• Hammond Westside Montessori held its annual Spelling Bee on Tuesday, December 15. We are happy to announce that Samiya Knighten, a fifth grade student in Mrs. Bradford and Ms. Langla's class, will represent HWEM at the Louisiana Children's Discovery Center's Regional Spelling Bee in March at Southeastern Louisiana University. We would also like to congratulate Gwendolyn Alexander who was our 1st place winner and Dixid Moore who was our 2nd place winner. 
    Spelling Bee Winners  
    Pictured from left to right are:Gwendolyn Alexander, Samiya Knighten, Dixid Moore, and Becky Navarra. 

    Spelling Bee Winners at Hammond Westside Montesssori 

    On Friday, December 11, 63 students in grades 4-6 competed in grade level spelling bees at Hammond Westside Montessori. The top three spellers from each grade level will compete in the HWEM Spelling Bee on Tuesday, December 15, at 9:00am. The winner of the HWEM Spelling Bee will compete in the Louisiana Children's Discovery Center Regional Spelling Bee in March. We are so proud of all of the students who competed.
     Spelling Bee
     Pictured on the front row from left to right is Dixid Moore, Samiya Knighten, Jordynn Patton, Shyla Jordan, and Gwendolyn Alexander. Pictured on the back row from left to right is Becky Navarra Adminstrative Assistant/Spelling Bee Coordinator, George Griffin, Saniyah Wilson, Richard Hidden, and Edwin Perez.