Did you know that it's preseason for the Vocabulary Bowl? That means it's time to start thinking about the annual word-learning competition, which allows students at your school to compete among thousands of schools across North America for "word domination". Continue reading...
When Vocabulary.com checked in with teacher Kathy Zimbaldi to discuss her students' latest accomplishment, she didn't start by talking about the July Champion's Banner. She talked about Gus Groff. Continue reading...
Summer may be a time of relaxation and great beach reading, but here at Vocabulary.com, we've been hard at work. We love this time of year because it's the time when we get to roll out all of the great features we've been planning for and implementing throughout the school year. That's why we're so excited to announce that the next major release of our website is rolling out today. What's new? Everything. Continue reading...
The school year officially ended for students at Houston's St. Vincent de Paul School, but rising sixth, seventh and eighth grade students together mastered 11,349 words in the month of June. Continue reading...
The 2015-16 Vocabulary Bowl brought in an unprecedented amount of participation from schools from around North America. While more than 23,000 schools took part, in our final roundup video of the season we're shining the spotlight on the cream of the crop: the schools that finished in the top 20 overall for the year. Continue reading...
In the 2015-16 Vocabulary Bowl, middle-school students proved to be just as fierce competitors as their high-school counterparts. So, for the first time, we honored a winner in the Bowl's middle-school division. Lanier Middle School claimed the trophy this year, coming in second overall to their fellow Houston school, Chavez High School. As Chavez did earlier this week, Lanier celebrated their achievement with an exhilarating event at the school. Continue reading...
Houston's Chavez High School did the unthinkable, pulling off their second consecutive victory in the 2015-2016 Vocabulary Bowl by surpassing more than 23,000 schools from around North America. The school celebrated with a special ceremony today, as students were presented with the Vocabulary Bowl trophy, medals for top students, and a special proclamation from the Mayor's office congratulating them on their impressive achievement. Continue reading...
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