The transition to middle school is a major life event for preteens and parents. As a preteen, it's normal to experience different worries and concerns about starting this new chapter in your life.
Throughout your middle school years, you will build your mind, build your body (sports) and develop relationship skills that you will use your entire life. The best thing you can do is talk about your feelings, fears and thoughts with your friends, family, parents or other caring adults. You are not alone – other youth your age are dealing with these same concerns.
Listed below are some common concerns and worries you may experience as your prepare yourself for life during middle school.