A conversation with Seniors:
S: We fixin’ to graduate N.
N: I know.
S: You ready to be out in the real world?
S: I’m not, I’m scared.
Mr. C: What are you worried about?
S: Cause I ain’t know how to do nothin’. I don’t know how to get a job. I
only had one interview.
Mr. C: Yeah, but you will learn.
S: Some of these students got put out when they turned 18. They didnt
have shit when they got put out. They just lost.
Mr. C: I know. It is rough.
This is so true, and I am scared for them.
Homeroom with Juniors:
Mr. C: Happy Birthday K.
K: I appreciate that Mr. C
Mr. C: You’re going to have a good day today right?
K: Yep, and since it’s my birthday, shit’s gonna get crazy tonight. Where you gon’ be at Mr. C?
Mr. C: Me? Probably my house.
K: Come straight to the strip club.
Mr. C: No way, I am not going anywhere near that place.
K: Man, I got my fake ID, so I’ll be 18–
Mr. C: I’m going to stop you right there. What you do outside of school is none of my business. Just be smart.
K: Alright Mr. C.