Week of August 8 to August 12

  • Monday, August 8 – Staff Development Day. No School.
  • Tuesday, August 9 – Staff Development Day. No School.
  • Wednesday, August 10 – Teacher work day. No School.
  • Thursday, August 11 – School Starts!
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Intro and Expectations; Space Invaders
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  • Friday, August 12 
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Summer Assignment Due; Summer Assignment Presentation
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Week of August 15 to August 19

  • Monday, August 15
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Chi-Square Data Analysis and M&Ms
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  • Wednesday, August 17
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Got Lactase? Activity and Data Analysis; Intro to Evolution
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  • Friday, August 19
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Modes of Natural Selection and Natural Selection Acting on Phenotype; Hardy-Weinberg Lab
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Week of August 22 to August 26

  • Monday, August 22
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Hardy-Weinberg Conditions and Problems; H-W Lab Review
    • Homework: H-W Lab Report
  • Wednesday, August 24
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Hardy-Weinberg Review; Short Answer and FRQ Practice
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  • Friday, August 26
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Genetic Drift; Making of the Fittest; Super Taster Lab
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Week of August 29 to September 2

  • Monday, August 29
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Genetic Drift; Hardy-Weinberg Lab Due
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  • Wednesday, August 31
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Homology and Cladistics; Cladogram Activity
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  • Friday, September 2
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Finish Cladogram; Intro to BLAST Lab
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Week of September 5 to September 9

  • Monday, September 5Labor Day Holiday
  • Wednesday, September 7
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: BLAST Lab
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  • Friday, September 9
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Speciation; BLAST Lab
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Week of September 12 to September 16

  • Monday, September 12 – Staff Development Schedule
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Speciation and Extinction
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  • Wednesday, September 14
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Reproductive Isolation
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  • Friday, September 16End of 1st Grading Period
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: BLAST Lab Due; Hypotheses about the origin of life
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Week of September 19 to September 23

  • Monday, September 19
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Evolution Exam Review
    • Homework: Study! Study! Study!; Ask Questions
  • Wednesday, September 21
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Evolution Unit Exam (Chapters 22-26)
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  • Friday, September 23
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Polarity and Biology; Properties of Water Lab
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Week of September 26 to September 30

  • Monday, September 26
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Surface Area to Volume Ratio in Biology; Calculations
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  • Wednesday, September 28
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Surface Area to Volume Ratio Lab
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  • Friday, September 30
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Biochemistry; Functional Groups; Finish Surface Area to Volume Ratio Lab
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Week of October 3 to October 7

  • Monday, October 3
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Biochemical Reactions; Biomolecule Activity
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  • Wednesday, October 5
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Building Molecules Activity; Biochemistry Basics
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  • Friday, October 7
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Biomolecule Overview; Protein Chemistry Activity
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Week of October 10 to October 14

  • Monday, October 10 – Staff Development Schedule
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Cell Membrane Structure and Function
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  • Wednesday, October 12
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Cell Membrane Lab
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  • Friday, October 14
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Cell Membrane Inquiry Lab
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Week of October 17 to October 21

  • Monday, October 17
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Cell Membrane Lab Review
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  • Wednesday, October 19
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Cell Types; Cell Campaign; Cell Organelle Case Study
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  • Friday, October 21
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Cell Campaign; Cell Organelle Case Study
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Week of October 24 to October 28

  • Monday, October 24
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Cell Campaign Presentations
    • Homework: Study for Exam
  • Wednesday, October 26
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Exam Review
    • Homework: Study for Exam
  • Friday, October 28End of 2nd Grading Period
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Matter Unit Exam
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Week of October 31 to November 4

  • Monday, October 31
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Free Energy and Thermodynamics
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  • Wednesday, November 2
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Intro to Enzymes; Paperase Activity
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  • Friday, November 4
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Enzyme Lab
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Week of November 7 to November 11

  • Monday, November 7 – Staff Development Schedule
    • Periods: 1-6
    • In-Class: ATP
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  • Tuesday, November 8
    • Periods: 1-6
    • In-Class: Cellular Respiration
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  • Wednesday, November 9
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Cellular Respiration
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  • Friday, November 11 – Veteran’s Day Holiday

Week of November 14 to November 18

  • Monday, November 14
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Cellular Respiration
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  • Wednesday, November 16
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Cellular Respiration
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  • Friday, November 18
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Anaerobic Fermentation and Rootbeer
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Week of November 21 to November 25

  • Monday, November 21Holiday – No School
  • Tuesday, November 22Holiday – No School
  • Wednesday, November 23Holiday – No School
  • Thursday, November 24Thanksgiving Day Holiday
  • Friday, November 25Holiday – No School

Week of November 28 to December 2

  • Monday, November 28
    • Periods: 1- 6
    • In-Class: Photosynthesis
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  • Wednesday, November 30
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Photosynthesis Lab
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  • Friday, December 2
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Photosynthesis Lab
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Week of December 5 to December 9

  • Monday, December 5
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Cell Cycle and Mitosis
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  • Wednesday, December 7
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Cell Cycle and Cancer Case Study
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  • Friday, December 9
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Down Syndrome Case Study
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Week of December 12 to December 16

  • Monday, December 12
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Final Review
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  • Tuesday, December 13
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Final Review
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  • Wednesday, December 14Finals
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  • Thursday, December 15Finals
    • Periods:
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  • Friday, December 16Finals. End of 1st Semester.
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Week of December 19 to December 23

  • Monday, December 19Winter Break
  • Tuesday, December 20Winter Break
  • Wednesday, December 21Winter Break
  • Thursday, December 22Winter Break
  • Friday, December 23Winter Break

Week of December 26 to December 30

  • Monday, December 26Winter Break
  • Tuesday, December 27Winter Break
  • Wednesday, December 28Winter Break
  • Thursday, December 29Winter Break
  • Friday, December 30Winter Break

Week of January 2 to January 6

  • Monday, January 2Winter Break
  • Tuesday, January 3Winter Break
  • Wednesday, January 4Winter Break
  • Thursday, January 5Winter Break
  • Friday, January 6Winter Break

Week of January 9 to January 13

  • Monday, January 9
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Discovery of DNA; DNA Structure
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  • Wednesday, January 11
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: DNA Replication; Cell Cycle Control
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  • Friday, January 13
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Transcription and Translation
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Week of January 16 to January 20

  • Monday, January 16Martin Luther King Holiday
  • Wednesday, January 18
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Meiosis and Crossing Over Lab
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  • Friday, January 20
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Viral and Bacterial Genetics
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Week of January 23 to January 27

  • Monday, January 23
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Basic Genetics
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  • Wednesday, January 25
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Genetics Problems; Advanced Genetics; Start Fruit Fly Genetics Lab
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  • Friday, January 27
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Fruit Fly Genetics Lab
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Week of January 30 to February 3

  • Monday, January 30 – Staff Development Schedule
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Epigenetics and Environmental Affects on Phenotype
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  • Wednesday, February 1
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Genetic Engineering
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  • Friday, February 3
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Genetic Engineering
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Week of February 6 to February 10

  • Monday, February 6
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Environmental Effects on Phenotype
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  • Wednesday, February 8
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Review
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  • Friday, February 10
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Information Unit Exam
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Week of February 13 to February 17

  • Monday, February 13Lincoln Holiday
  • Wednesday, February 15
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Eukaryotic gene regulation
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  • Friday, February 17
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Information Exam Overview
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Week of February 20 to February 24

  • Monday, February 20President’s Day Holiday
  • Wednesday, February 22
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Cell Communication
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  • Friday, February 24End of 4th Grading Period
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Quorum Sensing
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Week of February 27 to March 3

  • Monday, February 27
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class:
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  • Wednesday, March 1
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class:
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  • Friday, March 3
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class:
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Week of March 6 to March 10

  • Monday, March 6
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Feedback Mechanisms
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  • Wednesday, March 8
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Homeostasis; Circulatory System Lab
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  • Friday, March 10
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Immune System; Start Transpiration Lab
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Week of March 13 to March 17

  • Monday, March 13
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Nervous System
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  • Wednesday, March 15
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Finish Transpiration Lab; Exam Review
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  • Friday, March 17
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Regulation and Communication Exam
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Week of March 20 to March 24

  • Monday, March 20 – Staff Development Schedule
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Collect Transpiration Lab Data
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  • Wednesday, March 22
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Predator-Prey Simulation
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  • Friday, March 24
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: A Lousy Niche
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Week of March 27 to March 31

  • Monday, March 27
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Start Yeast Growth Rate Lab; Modeling Population Growth
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  • Wednesday, March 29
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Modeling Population Growth; Collect Yeast Growth Data; Population Calculations
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  • Friday, March 31
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Surviving Winter in the Dust Activity; Collect Yeast Growth Data
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Week of April 3 to April 7

  • Monday, April 3
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Finish Yeast Growth Rate Lab
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  • Wednesday, April 5
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class:
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  • Friday, April 7End of 5th Grading Period
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Ecosystem Scavenger Hunt
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Week of April 10 to April 14

  • Monday, April 10Spring Break
  • Tuesday, April 11Spring Break
  • Wednesday, April 12Spring Break
  • Thursday, April 13Spring Break
  • Friday, April 14Spring Break

Week of April 17 to April 21

  • Monday, April 17 – NO SCHOOL
  • Wednesday, April 19
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Exam Review
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  • Friday, April 21
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Exam Review
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Week of April 24 to April 28

  • Monday, April 24
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: Exam Review
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  • Wednesday, April 26
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Exam Review
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  • Friday, April 28
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: Final Exam
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Week of May 1 to May 5

  • Monday, May 1
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: AP Test Review
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  • Wednesday, May 3
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: AP Test Review
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  • Friday, May 5
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class: AP Test Review
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Week of May 8 to May 12

  • Monday, May 8 – Staff Development Schedule
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class: AP Biology National Exam
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  • Wednesday, May 10
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class:
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  • Friday, May 12
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
    • In-Class:
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Week of May 15 to May 19

  • Monday, May 15
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class:
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  • Wednesday, May 17
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
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  • Friday, May 19
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
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Week of May 22 to May 26

  • Monday, May 22
    • Periods: 1, 3, 5
    • In-Class:
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  • Wednesday, May 24
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
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  • Friday, May 26
    • Periods: 2, 4, 6
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Week of May 29 to June 2

  • Monday, May 29Memorial Day Holiday
  • Tuesday, May 30
    • Periods: 1 – 6
    • In-Class:
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  • Wednesday, May 31Finals
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  • Thursday, June 1Finals
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  • Friday, June 2Finals
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