Wednesday, 03 July 2013 00:00
The students of Hillside Grade School, embarked on their 2nd Annual Spelling Bee recently. Two representatives from each class, stood onstage, and spelled their way to victory.
They managed to spell barbecue, chocolate, anxiety, and jovial for an enthusiastic audience made up of parents, teachers, and students. The winners were first-grader, Nayana Chetram, second-grader, Sahara John, third-grader, Lance Ng, fourth-grader, Adithya Krishnan, fifth-grader, Alaina Alias, and a tie shared by sixth-graders, Prachi Shah and Noel Paul.
Principal Karen Olynk selected the words for the contest, while L. Fretto, M. Cullen, B. Nelson, Mrs. Polito, Mrs. O’Connor, and J. Bayer were judges. M. Bruschi photographed the event. Parents distributed ribbons and medals to all the stellar spellers while the first place winners won gold trophies.