Elizabeth Smith Elementary held its annual Spelling Bee on December 6, 2017. The spelling bee is a part of the Scripp’s National Spelling Bee program in it's 90th year of competition. Twenty-four 3rd graders and 14 4th graders participated with the top 2 spellers from each class representing.
The winner was Caden Overby from Ms. Reirdon’s 4th grade class. The runner-up was Sheridan Riles from Mrs. Smith’s 3rd grade class.
Lasting 21 rounds, the winning word was “interpolated.”
Caden will move on to compete in the district bee at the Performing Arts Center on February 9. 2018, against the top spellers from each elementary, intermediate, and middle schools in the district.