Saturday, February 02, 2013

my little champ

The school spelling bee was yesterday. The kid did very well, going up against fellow third graders and even fourth and fifth graders.

My little contender, #10, waiting for the bee to begin

She breezed through three or four rounds, spelling words like "weakness" and "quirky." I was impressed. Soon the crowd of spellers had thinned.

Just a few kids left on stage

A fifth grade girl ended up being the winner and will go on to the county spelling bee. My little one missed out on the word "proposition," but found out after school that even not winning can be sweet. I told her how proud I was, and there was always next year. Spelling Bee - the sequel!

Celebrating with ice cream and gummy bears


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