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Girl of the Year/Contemporary Grades!


It's that time of year again to see what grades the Girls of the Year are going to! From last time, I added this year's GOTY, Gabriela, plus the Contemporary Characters Tenney, Logan and Z. And all I did was copy last year's list, update the info and add the new characters, so this might be a bit lazy.

Lindsey- Regardless of when her birthday is, she's out of college. Unless she wants to be a doctor.

Kailey- Same as Lindsey.

Marisol- Same as Lindsey.

Jess- Same as Lindsey.

Nicki- In Thanks to Nicki, Nicki enters fifth grade during the 2007-08 school year, so that means that she is going in junior year of college.

Mia- In Mia (which starts in October 2008), Mia states that she is 10 years old. The New York (where Mia lives) cutoff date for kindergarten is December 1st (which makes her a fifth-grader in Mia,) so Mia started kindergarten in the 2002-03 school year. Therefore, she is going into sophomore year of college this year.

Chrissa, Sonali and Gwen- All three of them are starting fifth grade in the 2009-10 school year (proof: Chrissa Stands Strong: The Book), so they started kindergarten in the 2003-04 school year, which makes them about to enter college this year.

Lanie- Lanie is about to enter fifth grade in the 2010-11 school year, and that means Lanie started kindergarten in the 2004-05 school year. Simple math shows that Lanie will be a senior (12th grade) in high school.

Kanani- Since Kanani's grade isn't mentioned (the whole series takes place in summer 2011) and I know her age is 10 in the books, I looked up the Hawaii cutoff date for kindergarten (July 31) and that's when I knew that she would enter 5th in 2011-12. Simple math proved that Kanani would become a junior in high school in the 2016-17 year.

McKenna- McKenna is a fourth grader during her whole series that is in the 2011-2012 school year (according to her movie), so she will be a sophomore in high school next fall.

Saige- Saige is in fourth grade during the 2013-14 school year, so she will be a eighth grader next fall.

Isabelle- Isabelle is in fourth grade during the 2014-15 school year (like me!), so she will be a seventh grader.

Grace- Grace was in fourth grade during the 2015-16 school year, so she is going to be a sixth grader next year. (I think it's funny that Grace is one of the youngest ones on the list and she was GOTY TWO YEARS AGO!)

Lea- Lea was in fifth grade during the 2015-16 school year, so she's going into seventh grade.

Gabriela- Gabriela Speaks Out confirms that Gabriela will be a sixth grader next school year.

Tenney- It can be drawn from Tenney's series that Tenney will be in 7th grade next year.

Logan- Logan will be in ninth or tenth grade next year, because he is 14 in Tenney in the Key of Friendship (March-April 2017) and the cutoff date for Nashville schools when Logan joined kindergarten was September 30th.

Z- Z will be in eighth or ninth grade next year, because she is 13 in The Real Z (April-May 2017) and the cutoff date for Seattle schools are August 31.


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