Middle school is an awkward time for kids. To add to that awkwardness we mix in dances.

Well, it looks like the awkward dances are ending at Naches Valley Middle School. An email went out explaining that the school would be doing a student social instead of the traditional dance.

The social will have games, an open gym and other activities, along with candy, snacks and soda.

I get that most of the kids don't really dance, but some do. I guess I'm just sad that this tradition is going by the wayside. My kids won't get to experience middle school dances like their older siblings and I did.

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