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The bell rang at five past twelve in the afternoon of the last day of term. Crowds of rushed students rammed their way throughout the narrow doors standing in their paths. I was being shoved and pushed around by seniors in year 12, eager to go to their last lunch of there schooling career. After a mere thirty seconds, everyone was out, people headed to the new basketball courts whilst others went and played handball. I on the other hand had a meeting with the principal.The glossy red note had come in from the skinny office boy at around eleven fourty five, halfway through a dreary period four. As it was handed over clumsily to the mono-toned teacher, students began questioning who was "it". The red note was normally a note that requested a student immediately go to the principal, often for a detention but on this occasion it was different."Tim, principal office after period" said the teacher in a questioning tone.The class became noisy as death stares were received and people began "oohh"ing. I was in a sense of confusion and began asking questions to myself. What had I done wrong? why would I talk to the principal? is it because of yesterday? misbehavior in assembly? Chills of daunting thoughts were sent down my spine as my pores on my forehead released water.I made my way up the slanted slope of moist grass, my black school shoes absorbing the water and making the colour glow. I twisted and manoeuvred my body so that it was able to fit through the tiny gaps in between the oversized cars which the staff used. I finally arrived to the general office, a big building with paint falling off the walls surface and tiles beginning to detach from the roof. I pushed the heavy door forward as I made my way down the corridor. It was relatively...

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