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Bee-ing good at spelling
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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.
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