hahaha. thanks yousonofatree SOOO much!! you always give me great info. BUTTT i emailed them back and was like, 'blah blah. my school doesnt' usually allow me to add academic classes 2nd semester, i'll see if i can add cooking, blah blah." and asked what they recommended. and they sent back that they "trust me and my counselor" to do the right thing and was just "curious abut what I would do with my time if I dropped Calculus" HAHAH. awesomeeee. GOODBYE CALCULUS AND MR. FREAKING-WORST-TEACCHER-OF-MY-LIFE. wheee!!