Troop 11558 Newsletter

November 13, 2012

A few words from the leaders...

We had an absolutely wonderful meeting today! Both Jane and I were super impressed with just how incredibly smart these girls can be.

This week's meeting was all about earning our Tell a Story badge. The girls made puppets and then put on a puppet show. The only direction we gave them for their skits was that they had to include something from the Girl Scout Law in some way. The videos are below. Please watch them and tell me you aren't impressed. (Please note that even though the videos are on youtube, your daughter's privacy is protected. I set the viewing privileges to private. Only those who received this newsletter with the embedded videos can view them and share the links. They will not come up in any search on youtube or the internet.)

Also, we discussed the difference between healthy and unhealthy food and used our snack time to illustrate that point. The girls were quick to point out that the apple slices were healthy and that the oreos were not good for you.

We did give the girls homework because we are trying to complete the Inventor badge in parts at home. It was on "thinking in circles" and it is in their Brownie book. Plus, they are responsible for asking their parents to purchase the items on their first aid kit list before the next meeting so that they can make them to place in their parent's car. Finally, they received a worksheet with a plate on it. They are to complete it and turn it back in at the next meeting.

Tell a Story 1
Tell a Story 2
Tell a Story 3

Fall Product

Money DUE Nov 27th

All money for Fall Product is DUE to me by November 27th! If you are unsure how much you owe, please email me.

Upcoming Events

National EMT field trip/ Next Troop Meeting

Tuesday, Nov 27th 2012 at 2:45-5pm

1350 Parker Road Southeast

Conyers, GA

Our next meeting will be November 27th, where we will be going on our field trip to National EMT to learn about first aid and safety. We will meet a Wheeler Park on Parker Rd. and head over and will then come back to Wheeler Park to make our first aid kits. Please remember to send in your first aid kit items. You can send them that day or drop them off earlier in the week at either Jane's or Misty's house.

Please note that you are picking up at Wheeler Park on Parker Rd. at 5pm.

Christmas Parade

Saturday, Dec 1st 2012 at 3pm

1300 Pine Log Road Northeast

Conyers, GA

We will again be participating in the Christmas Parade. This year's theme is "A Red, White, & Blue Christmas". Jane and I thought that we would make custom Santa hats for all of the girls. If you plan to march in the parade, please let us know asap so we can get those made.

Also, there is an optional event attached to the parade...Breakfast with Santa. It will be at EUMC 9-11am. The cost is $12 for breakfast, a picture, and a craft. I will forward the flyer for the event separately.

Father/Daughter Fun at GameTime

Friday, Dec 14th 2012 at 6-9pm

9120 Wheat Street Northeast

Covington, GA

Have your daughter come with her favorite guy, have fun and support Girl Scouts. Enjoy batting cages and the inflatable playground for all ages.

Cost= $7/person (includes pizza and drinks, registration required)

I will forward the flyer for this event to everyone separately.

It's a great opportunity to get in some Christmas shopping or a dinner out with friends ;)