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Say 'No' and Mean It--Part 1

By KAPPI
Published: February 13, 2014

Part 1 of our blog series on how to say "no" and mean it.


Myths About Guys and Sex

By KAPPI
Published: January 28, 2014

This post is for you, ladies.


What your need to know about birth control

By KAPPI
Published: January 9, 2014

The consequences of sex can be very serious and your parents (or trusted adult) might be able to help you make a healthier decision for your body and your future. However, one day you may need to choose a birth control method that works for your lifestyle.


2013 Knox County Schools Middle School Youth Risk Behavior Survey

By KAPPI
Published: December 26, 2013

The Knox County Health Department and the Knox County Schools recently released the Middle School Youth Risk Behavior Survey. 


2013 Knox County Schools High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey

By KAPPI
Published: December 18, 2013

The Knox County Health Department and the Knox county Schools recently released the Youth Risk Behavior Survey for high schoolers. 


Chin Up, Buttercup

By KAPPI
Published: November 14, 2013

Just when you thought your day couldn’t get any worse, you call your partner to talk it out and they dump you. But what’s next?


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Don’t Just Stand By

  • You hear one student call another by an ugly racial slur
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What should you do?

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