middle school

News

14 year-old student Aliya May of Moody Middle School in Virginia is facing potential charges after throwing a baby carrot at her teacher’s head as a joke.

Aliya didn’t think it would even make it but it did – smack dab in the middle of the teacher’s forehead.

Big deal right? READ MORE »


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Middle school student and my new bff Sophie Thomas of Clermont Northeastern Middles School in Batavia, Ohio wore a shirt to photo day that said FEMINIST in glaring white letters – which the school then decided to totally wipe out in post.

Do I still have to live in a country where the… READ MORE »


News

Instagram’s new guidelines specifically ban images of female nipples except in the case of breastfeeding mothers, post-mastectomy breasts, and artwork. READ MORE »


Style

Uggs: They are a fashion monster, and yet, many people swear by their comfort. But teens and pre-teens at one Philadelphia-area middle school won’t be allowed to wear them anymore, either way. That’s because officials at Pottsdown Middle School feel that Uggs offer an all-too convenient hiding place for contraband cell phones. (If there had… READ MORE »


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Beginning this year, New York City’s public middle school and high school students will be required to take sex education classes. Classes include directions on how to use a condom and discussions about STDs and pregnancy. Wait, what, this didn’t already exist? Apparently not. The New York Times reports this is the first time… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Facebook is really great for reconnecting with old friends and finding out what your buddies are up to. What it is also great for: shattering every illusion you ever had about your first love–just like it did for me this weekend.

I first spotted Jeremy when I was a sixth grade student at… READ MORE »


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Middle school totally blows for everyone. It’s a rule. It’s, like, written in the Bible or something. But I’d bet it blows a hell of a lot more when you’re a 6th grader who gets groped by her classmate and both your school administrators and the media act like it’s just a “schoolboy… READ MORE »


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We’re not just the first generation to elect a black president—some say we’re also the first generation in which gay teenagers feel safe coming out to their parents and classmates. In Sunday’s New York Times Magazine cover story, writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis chronicled how adolescents are so much more confident telling their friends, families and parents… READ MORE »


Celebs

Back in the day, at a dance party in my middle school’s gym, a ray of light shined into my dark pubescent heart: the class clown asked me to slow dance. It was an unexpected surprise, as I usually went to school socials just so I could eat lots of M&M’s and Doritos. But a… READ MORE »


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In the past two weeks alone, three female teachers in Tampa, FL, have been arrested for having sex with their students — sadly proving even women can be totally perverted pedophiles. The first bust was a 28-year-old middle school math teacher, Stephanie Regusa, who added a 14-year-old boy, divided his legs, then got herself subtracted… READ MORE »