School Notes: Spelling Bee Winner, Casino Night

Spelling Bee winners at TerrasetTerraset Elementary School hosted its 8th annual Spelling Bee on Wednesday in the school’s cafeteria. Fourteen students from grades 3-6 participated. The format followed those used by both the county and national bee programs. Sia Komba, a 4th grader, won in round nine, with the word “manufacture.”  Archer Oliver, a sixth grader, was runner-up.

Sia advances to compete against students from all over Fairfax County at the 2014 County Bee in March. The winner of the county contest will advance to the Scripps National Bee in Washington, DC.

 “I liked learning new words, and I feel really good about what I did. I’m really excited!” said Sia.

Save the Date for SLHS Casino Night

The South Lakes High School Athletic Boosters will be having its first “Casino Night” on Friday, March 14 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. The proceeds from Casino Night will be used by the Booster Club to directly benefit SLHS athletes. The Booster Club helps supplement the budget of the South Lakes Activities Department, contributing to ALL sports at SLHS.

To purchase your tickets to the event, visit the boosters website.

SLHS gymnast advances

South Lakes gymnast Jasmine Shuey qualified for 2014 State Gymnastics Championships on Balance Beam — the first Seahawk Gymnast to go to states in more than 10 years. The meet begins Friday in Virginia Beach.

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