Christa McAuliffe School student, Diana Rejon, took first place at the 33rd annual African-American speech exposition in the Oxnard School District.
Dressed in a homemade space suit, fifth-grader Diana Rejon showed a large audience Saturday afternoon at an Oxnard school how Mae C. Jemison, the first African-American female astronaut, inspired her. (VC-Star)
Congratulations to all of our wonderful spellers who participated in this year's Spelling Bee.
- Champion: Minneli Ramirez from Ms. Highfill's class
- Runner-up: Edward Martinez from Mrs. Braziel's class
Minneli will go on to represent McAuliffe in the final local Spelling Bee at Cal State University Channel Islands March 3, 2015.
Martha Highfill received a grant through UCLArts, "Beat The Odds". Thanks to Remo and UCLA - We are making beautiful music!