District Hosts 46th Annual Spelling Bee For Grades 4 & 5!
The Elementary Spelling Bee Finals of the Newburgh Enlarged City School District consisted of an oral contest for fourth and fifth graders representing each building in district. The top three finishers came from Temple Hill Academy, Balmville Elementary, and Gidney Avenue Memorial School! All 36 students that participated had advanced to this contest by successfully competing in a preliminary written spelling contest held at their elementary buildings. Yesterday's final contest consisted of a list of oral words, covering a range of subject matter including: science, English, mathematics, health, current events, and technology.
The top three finishers of the NECSD 46th Annual Spelling Bee were:
- Ja'mir Cropp - Temple Hill Academy
- Xavier Stewart - Balmville Elementary
- Amiya Sisco - Gidney Avenue Memorial School
These three will be honored and recognized at the upcoming April 17th, 2018 Board of Education Meeting! Great job to all those who participated and competed!