As you may know, we have been coaching for about a year now. Having received numerous requests for coaching in the past, we finally decided last year that we would want to share our knowledge in a structured manner.
I’ve written quite a few posts about our spelling journey, and how everything progressed during the 10+ years we were involved in the Scripps Bee. However, this is a story that stays true to my heart and exemplifies the end of one of my daughter’s spelling experience and the beginning of the other’s.
Today is the start of Bee Week 2016! We have so many fond memories of the Bee Week. It feels like not very long ago, Kavya qualified for the first time to participate in the 2006 National Spelling Bee.
For the first time after six years, we are not watching the National Spelling Bee live. All of the regional spelling champions are buzzing in National Harbor this Memorial Day week for this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee.
We just heard the unfortunate news of Frank Neuhauser’s death. He passed away on March 11, 2011 at age 97.
Participation of siblings in the Scripps National Spelling Bee is not uncommon. Every year, after the registrations are completed, National Spelling Bee publishes the statistics on siblings and relatives of previous participants. Being exposed to the bee only in the past decade, I can name quite a few siblings who have participated at the national […]
Before I “officially” commence my first post, I suppose I should formally introduce myself. My name is Josephine Kao–I competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for four years, from 2006-2009 (like Kavya). My highest placement was 13th place in 2008. During my spelling “career”, I was fortunate enough to be able to meet Kavya […]