Hey everyone, it's Rachel here. Today was a rollercoaster of emotions, to say the least. High school drama never seems to end, does it?

I woke up this morning feeling excited about the party I was hosting tonight. I had spent weeks planning every detail, from the decorations to the music playlist. Everything was perfect... or so I thought.

As soon as the party started, things took a turn for the worse. None of my friends showed up. It felt like a punch in the gut seeing all my hard work go to waste because no one bothered to show their faces.

I tried putting on a brave face and mingling with Tobias and his friends who did come (thanks for nothing guys), but deep down inside, I felt crushed and alone.

Darwin saw me crying outside and came over to comfort me. He cleaned up some spilled drinks without saying much but his actions spoke volumes. In that moment, he showed me kindness when no one else did.

It made me realize that maybe there's more to high school than just cliques and popularity contests. Maybe genuine connections are what really matter in life.

So here I am now, reflecting on tonight's events in this diary entry - pouring out my thoughts onto these pages hoping for some clarity amidst all this chaos called high school drama.

Life is full of ups and downs; sometimes you're at the top of your game while other times you feel like you've hit rock bottom - today was definitely one of those low points for me. But hey, tomorrow is another day filled with endless possibilities. Until next time, Rachel