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Asking questions is always best

June 1, 2014
By CHRISTINA MYER ( , Parkersburg News and Sentinel

I was a spelling bee kid. Oh, not at the level of River Elementary School eighth-grader Peyton Hall, but I did make it into the top 10 in my region once. Reading Peyton's story this week brought back memories of sitting on my living room floor, with my dad reading list after list of words to me, in an effort to help me remember, for example, that there is a mysterious A in the middle of "pharaoh," or that "rhinoceros" does not, in fact, have a U near the end.



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