Holyoke High

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School Vision

Holyoke High School’s Vision is to ensure that all students are provided the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to graduate prepared to pursue higher education without remediation and/or a rewarding career and to function as responsible citizens in a diverse society.

Announcements

Honor Society Inductees

April 28, 2017
  • Social Studies/Music Office Hours

    April 28, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [BOY'S VOLLEYBALL] vs. Ludlow

    April 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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May 1, 2017
  • AP Exam: Environmental Science

    May 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • Spirit Day: Animation Nation

    May 1, 2017 @ 8:15 am - 2:52 pm

    Dress as your favorite cartoon character!

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  • Restorative Justice Youth Advisory Board Meeting

    May 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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  • Math/Phys Ed/Health Office Hours

    May 1, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [BASEBALL] vs. Chicopee

    May 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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May 2, 2017
  • AP Exam: Spanish Language and Culture

    May 2, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Spirit Day: Tropical Tuesday

    May 2, 2017 @ 8:05 am - 2:52 pm

    Dress in your beach attire!

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  • Physics 1: Algebra- Based AP Exam

    May 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Gay/Straight Alliance Meeting

    May 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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  • Business/Language/Special Needs Office Hours

    May 2, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • Floor Hockey Tournament

    May 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    HHS Small Gym

    Sponsored by the Class of 2017. $3 per person on a team. 6 people per team - at least 2 girls and 2 boys. All teams should wear the same color. ONLY Holyoke High Students.

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May 3, 2017
  • AP Exam: English Literature and Composition

    May 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Spirit Day: Color War

    May 3, 2017 @ 8:05 am - 2:52 pm

    Wear white to support The Seniors or wear black to support The Juniors on the day of the Powderpuff Game!

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  • Pa'lante Restorative Justice Program

    May 3, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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  • English/Art Office Hours

    May 3, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [GIRL'S TENNIS] vs. West Springfield

    May 3, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • Powderpuff

    May 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

    Juniors vs Seniors in flag football!

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  • Band Spring Concert

    May 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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May 4, 2017
  • Spirit Day: Jersday

    May 4, 2017 @ 8:15 am - 2:52 pm

    Wear your best sports jersey!

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  • Science Office Hours

    May 4, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [BOY'S TENNIS] vs. PVCA

    May 4, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Crosier Field, MacKintosh Terrace, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • Madrigal Preforms at Holocaust Remembrance

    May 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Holocaust Remembrance

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May 5, 2017
  • AP Exam: US History

    May 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Spirit Day: Freaky Friday

    May 5, 2017 @ 8:15 am - 2:52 pm

    Dress as "the opposite" - be something you are not!

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  • Social Studies/Music Office Hours

    May 5, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [BASEBALL] vs. West Springfield

    May 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • [BOY'S VOLLEYBALL] vs.Southwich

    May 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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May 7, 2017
  • River Roll and Stroll (HHS Band Performance)

    May 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, MA-116, South Hadley, MA 01075, USA

    Free admission for music, activities, art, food and fun for all ages!

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May 8, 2017
  • AP Exam: Physics C: Mechanic

    May 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Restorative Justice Youth Advisory Board Meeting

    May 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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  • Math/Phys Ed/Health Office Hours

    May 8, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [SOFTBALL] vs. Ludlow

    May 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • [GIRL'S TENNIS] vs. Northampton

    May 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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May 9, 2017
  • Early Release Day

    May 9, 2017 @ 11:48 am - 11:49 am

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  • AP Exam: Spanish Literature and Culture

    May 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Gay/Straight Alliance Meeting

    May 9, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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  • [GIRL'S TENNIS] vs. Sabis

    May 9, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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May 10, 2017
  • AP Exam: Language and Composition

    May 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Pa'lante Restorative Justice Program

    May 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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  • English/Art Office Hours

    May 10, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [BASEBALL] vs. Central

    May 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • [BOY'S VOLLEYBALL] vs. Commerce

    May 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • [SOFTBALL] vs. South Hadley

    May 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • Band Rehearsal

    May 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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May 11, 2017
  • AP Exam: World History

    May 11, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Science Office Hours

    May 11, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [BOY'S TENNIS] vs. Chicopee Comp

    May 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Crosier Field, MacKintosh Terrace, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • [BOY'S VOLLEYBALL] vs. Chicopee

    May 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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May 12, 2017
  • AP Exam: European History

    May 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Social Studies/Music Office Hours

    May 12, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [BOY'S VOLLEYBALL] vs. Athol

    May 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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  • [BASEBALL] vs. Ludlow

    May 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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May 15, 2017
  • Restorative Justice Youth Advisory Board Meeting

    May 15, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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  • Math/Phys Ed/Health Office Hours

    May 15, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [SOFTBALL] vs. West Springfield

    May 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • [GIRL'S TENNIS] vs. Central

    May 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • [BASEBALL] vs. East Longmeadow

    May 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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May 16, 2017
  • 2017 Math MCAS

    May 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Gay/Straight Alliance Meeting

    May 16, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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  • Business/Language/Special Needs Office Hours

    May 16, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [BOY'S TENNIS] vs. Greenfield

    May 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Crosier Field, MacKintosh Terrace, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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May 17, 2017
  • 2017 Math MCAS

    May 17, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Pa'lante Restorative Justice Program

    May 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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  • English/Art Office Hours

    May 17, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [BOY'S VOLLEYBALL] vs. Sci Tech

    May 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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  • [BASEBALL] vs. Longmeadow

    May 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • Band Rehearsal

    May 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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May 18, 2017
May 19, 2017
  • Social Studies/Music Office Hours

    May 19, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [GIRL'S TENNIS] vs. Pope Francis

    May 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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May 21, 2017
  • Choir Spring Concert

    May 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    First Lutheran Church & School, 1810 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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  • 180 Mill and Park Performance (HHS Band)

    May 21, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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May 22, 2017
  • Senior Final Exams - A, B, C

    May 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    HHS

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  • Restorative Justice Youth Advisory Board Meeting

    May 22, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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  • Math/Phys Ed/Health Office Hours

    May 22, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [BOY'S TENNIS] vs. Central

    May 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Crosier Field, MacKintosh Terrace, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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May 23, 2017
  • Senior Final Exams - D, E

    May 23, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    HHS

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  • Gay/Straight Alliance Meeting

    May 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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  • Business/Language/Special Needs Office Hours

    May 23, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • 2017 Melva Awards

    May 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join us as we honor the young journalists of The Herald at the third annual Melva Award ceremony. Who will take home one of the prestigious Melvas this year? A night of fun, guest presenters, and someone being inducted into The Herald Hall of Fame. Dress attire is formal - dress to impress!

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May 24, 2017
  • Senior Final Exams - F, G

    May 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    HHS

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  • Pa'lante Restorative Justice Program

    May 24, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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  • English/Art Office Hours

    May 24, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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May 25, 2017
  • Distracted Driver Presentation

    May 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    HHS Auditorium

    District Attorney's Distracted Driver Presentation. Students will be dismissed after presentation and meeting.

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  • Science Office Hours

    May 25, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • Senior Night Class of 2017

    May 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    HHS Cafeteria

    Distribution of Yearbooks, senior shirts, senior superlatives, etc.

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May 26, 2017
  • Social Studies/Music Office Hours

    May 26, 2017 @ 3:05 pm - 3:40 pm

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  • [SOFTBALL] vs. Chicopee Comp

    May 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Mackenzie Stadium, 500 Beech St, Holyoke, MA 01040, USA

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Holyoke High School offers courses at three levels: standard, honors and advanced placement. Students are able to select from a wide range of courses in the following departments:

  • Business & Technology
  • English
  • English Language Learning
  • Health
  • Instrumental Music
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Special Education
  • Video Production
  • Visual & Performing Arts
  • Vocal Music
  • World Language
  • Academic Tutoring
  • Anime Club
  • As Schools Match Wits
  • Band (Concert/Jazz/Marching)
  • Bible Club
  • Choir (Bell/Concert/Madrigal)
  • Business Club
  • Chess Club
  • Color Guard
  • Debate, Drama, Speech Teams
  • Gay-Straight Alliance
  • GEAR-Up Program
  • Herald (newspaper)
  • Green Team
  • History Day Project Club
  • Literary Magazine (The Knightwriter)
  • MCAS Support Program
  • National Honor Society
  • Nursing Club
  • Photography
  • School Musical
  • Spanish Club
  • Student Council
  • Teen Outreach Program
  • Upward Bound Program (Northfield Mt. Hermon)
  • World Language Club
  • Yearbook

Athletics:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Indoor Track
  • Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Other:

  • Business Partnerships
  • Concerts/Musicals/Plays
  • Diversity Celebrations
  • Memorial Day Program
  • Peace Week Initiative
  • Renaissance Program
  • School Improvement Council
  • Heart of Holyoke Art Exhibit

Academic Expectations

Holyoke High School students will: read effectively and critically for information and understanding; communicate clearly and effictively as writers and speakers; use critical thinking, problem solving and reasoning techniques, demonstrate effective use of appropriate technology.

Social Expectations

Holyoke High School students will: demonstrate open-mindedness and respect for all members of the school community; assume responsibility for their behavior.

Civic Expectations

Holyoke High School students will: participate in the school’s extra-curricular and co-curricular activities and/or the activities in the broader community; understand their rights and responsibilities as members of the school community and larger community.

Hail! Holyoke High School, Alma Mater, first forever. The days we spent with thee will always live in memory. And H-O-L-Y-O-K-E means friendship, truth and loyalty. So, Hail, Holyoke High School, we’ll be true to thee.

Stephen Sullivan, Principal
ssullivan@hps.holyoke.ma.us
500 Beech Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 534-2020/21
(413) 534-2098 (fax)

Hours: 8:15 AM to 2:52 PM

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