So today was supposed to be my day off. However, a teacher got an extra class at the last minute and asked me if I would take her normal Thursday morning class so she wouldn't be double-booked. I said, sure, why not, I could use the overtime.

I came in early, I wrote out my board, I went and got special rosters printed out since there wasn't time to officially get things changed over in the system, I was good to go.

8:00 rolled around.

Then 9:00.

No students.

Nobody.

I scoured the entire building three times thinking, maybe they went to the wrong classroom or maybe they were in the cafeteria or maybe they were outside in the smoking area.

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Come Monday morning, there are going to be a number of emails in my inbox from administration wondering why I summarily failed three students... and you know what? I'm totally fine with that.

Lesson number one, class: Dont. Fuck. With your teacher.