What do you fear? I fear being normal...
That's why school gets me down. It's not so much being told what to do (that does suck) it's that the teachers treat everyone the same. We're not!
There's this idea of what normal is. Who decided? I wasn't asked if I agreed with their lame assessment of reality. I think school sometimes gets in the way of my education.
Today during free study in the library I wanted to research some ancient script - so I could have a clue about the hidden scroll - but Ms. Swane had different plans.
Why is it called "free study" if I am not free to study what I want?
- Kade, considering your grade in History, I think your time would be better spent studying the life of Benjamin Franklin. After all, your final report is due on Friday.
I know my grade sucks, and I've made a deal with my Grandpa to try and bring it up, but I am not worried about this report. I am a big fan of Ben. I have this.
-If there is one thing I know from my twenty years teaching...it is boys like you. And when you think you are finished, you have only begun.
What would happen if I threw the book at her? A smile creeps across my lips.
-There is nothing amusing about an "F" Kilborn.
Hate that! Teachers using just your last name. Swane! How does that sound? No, I know what would happen if I let the book fly...Grandpa would be upset with me. I respect him, because he does the same.
I get up and return the book of ancient scripts like a good "normal" kid.
Guess I'm taking a trip to the public library after school.