The spells are quite witty, but they aren't the only examples of wordplay in the Harry Potter universe. In the Potter novels J. K. Rowling uses vocabulary that has made her characters living creatures to generations of readers. This tradition continues in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Continue reading...
The Vocabulary Bowl Video Roundup returns with a new format that highlights division play, as well as the top ten schools on the Overall Words Mastered leaderboard. Continue reading...
The final Presidential Debate of this campaign season took place on October 19th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading...
The town hall format, combined with the explosive nature of the revelations on the campaign trail over this last week, promised a wild evening, and the event did not disappoint. Continue reading...
Vocabulary.com announces new custom leaderboards. Now you can create your own mini-version of the Vocabulary Bowl with up to 50 schools of your choosing. Continue reading...
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The first and only vice-presidential debate was held on October 4, 2016 in Farmville, Virginia. Governor Mike Pence of Indiana, Donald Trump's running mate, and Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, Hillary Clinton's choice for number two on the ticket, exchanged ideas and sometimes insults. Continue reading...
As the last days of summer waned, students in three high schools from San Bernardino County, California were heating up the Vocabulary Bowl leaderboards. Finally, it was the Etiwanda Eagles who soared to number one. Continue reading...
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Teachers, administrators, and students, it's go time! The Vocabulary Bowl officially kicks off tomorrow, October 1, and runs through April 30, 2017. The seven-month word learning competition culminates next spring with top schools celebrating at trophy ceremonies, getting media coverage, enjoying local celebrity appearances, and more! Continue reading...

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