Guillen Middle School Principal Rosa Lovelace said she strongly believes the early start has helped ease the worries among many sixth-grade students and parents.
"Our main goal is to get them in here in a comfortable setting, where they're ready to learn," she
said."At the end of their first day, we'll get them all together and answer any questions they might have."Lovelace
said the early start gives sixth-graders confidence in a time when stress can be high.
"I won't say they're old pros at being in middle school," she