Senior Dionte Boyd at North High School Library.
It’s about 10:15, and North High School’s sparsely populated hallways show movement as students pass for the next period. Patricia Hosfield, stands in front of her classroom, awaiting the students coming to her I.B. Standard Level Math class. Some of them aren’t showing up. Well, it’s a week before graduation- and senioritis has perhaps afflicted even the best students. Senior Dionte Boyd, who was North’s Prom King this year, shows up, and Hosfield promptly tells him he’s two hours late for his pre-calculus class. He’s come because he needs a little bit of help. Math is, after all, his favorite subject.MORE »