The kids are looking outside waiting for the rain to stop for the first time in 7 years and William tells Margot that the rain will never stop. The teacher does not want the kids to bicker so she tells William to stop.
During the middle of the book William pushes Margot and locks her into the closet. She screams but he pushes her in anyway.
The kids realize what they did to Margot and are scared to open the door.