Eight students have been rushed by ambulance to a local hospital after falling sick from mysterious fumes at Pacifica High School in Garden Grove this afternoon.
First responders got the call around 12:40 p.m. about the outbreak, which had 30 students complaining about nausea, coughing and dizziness.
Most felt better once they left their classrooms to breathe fresh air, but the eight were sent to the hospital as a precaution, according to fire officials.
Some upperclassmen have been dismissed for the rest of the day as hazmat crews try to determine the origin of the fumes.
Meanwhile, in other breaking news regarding Orange County schoolchildren, a fire caused a yellow school bus to pull over along the 57 freeway near Chapman Avenue.
A Channel 9 news helicopter camera just caught dozens of students, who all appear elementary school age, safely off the bus and behind a cement barrier on the freeway as they await a ride from another bus, which had yet to arrive by 2:05 p.m.
Naturally, the children were jumping up and down with excitement. Beats another math quiz.