FR&A Pictorial: FPS Students Compete In First Spelling Bee, Enjoy ‘Night of Words’

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Emma Mun won the 4th Grade Spelling Bee Dec. 5 at Franklin Park School.

Words ruled the night at Franklin Park School Dec. 5 as students participated in the inaugural Spelling Bee and Night of Words.

Organized by teachers Priya Kharawala and Stacey Young, the evening was both a competition and game night.

While the 1st and 2nd graders were competing in the spelling bee, the 3rd and 4th graders were participating in word-based activities in classrooms, Kharawala said.

The grades traded activities when the first spelling bee was completed.

To qualify for the bee, students were given spelling tests by their teachers, Young said. The top spellers from each class in the four grades were entered into the Dec. 5 finals, she said.

The words given to the students in the bee were age-appropriate. In addition to Kharawala and Young, the judges were school principal Nicole Scott and vice principal Albert Fico.

The winners were:

1st Grade:

First Place: Saisha Pai

Runner-Up: Cameron Castillo

2nd Grade:

First Place: Vikram Renganathan

Runner-Up: Adom Boateng

3rd Grade:

First Place: Arjo Guhamazumder

Runner-Up: Michael Masters

4th Grade:

First Place: Emma Mun

Runner-Up: Yuvna Musuku

Also competing were:

First Grade: Ajay Dasbiswas, Jason Wilson, Dylan patel, Kendra Daley, Dylan Shah and Marcus Mills.

Second Grade: Joseph John, Shreyas Musuku, Krish Patel, Henry Ciaburri, Benjamin Perry and Aanya Tolat.

Third Grade: Aarav Fatnani, Aditya Nagamalla, Adani Nunuz, Anay Upadhyay and Haiya Solanki.

Fourth Grade: Christopher Liem, Anya Shah, Ryan Kpamegan and Sohan Patel.

Franklin Park School Spelling Bee 2014



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