Really Pete? You had to put a lock on my locker? I wish I didn't have to go to school with you!
Hi Paul! How was school today?
I'm sorry. Pack your things, please. We're moving tonight, remember?
It was okay. Pete was bothering me again.
Yes! I'll never have to worry about Pete again!
Yes! I am SO excited! A new school, and no Pete!
Welcome to V-CAS!
Paul hasn't been having many problems at his current school, N-CAS, but every once in a while, Pete teased him. He wished it would all end, but pretended like he didn't care because Pete was his friend. So what if his grades weren't the best? He liked being an average student at N-CAS. Paul didn't stick out at all, which was perfect for him.
Yeah. I'm Paul.
Nice to meet you! I'm Rodrigo. I'm pretty sure you are in all of my classes. I'll show you to 1st Hour.
Are you new here?
Later that day, whenever Paul got home...
I think I will. Thanks!
So, here at V-CAS, we are all very competitive about our grades and knowledge, and we all compete in some sort of academic competition. I win the Math Olympics every year, but you can enter those for your first year.
The next morning, Paul arrived at his new school.
Hey, Paul! What grade did you get on your math test?
Paul was really excited to already have a friend at V-Cas. He hadn't gotten to be friends with anyone at N-CAS until his fifth day there.
After this, Paul worries all day. Math is my worst subject! Will I be the first one out? Will I fail math class and be disqualified from the Math Olympics? Will I let Rodrigo down? The list went on and on. Paul's stomach was so uneasy that if he wouldn't have skipped dinner, he would've thrown up