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Calling All Girl Scouts! Doodle 4 Google Invites You to Think Big

Exciting news! Girl Scouts have the opportunity to participate in Doodle 4 Google, a contest where students in the United States are invited to use their artistic talents to think big and redesign Google’s homepage logo for millions to see. This year, students are asked to exercise their creative imaginations around the theme, "If I could travel in time, I'd visit…" One lucky student artist will see their artwork appear on the Google homepage and take home some cool... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Tuesday, February 28, 2012 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts Honored by Indiana

Courtesy of Girl Scout Blog In Indianapolis, Fox 59 WXIN reports that Girl Scouts of the USA were recognized Friday by the Indiana House of Representatives in honor of their 100th year anniversary. Girl Scouts of the USA is grateful to the entire Indiana State Legislature for unanimously voting in favor of our 100 th Anniversary resolution last week and for recognizing the great contributions members of Girl Scouts have made in our communities for nearly a century. ... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Thursday, February 23, 2012 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts Brief U.S. Administration on Generation STEM

On February 15, 2012 Girl Scouts of the USA had the opportunity to brief senior members of The Administration and key government agencies on the newly released national research report, Generation STEM: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math . Researchers from the Girl Scout Research Institute detailed the results of the study and how they contradict the longstanding assumption that girls are simply uninterested in these fields. ... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Friday, February 17, 2012 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts Heart of the South Announces New Community Advisory Board Chair

Girl Scouts Heart of the South welcome Deborah Harris as the new Community Advisory Board (CAB) Chair for the northwest  Mississippi region. She replaces Gwen Woodson as CAB Chair. Gwen will continue to serve on the northwest Mississippi CAB. Deborah Lanita Harris is a native of Carroll County, Mississippi. She is the oldest of six siblings.  She attended Marshall Elementary and is a 1988 graduate of J. Z. George High School. She attended Mississippi Delta Community... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Monday, February 13, 2012 | 2 comments

In Defense of Girl Scouting

Girl Scouts of the USA is the premier leadership organization for girls. With a rich one-hundred year history of building girls of courage, confidence and character, it is no surprise that people from coast-to-coast come out in support of Girl Scouting when critics seem eager to discredit everything from badges to cookies. In an article for Mother Jones , Nicole Pasulka writes that "the Girls Scouts marks its 100 th anniversary this year, with 2.3 million troopers and... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Monday, February 6, 2012 | 0 comments

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