Young Talk, February 2008
Good behaviour protects you
Behaviour youneed toavoidin2008
Youn g Talkers
This is a new year. It comeswith alot of good things. Mostof youhave joined new classes.Some have joined new schools.Some of you have newresponsibilitiesin your school.Tohave a successful year,can you
Alcohol isdangerous.It changes theway youthink and feel. So you caneasilyget raped ordefile someone.• Alcoholalso causes fightingandaccidents. Have youseen yourparents orneighbours drunk andfighting? It is aterrible thing.
If you have sex, you risk pregnancyor impregnating a girl. This can leadto being chased from school andhome. You can end up in misery. You can also get HIV/STDs. Nomatter how strong your sexualfeelings, no matter the pressures onyou, keep delaying sex.
Watching rough or blue videosListening toyour mother
I live with my mother.
She paysmy school fees. I have a friendwho is always advising me to geta boyfriend. I stood firm andrefused. I advised her againstgetting boyfriends when you arestill young. She refused tochange. I decided to leave her.She got pregnant and dropped outof school and is now suffering.Lillian
Asibazuyo, Iyolo PS
says: Lillian, well donefor critically thinking about yourfriend who could have led you intoproblems. You moved away fromher and stayed safe for now. We
to watchmovies can leadyou into badgroups, takingalcohol and sex.Bad movies cangive yournightmares,disturb yourfeelings, showyou unpleasantthings that youcannot forget.
YOUNG TALK IS FOR TEACHERS AND PUPILS IN P5, P6 AND P7
On weekends I sell tomatoesin the market. In dry season Iquarry stones and sell a basinat 1000/=. It is not easygetting a full basin in a day. Itcan take three days. I avoidgoing for discos. While there,friends can influence you tohave sex.
Alikt Odoru, 14,P6, Barakala PS, Yumbe
• Beinghonest /upright• Working hard•Havingself-control•Being tolerant•Respecting yourself •Respectingothers•Beinghelpf ul•Committing yourself to excellencein all you do.
remember the behaviours that willhelp you stay safe and get whatyou want. There are also some badbehaviours you need to avoid. Hereis a list.
• Missing school without agood reason• Going home late• Teasing, bullying, torturingothers• Fighting• Refusing to help with workat home and school• Stealing• Touching the bodies ofclassmates• Telling lies, making excuses
You can k nowa child'sgood orbad mannersby whathe /she does and saysand howtheyrelate with others.However, mannersdifferfromsocietytosociety.Peoplecan change and learn newmanners. Teacher,youneedto help yourpupilsto tellthedifferencebetween good (acceptable )andbad (unacceptable )behaviours.Let themk now behaviours thatwillhelp themachievetheirgoals and thosethat can destroy them.
Falal Lobanga,Counselor, Straight Talk
Behaviouryouneed toavoidin 2008
are sorry for your friend . Do notdespise your friend. You are lucky to have a good mother.Stay close to her and learn moreabout the important things in lifefrom her.
Good manners help tokeep you safe fromearly sex with all itsproblems. Talk to yourmother aboutmenstruation, breasts,boys and your sexualfeelings.
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is an orphan. Hesat f orhis P LE atK idde Boarding P S,W ak iso. He say shard work andusingopportunitieswellmade himsucceed.
Good behav iours help y ou ex cel
Cour tesy photos: New V ision
Good behaviour protects you
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Respect andhardwork mademe succeed.
A nge lla Nak iguli
of Sir ApolloK aggwa scoredaggregate 4. Shewas one of thebest P LE pupils inK ampala.
Make someone feeluseless
Very frightening dreams