Ditching class, what a blast!
The master of mayhem himself, Bart Simpson.
Looking back, I can say I've always been a pretty good kid. I was generally well behaved, never swore and managed to maintain fairly decent grades. Even in high school, when most of my peers were out smoking pot and drinking, I was helping elderly people cross the street and rescuing cats from high branches. However, for a few brief years in middle school, I was the most mischievous hooligan you ever saw. I feel kind of bad for some of the things I did, so here I am, coming clean. This article will be broken into 3 scandalous, subversive, scintillating separate stories. Ready?
Hold onto your butts.
Hold onto your butts.
The actual setting of our story, Gallinas K-8. They've changed the name since then, probably because the place sucks.
Story number 1: Playin' Hookie.
Psh, Ferris ain't got nuthin' on me, NUTHIN'!
But before we begin, let's set the tone...
My school bus was a lot shorter, and had pillows on the walls!
It's the fall of 1998. Will Smith is getting jiggy with it on the radio and Bill Clinton is getting jiggy with Monica Lewisnky. Pokemon is hot, and the Rugrats are on the big screen. Not to mention, an optimistic 11 year old named vkimo is starting the first day of middle school.
1998 in a box. Or as I like to call it, the Quadrate of Awesomeness.
From king of the hill, to down in in the dumps. I was more than a bit angry about my current situation. Just a few months ago I was enjoying the perks and social hierarchy of being a 5th grader. Now here I was in middle school, no longer the big fish in the small pond, proverbially speaking. What made it worse was all my friends were going to a different school! I had to start all over. The school I was going to was small too. I was like one of 8 new kids. So naturally, I'd stick out like a 37 year old man at a Twilight book signing. But enough of that, let's just fast forward the first few awkward weeks of fitting in, and introduce the cast.
We'll just ASSUME this is us.
There's a couple names I will be mentioning frequently throughout, so to help you remember who they are, I've created character profiles:
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