Middle school is not all classroom learning and SOL tests. It is even more importantly a time to think about who you are, what is important to you, and what kind of a person you want to be. It is a time of navigating friendships, dreaming about your future, and living fully in the present.
"What did you learn, small spirit - A world of books, of flesh and blood Of voices and songs Of clouds and puddles Of crayons and dreams? Or did you learn of a world that lives inside a box of metal and screens of answers that say you are right or wrong when you press a button in silence and isolation and far away from your heart?"