Okay, finalists, the next challenge has arrived!

This week, your story element is:

The 7th grade.

This can be a first-person story about you in the 7th grade, an article about 7th graders, a short story starring a 7th grader, etc.

Word count: No more than 1000 words.

Deadline: Tuesday, May 17, 11:59 ET.

Good luck!