Edison, New Jersey Indian Navneeth Murali Tripped Over Ischiocerite

Wondering, who is Navneeth Murali and what is Ischiocerite? Who is Navneeth Murali Well, Navneeth Murali is one of the four Indian-American kids from New Jersey who made it to 2019 Spelling Bee championship finals. Navneeth Murali is a 13 year old seventh grade student from Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Edison, NJ. The other […]

Two New Jersey Indians Make History; Shruthika Padhy & Christopher Serrao are among the Octo-champs of 2019 Spelling Bee Competition

Two New Jersey Indians Make History; Shruthika Padhy & Christopher Serrao are among the Octo-champs of 2019 Spelling Bee Competition

New Jersey Indian-Americans Shruthika Padhy of Cherry Hill and Christopher Serrao of Whitehouse Station made history by jointly winning the 2019 Spelling Championship along with six other spelling bee contestants. 2019 National Spelling Bee Champions from New Jersey After a slump of 13 long years, New Jersey once again became the home of Spelling Bee […]

Seven Indians and an American Jointly Win 2019 Spelling Bee Championship

Seven Indians and an American Jointly Win 2019 Spelling Bee Championship

Seven Indian-Americans Rishik Gandhasri of California, Saketh Sundar of Maryland, Sohum Sukhatankar, Abhijay Kodali and Rohan Raja of Texas, Shruthika Padhy and Christopher Serrao of New Jersey and an American Erin Howard of Alabama made history by jointly winning the 2019 Spelling Bee Championship. 2019 National Spelling Bee Champions This is the first time that […]

Hurray! Three NJ Indians Make it to 2019 Spelling Bee Finals Competition

Hurray! Three NJ Indians Make it to 2019 Spelling Bee Finals Competition

Navneeth Murali of Edison, Shruthika Padhy of Cherry Hill and Christopher Serrao of Whitehouse Station are among the 16 spellers who made it to 2019 Spelling Bee finals competition. 2019 National Spelling Bee Finalists from NJ * Navneeth Murali (13) is a seventh grade student from Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Edison, NJ. * Shruthika […]

8 New Jersey Indians Make it to 2019 National Spelling Bee Preliminaries

8 New Jersey Indians Make it to 2019 National Spelling Bee Preliminaries

Three NJ Desis Make it to 2019 Spelling Bee Finals Eight New Jersey Indian kids are among the 565 vying for 2019 Spelling Bee Championship to be held in Washington DC from May 27-30. A total of 16 kids from New Jersey are competing for the 2019 national Spelling Bee championship. And, eight out of […]

10 Tricky English Words

English abounds in words that confuse the bejesus out of people. Who amongst us is not torn between forego and forgo or confused over the difference between ingenious and ingenuous when writing an essay! In this post, I’ve picked a bunch of English words that frequently flummox the best of us. 1. Idol, Idle, Idyll […]

Blue Book of Grammar – Solid

Blue Book of Grammar – Solid

Let’s be honest and confess to a distressing truth, embarrassing thought it might be. Even the best educated of us New Jersey desis are not grammar pros. We stumble frequently, both in writing and speaking. We mix up our tenses or use the wrong verbs or pronouns. As I was scouting for books to bolster […]

Will an Indian Win the Somerset County Scripps Spelling Bee?

Somerset County’s young Indians must be feverishly preparing for SCLSNJ Bee Spectacular, a county¬≠-wide Scripps Spelling Bee competition for children grades 3¬≠-8. New Jersey Indians take the Scripps Spelling Bee very, very seriously and have tried hard to take the top honors at the national level every year. But they have failed so far. Will […]