Bullies, Getting from Class to Class and Showering in Front of Their Peers We’ve all been there, and survived it: bullies, getting from class to class on time for the first time, showering in front of the other classmates. There are a lot of scary firsts in the sixth grade! In my 18 months covering the education beat for a community newspaper, I came across a lot of fifth graders who were nervous about the upcoming move to middle school. For every anxious fifth grader, there was a parent or two who didn’t quite know how to ease their child’s
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