This afternoon I was called down to the office with about thirty other kids. They sent us all because we had gone to the pep rally last Friday instead of being in detention (in the gym) like we were supposed to. I hadn’t even heard my name called! The only reason you were sent to detention anyways was if you didn’t turn in your textbooks, had AC (alternative classrooms), or had library fines. I didn’t have anything wrong!
I tried to explain to Ms. Martin, the assistant principal, but she didn’t want to listen. I got as far as:
- “I couldn’t hear in the gym becau-“
- “I didn’t have AC, or fines or-“
- My textbooks are all tur-“
Ms. Harold, the counselor or something, said yes, I had turned in my books, but my science one was on the day of instead of early like I had been supposed to. So now I can’t go to the student-faculty basketball games on this Friday.
All I could say to Ms. Martin and Ms. Harold was: