“So, Amal got out her book and started writing about how we’re gonna-”
“Miss Links and Miss Winters, could you come to my office for a moment?”
“Listen girls,” said Principal Hetherington. “You aren’t in trouble. I just had the new student, Natalie Forstadt, come in. She feels a bit excluded by you girls. Well, she said she felt a bit bullied. I know you girls wouldn’t do that on purpose. Maybe you could be a bit friendlier to her, make sure she has a partner for projects and gets to go to the parties that everyone else gets invited to, you know. I know what it’s like to be in high school and have a new student come and change things. But I think you two girls can do better.”
The thing I hate about Principal Hetherington is how nice she tries to be. She just comes off as condescending.
“Yes, Principal Hetherington, we’ll try our best. I’m sorry,” said Esme.