Question: What was unusual and strange in the school the next day?
Answer: The news of the tragedy had spread like wild fire and everybody in the school knew about it. This made her feel uncomfortable, as though, she was responsible for their plight. People at school were looking and behaving with her in a strange and unusual way, and were milling around her. This was not the kind of attention she was looking forward to. She was in for a great surprise, that paved the way to a better life.