s reported by the Journalism Club
The annual spelling bee for students in grades four to six culminated in a spirited “spell off” on March 30. The student teams not only had to spell, but also they were required to identify the parts of speech of each word. Kate Rabinowitz officiated in this contest organized by Sue Ellen O’Connor. Sixth-graders Alex Swickard and Brooke Santiago were the first-place team, followed closely by the second-place team of Carolina Ortega with Justin Carpio and Claire Belhumeur alternating spelling positions. The first-place fifth grade team was Tori Schmitt and Ashley Rea, with Ally Freedman and Erin Kennedy winning for the fourth grade.
Fifth-graders took a virtual field trip, hosted by Scholastic, to Ellis Island as an introduction to a social studies unit on immigration.... more