2A Chapter by ♥ Courtney ♥
I sighed as I made my way to my 4th period Algebra two class. I hated Algebra the first time around and when I found out there was a part two junior year, I almost collapsed. I walked into class and sat down in the back. We had a substitute teacher today and I didn’t feel like doing much for some reason. Ashley came in and scooted her desk next to mine.
“Hey loser” She playfully nudged me “You okay?”
“Yeah, fine” I said in a monotone voice still staring off into nothing.
The sub passed out a math sheet and the class groaned. I contemplated not doing it at all but because I didn’t want to start off the year on a bad note, I decided to start working on it. Before I knew it I was done with it. I looked at the clock; we had two minutes before the bell was going to ring. I packed up my things and when the bell rang, I walked to my locker. Ashley caught up with me.
“Hey track star would you slow down! Gosh!” she pretended to be out of breath.
“Sorry Ash” I laughed “I’m just out of it today. Who are you trying to fool anyways? You’re the athletic one in this dysfunctional friendship” I shrugged and concentrated on my sticky lock on my locker, flashing her a smile so she knew I was being playful.
"Well don’t be! It’s finally its lunchtime. And who are you calling dysfunctional!" she exaggerated and laughed a bit.
I didn’t look up from my lock that was still stuck. Frustrated, I yanked on the lock as hard as I could and finally got it open to put my stuff inside.
"Hey" she waved her hand in front of my face.
She snapped her fingers. As Jen walked by, arm linked with the new boy from my history class, she bumped Ashley who bumped me, causing me to hit my head on the back of my locker. I rubbed the back of my head scowling at them as Jen howled with laughter.
"Clutz" she said as she looked over her shoulder at me, flipping her hair as she walked away.
"Are you okay!” Ash said frantically
"Oww" I said " Yeah " I grumbled
"Ugh that Jen girl, she has a lot of nerve" she said twisting her hands in her pockets. "I’m sorry I knocked you into your locker, she just bumped me out of nowhere, I swear " she said apologetically.
“Ash its fine, lets go to lunch” I shook it off and we walked to the lunchroom.
As we went through the lunch line she chattered on about English and how her teacher was totally crazy. I grabbed an orange, a salad, and lemonade and headed towards our table. I sat down and started peeling my orange.
"So there’s this new guy in my English class" she said happily.
I looked up.
"He has spikey blonde hair and he is totally hott" she said
"You mean the guy who was walking with Jen?" I said annoyed
"Yes" she sighed with dreamy eyes
"Yeah, he's in my US history class, whats his name?" I asked
"Tyson" she sighed again and smiled .
I wrinkled my nose.
"What?" she asked
"Nothing" I shook my head
The bell rang and I walked to Spanish class. I sat down in my usual seat.
"Hola clase" Ms. Ramirez said
“Hola " the class replied robotically. She was definitely too chipper for this time of day.
I sighed out of boredom.
"Class we have a new student" I looked up from my paper, hoping to see Kyle.
She pointed out a boy with short brown hair. He waved hesitantly and smiled.
"This is Matt" she smiled “It’d be nice of you guys to introduce yourselves after class.
My goodness, another new guy? Did everyone miss the memo about school starting last week? Get it together people!
He looked over to me and gave another smile then dropped his eyes to his paper. My cheeks turned crimson and I ducked my head. Ms. Ramirez instructed us to get partners and everyone stood up. I watched as the class started to form cliques. I looked over to Leann, she was the smartest girl in the class so she was taken quickly, and as I scanned the room I saw everyone pair off almost instantaneously. I shrugged and decided to work alone. I turned around to sit back down in my desk and as I turned I saw Matt had moved my desk and another vacant desk together. I tried to look at him coyly and flip my hair, instead I tripped over my own foot and nearly fell face first into the desk he had moved. In a flash Matt was on his feet catching my arm.
"Thanks" I said smiling
"No problem" he smiled "So um will you be my partner?" he smiled sweetly
"Sure" I smiled, my cheeks still burning from my almost fall.
We got to work translating. He was very good at Spanish. He would translate full sentences while I was still racking my brain for the definition of one word. He caught himself now and then and smiled sheepishly.
"Sorry, I’m going fast aren’t I?” he said
I was in a daze.
"Oh! No, its okay.” I paused “Where did you learn to speak Spanish like that?" I asked.
“I spent a ...few years in Spain" he said laughing to himself as if he was enjoying a personal joke. I shook my head and went back to translating. The bell rang and it startled Matt and I out of our own little translating world.
"Nice meeting you" I called over my shoulder.
"You too" he said and I rushed off to class.
© 2013 ♥ Courtney ♥
Added on June 10, 2010
Last Updated on May 27, 2013
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