Can you spell P-R-O-U-D? Meet the only students — all in Grade 6 — north of Comox who qualified for the regional spelling bee. The event was held Feb. 25 at the University of Victoria and Karrah Parke (left) of Sunset Elementary came in third out of 59 students. She got out on the twelfth round. Katlynn Soper

Can you spell P-R-O-U-D?

Meet the only students — all in Grade 6 — north of Comox who qualified for the regional spelling bee.

Meet the only students — all in Grade 6 — north of Comox who qualified for the regional spelling bee. The event was held Feb. 25 at the University of Victoria and Karrah Parke (left) of Sunset Elementary came in third out of 59 students. She got out on the twelfth round. Katlynn Soper, also of Sunset, and Dexter Lash-Burrows, of A.J. Elliott Elementary got out in the second round.

More than 6,000 students from 64 registered schools competed in classroom and school spelling bees to make it to the event.

photo submitted

 

 

Just Posted

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tier 3 Bantam Championships

“The packed arena and electricity within was fantastic.”

Port Hardy RCMP issues warning about recent overdose

“Our primary concern is public safety. We are urging the public to be aware of what is circulating.”

Port Hardy RCMP looking for volunteers who are interested in public safety

“The volunteer program will include community and crime prevention programs”

Suspicious fire in Alert Bay burns two homes, spreads to nearby bush

Police say underage suspects have been identified

VIDEO: North Island Bantam Eagles tie Dawson Creek Canucks in front of massive hometown crowd in Port Hardy

The Tier 3 Bantam Championships continued in style last night at the Don Cruickshank Memorial Arena.

Sparks fly as SUV speeds down wrong side of Highway 1 trying to flee RCMP

Captured on video, the vehicle headed westbound against oncoming traffic before crashing

Trudeau calls May 6 byelection for B.C. riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith

The riding opened up when Sheila Malcolmson resigned in January

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

Judges on Twitter? Ethical guidance for those on the bench under review

Canadian judges involvement in community life are among issues under review

Calgary captain has 3 points as Flames torch Canucks 3-1

Giordano leads way as Alberta side cracks 100-point plateau

Fire crews battle large blaze at Courtenay hostel

Courtenay Fire Chief Don Bardonnex said nobody was injured

1,300 cruise ship passengers rescued by helicopter amid storm off Norway’s coast

Rescue teams with helicopters and boats were sent to evacuate the cruise ship under extremely difficult circumstances

B.C. university to offer first graduate program on mindfulness in Canada

University of the Fraser Valley says the mostly-online program focuses on self-care and well being

Province announces $18.6 million for B.C. Search and Rescue

The funding, spread over three years, to pay for operations, equipment, and training

Most Read