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It's never a mistake to say good-bye.
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Students! I encourage you to make appointments if you have questions, need extra help or want to discuss your grades with me. I am most readily available during lunch, and can often make time after school. Talk to me a ahead of time to set an official appointment. I can also sometimes make time for spur-of-the-moment appointments.
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