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How can I make this sentence better, or is it OK?
If students at Miriam Middle School weren’t excited about their upcoming gravity project, they were after school Friday.

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    It reads fine, but it's a bit wordy. Maybe this?

    If Miriam Middle School students weren't excited about the gravity project, they certainly were on Friday afternoon.

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    Or is there another word you could suggest rather than certainly? I'm going based off their reaction.. Maybe seemingly?

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    You could use “sure” or “surely” instead of “certainly.” Any of those 3 will work.

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