Short Story. Essay

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It Was Just Meant To Be Another Day at SchoolIt all began when Lucy was running late for school. School holidays were now over and it was her first day back. She arrived at school and realised she was now sitting in the corridor waiting to see the Principal, of all days today had to be Lucy's worst.There she sat, waiting. Shivers running up and down her spine, she'd never been to the principal's office before. She saw Mrs Hog march down the corridor, starring at her as if she'd committed a major crime. She gulped as the Hog peered over her. "Lucy," she bellowed. "Do you realise what time it is?""Yes, Mrs Hog," she said with a trembling voice. "I'm so very sorry, but I..." Mrs Hog rudely interrupted her. "That's no excuse Lucy, now get to class. I don't want to see you late for school again." she yelled. Lucy quickly grabbed her back pack and was out of there in a flash. "What a relief," she said to herself as she left the room. She was so glad to be out of there.Lucy arrived at her first class for the day, which was HRE. One morning a week they had this lesson, where they had discussions about puberty which she found boring. Today their class were given a pair of scissors to use for an activity. The activity was not very interesting. The girl sitting in front of Lucy had long curly hair and it seemed to Lucy that it would be a good idea to cut it for her. It was going very well. The scissors sliced progressively through her hair with satisfying snipping sounds and a small heap of curls began to accumulate on Lucy's desk. She brushed them onto the floor and playfully spread them out with her feet.It wasn't long before Jimmy, a student two desks away from her picked up a lock of hair from the floor and announced with a malicious gleam in his eye, "Look what I've found Miss." Soon another voice was heard, "I've found some over here Miss." "Me too Miss, there's some here." Lucy knew straight away that she was going to get caught. The teacher sent her straight down to the principal's office, where she waited once again.Mrs Hog once again came marching down the corridor, her face quivering with anger. Lucy took a deep breath as the Hog approached her. She pulled Lucy by her right ear and dragged her the office. Lucy sat there in silence. The old Hag let out an ear piercing yell, "Lucy, I thought you would have learnt your lesson by now." Lucy thought her ear drums were going to burst, she reeled backwards with fright. "I'm sorry Mrs Hog," she said in a subdued voice."How could you do such a thing, I'm not impressed at all. As of tomorrow you will spend every lunch time in my office with me for one week! She shouted."But...""No Lucy. Now, off to class!"Boy was Lucy glad to be out of Mrs Hog's Office! She gathered her books and was determined to find her man, John. All she needed was a bit of reassurance that her day couldn't get any worse, or just some good bitchin' with Samantha. As she came around the corner she knew the back of that head. It was...

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