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Upcoming school open houses & tours in Savannah, Pooler

Wednesday, January 25th, 2023

School searching in the Savannah area?

School open houses & tours are coming up including:

*Risen Savior Christian Academy open house, preK-8th grade, Sat. Jan. 28 2023, 10AM-Noon. Pooler. Details here.

*Calvary Day School open house, pre-K to 12th grade, Sun. Jan. 29 2023. Register here

*Susie King Taylor Community School (K-8) Community Expo, Sat. Feb. 4 2023, noon-2PM. Details here.

*Savannah Christian Preparatory School open house, pre-K to 12th grade, Wed. Feb. 8 2023. Register here.

*Savannah Adventist Christian School in Pooler, Open House 7-11th grade, Sun. Feb. 26 2023, 3-5PM. No registration required.

*Savannah-Chatham public school open houses. Schedule here.

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(Savannah schools) Savannah Adventist Christian School open house, preschool-8th grade, Pooler

Monday, January 23rd, 2023

Savannah Adventist Christian School in Pooler announces their Open House for Sun., Feb. 26, 3-5PM.

Visit Savannah Adventist Christian School classrooms, chat with teachers, view Science Fair projects, enjoy refreshments, shop Scholastic Book Fair. No reservations required!

NEW for 2023-2024! Year-round Early Learning Center – find all the details here.

The school is at 50 Godley Way, Pooler, GA 31322.

Savannah Adventist Christian School — which offers preschool starting at age 3 through 10th grade — is a small, private school with a family feel and Christian curriculum.

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(Pooler schools) Visit Risen Savior Christian Academy (Preschool-8th grade)

Friday, January 20th, 2023

Tour Risen Savior Christian Academy in Pooler & meet the staff, Jan. 28 2023

Come visit Risen Savior Christian Academy, voted BEST SCHOOL IN POOLER! (Pooler Magazine Best of Pooler 2022) at an open house Sat. Jan. 28 2023, 10AM-Noon.

Come and learn about the Preschool for 2, 3, & 4 year olds and the elementary school for Kindergarten through 8th grade.

At this open house, you will be able to:

*ENROLL for 2023-2024
*Meet the school’s caring staff members
*Tour the school’s beautiful campus
*Learn how the school’s curriculum develops the whole child

1755 Quacco Rd., Pooler, Georgia 31322

For more information visit www.risensaviorgeorgia.com

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(Savannah schools) Tour Susie King Taylor Community School (K-8)

Thursday, January 19th, 2023

Susie King Taylor Community School Community Exposition, Savannah

School searching in Savannah? Come to Susie King Taylor Community School – a tuition-free, public K-8 charter school – for an afternoon of food, music, and community. Plus, staff will be giving tours and answering questions about #SKTCS enrollment.

All of this happens at the Peace Love and Learning Community Exposition on Feb. 4 2023, Noon- 2PM @ Susie King Taylor Community School, 1709 Bull St., Savannah 31401.

Watch a video about Susie King Taylor Community school here.

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Applications for 2023-2024 School Year

Susie King Taylor Community School is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 school year.

 Apply for the 2023-2024 School Year 

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You’re invited: Dancing with the (Calvary Day School) Stars @ Victory North, Savannah

Wednesday, January 18th, 2023

Dancing with the Calvary Stars 2023 @ Victory North, Savannah

Parents, join Calvary Day School for the 2023 Dancing With the Calvary Stars, presented by Chatham Parkway Toyota, which will be held Friday, February 10 at Victory North in Savannah.

Enjoy a cocktail hour, dinner, dancing, and silent auction! Don’t miss your chance to see Calvary Stars take the stage!

Grab your best party dress and dancing shoes as we dance the night away! View ticket and table package options here.

This is a 21+ event.

Learn more here.

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Savannah public schools: Applications available Feb. 8 for free, lottery-funded Pre-K for 2023-24

Thursday, January 12th, 2023

FREE Pre-K programs with Savannah-Chatham Public Schools, Application Process Feb. 8-Feb. 24 2023

Pre-K applications for the 2023-24 school year for Savannah-Chatham public schools will be available from Feb. 8 to Feb. 24 2023.

When completing the application, be prepared to submit your child’s birth certificate and proof of address in the application.

Parents will be notified of their child’s placement or wait list status by email on March 22, 2023.

To participate in the Pre-K Program for School Year 23-24, children must be four years of age on or before September 1, 2023 and must be a resident of Chatham County. ​

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has 65 Georgia Lottery funded Pre-K classes.

The Pre-Kindergarten program provides a full day (6.5 hours) of appropriate instructional services to students for the regular school calendar year. The purpose of the Pre-K Program is school readiness and transition to Kindergarten for success in later school years.

SouthernMamas.com will update this post to incude a link to the application when it’s available.

Find more information here.

(Pooler schools) Preschool & PreK Openings @ Savannah Adventist Christian School

Sunday, January 8th, 2023

Preschool & PreK openings @  Savannah Adventist Christian School 

Meet Savannah Adventist Christian School’s Preschool teacher, Mrs. Jennifer Beltran.

Would you like your child in an environment that educates the whole child–mind, body, and spirit? Of course you do, and Savannah Adventist Christian School  is here to help!

Would you like to give your child the greatest possible advantage as they journey through school and life? Of course you do, and we’re here to help! Check out Mrs. Beltran’s homework tip, and put it to practice in your home!

To partner with teachers who will get to know your child as a unique and special individual and help him/her grow in God’s plan, check out Savannah Adventist Christian School .

Space available in Preschool and Pre-K for 2022-2023. Applications will be accepted for 2023-2024 in mid to late January 2023.

To schedule a tour of our campus, please contact the school: 912-748-5977 or info@sacssda.org

The school is at 50 Godley Way, Pooler, GA 31322.

Savannah Adventist Christian School  — which offers preschool starting at age 3 through 9th grade — is a small, private school with a family feel and Christian curriculum.

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(Savannah schools) Applications open for the 2023-24 for Savannah Classical Academy K-12 Charter School

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023

Savannah Classical Academy charter school, K-12th grade

The lottery application window for Savannah Classical Academy K-12 Charter School closes Jan. 20 2023. The lottery is open to all students living in Chatham County, from kindergarten to twelfth grade. 
Apply online. 

Savannah Classical Academy is a public charter school serving residents of Chatham County.
There is no tuition. 

The average high school class size is 16.

The application is NOT part of Savannah Chatham County’s specialty program application process. SCA operates independently of the county public school system.

Historically, SCA students earn more college credits while in high school than other local high schools (public & private). Unlike other area high schools, SCA will cover the tuition if your child exceeds the 30 hour cap of state funded college courses while in high school.

SCA not only offers academic and technical college courses, we also have AP and technical high school courses such as Computer Science. SCA offers many extra-curricular programs including off campus learning experiences. This year SCA Seniors will travel to London and Paris as part of an eight day trip to Europe.

See academic rankings below and review an informational video here.  

Apply online.

Families may also visit the school to submit an application Monday-Thursday, 8:30AM until 2PM.

Deadline to apply: Jan. 20, 2023.

SCA is a public, nonsectarian, nonreligious, nonprofit school organized and operated under Georgia State laws.

SCA operates under one county-wide attendance zone. If SCA receives more applications than seats available in a grade level, students are admitted by a lottery process as mandated by state and federal law.

Learn more here.

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Upcoming school open houses & tours in Savannah, Pooler

Friday, December 30th, 2022

School searching in the Savannah area?

School open houses & tours are coming up including:

*St. Andrew’s School – Savannah, GA open house, pre-K to 12th grade, Thurs. Jan. 9 2023. Register here.

*Calvary Day School open house, pre-K to 12th grade, Sun. Jan. 29 2023. Register here

*Savannah Christian Preparatory School open house, pre-K to 12th grade, Wed. Jan. 11 2023. Register here.

*Academy Day @ Savannah Adventist Christian School in Pooler, 7-11th grade, Mon. Jan. 9 2023. Register here.

*Savannah-Chatham public school open houses. Schedule here.

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(Savannah schools) Open House @ St. Andrew’s School

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Parents, Thurs. Jan. 12 2023

Make plans to attend the upcoming Open House and see why St. Andrew’s School was voted Savannah’s BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL. Faculty, students, and parents from the St. Andrew’s community will welcome you to campus for a tour and answer all of your questions.

Register at www.saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Parents

Thurs. Jan. 12, 2023

8:30AM Grades 5 through 12

9:30AM – Pre K 3 through Grade 4

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(Savannah preschools) Pre-K spots available @ Advanced Academics Academy, Pooler

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

Pre-K spots available @ Advanced Academics Academy, Pooler

Advanced Academics Academy in Pooler offers small classes, hands-on learning, a customized curriculum with certified educators for PreK-7th grade.  

Advanced Academics Academy – a private, micro school – has spots open in pre-K. Students must be potty-trained and ready for school. If you want to see if your child is ready for Pre-K, consider a Try-It Morning

Advanced Academics offers: ability-based learning, cross-curricular projects, gifted certified educators & more.

Class size is limited for a great experience. 

Register today or learn more here.

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(Savannah schools) Open House @ St. Andrew’s School

Tuesday, December 27th, 2022

St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Parents, Thurs. Jan. 12 2023

Make plans to attend the upcoming Open House and see why St. Andrew’s School was voted Savannah’s BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL. Faculty, students, and parents from the St. Andrew’s community will welcome you to campus for a tour and answer all of your questions.

Register at www.saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Parents

Thurs. Jan. 12, 2023

8:30AM Grades 5 through 12

9:30AM – Pre K 3 through Grade 4

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(Pooler schools) Learn about a high school program on the Savannah Adventist Christian School Pooler campus

Monday, December 19th, 2022

7th-11th grade students & parents invited to Academy Day, Pooler

Learn more about Atlanta Adventist Academy’s TRUeConnect program for high school students on the Savannah Adventist Christian School Pooler campus by coming to Academy Day on Mon. Jan. 9 2023. Registration required.

To experience Atlanta Adventist Academy from the Savannah Adventist Christian School campus, register here

Register here if you want to visit the Atlanta campus in person that day. We plan to offer 9th and 10th grade on the Savannah/Pooler campus for 2023-2024.

To schedule a tour of Savannah Adventist Christian School’s Pooler campus, please contact the school: 912-748-5977 or info@sacssda.org There is space available in the Preschool and Pre-K classrooms starting on Jan. 4 2022.

The school is at 50 Godley Way, Pooler, GA 31322.

Savannah Adventist Christian School — which offers preschool starting at age 3 through 9th grade — is a small, private school with a family feel and Christian curriculum.

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(Savannah schools) You’re invited to new monthly meeting @ Calvary Day School

Saturday, December 17th, 2022

Calvary Day School in Savannah invites you to new monthly meeting, Jan. 8 2023

Below is a guest post from Calvary Day School in Savannah

Calvary Day School hopes you had a great Christmas, and wish you a Happy New Year! 

Calvary began a monthly meeting series, Identity in Christ, with the intent to strengthen and equip our community in raising strong young people. We invite you to join Brittany Price Brooker as she leads the next Identity series, ‘Actions’, on Jan. 8, 2023, at 6PM. Please RSVP using the link here to save your seat.

Brittany is a believer in Christ with a desire to make Him known. She encourages others as she shares her story of God’s faithfulness through the deep grief of becoming a young widow, the hardships of previously being a single mom of five children, and the difficulties of blending a family deeply affected by trauma.

We hope to have you join us in the next installment of the Identity in Christ series. For more information on Calvary Day School, please contact admissions@calvarydayschool.com.

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(Savannah children’s birthday party venues) Calvary STEM & Nature Center

Friday, December 16th, 2022

Nature Center Children’s Birthday Party Venue @ Calvary Day School

SouthernMamas.com received the above comments from Savannah mom Gillian about her child’s birthday party @ Calvary STEM and Nature Center in Savannah.

She loved it so much we wish we had had our kids birthdays there when they were younger.

Are you interested in having a birthday party with the animal ambassadors at the Calvary STEM and Nature Center in Savannah?

Now is your chance! The Calvary Nature Center now offers birthday parties on Saturdays from 10AM-Noon., 12:30- 2:30PM.; 3-5PM.

Explore these Savannah children’s birthday package options.

Learn more here.

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Savannah-Chatham public schools ​2023-2024 CHOICE PROGRAM OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE

Thursday, December 15th, 2022

Savannah-Chatham Public Schools 2023 Open Houses

Savannah-Chatham County Public School System offers 26 Choice Programs throughout the district from elementary through high school including kindergarten. Each Choice Program has entrance requirements.

The Choice Program process for 2023-2024 begins Jan. 21, 2023.  

These public schools such as Heard Elementary, Marshpoint Elementary, STEM Academy at Bartlett, J.G. Smith Elementary, Charles Ellis Montessori Academy, Jenkins High School, Savannah Arts Academy,  etc. either don’t have an attendance zone/neighborhood district or they also accept students outside of attendance zone.

Choice Program applications for school year 2023-2024 will be accepted Jan. 21 2023 through Feb. 3 2023.

One way to find the best school fit for your child: tour the school. Find the Savannah-Chatham Public Schools Choice Program 2023-24 Open House Schedule below.

Learn more here.

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Elementary & K-8 Schools

Andrea B. Williams The STEAM Magnet Program, Jan. 24, 2023 5-6PM
Heard Elementary Advanced Learning/STEM Elementary School, Jan. 26, 2023 5:30-7PM
Hodge Elementary Medical and Allied Health, Jan. 11, 2023 5-6PM
J.G. Smith Elementary Traditional and Core Knowledge, Jan. 25, 2023 10-11:30AM
Largo-Tibet Elementary Leader in Me, Jan. 23, 2023 5-6PM
Marshpoint Elementary Enviornmental Sciences/STEAM, Jan. 17, 2023 5-6PM

Charles Ellis Montessori K-8 School Montessori
Jan. 24, 2023 (Kindergarten – 3rd grade only) 5:30-7PM
Jan. 25, 2023 (4th grade – 8th grade only) 5:30-7PM

Esther F. Garrison Visual and Performing Arts Jan. 12, 2023 6-7PM

Middle Schools

The STEM Academy at Bartlett Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Jan. 12, 2023 5-6:30PM
Coastal Middle School SALT Program Jan. 17, 2023 6-7PM
DeRenne Middle School Medical and Allied Health Jan. 18, 2023 5-6PM
Hubert Middle School Innovative Learning Academy Jan. 12, 2023 4:30-5:30PM
Southwest Middle School Cinematic Studies Jan. 24, 2023 5-6PM

High Schools

Beach High School Medical & Allied Health Jan. 26, 2023 5:30-7PM
Groves High School Aviation Manufacturing and Service Program Jan. 12, 2023 5:30-6:30PM
Groves High School Maritime Logistics Jan.12, 2023 5:30-6:30PM
Islands High School Veterinary Science Jan. 26, 2023 6-6:30PM
Islands High School Environmental Science Jan. 26, 2023 5:30- 6PM
Jenkins High School School of Engineering Jan. 24, 2023 5-7PM
Johnson High School International Baccalaureate Jan. 26, 2023 6-7PM
Savannah Arts Academy Visual and Performing Arts Jan. 24, 2023 6-7:30PM
Savannah Early College Early College Jan. 25, 2023 5-7PM
School of Liberal Studies at Savannah High School STEAM Career Academy Jan. 24, 2023 4-6PM
Windsor Forest High School Aviation Drone Program Jan. 24, 2023 6-7PM
Woodville Tompkins Career and Technical Feb. 1, 2023 5-7:30PM

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(Savannah schools) Admissions Tours @ Calvary Day School, PreK-12th grade

Friday, December 2nd, 2022

Tour Calvary Day School in Savannah

Your family is invited to get a first-hand glimpse of all the amazing opportunities available for students in Pre-K through 12th grade @ Calvary Day School in Savannah at any of these upcoming preview days.

Sun. Jan. 29 2023, 2PM. Register & learn more here.

Thurs. Feb. 23 2023, 9-10:30AM. Register & learn more here.

Tours start in the Wilder Chapel. Come Experience Excellence.

Calvary Day School
4625 Waters Ave, Savannah

Pre-K through 12th grade

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(Savannah schools) Visit Savannah Christian Preparatory School (PreK-12th grade)

Thursday, December 1st, 2022

Tour Savannah Christian Preparatory School @ an open house this fall

School searching in Savannah? Visit Savannah Christian Preparatory School, an independent, non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school, during a Welcome Home Wednesday open house.

Learn more here.

Welcome Home Wednesdays

Open Houses 2022-23: Nov. 30, Jan. 11, Jan. 25, Feb. 8

Welcome Home Wednesdays begin at 9:30AM

Reservations are required.
Register for Welcome Home Wednesdays online here.
For more information on this event or admissions at Savannah Christian Preparatory School, please email Kathi Strickland, Director of Family Relations, at kstrickland@savcps.com or call the admissions office at 912.629.5544.

Register online here. 

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(Savannah schools) Applications open for the 2023-24 for Savannah Classical Academy K-12 Charter School

Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

Savannah Classical Academy charter school, K-12th grade

The annual lottery for Savannah Classical Academy is now open to all students living in Chatham County, from kindergarten to twelfth grade. 

Apply online.

Families may also visit the school to submit an application Monday-Thursday, 8:30AM until 2PM.

Deadline to apply: January 20, 2023.

Savannah Classical Academy is a public charter school serving residents of Chatham County.

There is no tuition.

SCA is a public, nonsectarian, nonreligious, nonprofit school organized and operated under Georgia State laws.

SCA operates under one county-wide attendance zone. If SCA receives more applications than seats available in a grade level, students are admitted by a lottery process as mandated by state and federal law.

Compared to other area public schools, SCA students’ achievement results outscored the county public school system on all twenty-two state assessments.

Learn more here.

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(Pooler schools) Preschool & Pre-K openings @ Savannah Adventist Christian School

Monday, November 21st, 2022

Savannah Adventist Christian School has space in preschool & PreK

Meet Savannah Adventist Christian School’s high school facilitator, Ms. Gabby Joseph!

Check out her smart homework tip and learn more about Atlanta Adventist Academy’s TRUeConnect program on the Pooler campus by coming to Academy Day on Mon. Jan. 9 2023. Registration required.

To experience AAA from the SACS campus, register here. Register here if you want to visit the Atlanta campus in person that day.

To schedule a tour of the Pooler campus, please call 912-748-5977 or email info@sacssda.org 

Space available in the Pooler campus Preschool and Pre-K classrooms for the winter term.

The school is at 50 Godley Way, Pooler, GA 31322.

Savannah Adventist Christian School — which offers preschool starting at age 3 through 9th grade — is a small, private school with a family feel and Christian curriculum.

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(Savannah Holidays 2022) SCPS Santa Chase 5K & Fun Run

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Come to Savannah Christian Preparatory School for a trail run while chasing Santa 

SCPS welcomes the Savannah area community to come out and run the campus trails. 

The first runner to beat Santa across the finish line wins $100!  Holiday costumes are welcome and there will be a Costume Contest. Due to the natural terrain of the trails, strollers are not encouraged.  

There will be a fun 1/4 mile kids fun run on the school track!  Each child that completes the 1/4 mile will receive a medal.

Stay around after the race for food and fun holiday activities for the family. 

All proceeds will benefit SCPS PTF. 

REGISTER ONLINE HERE.

Location Street Address: 1599 Chatham Parkway, Savannah, GA 31408

Pricing: $30 until Nov 30 2022 and $35 until Dec 9 2022

Race Day Registration until 8:45 am

Frequently asked questions:

Walkers are allowed
T-shirt is included – 5k only
Anyone can pick up packets with confirmation email

Packet Pick-Up:

Packets will be available for pick up on Fri. Dec. 9, noon- 5PM at the Eckburg Building at Savannah Christian Preparatory School.  It is the first building on the right when you turn into the main entrance of the campus off Chatham Parkway.  

REGISTER ONLINE HERE.

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(Pooler schools) Preschool & Pre-K openings @ Savannah Adventist Christian School

Sunday, November 6th, 2022

Savannah Adventist Christian School has space in preschool & PreK

Meet Savannah Adventist Christian School’s Pre-K teacher, Ms. Kathleen Velazquez.

Would you like your child in an environment that educates the whole child–mind, body, and spirit? Of course you do, and we’re here to help! Check out Savannah Adventist Christian School in Pooler.

Would you like to give your child the greatest possible advantage as they journey through school and life? Of course you do, and we’re here to help! Check out Ms. Velazquez’s homework tip, and put it to practice in your home!

To partner with teachers who will get to know your child as a unique and special individual and help him/her grow in God’s plan, check out Savannah Adventist Christian School.

Savannah Adventist Christian School has space in Preschool and Pre-K, and a waiting list in Kindergarten.

To schedule a tour of the campus, please contact the school: 912-748-5977 or info@sacssda.org

Savannah Adventist Christian School — which offers preschool starting at age 3 through 9th grade — is a small, private school with a family feel and Christian curriculum. It’s located @ 50 Godley Way, Pooler, GA 31322.

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(Savannah schools) Open House @ St. Andrew’s School

Sunday, November 6th, 2022

St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Parents, Thurs. Nov. 30 2022

Make plans to attend the upcoming Open House and see why St. Andrew’s School was voted Savannah’s BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL. Faculty, students, and parents from the St. Andrew’s community will welcome you to campus for a tour and answer all of your questions.

Register at www.saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Parents

Wed. Nov. 30, 2022

8:30AM Grades 5 through 12

9:30AM – Pre K 3 through Grade 4

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(Pooler Schools) Advanced Academics Academy, PreK-7th grade

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

Small classes @ Advanced Academics Academy

Advanced Academics Academy in Pooler offers small classes, hands-on learning, a customized curriculum with certified educators for PreK-7th grade.  

Advanced Academics Academy – a private, micro school – offers: ability-based learning, cross-curricular projects, gifted certified educators & more.

Class size is limited for a great experience. 

Learn more here.

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