After that announcement, everyone acknowledged it and no one raised a question. It's a normal occurrence. Even during middle school, we had those clean-up drives and even camping.
At least, this time, it's a month before an extra-curricular activity like this happened.
Back in middle school, I made sure not to be absent whenever this would happen. Why?
Because through that activity, it would be easy to notice who was a couple or not.
Those boys would naturally try to stick close with their girlfriends or those they had a crush with. Hoping to get some points and to bond during this activity.
Naturally, I wasn't searching for a target from our class but for those from another class who's also doing a clean-up drive in a different area.
And this year, surely, it's not only our class or