Friday, July 19, 2013

Not Your Mama's Spelling Bee

I've been asked to share about our annual school Spelling Bee...it's quite a bit different from Scripps, and that's not just because of the cake:

The official "Spelling Bee" Cake--honey lemon, of course. :)
or the schwag--medals, ribbons and goodie bags:

Medals, ribbons, and goodie bags try to upstage one fabulous cake!

Receiving a well-earned medal.
or the chance for 30 minutes of fame among their peers:

Four finalists compete from each grade level, after being whittled
down through an elimination process--from classroom to semi-finals.

Although all of this makes for pretty exciting Spelling Bee times, our claim to fame is