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April 2015

May 4

Caps and gowns will be delivered on Tuesday, May 5 during ELP.  $27.00 is due at that time.  Make checks payable to Balfour.

If you are receiving an award or scholarship from the college you plan to attend and would like to be recognized at the Senior Awards Night, please bring the information to the Guidance Office no later than Monday, May 4th.
Upward Bound will be here Wednesday, May 6th

The deadline to turn in your artwork for the Snapchat Geofilter Contest is Friday, May 8th.  Remember it must be representative of Murphysboro High School.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

There will be a SeniorFest meeting on Monday, May 4th at 6:30 in room C28.  We need LOTS of senior parents to help with this event!!

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

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May 1

Caps and gowns will be delivered on Tuesday, May 5 during ELP.  $27.00 is due at that time.  Make checks payable to Balfour.

If you are receiving an award or scholarship from the college you plan to attend and would like to be recognized at the Senior Awards Night, please bring the information to the Guidance Office no later than Monday, May 4th.

Upward Bound will be here Wednesday, May 6th

The deadline to turn in your artwork for the Snapchat Geofilter Contest is Friday, May 8th.  Remember it must be representative of Murphysboro High School.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

There will be a SeniorFest meeting on Monday, May 4th at 6:30 in room C28.  We need LOTS of senior parents to help with this event!!

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

We are in need of a t-shirt design for SeniorFest shirts.  Please submit to Ms. Ward no later than Friday, May 1.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

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April 30

If you are receiving an award or scholarship from the college you plan to attend and would like to be recognized at the Senior Awards Night, please bring the information to the Guidance Office no later than Monday, May 4th.

There is only three days left to bring in your canned goods for “March for hunger”.  Please take them to your ELP.  We will provide cupcakes to the ELP class that brings in the most canned goods between now and this Friday. 

The deadline to turn in your artwork for the Snapchat Geofilter Contest is Friday, May 8th.  Remember it must be representative of Murphysboro High School.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

There will be a SeniorFest meeting on Monday, May 4th at 6:30 in room C28.  We need LOTS of senior parents to help with this event!!

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

We are in need of a t-shirt design for SeniorFest shirts.  Please submit to Ms. Ward no later than Friday, May 1.

Attention all Betas:  The times have changed for this Friday's General John A. Logan Spring Carnival!  If you signed up to work, please check the Beta Board for the new times and SIGN UP AGAIN.  The list will be sent out today, so please take care of this ASAP.  See Ms. Goode if you have any questions.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

Senior Choir will meet in the auditorium today and every day except May 5th during ELP. Please check in with your ELP teacher for attendance before reporting to the auditorium.  

The Student Council is hosting an art contest for a snapchat geofilter.  Artwork should portray a day at Murphysboro High School and must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

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April 29

There is only three days left to bring in your canned goods for “March for hunger”.  Please take them to your ELP.  We will provide cupcakes to the ELP class that brings in the most canned goods between now and this Friday. 

Congratulations to your 2015 Prom Court Jakob Guetersloh, Austin Helfrich, Adam Mikulay, Dylan Miley

David Watkins, Kerry Flanigan, Tori Gill, Hannah Godwin, Loren McLaughlin and Alexandria Tourville.

There will be a SeniorFest meeting on Monday, May 4th at 6:30 in room C28.  We need LOTS of senior parents to help with this event!!

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

We are in need of a t-shirt design for SeniorFest shirts.  Please submit to Ms. Ward no later than Friday, May 1.

Attention all Betas:  The times have changed for this Friday's General John A. Logan Spring Carnival!  If you signed up to work, please check the Beta Board for the new times and SIGN UP AGAIN.  The list will be sent out Thursday, so please take care of this ASAP.  See Ms. Goode if you have any questions.

There is a key club meeting tonight at 8 in the Auditorium. Please be sure to attend. Also it is very important that you get your reservations in for next Monday's dinner ASAP.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

Senior Choir will meet in the auditorium today and every day except May 5th during ELP. Please check in with your ELP teacher for attendance before reporting to the auditorium.  

The Student Council is hosting an art contest for a snapchat geofilter.  Artwork should portray a day at Murphysboro High School and must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

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April 28

Attention all Betas:  The times have changed for this Friday's General John A. Logan Spring Carnival!  If you signed up to work, please check the Beta Board for the new times and SIGN UP AGAIN.  The list will be sent out Thursday, so please take care of this ASAP.  See Ms. Goode if you have any questions.

Congratulations to your 2015 Prom Court Jakob Guetersloh, Austin Helfrich, Adam Mikulay, Dylan Miley, David Watkins, Kerry Flanigan, Tori Gill, Hannah Godwin, Loren McLaughlin and Lexie ourville.

There is a key club meeting Wednesday night at 8 in the Auditorium. Please be sure to attend. Also it is very important that you get your reservations in for next Monday's dinner ASAP.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

Anyone interested in playing football next Fall should attend a meeting today during ELP  in the Cafeteria.

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

We are in need of a t-shirt design for SeniorFest shirts.  Please submit to Ms. Ward no later than Friday, May 1.

Senior Choir will meet in the auditorium today and every day except May 5th during ELP. Please check in with your ELP teacher for attendance before reporting to the auditorium.  

The Student Council is hosting an art contest for a snapchat geofilter.  Artwork should portray a day at Murphysboro High School and must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

Don’t forget to bring in canned goods for “walk for hunger”.  Please take them to your ELP.  We will provide cupcakes to the ELP class that brings in the most canned goods between now and this Thursday. 

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April 27

There is a key club  meeting Wednesday night at 8 in the Auditorium. Please be sure to attend. Also it is very important that you get your reservations in for next Monday's dinner ASAP.

Students, summer registration for Rebound is open-- if you failed a class & need to repeat it, please see your counselor as soon as possible.  

SeniorFest permission slips are available in the front office.  They are due on Friday, May 8th.

We are in need of a t-shirt design for SeniorFest shirts.  Please submit to Ms. Ward no later than Friday, May 1.

Conference Champ Wrestling shirts are ready and can be picked up in the athletic office.  

Senior Choir will meet in the auditorium today and everyday except May 5th during ELP. Please check in with your ELP teacher for attendance before reporting to the auditorium.  

Check out the Beta Board to sign up to work the General's Spring Festival on May 1st.  New spots have been added.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information.  

Attention Freshmen: PARCC testing will resume tomorrow in the library.  Be sure to check the PARCC roster to see when you will be testing.  If you have any questions see Mr. Lunz.

The Student Council is hosting an art contest on MHS snapchat geofilter.  Artwork should portray a day at Murphysboro High School and must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

Don’t forget to bring in canned goods for “walk for hunger”.  Please take them to your ELP.  We will provide cupcakes to the ELP class that brings in the most canned goods between now and next Thursday.  Please help.  This food is being donated to our Senior class to distribute as they see fit.  It will stay here in our own town to help our own people in need.  Sgt. Moss of the U.S. Army is asking for any groups/clubs or the entire Senior class if possible to March down main street with our soldiers to collect canned goods from the business.  For more information talk to Kim in the office or Alex Summers. 

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April 24

Check out the Beta Board to sign up to work the General's Spring Festival on May 1st.  New spots have been added.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information.  

Attention Freshmen: PARCC testing will resume on Tuesday April 28th in the library.  Be sure to check the PARCC roster to see when you will be testing.  If you have any questions see Mr. Lunz.

The Student Council is hosting an art contest on MHS snapchat geofilter.  Artwork should portray a day at Murphysboro High School and must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

Don’t forget to bring in canned goods for “walk for hunger”.  Please take them to your ELP.  We will provide cupcakes to the ELP class that brings in the most canned goods between now and next Thursday.  Please help.  This food is being donated to our Senior class to distribute as they see fit.  It will stay here in our own town to help our own people in need.  Sgt. Moss of the U.S. Army is asking for any groups/clubs or the entire Senior class if possible to March down main street with our soldiers to collect canned goods from the business.  For more information talk to Kim in the office or Alex Summers.

The MABA Draw Down Dance is April 25th at 17th street Warehouse door opens at 7pm. The tickets are $50.00 this gets 2 in the door and 1 entry to the drawing for $2500.00. We will give away $2500.00 that night. This is MABA's big fund raiser, we need your support, so we can support our athletic teams. Need a ticket or more information contact Annette Miner at 521-4016.

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April 23

Check out the Beta Board to sign up to work the General's Spring Festival on May 1st.  New spots have been added.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information.  

Attention Freshmen: PARCC testing will resume on Tuesday April 28th in the library.  Be sure to check the PARCC roster to see when you will be testing.  If you have any questions see Mr. Lunz.

The senior choir and those participating in baccalaureate will meet in the auditorium during ELP today. 

The Student Council is hosting an art contest on MHS snapchat geofilter.  Artwork should portray a day at Murphysboro High School and must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

Don’t forget to bring in canned goods for “walk for hunger”.  We will provide cupcakes to the ELP class that brings in the most canned goods between now and next Thursday.  Please help.  This food is being donated to our Senior class to distribute as they see fit.  It will stay here in our own town to help our own people in need.

The MABA Draw Down Dance is April 25th at 17th street Warehouse door opens at 7pm. The tickets are $50.00 this gets 2 in the door and 1 entry to the drawing for $2500.00. We will give away $2500.00 that night. This is MABA's big fund raiser, we need your support, so we can support our athletic teams. Need a ticket or more information contact Annette Miner at 521-4016.

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April 22

The senior choir and those participating in baccalaureate will meet in the auditorium during ELP Thursday. 

The Student Council is hosting an art contest on MHS snapchat geofilter.  Artwork must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

On May 1st, the March for Hunger will be taking place in Murphysboro.  It will be a walk down 16th Street, ending at MHS.  Food will be collected along the way.  If you know of a business owner or a church that would  be willing to let us set up a box to collect food, please let a student council member know.  There will be a box in the office to place your cans.  Please help!

This year your Student Council President and Vice President will be voted on by all of you, the student body.  Please start looking at posters and flyers and decide who you want in charge.  Their duties will consist of homecoming ideas, school activities and representation of Murphysboro High School in the community as well as in the Southern Illinois region of Student Councils.

The honors banquet is tonight at 6:00.  Tickets are available in the Guidance Office.

Paul Brinker will be taking random photos at prom and during coronation. These will be available for $15 each if ordered and paid on or before Friday April 22nd, and $20 on the night of prom. See Mrs O'Leary to order.

The MABA Draw Down Dance is April 25th at 17th street Warehouse door opens at 7pm. The tickets are $50.00 this gets 2 in the door and 1 entry to the drawing for $2500.00. We will give away $2500.00 that night. This is MABA's big fund raiser, we need your support, so we can support our athletic teams. Need a ticket or more information contact Annette Miner at 521-4016.

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April 22

The Student Council is hosting an art contest on MHS snapchat geofilter.  Artwork must be original and non copyrighted.  Submit all drawings to Mr. Mucher or Mrs. Ellermeyer.

On May 1st, the March for Hunger will be taking place in Murphysboro.  It will be a walk down 16th Street, ending at MHS.  Food will be collected along the way.  If you know of a business owner or a church that would  be willing to let us set up a box to collect food, please let a student council member know.  There will be a box in the office to place your cans.  Please help!

There will be a short but important Key Club meeting tomorrow morning at 8:15 in the auditorium. Please make every effort to attend.

The MABA Draw Down Dance is April 25th at 17th street Warehouse door opens at 7pm. The tickets are $50.00 this gets 2 in the door and 1 entry to the drawing for $2500.00. We will give away $2500.00 that night. This is MABA's big fund raiser, we need your support, so we can support our athletic teams. Need a ticket or more information contact Annette Miner at 521-4016.

This year your Student Council President and Vice President will be voted on by all of you, the student body.  Please start looking at posters and flyers and decide who you want in charge.  Their duties will consist of homecoming ideas, school activities and representation of Murphysboro High School in the community as well as in the Southern Illinois region of Student Councils.

The honors banquet is tomorrow night at 6:00.  Tickets are available in the Guidance Office.

Paul Brinker will be taking random photos at prom and during coronation. These will be available for $15 each if ordered and paid on or before Friday April 22nd, and $20 on the night of prom. See Mrs O'Leary to order.

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April 15

Check out the Beta Board to sign up to work the General's Spring Festival on May 1st.  New spots have just been added.  Talk to Ms. Goode for more information. 

This is the last week you can order a 2014-2015 yearbook.  Orders will shut down on Friday at 3:30. If you haven't ordered please go to www.smart-pay.com.  Select Murphysboro High School and follow the ordering instructions.

There is a Key Club meeting tonight at 8:00 in the auditorium. Please bring remaining orange and grapefruit money.

The honors banquet is Wednesday, April 22 at 6:00.  Tickets are available in the Guidance Office.

Prom tickets are on sale for $25.00 and will be sold before and after school and during B lunch until Friday.  No late sales will be accepted.   All fees must be paid in order to purchase a ticket. Everyone must turn in a permission slip when purchasing.  You may pick up a permission slip today in the main office.

We will be on a 2:30 schedule on Friday 4/17 as we will be entertained by some of our own students at our annual talent show.

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April 14

This is the last week you can order a 2014-2015 yearbook.  Orders will shut down on Friday at 3:30. If you haven't ordered please go to www.smart-pay.com.  Select Murphysboro High School and follow the ordering instructions.

Key Club meeting tomorrow night at 8 in the auditorium. Please bring remaining orange and grapefruit money.

The honors banquet is Wednesday, April 22 at 6:00.  Tickets are available in the Guidance Office.

Prom tickets are on sale for $25.00 and will be sold before and after school and during B lunch until Friday.  No late sales will be accepted.   All fees must be paid in order to purchase a ticket. Everyone must turn in a permission slip when purchasing.  You may pick up a permission slip today in the main office.

We will be on a 2:30 schedule on Friday 4/17 as we will be entertained by some of our own students at our annual talent show.

Art Club will meet again on tomorrow, April 15, after school to discuss our new club.  Please join us as we have lots of room for activities.

Are you interested in summer work?  Youth Conservation Corps has opportunities at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in Marion.  Pick up information on the counter in the main office if interested.

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April 13

The honors banquet is Wednesday, April 22 at 6:00.  Tickets are available in the Guidance Office.

Prom tickets will go on sale Monday for $25.00 and will be sold before and after school and during B lunch until Friday.  No late sales will be accepted.   All fees must be paid in order to purchase a ticket. Everyone must turn in a permission slip when purchasing.  You may pick up a permission slip today in the main office.

Art Club will meet again on Wednesday, April 15, after school to discuss our new club.  Please join us as we have lots of room for activities.

Are you interested in summer work?  Youth Conservation Corps has opportunities at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in Marion.  Pick up information on the counter in the main office if interested.

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April 10

Honors banquet is Wednesday, April 22 at 6:00.  Tickets are available in the Guidance Office.

Are you interested in summer work?  Youth Conservation Corps has opportunities at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge in Marion.  Pick up information on the counter in the main office if interested.

Winter Senior Athletes:  Please stop by the athletic department and pick up you sign from the street poles.

Progress reports will go home today.

Any student Council member who would like to announce their candidacy for president or vice president should see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

We will be on a 2:30 dismissal schedule with no ELP today.  At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty vs. Seniors basketball game!!!  Come watch the faculty dunk on the seniors! Any senior interested in playing in the game must sign up this morning; the sign-up sheet is located outside Ms. Goode’s room, A53.  We only have a limited number of spots, so act soon.  

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due today!

Today is your last day to get your reserved seat tickets for “Beauty and the Beast”.  Tickets are selling fast. Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.

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April 9

Progress reports will go home on Friday (4/10).

Any student Council member who would like to announce their candidacy for president or vice president should see Mrs. Ellermeyer or Mr. Mucher.

On Friday, April 10th we will be on a 2:30 dismissal schedule with no ELP.  At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty vs. Seniors basketball game!!!  Come watch the faculty dunk on the seniors!

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due April 10th

Any senior interested in playing in the game must sign up no later than Friday morning; the sign-up sheet is located outside Ms. Goode’s room, A53.  We only have a limited number of spots, so act soon.  

Don’t forget your tickets for “Beauty and the Beast”.  Tickets are selling fast. Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.  On Sunday there is tea and cookies with Belle and other characters.  Come by or call the office for more details.

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April 8

On Friday, April 10th we will be on a 2:30 dismissal schedule with no ELP.  At 2:30 we will enjoy the Faculty vs. Seniors basketball game!!!  Come watch the faculty dunk on the seniors!

Any senior interested in playing in the game must sign up no later than Friday morning; the sign-up sheet is located outside Ms. Goode’s room, A53.  We only have a limited number of spots, so act soon.  

Seniors – Balfour will be here 4/9 before school to deliver graduation announcements, etc.    Caps and gowns will be delivered at a later date.

Come join us for a newly revived Art Club.    Our first meeting is on Thursday, April 9 at 8 am in the Art classroom, C-16.  We will be brain storming our ideas and looking at what direction we would like to see the Art Club go. All interested students are welcome to join.  See Mrs. Patterson if you have any questions.

Don’t forget your tickets for “Beauty and the Beast”.  Tickets are selling fast. Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.  On Sunday there is tea and cookies with Belle and other characters.  Come by or call the office for more details.

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due April 10th

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April 2

There is a meeting for all Seniors today during ELP in the auditorium.

Seniors:  Only the new medal pride cards for 4th quarter will be accepted for off campus lunch for the remainder of the year.  If you still need to check to see if you qualified for one or you need to get, or turn in a permission slip, please see Mrs. Geis today.

Come join us for a newly revived Art Club.    Our first meeting on Thursday, April 9 at 8 am in the Art classroom, C-16.  We will be brain storming our ideas and looking at what direction we would like to see the Art Club go. All interested students are welcome to join.  See Mrs. Patterson if you have any questions.

Due to various circumstances, MORP has been cancelled this year.  If you purchased a ticket, please see Bradley Evans for a refund.

We are in need of chaperones for Seniorfest.  We also need donations of 2 liter soda and ice cream toppings.  Please contact Tammy Mikulay for more information.

Don’t forget your tickets for “Beauty and the Beast”.  Tickets are selling fast. Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.  On Sunday there is tea and cookies with Belle and other characters.  Come by or call the office for more details.

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due April 10th

Today is the deadline to put in your application for summer work with the district.

Seniors planning to attend John A Logan College next year need to sign up for orientation in the guidance office. Orientation is on April 23rd & is required for all new students. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday March 31st.

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April 1

Just a reminder as the weather gets nice and warm…short shorts and tank tops are not permitted.  If you do wear them, your teacher will send you to the office and you will be sent home to change.

There is a Key Club meeting tonight at 8:00 in the auditorium.  Agenda will include the Easter egg hunt and Special Olympics.  Please try to attend.  Also, please get all orange and grapefruit orders picked up today after school or at 6:00. We do have extra fruit available to sell.

Seniors:  Only the new medal pride cards for 4th quarter will be accepted for off campus lunch for the remainder of the year.  If you still need to check to see if you qualified for one or you need to get, or turn in a permission slip, please see Mrs. Geis today.

Any student who did not get their picture taken with Lifetouch will be called down to Ms. Scott's classroom during ELP starting today.  

Come join us for a newly revived Art Club.    Our first meeting on Thursday, April 9 at 8 am in the Art classroom, C-16.  We will be brain storming our ideas and looking at what direction we would like to see the Art Club go. All interested students are welcome to join.  See Mrs. Patterson if you have any questions.

There is a Beta Club meeting after school today in the Library.

Due to various circumstances, MORP has been cancelled this year.  If you purchased a ticket, please see Bradley Evans for a refund.

We are in need of chaperones for Seniorfest.  We also need donations of 2 liter soda and ice cream toppings.  Please contact Tammy Mikulay for more information.

Tickets for this year’s musical, “Beauty and the Beast” are for sale in the main office.  All seats are numbered this year (reserved seating).  Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.  On Sunday there is tea and cookies with Belle and other characters.  Come by or call the office for more details.

Seniors planning to major in education: the MEA scholarship is available in the guidance office.  Applications are due April 10th

Tomorrow (4/2) is the deadline to put in your application for summer work with the district.

Seniors planning to attend John A Logan College next year need to sign up for orientation in the guidance office. Orientation is on April 23rd & is required for all new students. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday March 31st.

Would you like to get out of your 4th period and get a pizza party for your class?  Bring in your spare change and support Key Club in their effort to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus in third world countries.  For every $1.80 that your class raises, you will save a mother and all of her future children from this fatal disease.  The 4th hour class that raises the most money will receive a pizza party on Friday, April 10th.  Please help!

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