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Fresno 7th-Grader Recalls Thrilling Year as Reigning National Spelling Bee Champ

FRESNO (KPIX) — Ananya Vinay, age 12, remembers the feeling of winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee almost a year ago.

“It was really surreal because I’ve been imagining it so long. 424 more words


Bay Area's Best Spellers Battle To Qualify For 2018 Spelling Bee

BERKELEY (CBS SF) — Nearly 200 students gathered at UC Berkeley Saturday to competed for a spot in the CBS KPIX 5 Bay Area Spelling Bee in March. 390 more words


National Spelling Bee To Offer Wild Cards; Expand Field

WASHINGTON (AP) — For three years running, Siyona Mishra and Dhyana Mishra faced off amid some of the highest stakes in competitive spelling.

They outlasted the rest of the field at the regional spelling bee in Orlando, Florida. 860 more words


Main Street Theater's Production of Akeelah and the Bee Inspires and Empowers

2 Girls Who Travel love the arts and when Main Street Theater (MST) recently presented a production of Akeelah and the Bee, we were there! You probably remember the 2006 big screen drama about a young girl who overcomes some major obstacles (dead father, busy working mom, and an in-with-the-wrong-crowd brother) to make it to the big national spelling bee. 330 more words


Entry 669: Deportation May Be Too Good for Them

There has been a lot of discussion in our country lately about immigrants, and I think it’s about time I added my opinion to the debate. 784 more words


Summertime Fun

There are so many great movies buzzing around now. However, spelling bee movies will never bee old. Are there swarms of people at the theaters? I’ll stop with the puns. 68 more words

Which spelling bees can you compete in?