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1
Welcome to the Eighth Grade Parent Meeting!
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mr. Joe Burgess Principal www.chiles.leon.k12.f
l.us
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Chiles High PTO
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Deb Buenrosto Rachelle Falcon PTO
Co-Presidents www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us
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Welcome to Chiles Guidance!
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mrs. Teresa Dennis
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Chiles High School - 2013-14
  • Something for everyone - academics, vocational
    and technical programs, fine arts, athletics,
    activity clubs, service clubs and more.
  • Orientation Friday before school starts.
  • Homeroom Several days during first week to
    review aspects of high school.
  • Lockers available for students, assigned first
    week of school in homeroom.
  • Tools available Planner, online grade system,
    teacher websites (optional)
  • Lunch one lunch time, many menu options, Jrs
    and Srs may go off campus with grades and parent
    approval.
  • Parking lot very busy at the beginning and end
    of school.
  • Bell Schedule
  • 730 - 820 First Period
  • 825 - 920 Second Period
  • 925 - 1015 Third Period
  • 1020- 1110 Fourth Period 
  • 1110 - 1155 Lunch
  • 1200 - 1250 Fifth Period
  • 1255 - 150 Sixth Period

5
Articulation Process
  • Guidance Department will meet with students at
    most feeder middle schools to
  • discuss options and process as well as distribute
    Course Request Forms. Private
  • and home school students must complete
    registration process with the registrar.
  • Encourage balance of challenging academics,
    courses of interest and extra
  • curricular involvement. Students should get
    involved on our campus!
  • Credits are earned by passing a semester of a
    course.
  • Students will have an official record, called a
    transcript, with unweighted and
  • weighted grade point average (GPA) after the
    completion of one semester of a high
  • school coursework. High school transcript is
    cumulative for credits and GPA.
  • Unweighted GPA is based on all courses awarded
    the standard grading of
  • A 4.0 B 3.0 C 2.0 D 1.0
  • Weighted GPA is based on
  • Honors and honors gifted courses awarded an
    extra .5 for a semester grade of a C or better.
    A 4.5 B 3.5 C 2.5
  • Advanced Placement and dual enrollment courses
    are awarded an extra 1.0 for a semester grade of
    C or higher. A 5.0 B 4.0 C
    3.0

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Graduation Requirements
  • A four-year, minimum of 24-credits standard
    program, or
  • ACCEL 18 credit program
  • Standard 24 Credit Graduation Requirements
  • English 4 credits
  • Math 4 credits (to include Algebra I, and
    Geometry )
  • Science 3 credits (to include Biology )
  • Social Studies 3 credits ( World History,
    United States History, Economics and United
    States Government)
  • Health Opportunities in Physical Education (HOPE)
    1 credit
  • Fine Art or DOE Approved Practical Art 1 credit
  • Electives as needed for a total of 24 credits
    (8 credits)
  • Earn a 2.0 cumulative unweighted GPA
  • Pass FCAT Reading 2.0 and End Of Course Exams
    (EOC) for credit in Algebra I must take EOC for
    Geometry, Biology, and US History.
  • Complete at least one course for graduation via
    online learning.
  • Scholar and Merit Designation information is
    available on the Florida Dept. of education
    website

7
Online Course for Graduation
  • Options for completing the online course
    requirement for graduation
  • Course can be a semester or yearlong course.
  • Course can be taken in middle school as long as
    it is a high school credit course.
  • Course may be taken via Leon County Virtual
    School (LCVS) or Florida Virtual School (FLVS).
  • Course may be a credit-recovery as long as the
    student earns high school credit through online
    learning.
  • NOTE Drivers Education online course may not
    satisfy this requirement.
  •  
  • LCVS No cost to student. Program run by Leon
    County Schools as a year-round program.
    Students can register anytime.
  • Review http//www.leongoesvirtual.net/ for
    details.
  •  
  • FLVS - No cost to student. Statewide,
    year-round program. Students can register at any
    time of the year with no deadlines. It may take
    a long time to be assigned a teacher in the
    summer. Review www.flvs.net for details.
  • Students must request approvals from their
    guidance counselor for online courses.

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Three Strands for 9thGrade Students
  • 9th grade students typically enroll in four
    required courses
  • English I (general, honors, honors/gifted)
  • Math
  • Science
  • Health Opportunities in Physical Education (HOPE)
  • The traditional track allows students to take
    World History in 10th grade.
  • The Pre-AP program allows for acceleration in the
    social studies area. Students who participate in
    Pre-AP enroll in World History Honors a year
    early to allow them the opportunity to begin
    taking Advanced Placement coursework in 10th
    grade.
  • The AP Accel program allows for acceleration in
    the social studies. Students who participate in
    AP Accel being taking Advanced Placement
    coursework in 9th grade. Those students enroll
    in Advanced Placement World History or Advanced
    Placement Human Geography. In addition, with
    prerequisites, have the option to enroll in AP
    Biology

9
Registration and Dates to Remember
  • Early March - Guidance counselors from Chiles
    visit the middle schools.
  • March 6 Curriculum Fair 600 730pm
    Chiles Gym
  • March 11 Students return completed registration
    forms to their middle school.
  • May Course verification forms mailed home.
  • August Freshman Orientation at Chiles HS on
    the Friday prior to start of school.
  • For Private and Homeschool students
    Pre-registration information is available on our
    website under Prospective Students.

10
Florida Bright Futures Scholarships
  • Academic Scholars Award - Pro-rated per hour
    tuition coverage at a Florida post secondary
    institution.
  • Requirements 3.5 weighted GPA (16 required
    academic credits), 1290 SAT or 29 ACT and 100
    hours of community service. (Forms and Guidelines
    available on Chiles website Guidance link)
  • Florida Medallion Scholars Award - Pro-rated per
    hour tuition coverage at a Florida post secondary
    institution.
  • Requirements 3.0 weighted GPA (16 required
    academic credits) and 1170 SAT or 26 ACT and 75
    hours of community service. (Forms and Guidelines
    available on Chiles website Guidance link)
  • 16 required academic credits include
  • 4 English
  • 4 Math (Algebra I level and higher)
  • 3 Science
  • 3 Social Science
  • 2 Foreign Language (in the same language)
  • The SAT and ACT writing subtests will not be
    used for determining Bright Futures eligibility.
     
  • Statewide Scholarship Weighting awards .25 per
    semester for honors, AP and DE
  • courses with a C or higher. Advanced
    foreign language is not honors for BF.

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Gold Seal Vocational Scholarship
  • Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award -
    Pro-rated per hour tuition coverage for a
    vocational/technical program at a FL post
    secondary institution.
  • Requirements 3.0 weighted GPA (16 required
    credits for graduation), 3.5 GPA in a 3 credit
    vocational program, 30 hours of community
    service, (Forms and Guidelines available on
    Chiles website Guidance link) and a passing
    score on a college placement test (SAT 440 verbal
    math, ACT 18 Reading, 17 English, 19 Math or
    CPT 83 Reading Sentence Skills, 72 Algebra)
  • TV Productions I Criminal Justice I
  • TV Productions II Criminal Justice II
  • TV Productions III Criminal Justice III
  • Culinary Arts I DCT I
  • Culinary Arts II DCT II
  • Culinary Arts III DCT III
  • Computing for College Careers Communication
    Technology I
  • Web Design I Communication Technology II
  • Web Design II Communication Technology III
  • Satisfactory completion of a three credit
    sequential vocational program may award TCC
    credit toward an A.S. degree. See Leon County
    Schools Career Pathways Bulletin.

12
Community Service Documentation
  • Students can begin earning the community service
    hours for Bright Futures once they are promoted
    to 9th grade. (during the summer after 8th grade)

13
Welcome to Chiles
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Ms. Calli Pickens Asst Principal for Curriculum
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Registration and Dates to Remember
  • Pre-registration information is available on our
    website under Prospective Students (under the
    guidance heading).
  • DATES TO REMEMBER
  • March 3rd -7thMiddle School Visits (Holy
    Comforter, School of Arts, Cobb, Raa, Fairview,
    Swift Creek, etc.)
  • March 3rd -Visit Deerlake Middle School
  • March 5th -Visit Montford Middle School
  • May-Course Verification Forms mailed home.
  • August-Freshman Orientation at Chiles on the
    Friday before school starts.

15
Ways to Stay Connected..
  • LCHS APP
  • LCHS List Serve

16
Welcome to Chiles Career Technology Education
Mrs. Julie Childers Career Technology Education
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Sequence of Three Courses
Communication Technology Computer Art
I,II,III Computing for College Web Design
I/II TV Production I,II,III Culinary Arts
I,II,III Criminal Justice I,II,III
  • Industry Standard Software
  • Adobe CS6 Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,
    Premier Pro, HTML Coding
  • Project Based Instruction Real World Related
    Career Related
  • For more information Julie Childers
    childersj_at_leonschools.net
  • (International Travel Julie Childers/Brian
    Welch)

18
Student Schedule Pilar Boyd 11th
Grade
  • US History Honors
  • AP Art History
  • AP Language and Composition
  • Chemistry Honors
  • Comm Tech 3 (Computer Art)
  • Algebra 2 Honors
  • Career Goal Medical field
  • Extra Curricular Activities
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Project Backyard

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Welcome Chiles Dual Enrollment!
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mrs. Pat Phelan
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Dual Enrollment
  • Juniors who wish to take college coursework in
    their Senior year may sign up for the Dual
    Enrollment Program through Tallahassee Community
    College
  • Students may gain as many as 18 hours of college
    credit in the senior year
  • Requirements
  • 3.0 unweighted GPA AND (one of the following)
  • SAT 440 Verbal 550 Math
  • ACT 17 English 21Math 19 Reading
  • FPERT103 English 123 Math 106 Reading
  • FCAT- 262 English for English and Social Studies
    only
  • The FPERT is given on campus, free of charge for
    all Juniors.
  • Chiles offers courses in Math, English, Social
    Studies
  • For more information e-mail Mrs.
    Phelan-phelanp_at_leonschools.net

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Welcome Chiles Athletics
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mike Eto Athletic Director
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  • Eligibility
  • Athletic Teams Schedule
  • Required Athletic Paperwork

23
Eligibility
  • Governed by the FHSAA and Leon County
  • 4 years of consecutive eligibility from the time
    you enter 9th grade
  • Age limit of 19 years old before September 1st
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of a 2.0 or higher

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Athletic Schedule
  • 3 Seasons
  • Fall, Winter and Spring
  • Must complete the current season before starting
    a new season
  • Fall Sports (Late August through Mid December)
  • Boys and Girls Golf
  • Boys and Girls Swimming Diving
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Boys and Girls Cross Country

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Athletic Schedule
  • Winter Sports (October through February)
  • Boys and Girls Basketball
  • Boys and Girls Soccer
  • Wrestling
  • Girls Weightlifting
  • Competitive Cheer

26
Athletic Schedule
  • Spring Sports (January through May)
  • Softball
  • Boys and Girls Track Field
  • Baseball
  • Flag Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Boys and Girls Tennis
  • Boys Weightlifting
  • Extra Curricular Sports
  • Cheer (Spirit Squad)
  • Dance Team
  • Girls Sand Volleyball

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Required Forms
  • Pick them up from Coach, Student Activities
    Office or download from the Chiles Website
  • Forms necessary to participate in Athletics
  • Physical Form EL2
  • Completed by a physician and it is valid for one
    calendar year from the time it is given
  • Activity Participation Form
  • Consent and Release EL3
  • Concussion Heat Related illness EL3CH
  • Student Authorization for Health Disclosure -
    HIPPA

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Welcome to Chiles Pre-AP AP Accel
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mrs. Nancy Watson AP Accel Coordinator Gifted
Coordinator
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Sample Course
Request Form Pre AP and AP
ACCEL
Required Courses Pre-AP(5 total) Directions
Select one course from each subject
area. ENGLISH _____English I Honors _____English
I Honors/Gifted MATHEMATICS Placement based on
8th grade course and grade earned, as well as
standardized test scores. _____Algebra I
_____Geometry _____Geometry Honors
_____Geometry Honors/Gifted _____Algebra
II _____Algebra II Honors (Pre-req Geometry
Hon) _____Algebra II Honors/Gifted (Pre-req
Geometry Hon) SCIENCE Please note the math
requirements for each science course. In order
to take Biology Honors, you must have passed
Earth/Space Science Honors with a B or higher
and Algebra I with a B or higher
_____Earth/Space Science Honors
_____Earth/Space Science Honors/Gifted
_____Biology Honors (Pre-req Earth/Space
Honors Algebra I Honors with a B or higher
co-req Geometry) _____Biology Honors/Gifted
(Pre-req same as Bio Hon) _____ Chemistry Honors
(Co-req Alg II Hon) PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH
_____ Health Education/Physical Education
(HOPE) SOCIAL SCIENCE _____ World History
Honors/Pre-AP _____ World History Honors/Pre-AP
Gifted
Required Courses AP ACCEL (5 total) Directions
Select one course from each subject
area. ENGLISH _____English I Honors _____English
I Honors/Gifted MATHEMATICS Placement based on
8th grade course and grade earned as well as
standardized test scores. _____Algebra I
_____Geometry _____Geometry Honors
_____Geometry Honors/Gifted _____Algebra
II _____Algebra II Honors (Pre-req Geometry
Hon) _____Algebra II Honors/Gifted (Pre-req
Geometry Hon) SCIENCE. (See note for Pre AP
science courses) _____Earth/Space Science
Honors _____Earth/Space Science
Honors/Gifted _____Biology Honors (Pre-req
Earth/Space Honors Algebra I Honors with a B or
higher co-req Geometry) _____Biology
Honors/Gifted (Pre-req same as Bio Hon)
_____Chemistry Honors (Co-req Alg II Hon)
_____ AP Biology (Pre-req Bio I Honors co-req
Algebra II Honors Chem Honors, required)
PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH _____ Health
Education/Physical Education (HOPE) SOCIAL
SCIENCE _____World History Honors/Pre-AP
_____World History Honors/Pre-AP/Gifted
_____Advanced Placement World History
_____Advanced Placement Human Geography
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Pre-AP Program
  • Pre-AP
  • 2014 Program Requirements

GPA READING SCORE MATH SCORE
3.20 235 or higher Or 80 or higher ---

Summer Qualification on 2014 Test Scores
GPA READING SCORE MATH SCORE
3.20 241 or higher ---
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AP Accel Program
  • AP Accel
  • 2014 Program Requirements

GPA READING SCORE MATH SCORE
3.90 DSS 258 or higher or 93 ---
Summer Qualification on 2014 Test Scores
GPA READING SCORE MATH SCORE
3.90 264 or higher ---
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Accessing the AP Application
  • If you qualify for AP Accel, you will need to
    complete an Advanced Placement application.
  • A blue form will be attached to the Course
    Request From
  • For summer qualification - go to the Chiles web
    page (www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us)
  • Click on Departments
  • Click on AP Courses
  • Click on AP Accel
  • Click on Application 2014 2015
  • Print and complete the application and turn it in
    with your course request form

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Jake Robert Meyer 9th Grade
Pre-AP/Gifted
  • 9th Grade Schedule
  • 1st Pd Pre-AP World History Honors/Gifted
  • 2nd Pd Spanish III
  • 3rd Pd Algebra II Honors/Gifted
  • 4th Pd Biology Honors/Gifted
  • 5th Pd English I Honors/Gifted
  • 6th Pd Football/HOPE
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Chiles Varsity Football
  • Chiles Junior Varsity Soccer
  • Community Involvements
  • Childrens Home Society
  • Travel Soccer

34
Welcome to Chiles Gifted Program!
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mrs. Nancy Watson
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Chiles Gifted Program
  • Gifted Students are served in academic classes
    taught by gifted endorsed teachers
  • Due to the number of classes offered at the high
    school level and scheduling concerns, not all
    gifted classes are pure gifted courses and not
    all courses offer a gifted section.
  • Educational Plans for gifted students high school
    years will be developed and available for review
    and signing at the Gifted Parent Meeting
  • Additional information will be available at that
    time.

Gifted Parent Night 600 PM, April 29, 2014
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Welcome to Chiles Fine Arts Department
ART BAND CHORUS DRAMA ORCHESTRA
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Ms. Kelly Little
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Performing Arts
  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drama
  • Orchestra
  • WolfPAC
  • ITS-Thespians

The music program at Lawton Chiles High School
offers multiple classes in Chorus, Orchestra,
Band, Guitar, and AP Music Theory. The drama
department offers a full technical theater
program as well as a full sequence of dramatic
and stagecraft classes including costume design.
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Visual Arts
  • 2-D Classes
  • Drawing / Painting Digital Photo
  • 3-D Classes
  • Sculpture / Ceramics
  • (3) Options in AP Art
  • Drawing / 2D / Sculpture
  • National Art
  • Honor Society, Chapter 2119

Art Club Community Art Exhibits Museum
Trips Art College Presentations Visiting
Artists
39
Welcome to Chiles Advanced Placement Program!
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mrs. Jan Dunlap Director of Advanced Placement
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Research of college
graduation rates shows that
  • 33 of students who attend college attain a
    Bachelors degree
  • 59 of students who take at least 1 AP course
    attain a Bachelors degree (regardless of whether
    they passed the AP exam or not)
  • 76 of students who take 2 or more AP courses
    attain a Bachelors degree (regardless of whether
    they passed the AP exam or not)
  • Answers in the Tool Box
    Academic Intensity, Attendance Patterns, and
    Bachelor's Degree Attainment
    (1999), Federal Department of Education

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AP Exam Statistics
  • NATIONAL STATISTICS
  • Number of students taking 1 or more AP exams in
    2013 28,095,010
  • Number of exams taken in 2013 46,667,670
  • CHILES HIGH SCHOOL STATISTICS
  • Number of students taking 1 or more exams in
    2013 718
  • Number of exams taken in 2013 1,620

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AP and College Success
  • The AP courses that I
    completed helped me build the confidence and
    acquire the knowledge that is necessary to dive
    into college.
  • -- Zachary Stuart, Former AP Student and
    Stanford University Freshman

43
AP and College Success a
AP courses on a students transcript
tell us that theyre challenging themselves
preparing for the rigor that they will encounter
at the University of WisconsinMadison. These
students are going to be the most
successful. --Bobbie Jean St. Arnauld
Freshman Admissions Manager
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Camille Hayward--Advanced Placement Schedule
  • 9th Grade Schedule
  • AP World History
  • HOPE
  • Pre-AP Biology Honors
  • Latin 1
  • Algebra II Honors
  • English I Honors
  • Student Government
  • 10th Grade Schedule
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Human Geography
  • English II Honors
  • Chemistry Honors
  • Pre-Calculus BC Honors
  • Latin II (FLVS)
  • Student Government
  • 11th Grade Schedule
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Language Composition
  • AP US History
  • AP Art History (FLVS)
  • Student Government Honors
  • 12th Grade Schedule
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP US Government
  • AP Physics
  • AP Literature and Composition
  • AP Calculus BC
  • Externship Honors/Gifted with a Neurologist
  • Student Government Honors

Extracurricular National Honor Society
(President), Student Government (Student Body
Vice-President), Senior Board, Little Red Riding
Hoods, Youth Leadership Tallahassee, Young Actors
Theatre, Studio Singers performer, Sharon Davis
School of Dance, Voice Lessons, Theater Camp
Counselor
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Josh GallaherStudent Body President--Schedule
  • 9th Grade Schedule
  • AP World History
  • HOPE
  • Spanish III Honors/Gifted
  • Algebra II Honors/Gifted
  • English I Honors/Gifted
  • Biology Honors/Gifted
  • Student Government
  • 10th Grade Schedule
  • AP European History
  • AP Art History
  • Chemistry Honors/Gifted
  • English II Honors/Gifted
  • Pre-Calculus BC Honors/Gifted
  • Student Government
  • 11th Grade Schedule
  • AP Language Composition
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Physics B
  • AP United States History
  • Forensic Science
  • Student Government Honors
  • 12th Grade Schedule
  • AP Literature and Composition
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP United States Government
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • Weight Lifting
  • Student Government Honors

Extracurricular Activities Student Government
(Student Body President), Varsity Track and Field
(Captain), Varsity Cross Country (Captain), Civil
Air Patrol (Cadet Commander/Cadet 2nd
Lieutenant), National Honor Society, Volunteer
for Salvation Army, Second Harvest, Relay for Life
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You can join the Chiles ListServ find more
information on the Chiles webpage www.chiles.leon
.k12.fl.us
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