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Kealing Middle School Student Advances to Scripps National Spelling Bee


Pranathi Jammula, a 7th grader at Kealing Middle School (Austin Independent School District) was crowned champion at the Austin Regional Spelling Bee at the ZACH Topfer Theatre. She will represent Austin in the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington DC.
 
The Austin Regional Spelling Bee went 12 rounds before declaring Jammula the winner. She correctly spelled the winning word “coriaceous” 3.5 hours into the competition, advancing over 46 other competing student spellers to claim her victory. Read more about the spelling bee and how you can enroll your child.
By Birgit Sund on April 2, 2018

4th Annual Austin Birth Awards

The Austin Birth Awards recognizes birth professionals in the Greater Austin area who go above and beyond to provide quality care for the women of Austin. With 60 incredible awards categories, including Best Birth Center, Best Hospital to Deliver Your Baby, Best Lactation Consultant, Best Nutritionist, Best Childbirth Prep Class, Best Birth Doula, Best Infant Consignment Store, LGBTQ Resource, Best Prenatal Photographer, Best New Dad Resource and much more. Nominate and vote for your favorites now.

By Birgit Sund on August 1, 2017

Cast Your Vote in the Best of Austin Birth Awards

Remember all the questions you had before and shortly after giving birth to your first (or second, or third, or ...) child?

Which Hospital or Birthing Center is right for us? How can I find a good Doula or Midwife? Which Birth Prep and Breastfeeding Class should we go to? What if I need a Lactation Consultant? Are there any Mom or Playdate Groups in my area? The questions seem endless...

By Birgit Sund on September 11, 2016