Stories tagged “school”

  • Fear and Loathing in the Classroom

    The American flag in Ms. Margaret Kellar’s office was much larger than required. It spanned nearly the entire wall behind her overstuffed chair, looming over the monstrous desk like giant red-and-white-striped prison bars. She decorated so that a...

    • Author: uselessness
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Surprise, Surprise

    I take a deep breath and open the car door. My mom is already walking up the front steps and I run slightly to catch her. She walks through the throng of kids towards the main office. Everyone is looking at me. I hate the feeling I’m getting. I d...

  • Reality of a Nerd School

    Everyone probably knows that there are programs for the smart kids, the geeks, the nerds, or what ever you prefer to call them. Most people dont really know what happens at these schools. Although I’m rather sure that its not what you’d exp...

  • Reality of a Nerd School (The Biology Class )

    In biology at a nerd school you never know what you will walk in to find, or what will happen with what is in there. Since it is a biology class you can expect that there will be stuff to do with animals in there like models and posters. Who would expe...

  • Reality of a Nerd School (The Biology Class ) cont.

    About halfway through the year a large garbage bag of dead cats is seen under the ventilationhood. The cats come from the local animal shelter. These cats were the ones who would go in the back door and never come out. To see the cats on the lab benche...

  • How not to fit in. Part 1; It all started when challenge.

    It all started when he sat next to her on the bus. It was her first day of school. High School, Fall of 1965. Maria had just arrived in the United States & she spoke very little English. The only words she knew were from bits of popular songs she h...

    • Author: gdebarthe
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
  • How not to fit in Part 2, It all started when challenge.

    Glares and whispers followed her as she walked down the narrow aisle of the bus. Her unease grew as she looked for a seat. She felt as if everyone on the bus were staring at her. Relieved she found an empty seat & sat down. She hunkered down into t...

    • Author: gdebarthe
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
  • Premonition

    Having the ability of precognition isnt always as fun as it sounds. Why, you might ask? Simple, you’re never surprised and the pressure of making sure nothing goes wrong when you see it. People who think they know about the ability to see into ...

  • How My Impromptu Adventure Began

    My fist connected with my stepfather’s face: black-gloved, angst-ridden, unadulterated teenaged anger against unprepared, first-class jerk flesh. It was hardly a fair shot, but I took it anyway. What happened was this: I had just stepped inside m...

  • No Pink Hair at School.

    I stood in the girl’s bathroom, scrutinizing my appearance. I had already done almost everything I could to stand out in the Catholic high school in the small-ish town. It was so painfully bland, being forced to sit through classes in the three-s...

  • Reality of a Nerd School (The Chemistry Class)

    Chemistry must be the most dangerous class at a nerd school. It has glass beakers, Bunsen burners, volatile chemicals that could eat through your flesh. It was no surprise that the first day was spent being briefed about how important it is to be cauti...

  • Girl Take My Hand

    “Look how far we’ve come, Tess.” he said with a smile. Without looking up from her paper, she gave a confused, “What are you talking about?” “Things are different, from the beginning I mean. I think we’re doing...

    • Author: Granada
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • No More Unfair Tests (If I ruled...)

    “These tests are unfair.” Susan slumped into a chair across from me. “You’re telling me! Everybody is having trouble with them.” I shoveled salad into my mouth. “Wait until the scores come back.” She said as sh...

  • Waiting for class to end

    Susan was getting restless. Her professor was droning on and on about something. She wasn’t really paying attention. Its not that she isn’t a good student or even lazy. It was just Friday. This was her last lecture of the day. And she was ...

  • The Transformation

    I never knew that detention could feel so damn good! Or maybe it was what I’d done that morning. “Morgan! Bring your Accountancy file here!” Mr. Rogers’ scream was just as ugly as his big rectangular face. I obeyed him as usual....

  • Jealousy leads to Hatred

    This school was too low for me. Everyone was below me in some way. And it seemed the only way they could express their jealousy was by making fun of me. I merely ignored all the kids making fun of me from the buses as they drove by me, who was walking ...

  • Bonus Level

    As a man walked down one of the many halls of his Alma Mater, the world seemed to have gone silent, if only for a moment. All that could be heard were the sirens emanating from afar, and the muffled sounds of the class, enclosed within the small room. ...

  • Click Clack Clicking (Mature)

    Here he’s sitting on a chalkboard in mid-May, riding it for all its worth, working out some rough shit for the tough kids to make light of. And she’s all tapping those shoes for an hour, tap tap tapping while he keeps sweating the white pow...

    • Author: Out There
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
  • Lucas-part 1

    This school was too low for me. Everyone was below me in some way. And it seemed the only way they could express their jealousy was by making fun of me. I merely ignored all the kids making fun of me from the buses as they drove by me, who was walking ...

    • Author: Violet
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
  • Music to Drown out the Sounds

    Later that night I sat in my room. I was shaking uncontrolably at my desk while attempting my little bit of homework. After an hour of unsuccesfully doing my mah homework I stood up. I walked to my nightstand and grabbed my iPod from where I laid it th...

  • My Happy Place

    My happy place has high expectations, and it isn’t everyone’s favorite place to be. Nevertheless, it is a source of great comfort and motivation for me. It is a school. I can see the chalkboard. I can smell the pencil shavings. I fill my brain w...

  • Play for Your Life

    “Begin again.” The crone behind me lit a cigarette and eased back into her chair, rivaling its wrinkles with her own. I shut my eyes tightly and took a deep breath. Only two more months. Then school starts again, and I don’t have to d...

  • Two-second Bubbles

    Brian woke up with a jolt, a film of saliva covering the left side of his mouth. “Five minutes until the end of class,” Mr. Faulkner announced. “I’ll be collecting your tests at that time.” Tests? Brian very clearly rememb...

    • Author: DSCarroll
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Don't You Forget About Me

    It happened every time. I would find someone and then they would leave. I just couldn’t seem to learn my lesson. Here’s my heart try not to break it, its fragile. I sat down at a random lunch table. Dumped on the first day of school, this w...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Devon's Got A Girl

    I leaned on the wall by the bike rack, searching through the crowd for Kalyla; hoping that she didn’t forget me. I heard someone call my name and I turned around. “Hi,” She waved, wheeling her bike towards me. “You waited.”...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5