Fattened Faculty (Chapter 6)
Laura Holmes looked at her watch and grinned. "If she doesn't show up within fifteen minutes, we're allowed to leave."
"That's not true," Sasha Burnett muttered from the next seat over.
"Yes it is! It's the law!" Laura was lying. "And like, we're pretty close. It's 8:04 already."
The myth was a popular one among freshmen who still didn't fully understand how high school was supposed to work. Of course, it had no merit; leaving class early would've earned them a detention regardless of their teacher's presence.
"Has she ever been this late for class before?"
Karen Cho looked up from her phone to answer. "Not as far as I know. I mean, I get dropped off early most of the time and I've still never gotten to class before Ms. Harris."
"I'll bet she stopped for breakfast and got carried away."
"Sounds about right," Laura snickered.
"Guys!" Karen pleaded. "Come on, that