3 results for month: 05/2017

Lessons from Girls’ Circles

Co-Muses Bernadette Cole Slaughter and Laraine Longhurst recently asked their current circle of girls to write down what they've learned from Girls' Circles this year. Answers include: "To love myself no matter what." "Always do your best." "Stay true about myself." "Express your opinion." "Be ourselves." As Girls' Circles wrap up for the year, muses and clinicians will meet to share feedback from the girls and share their own experiences so that we can continue to use our time with the girls as effectively as possible in the future. Learn more about Bernadette and Laraine here.

President’s Note – The Circle, May 2017

Greetings! It's been a busy winter for the WGGS. In addition to our girls and muses meeting together in their circles on a regular basis, we were able to provide our 8th through 12th grade girls with two special field trip experiences. We're also working with community partners on a reading event centered on the young adult novel All American Boys.   In April we hosted our second Parents' Day Out and are in the midst of planning this year's Girls' Circle Celebration Dinner where we look forward to honoring important women in the lives of our girls as well as our graduating seniors. We are pleased to share that The Schenectady Foundation has ...

Meet the Authors of All American Boys Community Event

The WGGS is collaborating with the SCSD, Schenectady County Public Library, Boys Day Out and the Open Door Bookstore to bring the authors of All American Boys to Schenectady for 2 student assemblies and one community event this month. We also helped provide the book for our girls to read in book clubs being run by SCSD staff as well as books for parents and community members to read. You're invited to join us on May 16 at Schenectady High School. Details below.