Sunday, March 17, 2013
Girl Scouts were selling Tagalongs, Thin Mints, Savannah Smiles and more favorite cookies.
Herndon area Girl Scout Troop #216 found a prime spot to sell cookies on St. Patrick's Day. Those attending the Mosby's Raid Re-Enactment and hanging out at downtown restaurants were able to stop by their table in front of The Breeze to buy boxes of their favorite sweet treats. What's your favorite Girl Scout cookie? Keep up with Herndon news throughout the day by liking us on Facebook or following us on Twitter.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Students at the school collected and packed tuna noodle casserole dinner kits to go to families in need.
The Girl Scouts, Daisies and Brownies of St. Joseph's School, along with the help of the entire student body, worked to help families in need by collecting and packing tuna noodle casserole dinner kits on Friday. During the annual Feed a Family Youth Service Project SJS students gathered in the cafeteria and filled bags with cans of tuna, cream of mushroom soup and pasta noodles. They also included a recipe card for tuna noodle casserole, as well as handwritten notes from the girls. The troop creates tuna noodle casserole kits are because they are high in omega 3s and have lots of protein. Additionally, a fish meal was chosen for the season of Lent. The kits were donated to Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington. In addition to the …
Saturday, January 5, 2013
By Breauna Johnson, Public Relations specialist, Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Saturday, January 5
Girl Scout Cookies are on sale in the Greater Washington Region. Girl Scouts are taking orders now for delivery of cookies starting Feb 6. Girl Scout Cookie booths outside local stores will run from February 22 - March 24. Each box of Girl Scout Cookies cost $4 with all proceeds staying in the Greater Washington Region to support local Girl Scout activities. What started as a bake sale in 1917 has grown into the largest girl-led entrepreneurial business in the nation. Last year in the Greater Washington Region, over 4.5 million boxes of Girl Scout Cookies were sold. Proceeds from the sale are used to support local troop activities like travel and community service projects; and to maintain Girl Scout camps, develop programs and provide …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Local Cadettes develop tutoring service for kindergarten through fifth-grade students.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Herndon Girl Scout Cadette Troop 1372 developed a tutoring service for Herndon called Rocket Learning. After spending weeks deciding on a community project that would be beneficial to Herndon, the troop provided service hours for the tutoring service and would, in turn, earn the Silver Award. Rocket Learning was created to help children in their learning process with the assistance of tutors. The Cadettes tutored for two hours on Monday evenings for a year and a half, including through the summer months. Most of the children who participated in tutoring have parents in the English for Speakers of Other Languages class at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. The children who received tutoring were in grades kindergarten through fifth grade, and …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Girl Scout Daisies earn their local history patch.
The girls from Girl Scout Daisy Troop 681 learned about local history to earn their history of Herndon patch Thursday, March 29. The girls went to the Herndon Depot Museum to learn about how Herndon got its start and its name, the town's history as a rail town, and about Commander William Lewis Herndon and his ship. Most of the girls attend Clearview Elementary School in Herndon, though some are also home schooled or attend St. Joseph School in Herndon. The troop also recently donated 130 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to troops in Afghanistan.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The Girl Scouts from St. Joseph's School created 100 tuna noodle casserole dinner kits on March 23, enough to feed about 400 people.
The Girl Scouts, Daisies and Brownies of St. Joseph's School in Herndon learned about how they were able to help families in need by providing tuna noodle casserole dinner kits on Friday, March 23. The school has 161 girl scouts and many of them were present for the Feed a Family Youth Service Project, said Rosemary DeBenedittis, St. Joseph Girl Scout Coordinator. They gathered in a meeting room, lining up like an assembly line to fill bags with cans of tuna, cream of mushroom soup and pasta noodles. Then they included a recipe card and notes from the girls. Troop Leader Fiona McMahon said the tuna noodle casserole kits were chosen for the project because they are high in omega 3s, have lots of protein and there aren't many allergies to …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Troops load up for annual sale, so look for your delivery - or shopping center sales - soon.
Girl Scout Cookies are here! More than 115,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies are being delivered Thursday to troops belonging to Association 51, which covers the Herndon-Reston corridor to include parts of Dranesville. Troops picked up their cookies at a drive-through station at the ADAMS Center in Sterling. Girl Scout cookie booths will be open starting this weekend throughout the area; to find a booth near you, visit http://cookielocator.littlebrownie.com/.