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Bee-ing good at spelling

Original post made on Nov 29, 2007

Thirty-six students at Walnut Grove Elementary studied a spelling booklet that had 42,000 words, then did their best to correctly spell 109 of them. At the first spelling bee at the school in more than six years, third, fourth and fifth-graders all stepped up to the plate, but fifth-grader Rafael Ramirez (seventh from left in the above photo) was the champion, correctly spelling "fiercest." Samantha Danis, also a fifth grader, was runner-up.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, February 17, 2006, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Jessica
a resident of Parkside
on Nov 29, 2007 at 6:09 pm

I think sports are really active and supportive in familys and scools it can also hep your health and other great things.But sports can also make people with asma get sick or make you have migrians or somthing like that but in some cases it can be really good and somtimes it can be bad.But I dont have asma or anything like that sports to me are so very helpful

your friend,
Jessica Franks


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Posted by Ashly Shale
a resident of Parkside
on Nov 29, 2007 at 6:10 pm

Parkside is a great school.


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Posted by mom of 2
a resident of Verona
on Nov 30, 2007 at 10:14 am

How do the above comments relate to the topic? Is Parkside a school?


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Posted by haha
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 4, 2007 at 8:40 pm

I agree with mom, thats extremely funny. Spelling Bee's are cool in elementary school, even I participated in one. Now we have something called the computer that comes with spell check!


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