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WMS completes s-p-e-l-l-i-n-g bee

February 27, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Top five, plus alternate, to compete April 20 in FuldaWORTHINGTON An academic endeavor to which the student population was not indifferent took place Wednesday morning in the Worthington Middle School (WMS) media center. Parents were obliged to sit vigil, full of curiosity to see which of the school’s top 11 fifth- and sixth-grade spellers would salivate to be the representatives at the Southwest Minnesota Spelling Bee in Fulda on April 20.
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Getting down to bees-ness

February 12, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Greenfield girl to represent Minnesota at national spelling bee

March 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A homeschooled 12-year-old from Greenfield will represent Minnesota at the national spelling bee in Washington, D.C. in May. Continue Reading

Eighth-grader wins WMS National Geographic Bee

December 21, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Barrier islands help shelter a nature reserve on Apalachicola Bay, an arm of what large gulf? Continue Reading

WMS hosts Geography Bee (with video)

December 20, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Barrier islands help shelter a nature reserve on Apalachicola Bay, an arm of what large gulf? Continue Reading

Plowing Bee showcases old-time implements

September 21, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ROUND LAKE With the wind whipping against their faces, several long-time farmers with old-time implements celebrated a good old-fashioned plowing bee Wednesday afternoon west of Round Lake. Continue Reading

Bumbling around

September 7, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

A bumblebee probes for nectar in a Russian sage plant in Worthington. Continue Reading

Pennsylvania girl aces ‘cymotrichous’ to win national Spelling Bee

June 3, 2011 in West Central Tribune

It went on and on and on. Five spellers who seemingly had memorized the entire dictionary simply could not be stumped with any word tossed their way. It was getting late, way past bedtime and well beyond the time slot allotted by ESPN for its telecast.

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Spelling their way to success

February 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Worthington Middle School students compete in annual spelling bee
WORTHINGTON Samba a rhythmic, Brazilian ballroom dance of African origin. S-a-m-b-a. Samba.
With that word, sixth-grader Julia Luke spelled her way to the 2011 fifth- and sixth-grade spelling bee championship Tuesday at Worthington Middle School. Continue Reading

‘Spelling Bee’ on stage

November 17, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Ridgewater College production runs through Saturday Continue Reading