At an LBO-school in the early 80s there is no longer a capable director and the teachers are dissatisfied. Is there a dominating force in the power struggle within the school? Who's pulling the short straw? The additional plenary meetings with the entire staff are the peaks and valleys in this story. Then there is also class 4C, a close-knit group, united to the outside world. The author grants you a glimpse into this situation. The descriptions of all kinds of scenarios will undoubtedly be familiar to teachers. Ton Catshoek (1946) studied mathematics and physics at the teacher training center in Alkmaar. He has taught for more than thirty years at the Clusius College in Alkmaar where he spent the last five years as part of the management for the pre-vocational secondary establishment. He wrote many columns in the staff magazine which were eagerly read at all locations in North Holland.