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2017 Iowa Girls State

2017 Iowa Girls State will be held on the Campus of Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa June 18-23, 2017

sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary of Iowa
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June 12, 2016  SUSPENSEFUL SUNDAY
10:00 – 12:00 Registration Olmsted Center
Lunch on your own
1:00 Flag Instructions – Jackie Burk, Bev Copple
Opening Ceremonies
Iowa Girls State Governor
Welcome by Drake University
Welcome by Tammy Wright – ALA President
Welcome by Mary Andersen – Iowa Girls State Director
Instructions – Kimmi , Dean of Government
Welcome/Send Off Instructions – Chorus Director
Picture Instructions
Pictures/District Caucuses
4:00 City Activity/City Meeting Floor Lounges
5:00 Dinner Cafeteria
5:45 City Reporters Meeting Newspaper Office
State Central Committee Meeting
6:15 Flag Lowering Flag Pole
6:30 Guest Speaker –
7:30 Chorus Rehearsal
Staff Meeting
9:00 Instructions – Mary Anderson, Iowa Girls State Director
“Meet Your Fellow Girls Staters” Activity Dorms
9:30 Reflections – Floor Lounges Dorms
10:30 Quiet Time – Be on your own dorm floor
11:00 Good Night
JUNE 13,2016 MAGNIFICENT MONDAY
7:30 Breakfast Cafeteria
8:00 City Reporter Meeting Newspaper Office
8:00 State Central Committee
8:15 Election Official Meeting
8:30 Flag Raising Flag Pole
8:45 Thought for the Day by Governor
Department President Wright
Morning Meditation
9:00 Chorus Rehearsal
Staff Meeting
10:30 City Caucus City Halls
12:00 Lunch Cafeteria
1:30 City Rally City Halls
2:15 City Election City Halls
2:30 Guest Speaker –
3:30 City Election Returns
3:45 First City Council Meeting
First City Meeting City Halls
5:00 Dinner Cafeteria
6:15 Flag Lowering Flag Pole
6:30 Flag Disposal
7:00 Guest Speaker –
8:30 Second City Council Meeting City Halls
9:00 Instructions by Kimmi, Dean of Government
9:15 Meet Your Party Advisors
9:30 Back to the Dorms
Reflections – Floor Lounges
10:30 Quiet Time – Be on your own dorm floor
11:00 Good Night
JUNE 14, 2013   TERRIFIC TUESDAY
7:30 Breakfast Cafeteria
8:00 City Reporter Meeting Newspaper Office
8:00 State Central Committee
8:30 Flag Raising flag Pole
8:45 Thought for the Day by Governor
Department President Wright
Morning Meditation
Staff Meeting
9:00 Girls Nation Presentation – Mary Andersen, Iowa Girls State Director, Honorable Senator , Honorable Senator
9:30 Party State Caucus
Feds Room 171-179
Nats
11:15 (approx) Lunch (1/2 Hour Lunch for each Party as time allows) Cafeteria
12:00 Resume Party State Caucus
3:30 (approx) Party County Caucus

Carr County Nats     

 Carr County Feds  

Macrae County Feds  

Macrae County Nats                

5:00 Dinner Cafeteria
6:15 Flag Lowering Flag Pole
6:30 Party County Rally (same locations as above)
7:30 Party State Rally
Feds
Nats
9:30 Back to the Dorm
Party Legislative Rally at Reflections
10:30 Quiet Time – Be on your own dorm floor
11:00 Good Night
JUNE 15, 2016 WINNING WEDNESDAY
7:30 Breakfast Cafeteria
8:00 City Reporter Meeting Newspaper Office
8:00 State Central Committee
8:30 Flag Raising Flag Pole
8:45 Thought for the Day by Governor
Department President Wright
Morning Meditation
9:00 Voting Instructions
Election Officials Prepare Poll Books City Halls
9:15 Primary Election City Halls
9:30 Guest Speaker (sit by cities)
10:40  
11:30
1;15 Chorus Rehearsal
Staff Meeting
2:30 Primary Election Returns
3:15 3rd City Meeting (run for Girls Nation) City Halls
Party County Convention (same locations as Tuesday)
4:15 State Central Committee with Governor Candidates
5:00 Dinner Cafeteria
6:15 Flag Lowering Flag Pole
6:30 Party State Convention
Feds
Nats
9:30 Back to the Dorm
Legislative District Rally at Reflections
10:30 Quiet Time – Be on your own dorm floor
11:00 Good Night
JUNE 16, 2016 TRIUMPHANT THURSDAY
7:30 Breakfast Cafeteria
8:00 City Reporter Meeting Newspaper Office
8:30 Election Official Meeting
8:30 Flag Raising flag Pole
8:45 Thought for the Day by Governor
Department President Wright
Morning Meditation
9:00 Voting Instructions
9:15 County Rally
MaCrae
Carr
Whistle stop campaigns – City Reporters lead questions
10:30 State Rally
11:30 General Election/Lunch City Halls/Cafeteria
1:15 Chorus Rehearsal
2:15 Guest Speaker –
3:00 General Election Returns
Swearing in Ceremony – Senators/Representatives, County Officials, Announcement of State Officials
3:30 House and Senate Caucuses
House of Representatives
Senate
State and County Appointment Papers
Carr County – Room ,State – Room Macrae County –
5:00 Dinner Cafeteria
6:15 Resume Legislative Caucuses and Appointment Processes
Opening of House and Senate
7:00 Flag Lowering Flag Pole
7:15 Guest Speaker –
8:30 Announce Girls Nation Senators
Instructions – Girls State Staff
Slide Show Presentation
9:00 Candlelight Ceremony
9:30 Back to the Dorm
Reflections
10:30 Quiet Time – Be on your own dorm floor
11:00 Good Night
JUNE 17, 2016   FAREWELL FRIDAY
7:30 Breakfast
8:30 Flag Raising Flag Pole
8:45 Thought for the Day by Governor
Department President Wright
Morning Meditation
9:00 Guest Speaker –
9:30 Presentation of City Projects
9:45 Governor Appointments – meeting of the House and Senate
10:00 Girls Nation Senators work on Bill
County Board of Supervisors Appointments
Carr County –
Macrae County –
Flag Practice for State Officials and Honor Guard Flag Pole
10:30 County Trials
Carr County –
Macrae County –
11:15 Lunch Cafeteria
12:30 Inauguration Practice
1:45 Inauguration Chorus Rehearsal
4:15 Reception
5:15 Flag Lowering Flag Pole
5:30 Inauguration
7:30 Good Bye!
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