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A Letter from Our CEO Angela Woods

This update shares my thoughts on recent news stories some of you may have seen about uncomfortable and/or unpopular challenges and changes at Girl Scouts. An Associated Press article released on Sunday, June 23 reported in rather dramatic fashion that some councils are selling camp properties, national membership and the Girl Scout Cookie Program has declined over the past decade, our now frozen national council pension plan has unfunded liabilities, and our national staff headquartered... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Thursday, June 27, 2013 | 0 comments

College Tour: From the Road Report

  Isabella and Amy at the Georgia Aquarium. Enduring 8 hours of sitting on the bus, we met other Girl Scouts from around our area and made new friends. Our legs were hurting and our bodies were tired, we needed a stop, so we went to McDonald’s for lunch. We shared and enjoyed Chicken McNuggets with our new friends. We laughed and talked as we scoured the gas station gift shop for souvenirs for all the family members, and tried on the silly clothes they had for sale. ... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Tuesday, June 11, 2013 | 0 comments

Girl Scout Specials at the Memphis Orpheum

The Memphis Orpheum has generously offered specially priced tickets to Girl Scout members. families and friends. Below are the current offers. Make sure you follow our Facebook page to stay up to date on future offers. The Girl Scouts of the South’s BizTix discount for Anastasia is now available! These tickets are $4.75 per ticket, including all fees.   Link: Promo Code:... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Thursday, June 6, 2013 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts Collect School Supplies for Tornado Victims

  Tupelo Cadette Troop 20205 kicked off a citywide service project at Tupelo City Hall today to help fellow students affected by the recent tornadoes Oklahoma. Tupelo Mayor Jack Reed, Jr and Tupelo Fire Chief, Thomas Walker joined the girls to encourage citizens to bring new school supplies to any of the drop off boxes the girls have setup. Boxes are located at City Hall, every Tupelo Fire Station and East Heights Baptist Church. The boxes will be out through the end of June and will... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Monday, June 3, 2013 | 0 comments

Advice for Girls By Girls in Dear Daisy

  Dear Daisy is an advice column written by Girl Scout Cadettes and Ambassadors from GS Troop 20356 in Oxford, MS. We'd like you to meet Amy and Isabella, the GS troop's two Ambassadors, who are entering the 10th grade in the fall and are original members since kindergarten.  Senior members are Jacleyn and Melissa, along with new members Ke'nia, Candace and Kayla. Every week they will be answering questions sent to them from members like you! No question is stupid or silly so... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Monday, June 3, 2013 | 0 comments

Do Girls Think It's Important for More Women to Enter Science and Technology Careers?

The answer is yes! Mandy, a Girl Scout Senior from Texas, talks about why she thinks it's important that more women enter science and technology careers. Check out her video below. For more great stories from girls like Mandy, go to  Girl Scouts For Girls . According to the Girl Scout Research Institute study Generation STEM: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math , though a majority of today’s girls have a clear... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Monday, June 3, 2013 | 0 comments

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