This morning at 9 a.m, the library was quiet as usual. The librarians were
arranging books on the shelves. A group of students sitting at the front tables
There was a queue of five students at the counter. They were
waiting to borrow books. A librarian was attending to them.
Suddenly, two boys from Form Four Alpha started shouting at each other. Their
names are Kenny Loo and Fred Tham. They were in the queue too. From their
expressions, it was obvious they were
feeling angry with each other.
One of them shouted out some insulting words at the other boy. Soon the two
boys started punching each other's faces. The girls who were seated nearby got
scared and started screaming.
I was walking along the corridor when I heard the
commotion. So I ran to the library. Seeing the boys fighting, I tried
to stop them fighting. Meanwhile, the class monitor of Form Four Alpha, Lee Meng
Meng, ran to call the Disciplinary Teacher. The teacher, Encik Ahmad, came in
and warned the boys never to fight in school again.
One of the boys, Fred, was hurt in his head. It was bleeding
profusely. Encik Ahmad helped him to his car
to take him to the clinic. Kenny borrowed a book and got out of the library. The
Chief Librarian, Lily Soo, requested the students to be quiet and continue their