“We all believe everyone needs a friend.”
Those are the wise words of Girl Scout Junior Gabbie Bloomer, of Omaha Troop 45437.
Inspired by a story they saw on the news, Gabby’s troop made their little corner of the world a better place by donating a “Friendship Zone” bench to their school, Parkview Heights Elementary. Continue reading
One of the keys to developing a Gold Award Take Action project is to identify a problem in the community that need to be solved. For Emma August, that problem was quite simply a lack of youth engagement. Emma noticed, as she looked for possibly solutions, that in her hometown of Gordon, Nebraska, there were a very limited number of fun activities for kids, t’weens and teens. Continue reading
Sometimes when you’re trying to think of new ways to reach young students, it helps to think outside the box and get a little, well, silly. That is exactly what Megan Webber did when she came up with the idea for her Gold Award Take Action project, “Silly Stories on CD.” Continue reading
A female professor at Stanford University has been awarded math’s highest honor, the Fields Medal. Widely considered the Nobel Prize of math, all previous 52 winners of the prestigious award have been men, making Iranian-born Maryam Mirzakhani the first female winner. Continue reading
Girl Scouts have a long tradition of honoring our nation’s veterans. For many girls, who are trying to decide how they will “take action” while earning their Gold Award, serving veterans is a topic that will often rise to the top. Continue reading