Now 16, Brewer didn’t realize she would represent the most iconic of Girl Scout cookies until a year later, according to the Register. Now she appears on the box of Thin Mints, the organization’s top seller.
“It’s really exciting,” she told the Register. “But Peanut Butter Patties are still my favorite.”
Trinity has been involved in the Girl Scouts since kindergarten, when she served in the Daisy troop. As an 11th-grader, Brewer is now a Girl Scout Ambassador.
“My involvement in Girl Scouts has taught me leadership and social skills,” she told the Register. “It’s taught me to notice someone feeling left out and say, ‘Hey, come join us.’”
Here are some other education related articles from throughout the region for the week ending Jan. 31.
The Huntington Beach City School District board this week voted 3-2 to close an elementary school this summer, deny most transfers and reduce teaching positions.
Students who participated in a national esports league that launched in Orange County became more interested in STEM careers, demonstrated greater critical thinking skills and reported higher levels of school engagement, according to newly released research from UC Irvine.
By next fall, all kindergarteners in the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District will have the same daily schedule as the rest of their schools. PYLUSD officials announced recently that it will transition to full-day kindergarten at all 21 elementary sites.
California is making progress improving the lives of its 9.2 million children, but still lags behind other states — especially on issues related to young people’s mental health, according to a report released this week.
California’s experiment of allowing community colleges to grant bachelor’s degrees shows promise of benefiting students, but EdSource reports that partnering with universities may be a better alternative.