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by zoe
Tue Feb 08, 2005 7:35 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Abstinence Education in Tomahawk
Replies: 82
Views: 20401

Re: Abstinence Education in Tomahawk

Sorry, I was nineteen and pregnant. Maybe I just want better for my daughters.
by zoe
Tue Feb 08, 2005 8:08 am
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Abstinence Education in Tomahawk
Replies: 82
Views: 20401

Re: Abstinence Education in Tomahawk

sorry, 6:56 wasn't there when I checked it, so I rewrote. I apologize for being repetitive.
by zoe
Tue Feb 08, 2005 8:03 am
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Abstinence Education in Tomahawk
Replies: 82
Views: 20401

Re: Abstinence Education in Tomahawk

Way to go Baby--couldn't have said it better. The real problem isn't teen pregnancy--that rate is dropping as teens find "alternative" ways to avoid it; the bigger issue is STDs and the alarming rate that those are going up among a teen age population. As Pam Stenzel pointed out in her par...
by zoe
Tue Feb 08, 2005 7:56 am
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Abstinence Education in Tomahawk
Replies: 82
Views: 20401

Re: Abstinence Education in Tomahawk

Baby--couldn't have said it better!! That is the real problem we are facing and the one that everyone seems to want to turn a blind eye to. Like Pam Stenzel said at her parent talk last night "Pregnancy is not a disease, it is survivable" and it only lasts for ninth months. Catch a viral S...
by zoe
Sun Feb 06, 2005 10:44 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Abstinence Education in Tomahawk
Replies: 82
Views: 20401

Re: Abstinence Education in Tomahawk

Our local school district does have a sex ed curriculum in grades six, eight and ten. According to my kids, they do talk about condoms. But something tells me that the message doesn't seem to be getting through based on the number of pregnancies; teachers are always having to talk with the kids who ...
by zoe
Sun Feb 06, 2005 5:13 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Abstinence Education in Tomahawk
Replies: 82
Views: 20401

Re: Abstinence Education in Tomahawk

I know that I am coming into this discussion late, but after reading all of the postings, I feel that I need to add my two cents worth. As a person who works in a secondary school setting on a daily basis, I think this is less of an issue in terms of telling teenagers not to have sex, than it is a s...

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