end: n. the furthermost imaginable place or point.
Mr. Z let us out of sixth hour a couple minutes early. I followed the teal shirts down the stairs and into the commons, where Seniors were already taking pictures and waiting for the rest of their class. I joined the small crowd and included myself in some memorable photographs.
Then, for just half a second, it got quiet, like something was expected.
And then the bell rang off in the distance, the final bell of the day, our last day, ever, of high school.
From the halls upstairs and all around, "wooo!"s could be heard as the swarm of teal rushed down the stairs and into the commons with open arms and teary eyes.