Chez Songbird, Grrrls

Now That We’re All Together Again

Light Princess: Well, I'm finished with Birth Control Middle School.

Pure Luck (out of earshot): Let's hope she doesn't go to Teen Pregnancy High School.

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On the last day of middle school, I took the opportunity to talk to the Wonderful Principal of Renowned Middle School, relating the story that a friend in a faraway state heard him in a local radio interview and admired his handling of the questions.

"Yes," he said, "that interviewer asked me, 'Do you really teach sodomy?'"

(You'll forgive me if I colored a bit, at least on the inside, when the Principal discussed sodomy with me.)

He went on, "I told him, if the kids ask, we teach about it. Then I pointed out to him that we have sex education and they don't and that we have a much lower teen pregnancy rate."

Well, that's all right, then.

6 thoughts on “Now That We’re All Together Again”

  1. I wish they taught sodomy at my daughter’s high school…..it jarred me to see a 9 month pregnant girl be inducted into the National Honor Society…10-20% of the girls in her school are or have been pregnant.

  2. Oh my, what an interesting conversation! But best to be clear about the things they want to know!
    Thanks so much for introducing me to RevGals and for all your help with blogging questions. Looking forward to getting to know you more!

  3. well, cannot be squeamish when talking to middle schoolers! love the opening comments!!

  4. And the title of this post is sublime!
    Principal: game, set, match! (that means something in sports lingo, I hope it means what I want to say!)

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