Tales from Startled Students

A teacher’s pet, a blackboard buffoon and a tormented gay teen share their darkest moments from the other side of the classroom.

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Adam for the Win

Desperate to be liked by his fellow classmates, a geeky fourth grader with a distinctive brand of humor goes all-out-funny during a pivotal space quiz...but doesn't get the...

Just Like Me

After coming out in high school, a gay teenager gains poise and confidence, until a history teacher provides an unwanted spotlight.

Teacher’s Pet Goes Astray

A high school drama student loves nothing more than basking in the glory of her favorite teacher, until an early encounter with email delivers disastrous results.