Three Weeks Later
Cade and Elle walked out of the detention room with big smiles on their faces. They had just completed their after-school detention, and both students knew that the punishment could have been much worse.
“We better hurry,” said Cade, pulling on Elle’s arm. “The presentation is going to start in ten minutes.”
“From detention to ceremony,” said Elle. “Seems strange, doesn’t it?”
“Hey, it’s an award. And my parents told me if I was late to the event they’d tell Mrs. H to put me in detention for two more weeks. So come on!”
The students ran down the hall, turning left and right at various intersections. A few of their fellow students milled about it in the hallways, pointing and smiling at the two young heroes. ...