I hope those of you with school age kids are teaching them that the "dorky" one in his/her class won't always be dorky! And... if they happen to be the "dorky" one... let them know that they will one day blossom!
Being temporarily "dorky" in school isn't a bad thing at all. In my case, it kept me out of A LOT of trouble. I actually felt sorry for a lot of the "popular" kids... because I had the discernment even back then to know this.
Peer pressure was never a problem or me... because I didn't have enough peers who wanted to be around me long enough to apply any sort of pressure LOL! ;)
Let us remind our teenagers especially, that the high school experience is far from the pinnacle of their lives. They haven't even begun to live yet!