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What's the biggest difference between elementary school and middle school?

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The biggest difference between elementary school and middle school is that elementary school is all happy sing song and learning easily and kids are either nice or mean. But middle school is filled with kids going through puberty, and different moods. Then a new word would come up called "frenemies."
--iehret

I think middle school is going to be great!(hopefully?)
--dance15311

Going to 7th grade....new school....same people!
--dance15311

-stellakitty- You sound just like i sounded starting MS now I am starting HS. I am going to give it to you straight.Middle School is different than elementary school.Everyone is scared at first.People change.You may find your friends drifting away from you.People date.The whole thing is different.But you do great. Never be afraid to ask for help.Never give your locker combo out.Good Luck!
--DCbound

Hey everyone.... going to middle school next year Can I have some tips???? THANKS!
--stellakitty_

you go from being a big 5th grade dog to a small 6th grade puppy
--mhgirl123

Middle school is a step up and a steP down. I had a teacher for half of my elementary life! (3/6) he was the best. The thing is, moving up a grade from your fave teacher in the same school isn't as bad. You can see them in the halls or library or something. Moving schools changes it. But my middle school has a way better library! There is even security beeper things so you don't take a book! :)
--Bunniesrok

This year I am going to be in 6th grade and I am nervous and exicited!! I auditioned for the first drama class. I got in!! I am super excited!
--applebrownie

my friends and i formed a "drama free" group. it has worked pretty well and no one has gotten in a fight. i dont know if that would work out well for anyone but its worth a try :-)
--SAKOGS

I am just going to 6th grade i have the same school
--lovekat56

Well,your no longer treated like your the star at school. Your skills are more advanced. Really,there is no MAIN difference.
--gmoney777

In middle school there are talet shows I would like to do it but I have stage fright what shoud I do.
--cglz

Going to middle school next year.... ahhhhhhhh
--stellakitty_

@BellaMane - Same here! Today is Saturday, Monday is our Class Trip to the waterpark, Tuesday, More yearbook signing, and weds is graduation. Thursday is last chance to get old teacher's signatures and Friday is a talent show!
--buzzy12347

@ Merlene1- so true Im done with middle school this friday.Everyone tries to fit in and it seems everyones differances are so obvouis in middle school.boys are so jerkish in middle school and alot of people are begining to date and junk and friends grow apart hormones are a mess in middle school
--DCbound

i dont wanna go i dont wanna go i dont wanna go i dont wanna go x 100,000 why? cuz i feel pressured because there will be more projects :o
--stellakitty_

I have three days of elementary school left. Graduation is in two days. At least I have a chance of getting a nice math teacher next year....
--BellaMane

Just gotta get used to the new life.Like getting used to Elementary,but harder. More teachers Clubs and sports! No recess,Oh man!Now study hall! Lockers! Detention!!! The biggest difference-A BIGGER DIFFERENCE IN LIFE!!!
--irene888

Middle school is finally over for me! I wasn't a fan of middle school because everyone has raging hormones and a lot of people cuss.
--Merlene1

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