Second Annual Spelling Bee
February is Spelling Bee month! Parklawn held its second annual competition over two nights: February 16 and 23, 2017.
Senior Spelling Bee
Congratulations to Rahaf Bahr, a student in Mr. Richardson’s fifth grade class, for winning Parklawn’s Second Annual Spelling Bee! Bahr, who won the competition after five rounds with the word javelin, will represent Parklawn at the Fairfax County Spelling Bee on March 12, 2017. Fourth graders Tsione Kasahun and Dayanara Portillo received second- and third-place respectively.
Junior Spelling Bee
Congratulations to Sami Naciri, who is Parklawn’s top Junior speller in 2017! Naciri, a second grade student in Ms. Otaizo’s Multiage classroom bested the competition in seven rounds with the word veins. Second graders Akram Munir and Nahom Teklu earned second- and third-place, respectively. All Junior Bee finalists were invited to compete in Parklawn’s Senior Spelling Bee.