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Matsumoto's Spelling Bee - Written Spelling Bee Results
Posted 11/09/2019 01:09PM

Thank you for your child's participation in the Written Spelling Bee. We had a total of 129 students participate! It was an amazing turnout. Congratulations to all of our Written Spelling Bee winners. The winners (primary and upper) will be awarded at the end of the Oral Spelling Bee on January 21st. The Oral Spelling Bee starts at 6pm for our 24 Upper Grade Finalists. The finalists have received their permission slips today. Please return the form as soon as possible.


If you would like to see your child's spelling test, please drop by the office anytime this week.


Best of luck to all of our students who are participating in the Oral Spelling Bee on January 21st.


Primary Grade Written
Spelling Bee
(71 Participants)
Student First NameTeacherRoomGradeWords Correct (Out of 30)
1st PlaceIshaanBierman113rd29
2nd PlaceAidanByrum223rd28
3rd PlaceRiyanshBierman113rd27
3rd PlaceAtharvaBierman112nd27
Upper Grade Written
Spelling Bee
(58 Participants)
Student First NameTeacherRoomGradeWords Correct (Out of 30)
1st PlaceZinniaShore275th30
1st PlaceSaanviEllis265th30
1st PlaceAdityavardhanShirley296th30
Finalists (24 Participants for Oral Spelling Bee on 1/21/20)Student First NameTeacherRoomGrade
RanvirMedal174th
NikhilMedal174th
AdvayRallapalli154th
AmaaniSantos164th
SuhritSantos164th
SaanviEllis265th
HemanjaniEllis265th
DhruvaEllis265th
AshleyShore275th
ZinniaShore275th
GautamTran285th
NavyaaTran285th
AnirudhTran285th
Sri Skanda SourishCompton306th
SreekarLaw326th
AimeeLaw326th
SuditiLaw326th
AayushLaw326th
PriyashaLaw326th
AdityavardhanShirley296th
SamhitaShirley296th
SaanikaShirley296th
DiyaVlahos316th
TanishkaVlahos316th


Matsumoto's Spelling Bee

2019-2020


The Matsumoto's Spelling Bee, sponsored by PTA, 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 Thursday, December 12th.

Top finalists from the Written Spelling Bee will advance to the Oral Spelling Bee on Tuesday, January 21st at 6pm. Permission slips will be sent home with qualifying students.

The winner of our school's spelling bee will take a BAY AREA ONLINE TEST between January 23rd and February 7th at school. Based on the results, the top finishers will advance to the 2020 Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee (February 29, 2020 at Amador Theater in Pleasanton). The champion of the 2020 Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee will represent the area at the 2020 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. (date and location TBA).

Important Dates

  • 1) Written Spelling Bee for Primary and Upper Grades: Thursday, December 12, 2019 (During the School Day)
  • 2) Oral Spelling Bee for Grades 4-6 Finalists: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 6pm (Forum) - DATE CHANGE

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:

•2020 Spelling Bee's Study List

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

•2020 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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