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School: Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District staff attended convocation at Samohi on Monday, a few days before the official start of the 2022-23 school year. The event included a ceremony at the Greek Theater featuring statements from Superintendent Ben Drati and keynote speaker Kevin Bracy. Following convocation, teachers broke off into groups for professional development activities and other enrichment programs as they prepare to begin a new school year.