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Learning On the Job

Hi, all. My name is Savannah Woodruff, and I’m the Sound Apprentice this year. I just graduated from UNC-Greensboro in May, and headed here to Roanoke barely a week later! 311 more words

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Spelling Bee Contest


Time: Wednesday, 05 July 201


Entrance: Free 8 more words


Root #2- sphingo-

The root “sphingo-” comes from the Greek word sphingein which means to to hold fast. There are 12 different entries containing this root.

  • glycosphingolipid- any of various lipids (such as a cerebroside or a ganglioside)
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Root #1- Omphal/o-

The root “omphal/o-” comes from the Greek word omphalos meaning “navel.” There are 14 entries in the dictionary containing this root.


Wildly Fanicful

The lights quickly fade to blue, I stare out in the vast darkness that is back of house. I take a deep breath and spell “chimerical: highly unrealistic, wildly fanciful” a word that has come to mean so much to me over the last few years as I have dreamed of this moment. 269 more words

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John Legend: Singer, songwriter, spelling bee champ

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — John Legend’s work has won Grammys, an Oscar and a Tony, but years before achieving global fame, the Legend-to-be took home another prize: spelling bee champ. 110 more words

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