The sixth graders entered the 2015-16 school year at Our Lady Queen of Peace School with their reputation preceding them.
Homeroom teacher Terry Ostlund described it as steeped in "conflict." Student Paige Vancil defined it as "drama." For math and science teacher Rebecca Nestor, their reputation was "negative."
Regardless of the word, the reputation had been firmly entrenched "since the primary grades," Ostlund said. "They've had a rough go."
Over six years at the House...