12 year olds don't use the W when saying the name of the current President. Why? Because they are only vaguely aware there is another guy with the same name. Why? Because they were born in the Clinton era.
Realizing this is the last year we can ask 7th graders to journal about 9/11 as next year the kids would have been four years old at the time and probably won't have any firsthand memories.
12 year olds seem to love 70's music. It is music so old it is "even older than their parent's music!"