FPES holds annual Spelling Bee

By: Special to The Union Times
Photo courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Colby Calhoun was the Overall Winner of the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three or four top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. Colby was one of the top spellers in the fourth grade as well as being the Overall Winner.
Photo courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Tyreek King, Kamrin Song, and Jayden Smith were the Third Grade Top Spellers in the the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. Kamrin was also the First Runner-Up in the school wide portion of the Spelling Bee.
Photo courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Curtis Hames, Rhiyan Jeter, and Colby Calhoun were the Fourth Grade Top Spellers in the the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. Colby was also the Overall Winner in the Spelling Bee.
Photo courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Aliyah Hardy, Titiana Peeples, Morgan Chestnut, and Jaidyn Miller were the Fifth Fourth Grade Top Spellers in the the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. Titiana was also the Second Runner-Up in the school wide portion of the Spelling Bee.

UNION — The ability to master the skills of reading and writing is dependent on mastering the ability to spell and some students at Foster Park Elementary School recently demonstrated their ability to spell.

In a statement released Tuesday, Foster Park Elementary announced the results of its recent spelling bee.

The press release states that the students compete, first, by grade with the third, fourth, and fifth grades each competing. It states that students in each grade competed to represent their classes in the annual spelling bee. There were top spellers in each grade and the overall winner and two runners-up.

3rd Grade Top Spellers

The top spellers in the third grade were:

• Tyreek King

• Kamrin Song

• Jayden Smith

4th Grade Top Spellers

The top spellers in the fourth grade were:

• Curtis Hames

• Rhiyan Jeter

• Colby Calhoun

5th Class Top Spellers

The top spellers in the fifth grade were:

• Aliyah Hardy

• Titiana Peeples

• Morgan Chestnut

• Jaidyn Miller

Overall Top Spellers

To overall top speller at FPES were:

• Winner — Colby Calhoun

• 1st Runner-Up — Kamrin Song

• 2nd Runner-Up — Titiana Peeples

The press release states that Foster Park Elementary students enjoyed participating in the annual spelling bee. That’s how it should be because learning is one of the great pleasures of life and so having the opportunity to demonstrate what you’ve learned is indeed fun.

So congratulations to all these young ladies and gentlemen for all their hard work and dedication to mastering the ability to spell. May their achievements and the fun they had demonstrating their mastery of the ability that enabled them to make such achievements inspire in their fellow students at FPES and throughout the Union County School District the joy of learning so that they too will enjoy such achievements.

Photo courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Colby Calhoun was the Overall Winner of the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three or four top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. Colby was one of the top spellers in the fourth grade as well as being the Overall Winner.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_Overall-Winner.jpgPhoto courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Colby Calhoun was the Overall Winner of the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three or four top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. Colby was one of the top spellers in the fourth grade as well as being the Overall Winner.

Photo courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Tyreek King, Kamrin Song, and Jayden Smith were the Third Grade Top Spellers in the the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. Kamrin was also the First Runner-Up in the school wide portion of the Spelling Bee.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_3rd-Grade-Winners-2.jpgPhoto courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Tyreek King, Kamrin Song, and Jayden Smith were the Third Grade Top Spellers in the the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. Kamrin was also the First Runner-Up in the school wide portion of the Spelling Bee.

Photo courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Curtis Hames, Rhiyan Jeter, and Colby Calhoun were the Fourth Grade Top Spellers in the the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. Colby was also the Overall Winner in the Spelling Bee.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_4th-Grade-Winners-2.jpgPhoto courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Curtis Hames, Rhiyan Jeter, and Colby Calhoun were the Fourth Grade Top Spellers in the the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. Colby was also the Overall Winner in the Spelling Bee.

Photo courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Aliyah Hardy, Titiana Peeples, Morgan Chestnut, and Jaidyn Miller were the Fifth Fourth Grade Top Spellers in the the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. Titiana was also the Second Runner-Up in the school wide portion of the Spelling Bee.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_5th-Grade-Winners.jpgPhoto courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Aliyah Hardy, Titiana Peeples, Morgan Chestnut, and Jaidyn Miller were the Fifth Fourth Grade Top Spellers in the the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. Titiana was also the Second Runner-Up in the school wide portion of the Spelling Bee.

Photo courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Colby Calhoun, Kamrin Song, and Titiana Peeples were, respectively, the Overall Winner, First Runner-Up, and Second Runner-Up in the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. In addition, Colby, Kamrin, and Titiana were among the top spellers in the fourth, third, and fifth grades, respectively.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_Top-Three-Winners.jpgPhoto courtesy of Foster Park Elementary School Colby Calhoun, Kamrin Song, and Titiana Peeples were, respectively, the Overall Winner, First Runner-Up, and Second Runner-Up in the recent Foster Park Elementary School Spelling Bee. Students in the third, fourth, and fifth grades at FPES compete first for the opportunity to represent their classes in the Spelling Bee with three top spellers in each grade. The top spellers in each grade then take part in the school wide competition. In addition, Colby, Kamrin, and Titiana were among the top spellers in the fourth, third, and fifth grades, respectively.
Calhoun Overall Winner; Song, Peeples runners-up

Special to The Union Times