Incoming SMS sixth graders welcomed by upper classmen

New sixth grade students welcomed by older studentsSunnyvale Middle School welcomed approximately 350 incoming sixth graders at the WEB Orientation on Friday, August 11. WEB (Where Everybody Belongs) is a nationalsixth grade students informed by eighth grade students on what to expect in SMS gym┬áprogram aimed at easing the transition to middle school. Incoming sixth graders were welcomed to SMS by a cheering gauntlet of 70 excited eighth-grade WEB Leaders. These leaders played ice-breakers, imparted Words of Wisdom, and took the sixth graders on a fun and informative tour of campus. The 70 leaders demonstrated their commitment to the program by attending 2 days of training in addition to the orientation. Because of these awesome leaders, the sixth graders’ middle school career started on a positive note and Sunnyvale Middle School is truly a place Where Everybody Belongs!

This article was written by Lauren Rodriguez.

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