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(From left) Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School seventh-grader Ellson Nyim-Asare, 12, of Beltsville; sixth-grader Ryan Hammond, 11, of Laurel and seventh-grader Eden Sirak, 12, of Beltsville play their violins during band class Monday morning. This is the first year Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School has sixth-graders.