Westchester Intermediate School students placed first in their division at the Purdue Academic Spell Bowl competition hosted at Washington Township School. The team placed first with a score of 40 and placed 52nd in the state overall. Members of the team include: Front row, left to right, Dr…
Alyssa Durall, of Oak Hill Elementary in Lowell, writes down her word Thursday in the first round of the Crown Point Regional Elementary Spell Bowl at Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point.
Fans of Jane Ball Elementary cheer on their spellers with words and signs Thursday evening at Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point during the Lake County Regional.
The score keepers stand ready to update their numbers after each word is given Tuesday at Pierce Middle School during the Lake County Spell Bowl.
Students raise their hands Tuesday at Pierce Middle School indicating that they spelled their word correctly during the Lake County Spell Bowl.
HAMMOND | In an era of spell check apps and texting shorthand, eight teams of high school students took on the challenge of spelling multi-syllabic words the time-honored way — with a pencil and paper — during Monday’s Annual Indiana Academic Spell Bowl Senior Division competition.
Local high school students competed Monday night in the 29th Annual Indiana Academic Spell Bowl at Portage High School.
Students from Lake Central, Munster, Lowell, Merrillville, Gavit, Hanover, Andrean, and Lake Forest high schools compete in the Indiana Academic Spell Bowl Senior Division on Monday in Hammond.
Jessica Bohling, a junior at Hanover High School, competes Monday in the Indiana Academic Spell Bowl.
HOBART | Members of Hobart’s Epsilon Zeta chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa sorority will celebrate Tri Kappa Week through Saturday.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees presented Commendation Awards to the Jerry Ross Spell Bowl Team at the November 26, School Board Meeting. The team received first place in the Orange Class Division, had the highest score of all Crown Point s…
CEDAR LAKE | Lincoln Elementary School participated in the 20th Annual Indiana Academic Spell Bowl, which was held at Colonel John Wheeler Elementary School in Crown Point on November 15.
A number of region schools scored highly in the Indiana Academic Spell Bowl state finals Saturday, with two taking top honors.
Primed and ready, more than 100 middle school students from 16 region schools gathered in the gymnasium Tuesday at Pierce Middle School in Merrillville for the Junior Division Spell Bowl.
Family and friends of students gather for the Purdue University Indiana Academic Spell Bowl Junior Division on Tuesday at Pierce Middle School in Merrillville.
Alyssa Ellis, 13, left, spells words while being quizzed by Jessica Evans, 13, from Thomas Edison School in Lake Station, shortly before the start of the Purdue University Indiana Academic Spell Bowl Junior Division on Tuesday at Pierce Middle School in Merrillville. At right is Amber Ellis, 13.
Nicole Libiran, 12, of Crown Point's Wheeler Middle School, gets high-fives from teammates after getting a perfect score in Round 2 of the Purdue University Indiana Academic Spell Bowl Junior Division on Tuesday at Pierce Middle School in Merrillville.
Nicole Libiran, 12, from Crown Point's Wheeler Middle School, spells a word during the second round of the Purdue University Indiana Academic Spell Bowl Junior Division on Tuesday at Pierce Middle School in Merrillville.
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