CONGRATULATIONS TO HEPHZIBAH SUJOE, NEW GRAND CHAMPION OF THE SCRIPPS REGIONAL SPELLING BEE
Congratulations to Hephzibah Sujoe, who won the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Fort Worth "Star-Telegram" and Texas Christian University's College of Education!
The Scripps Spelling Bees start at the school level. This year, there were 488 school bees and the school winners then compete in one of the 25 Area Bees. Today, 24 students competed representing this region.
Hephzibah won in the 17th round with the word tenebrism. Some other words she spelled were slurvian, zwinger, quixote and gymkhana. As the Grand Champion, she received a 2018 Regional Spelling Bee Championship trophy, an all expenseS paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, $200 award, TCU audit course opportunity, a one-year subscription of Encyclopedia Britannica online, and a $100 Samuel Louis Sugarman award.
She moves on to the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., which is May 29-31. The National Spelling Bee is the oldest spelling bee in the country, beginning in 1925. 50 states and six countries will be represented. 290 students compete with eventually 45 spellers vying for the top spot.
We are so proud of you Hephzibah!
Join us Monday, Feb. 19 at 6:00 p.m. for an information night for prospective families. Info Night is a great time to become acquainted with the vision, mission, program, and people of Bethesda Christian School.
Learn more about the event here.
Please join us Dec. 24 at 5:30 p.m. for a special evening as we celebrate our Lord and Savior's birth. A well-loved service by so many, you will not want to miss this special evening along with your family.
Childcare will be available for ages 3 years and under.
For more information, please visit Bethesda Community Church's website.
We pray the Bethesda family has a restful Christmas break filled with the love of family and friends. We look forward to celebrating Homecoming upon our return on Wednesday, Jan. 3.
You’re invited to the 3rd Annual Ambassador Event on Nov. 17! We thank you for the tremendous outpouring of support demonstrated at our first two Ambassador Events. We are excited to see what the Lord has in store for this year. We ask that you join us on the frontlines by inviting your pastor, an interested friend, and a local businessman or woman to learn more about the BCS mission. To help us prepare for this event, we ask that you RSVP here.
Be sure to join us for Kindergarten Coffee Tour on Monday, Nov. 6, at 8:30 a.m. Kindergarten Coffee is a terrific opportunity for prospective families to learn specifically about the Bethesda Christian School kindergarten program. This event includes a tour of the school, experiencing part of our elementary chapel service, special activities for prospective kindergarten students, and more. RSVP to this event here.