The Secret

The Secret
Released on September 5 2017

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Listen up I have something to say, you the guy who everyone just calls the janitor? Well he has a name and its James and has a last name and its Fairchild same as mine. Know why, because he's my father, and i'm proud that he is. Not only is he the best dad in the whole world, he's also the best janitor. Any of you have something to say about it?

Michelle Fairchild, "The Secret"

"The Secret" is the third episode of the first season of PINY Institute of New York.


Being a fish out of water in high school is not easy, so Michelle has decided to hide the fact that her father works at the institute.


The episode starts with the Indie Girls talking about the different cars their families own. This makes Michelle upset as her father doesn't even own one. Just then she is met by her father who calls her "Mimi". For that reason she tries to ignore him for all of the day. through out her different parts of the day she kept on dodging him.

Later, Tasha and Lilith ask her why she is acting strangely which she hesitates to say until her friends assure her that they would keep her secret. She tells them that her father is the janitor of the school, which Dory hears and tells Julia that that James is Michelle's father is the school's janitor so she plans to tell the school. Also, Michelle goes to find her father who is angry with her as she is hiding from her.

At the volleyball court, Julia starts to annoy Michelle telling her that she knows her secret that her father is the janitor. Michelle thinks Lilith and Tasha told Julia so she gets angry with them, but to stop all the drama she announces that James is her father, which no one cares about. The two hug. The episode ends with Julia assuring Michelle that her spies are watching her.


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