Dodgeball Team Puts in Good Performance. Teacher Ian Gibson said: "The. The fund is open to all current and former students of Ashby School and Ivanhoe College under the age of. The five students, who designed and built their own 4 x 4 vehicle,. Trampolinists are on Form. Logo Competition to Celebrate School Community. Students joining Ashby School in September can click here for the booklet. Senior Citizens Enjoy Carol Concert. The senior citizens' carol concert has become a regular fixture in the school's countdown to Christmas.
This year, older residents packed the. Certificate Evening Celebrates Student Achievement.
Following the Forster Elementary Education Act, Albert Road Board School in Leicestershire opened on September 2, with an average role of Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Robert Elverstone was a primary school literacy teacher Share. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Absent Through Want of Boots: Diary of a Victorian School in Leicestershire by [ Elverstone.
The former students - who left the school at the end of Year 13 - returned to collect their. House Afternoon has Festive Theme. In their form groups, all students were challenged to produce an eye-catching, festive noticeboard. Students also took part in a range of. Young Speakers to Compete at County Level. Swimmers Win Gala. Sixteen students took part in the event at the Hermitage Leisure Centre, Whitwick.
All students competed in a 50 metre individual. Mixed Fortunes for Rugby Teams. The Under 16s secured a convincing 27 - 0 victory against Bosworth Academy but went down struggling against a strong John Cleveland side,.
A Parent's Praise for Open Evening. Ivanhoe Students Visit Hub. Will Wins Chef Competition. Will tantalised the judges' taste buds with his three course meal, serving up roasted butternut squash soup, roast. To Quarry or Not to Quarry? Hub Helps Students to Decide. Year 10 students were in the hub to watch a presentation - which was projected.
Woodlice Hide in Biology Lesson. Students caught the woodlice, marked them with. Teaching Opportunities for Graduates. In the run-up to the real exam, students will be allowed to prepare materials for their finished artwork. In preparation for the mock, students have. Erosion Inspires Art Coursework.
Year 12 students use mixed media techniques to produce a variety of textured samples. These are. Spring Planters to Go on Sale. Trampoline Team is Flying High. A World of Skills on Show. The show was opened by patron and Dragons' Den star. The Latest Ashbeian is Out Now.
Economists Bank Second Place. The team of four Year 13 students took part in the Bank of England 2. Congressmen Give Students the Political Lowdown. The Congress to Campus conference at De Montfort University was run with the help of two ex-congressmen, who shared their experiences with students. They explored.
The senior citizens' carol concert has become a popular date in the. Girls Flex Maths Muscles in Olympiad. The students, from Years 11, 12 and 13, all volunteered to take on the challenge, which included extra coaching after. Tickets on Sale Now. Chinese Visitors Learn from Boarders. The 32 teachers, who are all based at secondary schools in Shanghai, spent an afternoon at Ashby School, where. They boosted takings. Official Opening for New Greenhouse. The opening ceremony was performed by database manager Lynne Evans, who runs the school's monthly Club lottery draw.
Jack Billson spoke to Construction students and would-be engineers about his role at. Sky's the Limit on Studio Visit. The 24 students. Cafe Serves up Hallowe'en Horror Menu. Dishes on offer included witches' cauldron balti, Dracula's blood curry and creepy crawly rice. The gifted and talented Year 9 students from Ibstock and Ivanhoe Colleges were soon immersed in. Representatives from a range of professions and educational establishments will be available to advise. Girls Race to Victory. Harriet Roberts, from Year 11, Amy Shaw and Ellie Armstrong, from Year 10, won the race, beating competitors from their own age group, as.
Turbine Expert Shares Knowledge with Engineers. Tommy Crowden, who left Ashby School in , has been delivering lectures to Year 13 engineers, to. Teachers Take the Lead. Media Students Go on Location. The students made three films, inspired by the Tough Mudder charity challenge. In one, they looked at the event through the eyes of a soldier, asking. Students Make their Mark on Future of Town. Engineers Take Closer Look at Industry.
The Year 12 students have visited the Siemens plant three times, as part of their coursework to develop links with local industry. Teacher Dave Birchall. School Visit is ACE. Business Trip is No Walk in the Park. Seventeen Year 12 students spent a day at the park where they learned about the venue's.
Music Residential is on Song. The students, from all Years, joined in a range of groups and ensembles, including the jazz band, wind band, orchestras, samba bands, rock bands and singing groups. London Calling for Art Students. Sign Up for 24 Hour Sportathon. Students from all years played a different sport every hour for 24 hours, starting at 3. Activities included volleyball, skipping, cricket, basketball and many more. The event was. Geographers Get a Feel for Field Work.
During the field. Year 13 Parents' Evening on Thursday 26 September. Year 11 Art students took it in turns to wear a blindfold while their classmates described pieces of artwork to them. Art teacher Kate Storer. Year 9 Open Evening on 3 October. During the evening, Year 9 students and their families will be able to find out more about the. Cameron Takes the Title. Cameron, 15, won every one of his 18 races to take the title at Lakeside in Doncaster, just a year. Degree Show Inspires Students. Thirty Year 12 students, who follow courses in either Art or Product.
Engineering Hopes Go Nuclear. Alastair was one of just 58 students aged 14 to 16 from. A Level Results are Best Ever. The overall pass rate for the students sitting A levels this year was per cent. Young Apprentices Shine at Conference. The Year 12 students tackled a series of Apprentice-style challenges, under the guidance.
Students then analyse the images and videos to. School Gets Award for Commitment to Staff. By keeping staff up-to-date with the latest developments in teaching and learning, Ashby School. Return to School Dates. They can collect their timetable from the Sixth Form Centre from 8. Year 13 students are expected in school on Thursday 29 August The survey of Year 10 and 11 parents was carried out by an independent marketing company. Findings showed that Athletes are Number One! The team competed wearing number 1- which proved to be the placing for many of the athletes.
Pictured are. Construction Students Get Some Sun. They had recently completed a unit on technical drawing. Teacher Rebecca Knight said:. Year 12 BTEC students completed workshops in sports physiology, sports psychology and exercise fitness and. Biologists Sample Rivers and Rocky Shores. The day featured a full programme of track and field events, culminating in a sporting victory for Hastings House.
There was also success for Nathan Lewis, from. Arts Students Put on Show through the Decades. The 'Promenade' event focused on cultural highlights from life in the s, s, s and s. Treasure Hunt est Fantastique. Year 9 students from Ibstock and Ivanhoe high schools followed French clues which led them on a hunt around the school buildings. James is in Fast Lane to be Horse Racer. James Larter will study for a Diploma in Race Horse Care, after successsfully undergoing a rigorous interview.
Topics included chemistry, physics,. Jet Skier Cameron Makes Waves. Holocaust Survivor to Speak to Students. Susi Bechhofer, whose mother died at Auschwitz-Birkenau, will share her experiences and take. Careers Challenge for Year 10 Students. Each class was divided. Giant Fingerprint is Work of Art. Babies Join Class. The new additions are being cared for by Year 10 Health and Social Care students, giving them hands-on experience of the realities of. Pupils from local primary schools submitted 30 entries to the fair on the theme of 'how things work', including.
Taste of University Life for Year 10 Students. The 23 students were given a tour of the campus, information about student finance and two academic taster sessions, on Engineering and Sport and. The finished results included a pig-shaped guitar and one. Students are Strongest Link on French Day. Tickets on Sale for Big Band Night. Tickets for the musical spectacular are now on sale. Alternate performances will come from the. Anyone for Cardio Tennis?
PE students in Year 11 can now opt for cardio tennis — tennis played to music. The emphasis is more on movement than tennis techniques and is designed to. School Council Reviews its Year in Office. But the big question remains — how can student voice be good for the. Artwork: Collect it - or Lose it. Any work not collected by 31 October will have to be destroyed. The aims for their year in office include promoting unity,. Super Snappers Take Top Prizes.
Battlefields Trip for Historians. During the trip, they. Advice on Measles Outbreak. Click here to read the letter from Public Health England. Elliot Swims to Victory in Aquathon. He and. Study Leave Starts.
For Year 11 students, study leave begins on Friday 17 May. Year 12 students begin their study leave on Friday 10 May. Year 13 students are on study. Silver Surfers Get to Grips with Internet. Sixth Formers have been running the weekly computer sessions for older people since December, to. Golf Tournament is a Hit. Pupils from three local primary schools were at Ashby School to take part in the tri-golf competition, which combined skills and fun. Students planned and ran the event,. Headteacher Eddie Green said: "Our deepest condolences are offered to his family and.
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Students Swim the Channel in Ashby! The students decided to set themselves an Ashe 'Iron Man' challenge to raise money for their House.
Nadia Belkaid, who teaches English language, literature and history to students in Years 11 - 13 at the Lycee. Visiting Engineer Shares Secrets with Students. Jack Bilson spoke to two groups of Construction students and would-be engineers about his. Awards Evening for Students. Award winners included Katie Jones, who picked up the Tina Parker Cup for making the greatest progress in all areas of her school career. In December,. James Nets Victory on Tennis Court. James, 15, who is in Year 10, was one of seven boys to represent Leicestershire in the.
Hockey Players Make it Four in a Row. Students could choose from more than 50 activities, including zumba classes, flower arranging, origami, Wii games, Easter craft making, photgraphy, textiles recycling,. Netballers Come Out on Top. The girls' under15 netball team came second in the Charnwood league, competing against five other schools from across the area. Talented linguists from Ivanhoe and Ibstock high schools spent an afternoon at Ashby School, making their own tartes aux pommes. The masterclass has. Here, Margherita writes about their experience: 'In March, the two of us took part in a trip run by the Holocaust.
School Invests in Latest Technologies. No Fretting at Guitar Workshop. During the nine-week course, students will design and make their own scale models, using computer-aided technology. The after-school classes. The event, which took place in front of an appreciative audience in the Sixth Form Centre, included acoustic guitar and vocal performers as. Ashby had been camped in the opposition 22 but, after several opportunities went begging due to inaccuracy with the final pass, the.
Netballers Take Third Place. The girls put on a spirited display to come fourth in the Charnwood League, competing against teams from seven other local schools. There were special. Swimmers are Great in Gala. The school entered four teams of four swimmers — Year 10 and Boxing is Newest School Sport. Its popularity is believed to be down to the success. Cadets Lifts Top Military Award. Maths Students Make it Count. Business Students Shine in Challenge. Artists are Inspired by Peace. Students were given just six hours to create their own original artwork on the subject of peace, for the Rotary Young Artist of the Year competition.
A selection. School Council Helps Hospice Charity. A cheque was presented to representatives of the charity at a Hastings House assembly. Carol Smith of Hospice Hope accepts the cheque. Madrid Trip is Pitch Perfect. Twelve students made the journey to Spain, which included a visit to the Bernabeu stadium to see Real. Teacher Takes Trip to the Palace. Frances is Named Top Musician - Again. Frances played the Adagio non Troppo movement. Sign Up for Stop Smoking Sessions. The North West Leicestershire MP spoke about his role in the local constituency and his responsibilities at Westminster, including his membership.
The game was played in blustery conditions and Ashby made a really. Skiiers Put in Some Practice. Ten people learned to ski while four - including teacher Ben Clarke - learned to snowboard. Apply Now to Mary Smith Fund. The Mary Smith Scholarship Fund was set. First Alex Grose Bursary is Awarded. Alex Lamb at the piano. Snow Joke for Premises Staff. The school's team of premises officers, led by estates manager Shaun Holyland, spent hours clearing footpaths and making.
Mo's Belt is Business Challenge. School Open as Normal. Buses will collect, where possible. Parents are requesed not to come onto the school site but to deliver students to a safe distance by car, and allow students to walk the. The evening will take place at 6pm in the school lecture theatre. The school will remain open to any students who have exams today.
This morning's examination will begin at 9am. This afternoon's examination will begin. Ashby School Closed from Lunchtime Today. Those travelling by bus will remain at school until 1. Olympic Basketball Star Visits School. About students from Years 11, 12 and 13 got the chance to listen to. The students travelled by overnight coach and Eurotunnel to reach their youth hostel in.
What to do in the Event of Snow. Carol Concert Goes Down a Storm. Presentation Evening for Returning Students. The students - most of whom are in their first year of university - left Ashby School in the summer at. Medical Advice Issued on Winter Bug. The students had been working with the food giant on a project centred around its 'Space Raiders' snack.
They were. Festive House Afternoon is Fantastic. There was also. Easy Victory for Netballers. The match began quietly with the score standing at 1 - 1 for much of the first quarter. Punk Hits Raise Charity Cash. Katie Jones is announced as the. Vet and Pet in School for Careers Chat. Our House A presentation by Bullen member Geogia Boulter, Rotary Young Designer of the Year , outlines just some of the achievements, aims and activities of Bullen.
School Christmas Cards Go on Sale. Cards cost 25p each or five for. Cardboard Sculptures Come to Life. Students are. Mathematicians Shine in National Challenge. William Lai qualified for the British Mathematics Olympiad first round. He will sit the 3. Staff Get a Soaking for Children in Need. The fundraising idea was put forward by students. Mr Bircher takes.
Show Club Entertain Audiences in Burton. Swarm of Bugs Escapes from Art Class. Insects created by Year 10 students are hanging from ceilings, pinned to walls and even crawling out of the classroom and along the ceiling of the Art corridor. The swarm. Car Part Art Hits Mark. The project was inspired by Year 10 art students who. Tickets on Sale for Popular Carol Concert. The senior citizens' carol concert has become one of the highlights in the run-up to Christmas. The evening will feature festive entertainment by school musicians,.
Good Sports Run Basketball Festival. The Year 12 students, who are all working towards sports coaching and leadership qualifications, led a series of basketball skills. Ashby School Pushes Vinyl Frontier. Staff and students brought in armfuls of their vinyl favourites, including Madness, The. January Closing Date for Alex's Fund. Alex Grose, an able student and keen theatre technician, died unexpectedly in September at the age. The 'Into the Sixth Form' evening will give students and their parents an introduction to Sixth Form life,.
School Crossing Patrol Vacancy. During this time, students and drivers are urged to take extra care when crossing Leicester Road. Ashby School has begun the. Musicians Put on Surprise Performance. Hallowe'en is Frightening Fundraiser. Ghouls, ghosts, witches and werewolves turned out in force to support the cause on 31 October.
A ghoulish new take on school uniform. Band Night Rocks. During the visit, the students engaged in debates inside the Parliament building with. Representatives of more than 40 different career paths — including universities, colleges, and local and. House Trip is on Target. Thirty-two students travelled to Derby for the House social outing. Doris Wells-Papanek, who is based in the Chicago area, was at Ashby to see the range.
Firework Project Goes with a Bang. As part. Sixth Formers Shine at Statutes. A group of 12 Sixth Formers ran the Cluedo-style challenge for Year 8 students, using practical chemistry techniques. These students ran the Cluedo-style session. Music Trip is Huge Success. The school musicians, along with seven students from Ivanhoe College, travelled to Dunfield House for a weekend of intense musical rehearsals and. Cambodia Challenge is Out of this World.
The cultural exchange will take place in July through the World Challenge programme. Students will learn about leadership, volunteering, and life in two. Young Ambassadors to Spread Sporting Message. Three students will attend the October conference, as part of their Young Ambassador role. School Forges Closer Community Links. The Community Cohesion group includes members of the town council, the police,. School Gains Academy Status. From 1 October , the school was granted Academy status, giving it greater freedom to determine its curriculum, finances and other issues.
Academies are state-funded, independent schools committed to providing a first class education. The Great Ashby Cake-Off. Staff and students in Design, Languages, PE and the special needs department will sell hundreds of homemade cakes and. Open Evening for Current Year 9 Students. Current Year 9 students and their families are invited to come and find out more about the school's impressive range. Quiz Marks European Day of Languages. Sixth Formers were asked to come up with an idea to promote the event across the school - and.
Ashby Pushes the Vinyl Frontier. Exam Results Are Up Again. The figure was up. Languages for All - Sign Up Now. The courses in Spanish and British Sign Language follow the success of previous after-school language sessions. Students sold a range of produce, including peas, garlic, courgettes and rhubarb, that they had grown themselves in the school vegetable plot. All proceeds. Long-Standing Governors Say Goodbye. John Exton, an Old Boy of. Farewell to Leading Lights at Boarding House. Director of Boarding John Williams and his wife, Lynne, who is matron, have overseen huge changes since becoming involved.
Megan is Outstanding - and That's Official. Conference Celebrates 25 Years. Children's Classics Brought to Life on Stage. Georgia is Young Designer of the Year. Georgia Boulter, 17, won the Rotary district competition with her architectural model of a dance studio which took more than 40 hours to. Teachers Make it to Olympics. Margaret and Sam. Young Musicians are in Tune. Naomi Edwards, Fran Gibson and Megan Lewis are members of a trio called Caprice, playing cello, oboe and flute respectively.
Hitting the high. How to Run a Successful Football Club. Students were sampling on rocky shores. Biologist John Bostock, who accompanied. Bronze Students Brave Rain. Students get comfortable in. Masterclass for High School Linguists. The talented linguists from Ibstock and Ivanhoe high schools took part in a treasure hunt around B block, answering questions in French to find.
Sixth Form Induction for Year 11 Students. For more details, click here. Inspectors assessed the achievement of pupils, the. Bag a Bargain at Uniform Sale. The sale will take place on the Range. Ben Bags Uni Work Placement. He will receive a. Students Celebrate World Book Night. A parental questionnaire will be sent home with students early this week. Parents are asked to complete and return the questionnaire. All the other entrants were members. Remarkable Students Get Awards. A full list of award winners appears at the end of this.
Lucinda Takes to the Sky. Young Writers are Published. Amy Hodgkins and Brett Mottram with the anthology that features their. Malcolm Harper spoke to Sixth Form geographers, gifted and talented students and members of. Exam Timetables Issued. Festival organisers approached the school to ask for their help in promoting the event. A poster for the festival deisigned by Media Studies students.
Students have since designed. Make a Date for Higher Education Evening. The evening will include talks by Sixth Form staff, along with a guest speaker from De Montfort. Glenn Sets Sail. Glenn Higginbotham, 17, of Smisby, will take to the seas.
Runners and Swimmers Line Up for Challenge. Uniform Clearance Sale. Absence Procedure - A Reminder. Parents or carers of Year 10 and 11 students should contact x by 10am. Mrs Bingley passed away on Friday 23 March. Holocaust Lessons to be Shared through Assemblies. The pair visited the former concentration camp in February, as guests of the Holocaust Memorial.
Wacky Races Raise Charity Cash. And they're off Twenty-five students signed up to complete as many laps of the circuit as. Caring for Babies is not Child's Play. The seven virtual babies have been cared for by Year 11 students as part of their Health and Social care. The concert had an Olympic theme. This will be the third consecutive year that musicians from Ashby School have joined.
Sixteen teams took part in the event in the Sixth Form Centre. Sixth Formers came in fancy dress. Lessons are Off - Anyone for Zumba? Building new skills - literally. A student tries his hand at Construction. All 1, students at. Now students and former students of Ashby School and Ivanhoe College. Business Brains Shine in Midlands Competition. Ace of BASE. Click here to catch up with all the latest news and views from around the school. Getting Creative in the Community. A cheque for the materials. Taking Science to the Extreme.
The residential course will put the fun into Physics during three days of workshops, visits and team challenges. Guest Speaker Confirmed for Awards Ceremony. Talented Brothers are Well Deserved Winners. Think Positive, Think Top Marks. The visit is. Ashby School is Now on Twitter. All important notices and news items will also continue to appear on the school website. County Final for Young Chefs. Girls Talk their Way into District Finals. Academy Move is a Step Closer. Students should return to school on Tuesday 21 February. Monday 20 February is a teacher day, when only.
Cheerleaders Make their Mark in Competition. It's Madness to Miss School Musical. The show's concept was based on the game of Monopoly. Performers from all Years took on singing, acting and technical roles for. Battlefields Tour for History Students. The Year 10 students went on a three-day whistle-stop tour of historical landmarks, including the Lijsenhoek War Cemetery, and the Town Cells. Shoe Boxes Spread Xmas Cheer. Members of form C3MW were set the challenge of creating the most exciting shoe box gift and getting closest to the. Tarran aims for Title Success. Tarran, 16, has just completed his second year of racing at national level — and.
Are You Eligible for Government Premium? Click here to read the. Students Become Police Witnesses for a Day. Five students volunteered to help the police by playing the part of witnesses. They were asked to watch a short. Ashbeian Autumn Issue Now Out. However, the Sixth Form Centre will remain open to Sixth Formers who wish to come in for private study or to use school resources.
The area. The TV endurance test. Farewell to Clive Jones. Mr Jones, who was an old boy of the school, was a fervent supporter of Ashby School. He was Chair of Governors during some of the school's most ambitious. London Exhibition for Amy. Amy, who is in Year 11, will join other gifted young artists. Speaking Out for Ashby. Mayor of Ashby Joins the Crewe.
Roll Up for Christmas Concert Tickets. The seasonal. Cheerleaders are Official Squad for Nottingham Hoods. A spokesperson. Russian Cosmonaut on Mission to Ashby. Aspiring Students Get Motivated. Fair Trade. All the fun of the fair. More than 20 Sixth Formers volunteered to take the youngsters.
Giant Digger to Help with Careers Advice. Representatives from scores of professional organisations. Students and staff are being asked to donate unwanted items such as books, CDs and clothes, in a box outside the library. Other items including DVDs, toys, shoes. Parents Urged to Get on Board. The school currently has vacancies for two parent governors to play a vital role in shaping its future. Governors help to discuss and make. Click here to go to the Examinations page. International School Hat-trick.
The Award is given to schools which add a global dimension to lessons across the curriculum. Over the last three years, the school has introduced an international. Students queue anxiously for results. Among them were Emma Howard and. Evening Language Classes for Students - and their Families.
Since being added to. Year 12 students should return on Monday 5 September. Winning Designs Impress Shoppers. A passer-by was so impressed by one of the paintings that she went into the shop to ask if she could. Skills for Life for Students. More than 70 students at Ashby School boosted their business brains by signing up for a crash course in management skills. Economists on the Money in London.
The students were given a tour of Television Centre, which included a talk on the operations of the. Girls Sample Extreme Physics. Students put their speed and stamina to the test in a full programme of track and field events, including javelin, long jump and a. Day of Dance Gets Students Moving.
Dancers took part in a contemporary dance workshop. This was followed in the afternoon by. Sea Cadet Chosen for Prestigious Role. Over the coming year, he will accompany the. Ashby School Hosts Visitors from Asia. The 10 principals were among a delegation of 50 who travelled from Vietnam, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan. There were also representatives. The fashion show — which followed an urban theme — brought together the work of young designers from Ashby School, Ivanhoe and.
Chick Flicks Dominate Film Awards. Paige and Meesha Greensmith's 'What, the Cluck? Fashion Workshop for Primary Pupils. The youngsters from Griffydam Primary School will use the latest technology to design and print their own t-shirts for a fashion show to. Leicestershire Headteachers to Share their Expertise at Conference. Long Journey to Italy is Well Worth it. Thirty-two students made the hour journey to Italy, where they stayed at Nago, a small town 10 minutes from Lake Garda.
Students visited the cathedral. World of Work Opens for Students. More than students will take part in career. Tia was one of eight talented cooks to reach the final and hoping to be crowned Young Chef. Exhausted competitors recover after. Body popper Daniel Ambrose-Jones in action. The House's success followed strong performances from body-popper Daniel Ambrose-Jones. Origami to Help Japanese Quake Victims. A group of Sixth Formers show off their creations. Six Japanese origami experts from across the Midlands were in school to teach the ancient art of paper-folding.
The after-school. George Attends Cambridge Masterclass. George Lock, 16, was one of people nationwide to be selected for the masterclass at Pembroke College. The course was designed to give. All four are looking forward to settling into their roles. Internal and external students who hope to obtain a Sixth Form place for - 12 are advised to keep. Among the recipients was Jessica McGeown, who received four awards, including the inaugural Clive Jones Shield, for the student who has.
Le francais diplomatique, s'il vous plait!
The visit was a first for Ashby School and the Embassy, which had never worked with a school before. After it was easier to recall the esprit de corps, and forget the Buffering. Published diaries, like memoirs, cannot be considered a true record. Editors select what they consider the more interesting battles and episodes, so that the reader could believe soldiers spent all of their time in France engaged in battle.
These unpublished selections illustrate battles, but also the monotony of the days 'in rest', on marches, and on fatigues. Soldiers kept diaries during the war for companionship, to record the great adventure, and to work out the horrific and inexplicable. They were not, as published material would often have us believe, describing a glorified infantryman's picnic. Categories Studies in the Creative Arts and Writing not elsewhere classified.
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