Welcome to our first issue of the 2013-14 school year! A special welcome to incoming freshmen and their families and other new readers of Smoke and Scales, and a warm welcome to returning members of the Maggie Walker community. Regular classes begin one week from today and we look forward to keeping you informed of important news and events.

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