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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

Can You Use That In A Sentence? Wacky Words Of The 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Can you bee-lieve it?

Sorry for that offense to both puns and spelling, but the National Spelling Bee was a whole week ago. While I wasn’t a super-speller as a kid, I loved reading and words and was always thrilled to add a fresh $2 word to my vocabulary. 639 more words

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