Buzz·Posted on Jul 16, 201455 Super Awkward Middle School PhotosBuzzFeed staff share their most traumatic pics from the pimpled trenches of puberty. Add YOURS in the comments!by Jessica MisenerBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Ryan Broderick Ryan Broderick "I still make this face when I'm eating pizza." 2. Katherine Miller Katherine Miller "I'm ready for the first day of school!" 3. Alex Naidus Alex Naidus "Winning the unofficial First to Get a Mustache Award™ wasn't really *my* idea of a good time, but what can you do..." 4. Ashley Perez Ashley Perez "You win some, you lose some. Middle school was a big loss." 5. Erin La Rosa Erin La Rosa "Behold, my first and only glamour shot. I didn't have a lot of friends, but I DID have some awesome imaginary friends. Perhaps that's all too obvious." 6. Myles Tanzer Myles Tanzer "Bye y'all, thanks for coming to my bar mitzvah!" 7. Jen Lewis Jen Lewis "Welp." 8. Charlie Warzel Charlie Warzel "HERE IS A PICTURE OF ME STRUGGLING WITH CUPCAKES (don't ask) in like 6th grade." 9. Arianna Rebolini Arianna Rebolini "Can you tell my mom used to cut my bangs?" 10. Gavon Laessig Gavon Laessig "Found beneath some moldy comic books, here now is 190 pounds of glistening mullet jammed into a pair of Montgomery Ward husky pants." 11. Tracy Clayton Tracy Clayton "12 years old and already over everybody's shit." 12. Lara Parker Lara Parker "Here I am talking on a land line phone with retainers taking an original selfie on a KODAK CAMERA." 13. Austin Hunt Chris Ritter "Me in 7th grade getting knighted." 14. Javier Moreno Javier Moreno "Me in 8th grade. A 4'11 95lbs "football" player." 15. Sandra Allen Sandra Allen "Still my favorite photo of me ever taken. Eighth grade dance. Believe I was going for sexy? I have not gotten better at sexy." 16. Ashley Ford Ashley Ford "My school used to do something called "Toe' Up From the Flo' Up" Day for spirit week. I stole my grandma's wig for this occasion. I had a lot of spirit. I also used to play the drums." 17. Dorsey Shaw Dorsey Shaw "Me sitting next to Dad, hating life." 18. Summer Burton Summer Burton "I got that hat at a giveaway at Wendy's." 19. Deena Shanker Deena Shanker "I'm the one in the corner that nobody really wanted in the picture in the first place." 20. Dave Stopera Dave Stopera "me and the boys" 21. Alanna Okun Alanna Okun "Boys didn't slow-dance with me because I intimidated them a lot." 22. Justine Zwiebel Justine Zwiebel "Baby goth phase." 23. Isaac Fitzgerald (right) Isaac Fitzgerald "Myself and best friend Liam Patrick Walsh. I was selling cigarettes out of my locker that year. He would go on to attend West Point and is now a captain in the US Army. We are still close." 24. Jessica Misener Jessica Misener "This was my chunky blonde highlights phase. Thanks to late '90s Jennifer Aniston on Friends for the inspiration!" 25. Julie Gerstein Julie Gerstein "I hung out with delinquent skater boys, could you tell?" 26. Louis Peitzman Louis Peitzman "The truth is out there." 27. Chris Ritter Chris Ritter "My wardrobe was a mix of choker chains and t-shirts my mom wore in the 70's and 80's." 28. Jarett Wieselman Jarrett Wieselman "A bowl cut AND a tab collar? #YES1993" 29. John Stanton John Stanton "I have no idea what made me smile like that, cause there wasn't a damn thing funny happening when i was wearing that blazer." 30. Macey Foronda Macey Foronda "...?" 31. Tasneem Nashrulla Tasneem Nashrulla "I wanted to be the 'only guy' at my all-girls school. I succeeded." 32. Andrew Ziegler Andrew Ziegler "I never crushed that can." 33. Anne Helen Petersen Anne Helen Petersen "You knew I was cool because I got to hold the banner at the Lewiston, Idaho Rodeo Parade. In a cheerleading uniform." 34. Jaimie Etkin Jaimie Etkin "I lasted one summer at sleepaway camp. I needn't explain why." 35. Aylin Zafar Aylin Zafar "i got a short haircut bc i wanted to look like Victoria Beckham." 36. Cates Holderness Cates Holderness "When I was in 6th grade I decided I wanted super short hair. This was, in retrospect, not the best idea I'd ever had, but at the time I thought it might divert attention from my coke-bottle glasses and new braces. Little did I realize that drastically changing one's hair at the onset of puberty at the time when you are surrounded by hundreds of your hormone-fueled, spiteful, cliqueish peers might lead to heartache. Oh, how swiftly I learned." 37. Sami Main Sami Main "My hair matches my face in solidarity of dumbness, at least.” 38. Alex Alvarez (center) Alex Alvarez "I can't actually remember if this was in middle school or freshman year of high school, but here I am (center) at a robotics competition. We're in a midcentury living room at the Kennedy Space Center and apparently very, very happy about it." 39. Ellie Hall Ellie Hall "My dark past is that I acted in community and professional musical theater / opera for 13 years while growing up in Virginia. Of all the roles I played, nothing will be darker than this. 2002. I was in 7th grade. I went in to audition for the role of Fern and was cast as Wilbur the pig. " 40. Sam Stryker Sam Stryker "my butch phase y'all" 41. Katie Heaney Katie Heaney "13 years old, ornate Halloween costume, boy haircut + braces, etc. (I am hiding behind a ghost.)" 42. Kayla Yandoli Kayla Yandoli "Just an awkward 14-year-old hippie, visiting Woodstock." 43. Julia Furlan Julia Furlan "I tried to use the Gap to shield my entire body from sight, but I couldn't hide my face. It took a while to grow into my nose. And my eyebrows." 44. Joel Anderson Joel Anderson "This is a little too soft for football and coincidentally, the last known picture of me smiling. Circa 1990." 45. Julia Pugachevsky Julia Pugachevsky "Forever angsty." 46. Chelsea Marshall Chelsea Marshall "Here's me in front of a wall in Morocco, wearing some nice bungie cord pants and a bucket hat." 47. Erin Chack Erin Chack "CHACK SISTAHS, BREAKING BOYS' HEARTS SINCE LITERALLY NEVER." 48. Kristin Chirico Kristin Chirico "I'm the one with the Far Side Anthology in her lap. It was in my Easter basket. JEALOUS?" 49. Conz Preti Conz Preti "Being girlie wasn't my thing." 50. Simon Crerar Simon Crerar "Where do I start? Ridiculous spike? Check. Shocking shirt? Check. Worn corduroy? Check. Stripy socks? Check. Blues Brothers shades? Check. Climbing frame?! I have no idea what I was thinking." 51. Tasmai Uppin Tasmai Uppin "You can tell how much I hate pics. Avoiding the camera is my thing." 52. Candace Lowry Candace Lowry "idk I consider myself a baller..." 53. Whitney Jefferson Whitney Jefferson "7th grade: braces, Delia's t-shirt." 54. Jenna Guillaume Jenna Guillaume "Here is my 12-year-old self doing the 5ive "Got the Feelin'" dance, after having been given a terrible-on-purpose makeover by my friend (cut out of this picture so that she doesn't murder me in my sleep). You probably can't tell, but I had one eye with bright pink eyeshadow and one eye with bright blue eyeshadow and purple lip gloss on." 55. And finally, that time Matt Stopera was on MTV's Fanography: Britney: View this video on YouTube youtube.com Add your best/worst middle school pics in the comments!