 

 Proclamations:

Study time in the Library.

Study time in the Library.

 Please be sure to keep our school clean! The Commons , Cafeteris and Quad are great places to gather however we need to treat these areas with respect and clean up after ourselves. Cannon is our home, lets keep it beautiful. Do your part!

FRESHMEN: If you are interested in serving as the Honor Council Intern, please submit your story to Dean Booker by September 16th at 3pm.  Dean Booker and Ms. Lineberger have the forms.

 

There will be a meeting of the Justice League on Friday during student choice in Ms. Eury’s room (#701). We will continue the planning process for our first event. Anyone interested in making at a difference at Cannon, in their community, and on a global level is welcome!!

Ms Eury's class is so much fun! Check out their joy.

Ms Eury’s class is so much fun! Check out their joy.

 

Paw Passes  will be distributed  today at the tennis match and at Friday’s volleyball home game at 6! Come and get a paw pass so that you can keep track of your attendance at sporting events  and get on your way to earning a dress down day after you attend 6 Cannon events!

Upper School Students: Please do not use the “Rush Zone”.  It is for the Middle School only.  Thank you.

10th Grade Advisory/HOUSE Challenge! Wear your Outward Bound boots to break them in and receive house points! The male and female advisory with the most students wearing boots each day will compete to win points for their house. Every day this week between Tuesday-Friday!

 

 

Individual study time during Math drop.

Individual study time during Math drop.

House Impetus Members:

This week we will be having our first House service project! Friday during Student Choice in the Library Annex we will be making cards and letters of appreciation to send to the U.S. Military through Operation Gratitude. You will be paired with your buddy and together you will make several cards to send! We will provide construction paper and markers, but you are welcome to bring in anything else you wish to use to decorate your cards.

If you would like to learn more about Operation Gratitude, here is the link to their website:

https://www.operationgratitude.com/about-us/about-operation-gratitude/

Mr. Gossage hangin with the upper school students during car line.

Mr. Gossage hangin with the upper school students during car line.

 

Class of 2018! Are you interested in leadership? Do you want to be a voice for your peers? Elections for Freshmen Student Council Representatives will be held during the Beach Trip. Please submit a typed speech to Dean Ramsey  and pick up a copy of the Student Council By-laws by Friday, September 12 at 3 pm.  Contact any current member of Student Council if you have questions.

 

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors:  Please sign up on Family Connections to attend these upcoming  information sessions with visiting College Representatives:

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Register on Family Connections to meet with College Representatives from the following schools.

9/11/14: Johns Hopkins University

9/12/14 Greensboro College

The tiniest Mattson helper.

The tiniest Mattson helper.

9/15/14: Furman University

Fun times with Cross Country guys!

Fun times with Cross Country guys!

9/16/14: Kenyon College

 

 

Prep for SAT Test: Cannon will offer the Princeton Review SAT Workshop twice during the school year: Fall (10/18-11/20) and Winter (1/31-3/7). The

cost of $450 includes all materials, scored pre and post-tests, and 18 hours of instruction. For details on meeting dates and times and for online

registration, visit the SAT prep site on the Cannon webpage.


 

After school events:

 

 

Victoria is listening and watching  Mr. Herder lecture on her laptop. How cool! way to flip the classroom!

Victoria is listening and watching Mr. Herder lecture on her laptop. How cool! way to flip the classroom!

Keith Hills Golf Course
11:15 AM
Away
Location: Keith Hills Golf Course
Golf (fall) Varsity Girls vs TBA

 

 

Tennis (Fall) – Girls Varsity
4:30 PM
Home
Location: Cannon School
Tennis (Fall) – Girls Varsity vs Charlotte Latin

Soccer (Fall) – Boys JV
5:00 PM
Home
Location: Cannon School
Soccer (Fall) – Boys JV vs Charlotte Latin

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Soccer (Fall) – Boys Varsity
7:00 PM
Home
Location: Cannon School
Soccer (Fall) – Boys Varsity vs Charlotte Latin
Looks like fun was had!

Looks like fun was had!

Way to run!

Way to run!

ADVISORY AGENDA September 10, 2014

September 10, 2014

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                                             “Be thankful for the bad things in life. For they opened your eyes to the good things you weren’t paying attention to before.”-                                                                                unknown.

                                                                                                      Day 2 Math drops

                                                                    
                                            
                                               Birthdays: Michael Sofio

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield  Integritas Shield
               223 points          239 points            312 points            212 points

Cougar News

 

Core Value

 Caroline Malmstrom demonstrated COURAGE when she agreed to write an article for an upcoming parent push page. Way to meet a challenge!

Tennis team rocks!

Tennis team rocks!

Theresa  Dornburg showed incredible KINDNESS when she volunteered a young lady from Germany for a few upcoming school days. Thank You!

A little Ruddy Cougar growl.

A little Ruddy Cougar growl.

 

Matt Jackson and Drew Balsbough demonstrated RESPECT when they cleaned up all of the trash left in Foundation Hall after a meeting. Way to go guys!!!

Davis Kiger showed TEAMWORK when he helped his classmates print documents.

Michael Sanders showed RESPECT when he took a tray abandoned in the windowsill of the stairwell to the cafeteria.

Taylor Stevanovski showed KINDNESS at the end of lunch when she brought in a pile of empty trays from the quad. Thank you to Taylor for cleaning up after lunch!

Camille Harley demonstrated PASSION when she located interesting facts about The Merchant of Venice and sent them to her teacher to share with the class.  Thank you!

 Proclamations:

 Please be sure to keep our school clean! The Commons , Cafeteris and Quad are great places to gather however we need to treat these areas with respect and clean up after ourselves. Cannon is our home, lets keep it beautiful. Do your part!

FRESHMEN: If you are interested in serving as the Honor Council Intern, please submit your story to Dean Booker by September 16th at 3pm.  Dean Booker and Ms. Lineberger have the forms.

 

Smile, you're on Blog camera!

Smile, you’re on Blog camera!

Paw Passes  will be distributed at Friday’s volleyball home game at 6! Come and get a paw pass so that you can keep track of your attendance at sporting events  and get on your way to earning a dress down day after you attend 6 Cannon events!

Upper School Students: Please do not use the “Rush Zone”.  It is for the Middle School only.  Thank you.

10th Grade Advisory/HOUSE Challenge! Wear your Outward Bound boots to break them in and receive house points! The male and female advisory with the most students wearing boots each day will compete to win points for their house. Every day this week between Tuesday-Friday!

 

A Lower School student is  missing a black backpack with a Gator appliqué on the front. If you see it, please

return it to the main office. Thanks

 

Geoff photo.

Sibling love at dismissal

House Impetus Members:

This week we will be having our first House service project! Friday during Student Choice in the Library Annex we will be making cards and letters of appreciation to send to the U.S. Military through Operation Gratitude. You will be paired with your buddy and together you will make several cards to send! We will provide construction paper and markers, but you are welcome to bring in anything else you wish to use to decorate your cards.

If you would like to learn more about Operation Gratitude, here is the link to their website:

https://www.operationgratitude.com/about-us/about-operation-gratitude/

Mr. Ruddy's class already discussing video for Half Way There.

Mr. Ruddy’s class already discussing video for Half Way There.

 

Class of 2018! Are you interested in leadership? Do you want to be a voice for your peers? Elections for Freshmen Student Council Representatives will be held during the Beach Trip. Please submit a typed speech to Dean Ramsey  and pick up a copy of the Student Council By-laws by Friday, September 12 at 3 pm.  Contact any current member of Student Council if you have questions.

 

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors:  Please sign up on Family Connections to attend these upcoming  information sessions with visiting College Representatives:

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Register on Family Connections to meet with College Representatives from the following colleges:

 

9/10/14: Tufts University

Working quietly during English drop.

Working quietly during English drop.

Meredith College

Bucknell University

Rhodes College

9/11/14: Johns Hopkins University

Using drop wisely.

Using drop wisely.

9/12/14 Greensboro College

9/15/14: Furman University

9/16/14: Kenyon College

 

 

Prep for SAT Test: Cannon will offer the Princeton Review SAT Workshop twice during the school year: Fall (10/18-11/20) and Winter (1/31-3/7). The

cost of $450 includes all materials, scored pre and post-tests, and 18 hours of instruction. For details on meeting dates and times and for online

registration, visit the SAT prep site on the Cannon webpage.


 

After school events

Mrs. Davis' class working on creating words using the Periodic Table. What fun!

Mrs. Davis’ class working on creating words using the Periodic Table. What fun!

Warrior Golf Course
4:00 PM
Away
Location: Salisbury High School
Golf (fall) Varsity Girls vs Salisbury High School

Tennis (Fall) Girls JV
4:15 PM
Away
Location: Charlotte Latin
Tennis (Fall) Girls JV vs Charlotte Latin

Congrats boys!

Congrats boys!

 

 

Senior Lounge time.

Senior Lounge time.

Outward Bound Parent Meeting
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Foundation Hall
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Making the Most of High School
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