Personal Narrative Essay: The Value Of A Fitness School

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It was a Thursday morning, in 9th grade. I was going to my health class and noticed a lot of my classmates were staying around outside. Usually this means we have a substitute. I asked my friend Gabe if we had a substitute, he replied “Yes.” After chatting with of my friends DeAndre,Vernon,Gabe, and Jessie, who were also standing outside. We decided to skip health class and go to gym with the other classes to play basketball. I have seen my friends skip health class before and get away with it; so I figured it would be a piece of cake for me. We all walked over to the gym and waited in the hallway for the gym teacher to unlock the locker room doors. Once the gym teacher came out to unlock the doors my friends and I walked into the locker room with the rest of the gym classes.

I went over to my locker and beginned changing into my gym shorts I kept in my bookbag. By the time I finished changing and putting all my stuff in
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I figured if I followed DeAndre and Vernon, I would not get caught. After five minutes of waiting the gym teacher came out of his office, blew his whistle, and told us to head to the gym. I put my phone in my bag and closed my locker. Everybody in the locker room headed out into the hallway; everybody from my class just joined in with the crowd going out of the locker room. Once we got in the hallway, DeAndre, Vernon,and I stood close to the end of the hall with our backs turned at an angle where there gym teachers couldn’t recognize our faces. The female gym teachers came out of the girl locker room ,along with the girls; and unlocked the doors to let us into the gym. At my school the teachers had their own section in the gym to do attendance. We could not stand in our section because our teacher nor class was in there; so we had to blend in with one of the other classes. When my friends and I entered the gym, DeAndre, Vernon, and I stood with a class that was standing by the doors we came
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