The Unexpected

Topics: English-language films, Laughter, Bus Pages: 2 (577 words) Published: April 14, 2014
Shaqueria Howard
ENC 1101-32
Dr. Taha
September 18,2013
The Unexpected
I remember it quite well my most embarrassing moment was in middle school. I was in the 8th grade attending Nims Middle School in Tallahassee Florida. It had been a long day at school because everyone was anticipating for the pep rally for the football game. Everybody knew this pep rally would be exciting and fun. We all sat in our classes staring at the clock from period to period. My middle school was predominantly black, and very outgoing, there were fights all most every week, but during pep rally days it was calm. We all knew the outcome of fighting on pep rally day and we weren’t willing to missing all of the adventurous things that happen. As 6th period begins to end we all stare at the clock and countdown the last 5 seconds of class, the teacher tells everyone to stand and we all jump up with joy and race each other out class. We are told to stay in a straight line but how can you stand straight with so much exhilaration build up inside for pep rally day. As we all begin to walk to the pep rally we can hear the music and the excitement from the halls. We enter the pep rally and run to the section for the 8th graders and wait for the rest of our class. Once we all arrive each class is yelling at each other to exclaim who is the best. We all participated in dance contest, basketball and volleyball competitions with the teachers and imitated the band member and cheerleaders. As the pep rally began to end, we all departed and started to make our way to the bus stop and or parent pick up. I never liked riding the bus because I felt like I was l missing out on interesting people and fun activities. I made sure that my mother would be able to come and pick me up from school on her way from work. She called me and told me to be ready at parent pick up around 4:30. Everyone was on the bus stop waiting for the after school bus, and on his or her parents to get off from work. It was a pep...
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