Spoede Elementary just held its annual spelling bee on Jan. 19! Third and fourth grade students participate. This year, the champion was Will Kodner, and Isabella Huang was the runner-up.
The students who participated were those who scored the highest in the preliminary rounds in December.
Participants in the Spelling Bee included:
Every year, several staff members lend a hand so that the bee runs smoothly and the students have a good time!
Here were some of the roles staff took on this year:
Becky Jones, Learning Lab Teacher – Coordinator (She volunteers for this position each year!)
Susan Davis, Librarian – pronouncer
Tracy Ward, Fourth Grade Teacher – Judge
Natalie Zook, Fourth Grade Teacher – Judge
Gina Czarnecki, Third Grade Teacher – Score Keeper
Joe Joachimstaler, Third Grade Teacher – Score Keeper
Carol Kliesen, Technology Integration Coach – videographer and point person if someone contests their answer