By Kristin Walker
Whilst the valuable broadcasts that each senior needs to perform a compulsory year-long Marriage schooling application, Fiona Sheehan believes that her existence can?t get any worse. Then she marries her ?husband?: jerky jock Todd, whose cheerleader female friend, Amanda, has had it in for Fiona due to the fact that day certainly one of moment grade. Even worse? Amanda is paired with Fiona?s long term overwhelm, Gabe. at the very least Fiona is doing larger than her ally, Marcie, who's paired up with the very quiet, very mysterious Johnny Mercer. Pranks, fights, misunderstandings, and reconciliations occur in a virtually Shakespearean comedy of mistakes approximately unsuitable first impressions, convoluted coupling, and hidden crushes.
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I tucked my book in my backpack, took a “cleansing breath,” as Mar would say, and decided I would say hello. Just to make sure he knew about the appointment on Friday and all. I pride myself on my maturity. When I got to the entrée counter, I stood back, like I didn’t know what I wanted. “Go ahead,” I said to the girl next in line. And the next: “Go on, I’m still deciding. ” Right up until Todd was next to me. Then I stepped forward. “Pardon,” I said smooth as cream. ” Like I hadn’t even noticed him.
Then you’d be Pee-ona Pony. Get it? Pee-on-a-pony? Yeah, I got it. Hi-freakin’-larious. She still called me Pee-ona, too. In ten years she hadn’t been able to think up anything more original. But whatev. At least now it was just her, and not the entire second-grade class. I made a gag face at Todd and Amanda’s vacuu-kiss and rolled my eyes at Marcie, but she didn’t notice. She just sat, white as a sheet, with her eyes fixed on Principal Miller. She picked at her brand-new French manicure. I gave her an elbow.
I didn’t know what to do. What a wimp. And as a reward for my cowardice, when I stood up, my gaze fell on someone much less savory. Toady Todd. (I was trying out new nicknames for him. So far I’d rejected Todd the Clod, Hard-head Harding, and “TH” pronounced in the form of a raspberry. ) Todd turned to his buddy and whispered something. At least, it looked like he was whispering. All bent over and shadylike. And then I watched with dread as he looked and pointed at me, and then started laughing.
A Match Made in High School by Kristin Walker