Spelling Bee competitors have final word
The first annual Park Rity Spelling Bee finals are drawing subitaneously near, (don’t put an a in place of the I, or you will be done for). The event, which will take place at the Ecker Hill International Middle School at 6 p.m. on May 31, will host finalists from McPolin, Trailside and Parley’s Park elementary schools. The second-fifth grade students will take home participation prizes (a crossword puzzle book) and winners will take home trophies.
Marc Raymond will be the master of ceremonies School board member David Chaplin and Julie Glusker from the Park City Education Foundation will judge the event.
Tania Knaeur and Linda Duggins and Susan Wade drummed up the event, and are excited about the upcoming finals. The Spelling Bee is sponsored by the Park Record.
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