About   Newsletter     Contact
get the edge on life

the Edge news
news

the Edge news

Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: January 20, 2016
Fathers play an important role in the life of their daughters. Check out any comedy on TV these days and you will find the father being played as pseudo-morons. That is not what our daughters need from their fathers. A study conducted in 2003 shows an increase early sexual debut and pregnancy rate in fatherless girls.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: January 20, 2016
Making and keeping friends is hard enough when you are the new kid on the block. But in today's world of tweets, texts and selfies it can be near impossible to make friends. Why? You ask. According to Relevant Magazine, Social media has altered the DNA of friendship.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: December 16, 2015
Only 8% of couples in the 1960s preceded marriage with cohabitation. Today over 50% of couple cohabitate, often believing the myths that it will help them in their future marriage. Abstinence Clearinghouse debunks these myths in their article posted here.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: December 16, 2015
A recent study has found that the amount of times teens spend with media has increased from 7.5 hours to 9 hours per day! With everything else they have going on, how do they find time to sleep? Click here to see the full study. 
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: December 16, 2015
Teens give a variety of reasons to justify premarital sex. According to the Medical Institute for Sexual Health, some of the common arguments teens use are quite faulty, while the benefits of waiting are worthwhile. Click here to read more on teens' faulty reasoning.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: December 16, 2015
Tim Tebow recently made headlines over his breakup with former Miss Universe, Oliva Culpo. While neither have spoken a word publicly on the breakup, one blogger has stated she is very thankful that she married a celibate like Tebow. She continues to praise Tebow in his commitment to purity because it shows that his future wife is more valuable to him than temporary gratification.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: October 12, 2015
We all recognize Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.  The iconic puppets, along with the rest of the crew, have made their way back to primetime.  But The Muppets of today is a far cry from The Muppet Show of before.Read Plugged In's full review here. 
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: October 12, 2015
October is bullying prevention month, and Search Institute has some great information regarding peer pressure and our students.  It is encouraging to note that thanks to the focus on bullying and increase of anti-bullying campaigns, the number of students experiencing bullying is actually going down!
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: August 18, 2015
There seems to be a very thin line between friends and enemies for young girls.  Take a chance to read this article from Psychology Today, and make sure your little girls know how to recognize an unhealthy friendship.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: August 18, 2015
Meet Jennifer, a beautiful, funny, friendly, talented gymnast and acrobat.  Jennifer, born without legs, pursued a passion for tumbling, not to be held back by what others would call a "handicap." Following in the footsteps of childhood hero and idol, Olympic gold medalist Dominique Moceanu, Jennifer became the state champion in power tumbling.
Page 6 of 24
The Edge
Connect
The EDGE on Facebook The EDGE on YouTube Twitter MySpace
site design by
Level 2 Design
Contact
285 Main Street
Dayton, TN 37321
P 423.775.0019
F 423.775.8263
email us