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First Lady Michelle Obama Highlights the Important Role of Girl Scout Volunteers

First Lady Michelle Obama discusses the important role played by Girl Scout volunteers in a new video released today by Girl Scouts of the USA, for which she serves as Honorary National President. Every First Lady of the United States has served in this post since 1917, when First Lady Edith B. Wilson became the first Honorary National President. Mrs. Obama’s video coincides with the launch of the organization’s new national campaign to increase recruitment of girl members... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Monday, September 30, 2013 | 0 comments

Join the Movement to End Texting and Driving

According to the National Safety Council , texting and driving causes more than 100,000 car crashes on roadways across America each year. These numbers add up to one simple solution: never text and drive…It can wait. To put an end to texting and driving, AT&T launched the It Can Wait campaign, which Girl Scouts of the USA is proud to be a part of. When it comes to texting and driving, the attitude of “do as I say, not as I do” widely persists.... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Thursday, September 19, 2013 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts of the USA and Dell Introduce Be the Video Game Developer

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has received a two-year, $600,000 grant for its Journey and Connect Through Technology program from the Dell Powering the Possible Youth Learning Initiative and is now releasing Be the Video Game Developer , an interactive experience that puts girls in the driver’s seat of video game development. Through Be the Video Game Developer , girls consider what they would like to see in video games and make selections... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Thursday, September 19, 2013 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts Take First Place in STEM Competition

The A-Blazing Model Solar Car Race sponsored by MLGW for the Boy & Girl Scouts last Saturday was great!Girl Scouts took home first place in all categories, including Best Use of Recycled Materials. Shenina Brown, Regional Program Specialist said, "Because males currently dominate S.T.E.M. fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), it is vital that girls everywhere be granted opportunities to explore these areas in hopes that their imaginations will be filled with... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Monday, September 9, 2013 | 0 comments

Washington County Celebrates Bridging Ceremony and Welcomes New Girls

On Saturday, August 24 at Warfield Point Park in Greenville, MS Girl Scout Daisy Troop 33176, Brownie Troop 30043 and Junior Troop 33175 had 16 girls that bridged and 6 leaders getting pinned. The girls that attended summer camp did the presentation of colors. All of the girls and volunteers' families were invited, along with any new girls that wanted to become a Girl Scout. See all the pictures here .  Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Monday, September 9, 2013 | 0 comments

Tipton County Service Unit Managers Invites the Community to Their Registration Fair

Karen Rudolph, Tipton County Service Unit Manager, appeared on WATN-TV Local 24 mid-day show to promote Tipton County's Girl Scout Registration Fair. See other registration fairs, information meetings and recruitment days here . Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Friday, September 6, 2013 | 0 comments

Horn Lake Service Unit Tends to Community Garden

The Horn Lake Service Unit has been working on a community garden all summer! Any vegetables harvested from the garden are donated to the Heartland Hands food pantry.   We are proud of the following Girl Scouts and volunteers for their hard work on this project:  Tammie and Neelie Jennings Jan and Ashley Winters Darlene and Harley Roach CC Jackson Donna and Cleo Ruby Crystal, Bailey and Abigail... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Tuesday, September 3, 2013 | 0 comments

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