Winter Wonderland and Sean Takes 3rd Place At County Spelling Bee

What a weird weather pattern we have been getting lately. Earlier this week, the temp was in the low 70’s – quite nice. Today, we are in the middle of a Winter Storm Warning. Earlier this morning, we received about 2 inches of snow. That snow, plus the threat of a whole bunch more, caused […]

Sean Wins School Spelling Bee – Again

Today, for the third consecutive year, Sean won the Elgin School Spelling Bee. He actually did a bit better this year, as the last two years he won the 3rd Grade – 6th Grade age of the spelling bee. This year, despite only being in 6th Grade, he won the entire school spelling bee, beating […]

Sean Takes 2nd in Geography Bee

Today at the school Geography Bee, Sean took second place. It was a close battle all the way as Sean only missed one question. Unfortunately, the winner of the Bee didn’t miss a single question. The winner was an eight grader and Sean is a sixth grader, so he has a few more years to […]

Back Home and Sean’s Spelling Bee

I got back home from my business trip yesterday evening. It was a long, hectic, but worthwhile week. The trip was to Florida and my hotel was right on the beach, but the weather didn’t really cooperate. It was very cloudy and a bit on the chilly side and even rained one day. Still, there […]

AZ State Spelling Bee Results

Well, the Arizona State Spelling Bee is in the books. We drove up to Phoenix on Friday morning for a couple of days of fun in conjunction with the spelling bee. The top 27 spellers in AZ competed for the right to go to the Scripps National Spelling Championship in DC. Sean was the lone […]

AZ State Spelling Bee Championship

This is the big weekend for Sean. Saturday is the Arizona State Spelling Bee Championship in Phoenix. Sean won the right to compete by winning the spelling bee title in his school district and then the county championship. There will be 25 competitors this weekend competing for the right to represent AZ at the National […]

Sean Wins County Spelling Bee

Today, Sean competed in the Santa Cruz County Spelling-Bee Championship. You may remember a previous post where I blogged about Sean winning his school’s spelling bee and qualifying for the county competition. The spelling bee is for middle school students in grades 3rd – 8th and is an open competition (not grade specific). Once again, […]

Sean Wins Spelling Bee

Just thought I would pass along some good news about Sean. At his school today, they had the spelling bee championship and he ended up winning for the school. The competition was for grades 1 – 6. Sean is in fourth grade and won the whole thing. Now he gets to go on to the […]