Middle School


'Pen15' Is a Hilarious Way to Relive Your Middle School Trauma

The show is an "actual rainbow gel pen, in a sea of black and blue writing utensils."
Nicole Clark
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Satanist Middle Schoolers Planned to Kill 15 Students and Drink Their Blood, Cops Say

They allegedly brought butcher knives to school and wanted to kill "as many students as possible," then scatter their remains at the school's entrance.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trans Student Blocked from Both Locker Rooms During School Safety Drill

She was forced to sit alone on the bleachers while her classmates and teachers huddled together inside.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Lunch Ladies Allegedly Stole $500K from Their School Cafeterias

Cops believe the sisters scammed their schools unnoticed for years.
Drew Schwartz
music videos

You May as Well Watch Charlie Sheen in Lil Pump's "Drug Addicts" Video

At least part of it.
Alex Robert Ross

Middle School Teacher Nearly Loses Job After Making Pancakes for Hungry Students

Ninety-five percent of the 500 students at the Pennsylvania school where Kyle Byler teaches are from low-income homes.
Jelisa Castrodale
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Texas School Gives 13-Year-Old Girl 'Most Likely to Become a Terrorist' Award

It was supposed to be a joke, but the girl and her mother don't see anything funny about it.
Drew Schwartz
sexual assault

New Report Exposes How Schools Dismiss Rape as 'Hazing' or 'Bullying'

In an expansive investigation on student sexual assault, the Associated Press discovered about 17,000 official reports of sexual violence by students in grades K-12 over a recent four-year period.
Kimberly Lawson

Almost Half of Middle Schools Students Have Been Sexually Harassed, Report Says

A new study surveying Illinois students aged 10 to 15 finds that 43 percent have been subjected to unwanted sexual commentary—and 21 percent said they had been touched in a sexual way.
Kimberly Lawson

High School Is Still a Living Nightmare for Queer Teens

A new study found that LGBTQ students report being victimized for sexual orientation, gender expression, gender, appearance/body size, and disability more often than their non-LGBTQ peers. School environments may be so hostile that some students are...
Kimberly Lawson
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An 11-Year-Old Girl Brought a Knife to School to Ward Off Evil Clowns

The sixth grader was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds.
VICE Staff

Investigating the Middle School Rumor that Mountain Dew Lowers Your Sperm Count

One of the greatest rumors in middle school was that the yellow dye in Mountain Dew killed off your sperm. Naturally, it became a much beloved contraceptive choice for countless teens. Was there any truth to the rumor?
Marla Bahloul