ALANMGS News

Thursday Updates

Cedar City – Thursday – Reporter: Unknown Thursday was a day of reflection for Cedar City. We started the day hearing from the Girls Nation candidates. Next we had the privilege of being taught Parli Pro by NM Reps. We participated in the Senate and House and marveled at the intelligence of our Girls State sisters. Finally we needed the day with a banquet honoring the ALA and those who have served.

Wednesday Updates

Cedar City – Wednesday – Reporter: Unknown Wednesday was all about spirit! We participated in our city and party rallies. City slayed everyone with our awesomeness. We supported our Girls Nation sisters and elected our county and state officers. ________________________________________________ Cactus City – Wednesday – Reporter: Morgan McHose Cactus was split up today, but that only strengthened our bond. Our parties could be uncompromising, and our counties misinterpreted one another. We were frustrated and sleep-deprived by recreation time, but no one slept. We had a newfound appreciation for each other and our city – and we shared it with impromptu speeches and plenty of volume. We

Tuesday Updates

Cedar City – Tuesday – Reporter: Unknown Tuesday we met in our parties and counties and learned about two party system. We elected our party candidates, created a platform and ended the night with some talent show fun! ________________________________________________ Cactus City – Tuesday – Reporter: Danika Fuselier We got to get up a bit later today and meet up for city meeting then left for breakfast. The met as Federalists and Nationalist. We decided on positions then voted on primaries. Then the parties platform committee left to discuss the issues. When we returned we broke up into several different committees. At dinner we sat with our communities and discussed what bills should

Monday Updates

Pine City – Day 1 at Girls State – Reporter: Sydney Olivas Today during our city meetings we appointed people to their jobs. We came up with rules for our city. We started working on our flag, seal and our song. We also voted on a mayor and everyone who wanted to run for state or city positions. ________________________________________________ Cactus City – Monday at Girls State – Reporter: Giovanna Saucedo Today Cactus City elected their city mayor, Councilwoman, city Clerk, and Treasurer. We learned about the significance of the poppy flower to the Veterans and their families. We also learned about the importance of each fold of the American Flag. The Council appointed the other a

Sunday Updates

Cedar City – Sunday – Reporter: Unknown The residents of Cedar City came together and learned about one another. We became acquainted with the ALA and how we as teenagers can get involved in the political process of America. ________________________________________________ Cactus City – Sunday – Reporter: Danika Fuselier Arriving at 12. Got all the stamps and got a room. We had the first city meeting. After that we walked to the cub and went into the city rooms. We went to the ballroom then to lunch. Then back to the rooms and to dinner, then city rooms, and to the dorms. ________________________________________________ Cactus City – Sunday – Reporter: Unknown Today we learned many

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