Generally liked and respected Redmund high school English teacher McTierney's corpse is found in the surrounding woodland, skull smashed on his jogging route. Patrick uses many tricks, often interacting with the Hamlet school production, to discover social dynamics and secret among pupils and staff, including drug dealing, forbidden love and the principal's petty dictator practices. Written by
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After confronting Principal Snyder about the illegal security cameras, Jane incorrectly describes the P.T.A. and A.C.L.U. as acronyms. Acronyms are formed from taking the initial letters of a series of words that in turn forms another word, like "BASIC" or "radar". P.T.A. and A.C.L.U. are simply initials and are not acronyms. See more
[speaking to the audience of a high school performance of Shakespeare's "Hamlet"
Thank you, you've been a lovely audience. Sorry we had to close early, but you get the general idea. Pretty much everyone dies. Poisoning. Stabbing. Yeah, it's all very sad. The Scandinavians, huh? Gloomy bunch. Oh, and by the way, don't do anything naughty in the bathrooms. Principal Snyder has hidden cameras in there.
[the audience murmurs and Principal Snyder buries his head in his hand in shame
Illegal? Yes. ...