"Because I never wanted to be friends with you in the first place"... "I was trying to get with Shannon and your her best friend so I was gonna act close to you so maybe she would notice me!" These two lines of diolouge show that Daniel is no a very good friend to Maya and that he uses people to try and get what he wants.
"you can go, you can go!" Nurzhan exclaimed happily, this propels the story because mama and papa are alowing Maya to go to the dance which helps make the events that take place at the dance possible.
Maya decided to storm away from Daniel after learning he was only using her to get with Shannon.