Chapter 18: Not Done Trying:.Prince's POV.:
So the following day of school, I decided to walk around the area while Dustin was in the library printing some of his homework off as his printer at home was out of ink. I stopped for a moment, putting my hands in my pockets looking around the school grounds and when my gaze came in contact with the blossom trees I smiled, and just as I was about to make my way over a hand was placed on my shoulder and I froze. I hesitated before turning round but to my surprise it was the principal.
"O-oh hello there sir, good morning."
"Prince, you know that
"Yes her. Well you know that she took the entrance exam yesterday right?"
"Well here is her result," he said handing a brown envelope to me. "I haven't had time to look at it myself, I will check it later this afternoon, and get back to you on it. So for now, I will be going back to my office."
"Oh uh yeah thanks."
With that he turned and left. I looked down at the brown envelope in my hands. Would it be as good as Sawyer said? But then again she does have a habit of exaggerating things
I sighed and peeled off the top and took the paper out. I scanned down to the bottom till I spotted the grade box and it said
"She got a U!?" I shouted. Her grade did indeed say she had gotten a U. For ungraded. I flicked through the pages and there were so many corrections, so many 'X' marks and not a tick in sight.
"Watcha looking at?"
"GW-AH!" I yelped stumbling back dropping the paper. Dustin bent down and retrieved it and looked at it.
"This isn't Sawyers paper is it?" he asked, not wanting to believe it either.
"I've never seen anyone get a 'U' before
"Tell me about it," I sighed.
"I guess she won't be attending this academy then," he said handing it back to me.
"Weeeeeelll, the Principal did say, he wouldn't be checking the grade till later this afternoon," an old hoarse voice spoke. "Ah!" I yelled turning round. It was the janitor
"W-what are you doing here
and how did you know?"
"I was cleaning out that there trash can," he said pointing to it with his broom. Or ratherWinston
as he refers it to.
"So what do you suppose we do?" Dustin asked him.
"You're not actually taking advice from this guy are you!?" I said looking round at him.
"Well, the secretary is usually downstairs photocopying some paperwork for the principal in preparation for tomorrow's work, in the early afternoon, but he's not checking the grade till late afternoon, when school has ended. So when the secretary is out, you could hack into the student data base and change sawyers grade."
"Really? I used to be quite good at hacking computers," Dustin said rather proudly.
"You're not listening to me are you
?" I said knowing he wasn't.
"Well that makes the job easier," the old man smiled.
"I could say anything I want," I spoke folding my arms.
"Yeah, I stopped in case I did get into trouble."
"I'm breaking up with you again," I said.
"Well I do know you as being a good young lad."
"I'm getting a sex change," I said louder.
"Well I'll see you later I have some janitor business to attend to."
"I'm really forty-five."
"Ok, well Bye uh
janitor!" Dustin waved.
"Ok Prince did you say something?" he asked looking at me.
"Huh oh me? Noooo. I was just staring into space was all."
"Oh ok then."Dustin's POV
It was the afternoon and I was standing round the corner from the secretary's office. I peeked round and the woman at the desk, walked off with a large stack of paper.
"Come on she's gone," I whispered.
"I still can't believe you're taking advice from the janitor. The JANITOR
!" Prince hissed.
"Relax, if we want Sawyer to attend the academy then this is what we do."
"You're lucky I love you
" he sighed.
"Very," I said before running down the hall. I got in behind the desk and Prince walked round as well. I turned the monitor on and scanned down the screen.
"So what do we do?" Prince asked.
I didn't answer, as I already opened up the student exam scores database and was scrolling down the list for Sawyers name. Once I spotted it I clicked on it but then a box popped up requiring a password to access the file.
"Ok we tried our best," Prince said, walking off.
"Get back here," I said dragging him back. "It's just a simple password.".rince's POV:.
I slumped down in a chair next to him and face planted the desk and nearly jumped out of my skin when I heard a loud beep. I looked up quickly and Dustin was already in the file.
"Now we just change it from 'U' to 'A'."
With one more click he was done and switched off the monitor and sighed, proud with himself.
"Ok we go now."
"No not yet!" Dustin said before glomping me.
"GW-AH!" I yelped as I fell back on my chair, with Dustin on top of me. "Dustin!"
"Whaaaat," he spoke playfully.
"Get off of me."
"And if I don't?"
"I'll yell rape."
"No you wouldn't," he giggled.
Dustin covered my mouth before I got the full word out. I was smirking beneath his hand and he sighed.
"Jeez Prince talk about loud."
"Then get off," I mumbled. He took his hand away and helped me up. I turned to walk out from the desk and on the other side was the janitor.
"BLOODY HELL!"I yelled jumping back.
"Oh hi Mr Janitor," Dustin waved.
I clutched my chest regaining a regular breathing pattern, before putting my hand down on the desk to support myself.
"So you did It then?" he asked.
"Yeah, thanks a lot."
"Well I and Winston have work to do, so farewellAH THAT KID IS RUNNING IN THE HALL! TAKE THIS YOU FIEND!" he yelled throwing the broom down the hall, and all you heard was a loud whack noise and someone collapsing.
yeah," Dustin said.
"Is that dude ok
?" I said looking round the corner.
"Uh yeah he's totally fine," the janitor said pushing me back. "Well times a wasting," he said before running off.
Dustin and I looked at one another before looking round the corner to see the janitor dragging the kid by his ankles and disappearing round the other corner.
"That poor kid
"Come on we have to get out of here before the woman comes back," Dustin said pulling at my arm.
"Oh uh yeah," I replied, running off with him..:Sawyers POV:.
"Nyyyaaahhh," I moaned as I sat up in bed stretching. I looked around and got up, pulling on a black and red checked jumper that was way too big for me.
"Morning Prince, morning Dustin," I yawned as I walked out of my room. "
WHAT THE HELL!" I yelled running back into my room, and of course slipped on the carpet and fell over.
"Hello kitty panties," Dustin giggled.
"HEY!" I shouted getting up and pulling down the end of my nightgown.
"Come on sawyer time for school," Prince said putting his hands in his pockets.
"Say wah?" I said looking at him.
"Aleithias academy, you're going to school."
"But you guys saw my result
I got a lousy 'U'."
"The wonders of the computer!" Dustin said pointing to the ceiling.
"Dustin changed your grade and he got you into the school system."
I looked at them both for a long moment before running over and hugging them tightly in a group hug.
"You guys are the best!" I said my voice quivering.
"Sawyer are you alright?" Prince asked stroking my head.
"Y-yeah it's just no one's ever done anything like this for me before."
"Guys we're gonna be late!" Dustin pointed out.
"Out you go, girl gotta get dressed here," I said pushing the two of them out.
"Ah hey wait!"
I slammed the door shut and then dashed to my wardrobe to get dressed.
I re-opened the door dressed in my usual shorts, t-shirt back to front cap, converse and long pigtails. And a backpack.
"How the hell did you get change so quick," Prince said.
"I'm a tomboy not a girly girl," I said walking past them.
"Well this should be an interesting school day," Prince said smiling.