Inyo Spelling Bee

Inyo County Spelling Bee is Thursday

submitted by Ilissa Twomey, spelling bee coordinator

Students from six of our local elementary and middle schools will compete in the 40th Annual Inyo County Spelling Bee on Thursday, January 21, 2016.  The competition will be at Jill Kinmont Boothe School.  Our local Altrusa chapter sponsors this event.  The events will begin with a written Preliminary Elementary/Middle School Competition at 5:00 p.m.  The public events for Elementary/Middle School Championship Competition begin at 6:00 pm. Altrusa representatives will hand out awards for the first, second, and third place winners from the competition.

The top two 4-6 grade elementary and top two 7-9 grade middle school spellers qualify to participate in the Elementary and Junior High State Spelling Championship competitions in the spring.

The public is invited to attend the county Spelling Bee Competitions beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Jill Kinmont Boothe School in the Great Room.  For more information, please contact Ilissa Twomey in Education Services at 873-3262 x2197

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