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Matsumoto's Spelling Bee - Sign Up Now!
Posted 11/09/2018 02:43PM


Matsumoto's Spelling Bee


2018-2019

Sponsored by Matsumoto's PTA.

Please REGISTER by Wednesday, December 5th at: https://tinyurl.com/tmspellingbee2018-2019

The Matsumoto's Spelling Bee is here! It is open to all students in Grades 1-6. Primary students in Grades 1-3 will have the opportunity to participate in the Written Spelling Bee only. Upper Grade students in Grades 4-6 will have the opportunity to participate in the Written Spelling Bee and advance to the Oral Spelling Bee. All participating students will take the Written Spelling Bee during the school day on Monday, December 10th. Top finalists from the Written Spelling Bee will advance to the Oral Spelling Bee on Friday, January 11th at 6pm. Permission slips will be sent home with qualifying students.

The winner of our school's Oral Spelling Bee qualifies to participate in the Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee sponsored by KPIX-Television in mid-February.

Important Dates

1) Written Spelling Bee for Primary and Upper Grades: Monday, December 10, 2018 (During the School Day)

2) Oral Spelling Bee for Grades 4-6 Finalists: Friday, January 11, 2019 @ 6pm (Forum)

Study Tips

You may want to consider getting organized for your study of spelling. Start to compile a spelling notebook. Different sections can feature troublesome word endings, homonyms, troublesome double letter spellings, or specialized terms.

You will want to visit the Scripps National Spelling Bee website for tips and information about the Spelling Bee at http://www.spellingbee.com. Click on "Students and Parents" and then "Study Tips." There are a number of options for practice. Be sure to also look at www.spellit.com.

Preparing for the Written and Oral Spelling Bee

Words used in the Matsumoto's Written Spelling Bee will be selected from the following:

  • •2019 Spelling Bee's Study List

Words used in the Matsumoto's Oral Spelling Bee may be selected from the following:

  • •2019 Spelling Bee's Study List
  • •Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged, Copyright 2002, Merriam Webster Inc., and its Addenda Section

Contact Dr. Nguyen at hnguyen@eesd.org if you have any questions.



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