How The School Operated With Its Attendance Policy

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“Fine,” I said, still talking through my clenched teeth. I then got down out of the cab reluctantly. The very next morning I had walked to school accompanied by the black cat that I had affectingly started calling Midnight. (She was the one that had eaten the can of tuna on my back porch. And she was also the one that had followed me through the forest after I had met Savannah.) When we had reached the school grounds, Midnight circled around me purring up against my legs so I bent down picking her up. As I nestled her soft fur against my face I gave her a snuggling hug and wished silently to myself that I could spend the rest of the day with her instead of dealing with the bitches and Mr. McLaren’s gay ass. Then, after…show more content…
I had figured my plan should work well enough to buy me at least one day off from school, and at the very least allow me to find out how they operated attendance, which could then buy me a few more days off as the semester progressed but only if I played my cards right. But for now, it was off to Hell I went. Inside, I had made it through Mr. McLaren’s exciting world of physics without being called on to answer any questions and with only limited dirty looks from Keri Mahan. But what was funny was, when I had taken my usual seat near the window, the kids in the class that had sat near me the last couple of days didn’t seem to want to be around me anymore, revealed by the unoccupied seats that surrounded me. For the past two days I had been under the impression that it was just going to be Keri in physics class that treated me like I was some kind of backwoods serial killer. But today, it had seemed like everyone in the room had taken their cues from her and collectively all of them seemed to give me the cold shoulder. Just what I needed a whole room full of Keri Mahans, I thought. The rest of my classes leading up to lunch seemed to go about the same way. But, at least, at lunch I already knew I would be sitting
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