she muttered.Do you
know what an ecosystem is? Mr. Simmons asked again.No.Helga,
youre not acting like yourself. Would you like to see the nurse?No.
okay. If youre sure. Can anyone else tell me what an-My
contact! Rhonda suddenly cried. Ive lost my contact lens!
Oh, I cant see a thing!Would
you like to move up to the front of the room, Rhonda? Mr. Simmons
but just for today. Ill just have my father buy me new
contacts when I get home.How
special. Will anyone in the front row trade seats with Rhonda
for a day?Arnold,
always ready to help someone out, immediately raised his hand.Thank
you, Arnold, that was very generous of you, Mr. Simmons said.Arnold
stood up to switch seats. He turned around and stopped in his
tracks. Doesnt it just figure, he thought. Rhondas
sitting right next to Helga.Helga
looked up for half an instant, just long enough for her to catch his
stare. She quickly looked away and instead studied the top of her
desk. I hope he didnt see me, she thought worriedly.At
least shes acknowledged my presence. But is that a good thing?
Do I really have to do this? But he concluded that he did
have to, so as not to arise suspicion. He
slowly walked down the aisle, feeling like he was walking down death
could feel his eyes on her the entire time, ...