11/25/2019, 3:34:14 PM
ROCKY RIVER, Ohio - Rocky River Middle School held its eighth annual Spelling Bee for all grade levels on Monday, November 25. After taking spelling tests in classes, a semifinal oral spelling test was the next step for the top spellers in each grade level. Finalists then came together today for the final part of the Spelling Bee.
Seventh and eighth grade students competed against each other for a chance to represent the District at the Scripps Regional Cuyahoga County Spelling Bee on March 7 at Cuyahoga Community College. Seventh grader Trang Ngo was the overall winner, while eighth grader Melanie Harmath was the overall runner-up.
A total of 15 seventh and eighth grade students competed in the Spelling Bee.
Alex Ganzer, Sydney Kolpien, and Ela Niemojewska were declared the winners of the sixth grade competition that featured 14 students.
The competition was extremely competitive at both events as students completed the entire list of school spelling bee words that are published by the Scripps National Spelling Bee before moving to a second list of words
Congratulations to all the winners and everyone who participated.