November 23, 2017

Spelling Bee runs out of words

spelling bee tie

How do you spell a spelling bee that goes 66 rounds in more than four hours and causes the organizers to run out of words? The answer is T-I-E, for now. Sophia Hoffman, a fifth-grader at Highland Park Elementary School in the Kansas City suburb of Lee’s Summit, and Kush Sharma, a seventh-grader at Frontier… Read more

Arvind Mahankali, 13, wins 2013 National Spelling Bee

2013 national spelling bee

After coming in second and third place in the last two years, Arvind Mahankali finally clinched the Scripps’ 2013 National Spelling Bee title when he spelled “knaidel” correctly. Read why this word was fitting