Dark Chocolate Delight

The teen program, Dark Chocolate Delight, featured chocolate in many different ways. There were the Hershey Kiss relay, chocolate taste test, balloon making chocolate bowls and chocolate trivia. The chocolate tasting booth featured six different types of chocolate from 86% pure chocolate to Hazel Hill’s milk chocolate. Of course, the favorite was the Hazel Hill […]

The Queen of Water

  Laura Resau met Maria Virginia Farinango in Colorado where Virginia was a student. They became fast friends and decided to tell Virginia’s story as a young girl growing up in the Ecuadorian Andes. Maria Virginia is a descendant of the Incas, an ancient people of South America.The Spanish conquistadors conquered the Incas and became known as the […]

No Couch Potatoes

No Couch Potatoes is a teen program that meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday in the Edge. Natalie Sykes, a trained physical therapist, leads the program with her knowledge of cardiovascular excercise, muscle training and kickboxing techniques. At the end of each program participants are offered a healthy snack. Last Thursday the snack included fruit salsa and […]

Valentine Candy

A very unique program was going on in the Edge on Valentine’s Day. After school, teens were invited to make their own special Valentine Candy to eat themselves or give to someone special. One table featured Buckeye Balls, which are similar to Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. The recipe suggested using plastic gloves to mix the peanut butter, margarine, […]