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  • Friday, February 17, 2017 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 2/17/2017

    Cinderella Rehearsal Schedule for the week of 2/27   All Rehearsals are 3:45 – 5:30

    Monday, 1/27   Chorus A and - All Actors in Act I - King, Queen, Prince, Cinderella, Steward, Chef and asst. Chef, Tailor, Valet and Asst. Valets, Queen’s Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince’s Servants, Heralds. Stepmother and Stepsisters, Godmother and GITs.  

    Tuesday, 2/28   All actors - No Chorus - Scene work.

    Wednesday, 3/1  All actors - No Chorus - Scene work.

    Thursday, 3/2   Full cast and chorus

    Friday, 3/3   Full cast and chorus

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  • Wednesday, February 15, 2017 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes at 2/15/2017

    TODAY:  

    • Grade 6 Student Council meeting Period 5 in B112
    • Book Fair Ends
    • SADD Club trip to Pinot's Palette after school.  Meet in A105
    • Onlooker meeting after school today in Room D106
    • Spanish Club meeting after school in D105
    • Japanese Club meeting after school in A214
    • "Cinderella" Rehearsal - Cinderella and Prince - 3:45 to 5:00 p.m.

    Thursday, February 16:

    • Mandatory Peer Leaders meeting during lunch in B104
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  • Friday, February 10, 2017 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes at 2/10/2017

    Cinderella Rehearsal schedule for the week of 2/13

    Monday 2/13: Act I, sc 3: Group A plus:  King, Queen, Prince, Guards, Secret Service, Chef, Asst. Chef and Steward, Tailor, All Prince’s servants and Valets, All Queen’s servants and all King’s servants and household servants, Gossip Girls.     3:45 - 5:30

    Tuesday 2/14:  Act III, sc. 5: Cinderella, Prince, Heralds, Guards and Secret Service     3:45 - 5:30

    Wednesday 2/15: Cinderella and the Prince  3:45 – 5:00

    Thursday, 2/16: Full cast and chorus 3:45 - 5:30

    Friday 2/17: Full Cast and Chorus 3:45 - 5:30

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  • Friday, February 3, 2017 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 2/3/2017

    Cinderella Rehearsal schedule for the week of February 6:

    Monday, 2/6:  No school - No rehearsal

    Tuesday, 2/7:  Cinderella, Stepmother, all Stepsisters (Act III, sc.1)  3:45 - 5:00

    Wednesday, 2/8: Cinderella; Stepmother, all Stepsisters, Heralds, Guards and Secret Service, Godmother and GIT’s. (Act III, sc.4)   3:45 - 5:00 

    Thursday, 2/9: Prince, Heralds, Cinderella     3:45 – 5:00 

    Friday 2/10: Full Cast and Chorus - The Finale     3:45 - 5:30 

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  • Friday, January 27, 2017 DAY4

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/27/2017

     

     

    Cinderella Rehearsal schedule for the week of January 30:

    Monday 1/30:  Chorus A, Heralds, Guards, Secret Service    3:45 - 5:30

    Tuesday 1/31:  Cinderella, Stepmother and all Stepsisters    3:45 - 5:00

    Wednesday 2/1:  Godmother and GITs; Cinderella; Footmen    3:45 - 5:00

    Thursday, 2/2:  Prince, King, Queen, Cinderella        3:45 – 5:00  

    Friday 2/3:  Full Cast and Chorus - The Finale           3:45 - 5:30

     

    Monday, January 30:  SPIRIT WEEK Kick-off - Pajama Day.    MATHCOUNTS Competition after school in the MST Lab.  The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school in B102.

     

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  • Thursday, January 26, 2017 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/26/2017

    TODAY:  

    • Cinderella Rehearsal for Full Cast and Chorus (3:45 - 5:30)
    • The SADD Club will meet after school today in B102

    Friday, January 27:  

    • Mandatory 7th Grade National History Day meeting Period 6 in C217 
    • Cinderella Rehearsal for Chorus Groups B and C only.  Also, Stepmother and all Stepsisters, Cinderella and Prince, King and Queen, Guards, Valet and Asst. Valets, Queen's Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince's Servants and Heralds (3:45 - 5:30)
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  • Wednesday, January 25, 2017 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/25/2017

    TODAY:  

    Cinderella Rehearsal:  (3:45 - 5:00 p.m.)  King, Queen, Prince, Steward, Chef and Asst. Chef, Tailor, Valet, Asst. Valets, Queen's Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince's Servants, Heralds

    The Japanese Club will meet after school in A214.

    The Glee Club will meet in B117 right after school.  

     

    Thursday, January 26:  The SADD Club will meet after school in B102

     

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  • Monday, January 23, 2017 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/23/2017

    Today:    All After School Activities are Cancelled for Today.

    • Cinderella Rehearsal - Full Cast and Chorus     3:45 to 5:30 p.m.      Moved to Thursday, January 26
    • The National Geographic Bee for Grade 6 will be held after school   Moved to Tuesday, January 24
    • MATHCOUNTS school competition after school in the MST Lab           Moved to Monday, January 30
    • The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school in B102

    Tuesday, January 24:

    • The Robotics Club will meet at 8:30 a.m. in E105
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  • Friday, January 20, 2017 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/20/2017

     

    Cinderella Rehearsal schedule for the week of January 23:     

    Monday 1/23: Full Cast and Chorus - Everybody!    3:45 - 5:30 p.m.

    Tuesday 1/24: Cinderella, Fairy Godmother and Asst. Godmothers, Stepmother and all Stepsisters, Heralds     3:45 – 5:00 p.m.

    Wednesday 1/25: King, Queen, Prince, Steward, Chef and asst. Chef, Tailor, Valet and asst. Valets, Queen’s Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince’s Servants, and Heralds      3:45 – 5:00 p.m.

    Thursday, 1/26: Chorus groups A and B only (Not Group C). Also, Cinderella, Prince, King and Queen, Guards, Valet and asst. Valets, Queen’s Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince’s Servants, Heralds    3:45 - 5:30 p.m..

    Friday 1/27: Chorus Groups B and C only (Not Group A) Also: Stepmother and all Stepsisters, Cinderella and Prince, King and Queen, Guards, Valet and asst. Valets, Queen’s Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince’s Servants, Heralds  3:45 - 5:30 p.m.

    MONDAY, January 23:  Grade 6 National Geographic Bee after school in A212.  MATHCOUNTS School Competition after school in the MST Lab.  The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school in B102.  All are welcome.

    TUESDAY, January 24:  The Robotics Club will meet at 8:30 a.m. in E105

    WEDNESDAY, January 25:  Grades 7 and 8 National Geographic Bee after school in A212

    FRIDAY, January 27:  Middle School Yoga starts.  To register, please pick up a form in the A School Office.  

     

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  • Friday, January 13, 2017

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/13/2017

    Cinderella Rehearsal Schedule for the Week of 1/16:

    Monday 1/16: No School - No Rehearsal

    Tuesday 1/17:  3:45 – 5:00 p.m.   Cinderella, Fairy Godmother and Asst. Godmothers and Heralds (Act I, sc. 4)  

    Wednesday 1/18: 3:45 – 5:00 p.m.   Cinderella, King, Queen, Prince, Stepmother and Stepsisters. (Act III, sc. 1)  

    Thursday, 1/19: 3:45 - 5:30 p.m.   Chorus groups A and B only, Cinderella, Prince, King and Queen

    Friday 1/20: 3:45 - 5:30 p.m.    Chorus Groups B and C only.   

    Coming Up:  

    Tuesday, January 17:  8th Grade Student Council meeting during Period 4 lunch in B104.

    Monday, January 23:  National Geographic Bee preliminary round for Grade 6 after school.  

    Wednesday, January 25:  National Geographic Bee preliminary round for Grades 7 and 8 after school.

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  • Friday, January 6, 2017 DAY2

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/6/2017

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    Monday, January 9:  The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school in B102

    Cinderella Rehearsal Schedule for Week of January 9:   (All rehearsals run from 3:45 – 5:00 p.m.)

    Monday, 1/9: Full Cast and Chorus

    Tuesday, 1/10: Cinderella, Fairy Godmother and Asst. Godmothers. (Act I, Scene 4)

    Wednesday, 1/11: Cinderella, King, Queen, Prince, Valet and Assistant Valets, Prince’s Servants, Head of Household, Queen’s Handmaiden, Palace Guards, Secret Service, Footmen, Stepmother and all Stepsisters   (Act II, Scene 1)

    Thursday, 1/12: Full Cast and Chorus.

    Friday, 1/13: Early release day - No rehearsal.

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  • Tuesday, January 3, 2017 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/3/2017

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    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    TODAY:  Cinderella Rehearsal:  King, Queen, Prince, Royal Publicist, Queen's Handmaiden, Head of Household, Valet, Assistant Valets, Chef, Assistant Chef, Steward, Prince's Servants, Royal Guards, Secret Service

    Wednesday, January 4:   All County Band rehearsal in 8:15 a.m., in the band room.  Treble Chorus rehearsal at 8:15 a.m., in the Chorus Room.  Glee Club Pizza Party after school in B117.  

    Thursday, January 5:  Junior All County Chorus (Mixed) rehearsal at 8:15 in the Chorus Room.  

     

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  • Friday, December 23, 2016 DAY $

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/23/2016

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    Cinderella Rehearsal Schedule for the week of January 3, 2017:

    Tuesday, January 3:  King, Queen, Prince, Royal Publicist, Queen's Handmaiden, Head of Household, Valet, Assistant Valets, Chef, Assistant Chef, Steward, Prince's Servants, Tailor, Royal Guards, Secret Service

    Wednesday, January 4:  Cinderella, Stepmother and all Stepsisteres, Fairy Godmother and Assistant Godmothers

    Thursday, January 5 and Friday, January 6:  Full Cast and Chorus EXCEPT: Prince, King, Queen

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS!  ENJOY THE BREAK!

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  • Tuesday, December 20, 2016 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/20/2016

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    Today:   Cinderella Rehearsal:  Cinderella, Stepmother and all Stepsisters, Fairy Godmother and Assistant Godmothers. 

    After School on Wednesday, December 21:   Junior All County Mixed Chorus rehearsal.  Japanese Club Holiday Party in A214.  

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  • Monday, December 19, 2016 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/19/2016

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    TODAY:  Cinderella Rehearsal: King, Queen, Valet and Assistant Valets, Head of Household, Queen's Handmaidens, Palace Guards, Secret Service, Chef, Steward and Tailor.  

    Wednesday, December 21:   The Spanish Club will meet after school in D105.  The FFMS Book Club will meet after school in the Library Extension.

    Friday, December 23:   Hat Day, sponsored by the Festa YAC (Youth Against Cancer) Club.  Wear your favorite hat and donate a dollar (or more) in homeroom to help fight cancer.  Donations will be sent to Heavenly Hats.

    The annual Speech Contest, sponsored by the Modern Woodmen of America is back.  Permission slips to participate are available from your English teacher or school office.  Deadline for sign up is Friday, January 13.  This year's topic:  What does it mean to be a hero?

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  • Friday, December 16, 2016 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/16/2016

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    TODAY:  No Cinderella Rehearsal.  Yoga Class is cancelled.

     

    Next Week's Drama Club Rehearsal Schedule:

    Monday, 12/19:  King, Queen, Valet and Asst. Valets, Head of Household, Queen's Handmaidens, Palace Guards, Secret Service, Chef, Steward, Tailor

    Tuesday, 12/20:  Cinderella, Stepmother and all Stepsisters, Fairy Godmother and Asst. Godmothers

    Wednesday, 12/21:  Cinderella, Prince

    Thursday, 12/22 and Friday, 12/23:  No Rehearsal 

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  • Thursday, December 15, 2016 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/15/2016

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    TODAY:   Cinderella Rehearsal - King, Queen, Valet and Asst. Valets, Head of Household, Queen's Handmaidens, Palace Guards, Secret Service, Chef, Steward, Tailor.    SADD Club Holiday Bowling Party after school.

    Friday, December 16:  The Home & Careers Club will meet at 8:15 a.m. in B112.   NO Cinderella Rehearsal today.

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  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/14/2016

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    TODAY:  Cinderella Rehearsals - Cinderella, Prince, Stepmother, all Stepsisters

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  • Tuesday, December 13, 2016 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/13/2016

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    TODAY:  Cinderella Rehearsal - Full Cast and Chorus

    Wednesday, December 14:  Junior All County Treble Chorus Rehearsal after school for students who are not in the Glee Club.

    Thursday, December 15:  Junior All County Mixed Chorus Rehearsal in B117 in the morning.

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  • Monday, December 12, 2016 DAY1

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/12/2016

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    TODAY:  The 7th Grade Student Council will meet in B113 during lunch.    Cinderella Rehearsal (3:45 - 5:00 p.m.)  - Full Cast and Chorus

    Wednesdsay, December 14:   The Glee Club visit to Sunrise Assisted Living.  We will return to school (Main Entrance) by 5:30 p.m.  Please arrange for transportation home.  The Junior Sports Management Club will meet after school in A235.  You will be out in time for the Late Bus.

     

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  • Friday, December 9, 2016 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/9/2016

    "Cinderella" Rehearsal Schedule for the week of December 12:  (All rehearsals run from 3:45 - 5:00 p.m.)

    Monday, 12/12:          Full Cast and Chorus

    Tuesday, 12/13:         Full Cast and Chorus

    Wednesday, 12/14:     Cinderella, Prince, Stepmother, all Stepsisters

    Thursday, 12/15:        King, Queen, Valet and Asst. Valets, Head of Household, Queen's Handmaidens, Palace Guards, Secret Service, Chef, Steward, Tailor

    Friday, 12/16:             No Rehearsal

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  • Thursday, December 8, 2016 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/8/2016

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  • Wednesday, December 7, 2016 DAY4

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/7/2016

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    Tomorrow:  7th Grade National History Day meeting Period 6 in C217.

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  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/6/2016

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    Date Change for Meeting:  The 7th Grade National History Day meeting has been moved from Friday, to Thursday, December 8, in C217, during Period 6 lunch.

    This Week's Junior All County Chorus Rehearsals:  Treble Chorus on Wednesday afternoon and Mixed Chorus on Thursday morning.

    The Youth Against Cancer Club will meet on Thursday, at 8:20 a.m., in C236.

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  • Monday, December 5, 2016 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/5/2016

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    Cinderella Rehearsal Schedule for the week of the December 5:  All rehearsals are from 3:45 - 5:00 p.m.

    Today: Stepmother and all four stepsisters, Cinderella, Godmother and Godmothers in training.

    Tuesday, 12/6:  Full Cast and Chorus

    Wednesday, 12/7:  King, Queen, Prince, King's Valet and Assistant Valets, Queen's Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince's Servants.

    Thursday, 12/8 and Friday, 12/9 - No Rehearsal

    Remember, if you need to miss a rehearsal you have been scheduled for, bring a note to Mr. Deming the next time you come or email him at mdeming@ccsd.edu

    TODAY:  The 8th Grade Student Council will meet in during Period 4 lunch in B104.  The Dignity for All Alliance will meet in B102.

    Winter Intramurals start this week.  Floor Hockey begins today and Basketball on Thursday.  If you are interested, please bring your permission slip with you and meet in the Back B Wing Gym on that day.  All intramurals end at 5:00 p.m.

    Friday, December 9:  A meeting for 7th Grade National History Day will be Period 6 in C217.

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  • Thursday, December 1, 2016 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/1/2016

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    TODAY:  The SADD Club will meet after school in B102 to do leadership activities and discuss our upcoming Holiday party.  New members are always welcome.

    Friday, December 2:  The Home & Careers Club will meet in B112 at 8:15 a.m.

    Winter Intramurals start next week.  Floor Hockey will begin on Monday and Basketball on Thursday.  If you are interested, please bring your permission slip with you and meet in the Back B Wing Gym on that day.  All intramurals end at 5:00 p.m.

    Monday, December 5:  The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school in B102.  All are welcome.

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  • Wednesday, November 30, 2016 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/30/2016

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    TODAY:  The Peer Leaders will meet during lunch in the Library Classroom to discuss the upcoming Toys for Tots toy drive and to make posters.  The Glee Club will meet today after school in B117 and the FFMS Book Club will meet after school in the Library Extension to discuss The Young Elites by Marie Lu.  

    FRIDAY, December 2:  The Home & Careers Club will meet at 8:15 a.m., in B112.

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  • Monday, November 28, 2016 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/28/2016

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    TODAY:  The Glee Club will meet after school in B117.   Winter Sports try outs begin today.  Girls Basketball will meet in the E Wing Gym.  Boys Basketball will meet in the B Wing Gym.  Wrestling will meet in the wrestling room.  All students must be cleared by the school nurse in order to participate.

    Wednesday, November 30:  First rehearsals for Cinderella from 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. for all cast and chorus/ensemble.  Rehearsal schedules will be posted here on Fridays for the following week.  If you must miss a rehearsal you have been called for, email Mr. Deming or bring a note to the next rehearsal.  The FFMS Book Club will meet after school in the library extension to discuss The Young Elites by Marie Lu.  All are welcome.

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  • Wednesday, November 23, 2016 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/23/2016

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    After School on Monday, November 28:  The Glee Club will meet after school in B117.  Please bring your permission slips for our trip on Wednesday.  The Onlooker celebration will be held in the library extension.

     

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  • Tuesday, November 22, 2016

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/22/2016

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    REMINDER:  There will be no late bus tomorrow.

    Attention Onlooker contributors:  We will celebrate the publication of the fall edition of the Onlooker after school on Monday, November 28, in the library extension.  We will have pizza and beverages and look at advance copies of the Onlooker.  You will be out in time for the late bus.

    Tomorrow is the last day to sign up for the first Bookshelf Battle taking place on Tuesday, November 29.  It's not too late to read or brush up on your knowledge of Suzanne Collin's first book in the series, The Hunger Games.  For more details, please see Mrs. Chan or Mrs. Loftus.

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  • Monday, November 21, 2016 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/21/2016

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    AFTER SCHOOL TODAY:  The Italian Club will meet in C106 and the Dignity for All Alliance will meet in B102.

    The next Glee Club meeting will be on Monday, November 28, right after school in B117.  Please try to attend so that we can prepare for our trip on November 30.  You will need your signed permission slip to go on the trip.

    There will be NO LATE BUS on Wednesday, November 23.

    Sign up for the Thanksgiving Morning Rockland Lake Turkey Trot and wear your shirt to school next Monday to receive a recognition breakfast.

     

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