Pete Black is an eighth-grade student at Stoneybrook Middle School. He is friends with Alan Gray, but is more responsible and a better student.

In #53 Kristy for President, he becomes eighth grade class president.

He also dates Stacey briefly taking her to a Winter dance.

In Stacey's Ex-Best Friend, Pete develops a crush on Laine Cummings, and takes her to the Valentine's Day dance.

He also tormented Miranda Shillaber in 7th grade by snapping her bra.