Monday, January 23, 2012

School Spelling Bee

How do you spell?
2011    cymotrichous
2010    stromuhr
2009    Laodicean
2008    guerdon
2007    serrefine

These were the winning words for the National Spelling Bee for the past five years.

On Friday, January 20, Harrison Middle School held the School Spelling Bee. The Bee began with 10 students. Congratulations to all participants; with a total of 332 students in Grades 6, 7, and 8 the finalists did very well.

Our results are:

Winners:    Paul McNeil, Grade 8 and Andrei Lougovstov, Grade 7
Alternate:    Thomas Spencer, Grade 8
Participants:    Grade 6: Madison Lindahl and Sage Waterson
                        Grade 7: Madison Miller, Ravi Patel and Clare Walsh
                        Grade 8: Conor O’Donnell and Danielle Laverdiere

The Cumberland County Spelling Bee is scheduled for February 8 at the Falmouth Middle School Library - registration at 6:30, Spelling Bee at 7:00.

Good luck (spelling) to Paul and Andrei for their upcoming efforts to move onto the State Spelling Bee.

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