I have to note that it's a little pat that every single member of the board had a child on an athletics team at Neptune. Unless that's why they formed the company, in which case they really need a new hobby. What do they think golf clubs and Junior League are for?
Journalism room. Veronica tells Wallace that the BoFC parents must have bought off someone at the testing facility. She says she's going to send an email to each of the partners, of the "I Know What You Did This Summer" ilk. It will appear to be from the lab tech who signed off on the results, requesting a new financial arrangement. Wallace points out that they don't know that was the guy who changed the results, but Veronica thinks that's irrelevant: it will still scare the partners. I'm not sure she should count on shaking up a group of scruple-less people with a weapon that could be defeated by a good spam filter. An attractive young woman ["Naima!" -- Wing Chun] interrupts to ask Veronica for her permission slip, which Veronica duly forks over. The woman leaves, and Wallace identifies her as the new journalism teacher. Veronica: "She seems all right." I look forward to having numerous opportunities to judge that for myself. Veronica goes on to say that the teacher is taking anyone from newspaper, yearbook, and broadcast news to the baseball field where the "San Diego Sharks" play the next day. Wallace expresses surprise that Veronica's going, not because she doesn't like baseball, but because she doesn't like people. Veronica says she's just a normal girl going on a normal field trip. Wallace: "Normal is the watchword." I hit the eight-second button several times in succession to make sure that sinks in.
Hallway. Veronica passes Weevil and three PCHers we've never seen before, all of whom stare at her. Weevil's got a tattoo on his right arm that I've never noticed before, reading "The Good Must Suffer." Quite a bad-ass sentiment for a tat that looks like it was done by a professional calligrapher. The camera pans back around to show Veronica pass them with a hard look on her face as VMVO tells us that, these days in Neptune, you're forced to choose sides. Can I take the side with the less repetitious themes? Thanks.