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By Sigrid Olson

Pioneers unstumped by bees


February 7, 2019

Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder

Potomac School third grade spelling bee winners. Pictured (L-R): Third place Ellie Dunn, second place Ian Willmon and first place Silas Brown.

POTOMAC - Potomac School hosted their annual geography bee Jan. 23 and spelling bees Jan. 28 and 30. The bees have been part of Potomac School tradition for more than 15 years.

The geography bee is for fourth through eighth graders and is organized and administered by teacher Damian Gaglia. The fourth through eighth grade teachers hold classroom geography bees to determine who will compete in the school geography bee.

Goals surrounding the geography bee are hopes that students will be motivated to learn about the world and how it works, according to Gaglia. The material and questions were...

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