Act 3 Scene 1 Mercutio and Benvolio are in the lunch line at school and he they see their enemy, Tybalt. Benvolio wants to leave the line. But it is too late and Tybalt shows up. Romeo sees this and tells Tybalt that he doesn't want to fight but Mercutio starts fights Tybalt. Mercutio nose is broken and curses both sides. Romeo enraged, starts to fight Tybalt and bruises him badly. The Principal comes in and both sides tell their story. Romeo ends up being expelled and if found on school grounds, he would be arrested.
Act 3 Scene 2 Juliet and her best friend, Nonnie, are at the diner after school. Nannie starts talking about the fight and makes Juliet think that Romeo got hurt then she thinks that both Tybalt and Romeo are hurt. Then she realizes that only Tybalt. When she learns that is the work of her fiance, she chooses to stand by him and not curse him.
Act 3 Scene 3 Romeo goes to Lawrence's law office after expulsion. He is upset because Juliet might be mad at him one she finds about the fight. Lawrence tries to console him by telling him he's lucky that they didn't choose to press charges because he could be facing years of juvie. But Romeo continues to be distraught. Nonnie shows up and Romeo asks how Juliet is. Lawrence makes a plan to try to get Romeo and Juliet out of Verona.
Act 3 Scene 4 Mr. Capulet, Mrs. Capulet, and the school scout, Paris are walking down the street talking about Juliet's acceptance. Mr. Capulet remembers because of the current events that he didn't talk to Juliet about the acceptance to the boarding school But he believes that Juliet will be excited about it. Paris asks when Juliet will leave her current school. Mr. Capulet responds that she will leave on Thursday.
Act 3 Scene 5 Romeo goes to see Juliet and Romeo says how he going to stay with Juliet and how he doesn't care if at school and he doesn't care if the principal calls the police. Then Nonnie warns Juliet that the principal is coming. Romeo has to leave. Then when Juliet gets home, her parents tell her that she got accepted to the boarding school. They say that her last day at her school is Thursday. Juliet refuses and reveals her relationship with Romeo and says that she is not going. Mr.s Capulet threatens to disown her if she doesn't comply. She acts her mother to help but she refuses.