"Whew!" Minnie gasped. "That was a close one"
"Of course she's OK Em," Minnie smiled. "It's a good thing she was too distracted to notice us though."
"Yeah but I feel bad about this. I'm going home," whispered Emily, looking down.
Minnie rolled her eyes but followed her home nonetheless.
"Please explain to me why you thought it was a good idea to skip school to play at the park?" Kyle said sternly, raising his voice.
"Yeah, OK. I hear you. I'll go home," lied Lexie, looking away.