Kavya Shivashankar http://kcur.org en Olathe 11-Year-Old Continues Family’s Spelling Dynasty In Washington, D.C. http://kcur.org/post/olathe-11-year-old-continues-family-s-spelling-dynasty-washington-dc <p>Olathe’s own Vanya Shivashankar is returning from Washington, D.C. this week after competing at the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, just a few years after her older sister Kavya took first prize at the competition.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 15:59:53 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross & Ryan Schuessler 37825 at http://kcur.org Olathe 11-Year-Old Continues Family’s Spelling Dynasty In Washington, D.C. A Fan's Notes: Under The Spell http://kcur.org/post/fans-notes-under-spell <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Next week, while the NBA and NHL playoffs drag on, ESPN will turn its attention to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Many will again wonder, "What's a kid's classroom activity doing on the quintessential sports network?" Commentator Victor Wishna has an answer, in this latest edition of "A Fan's Notes."</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 19:52:00 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Victor Wishna 37334 at http://kcur.org A Fan's Notes: Under The Spell