'Squushy Carrots': Spelling Bee Kids Form Bonds Some belong to The Order of the Squushy Carrots. Others are "Ghetto-pens" -- a play on last year's winning word, "guetapens" (GEHT'-uh-pahns).
War Of Words: New Spelling Champ Is Crowned In Md.It was a war of words, but in a good way. The finals of the National Spelling Bee conclude in Maryland. The title was won on the word "knaidel," which is a type of dumpling.
Nothing 'Epideictic' About The Spelling Bee TestHello. I'm Speller No. 282. And I'm not going to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. But thanks to the new vocabulary test, I might have been a contender.
Spelling Bee Kids Will Have To Know Definitions What does it all mean? That's the question facing spelling whizzes across the country, who learned Tuesday that they will have to know the definitions of some of the those tough words they've been memorizing in the dictionary.
7th-Grader Wins First Lower Shore Spelling BeeA seventh-grader at Bennett Middle School in Salisbury has punched his ticket to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
National Spelling Bee Planning To Hold A World BeeThe National Spelling Bee is planning a world bee.