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What's the buzz? It's SJI Rotary Club's annual spelling bee

Competitors await their turn at the microphone in the 2011 Rotary Club sponsored spelling bee.  - Contributed photo
Competitors await their turn at the microphone in the 2011 Rotary Club sponsored spelling bee.
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— Submitted by San Juan Island Rotary Club

The 2012 Spelling Bee will be held at San Juan Community Theatre, Thursday, March 15, beginning at 3:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of San Juan Island, the annual contest features 4th through 8th grade classroom champions from local schools, including Friday Harbor Elementary School, Friday Harbor Middle School, Paideia Classical School and Stillpoint School. Students at Spring Street International School are on spring break at this time this year.

The first-place winner will receive a personal award of $75, an award to their classroom literacy program of $150, and an award to their school literacy program of $300. The second-place winner will receive a personal award of $50, $100 to their classroom and $200 to their school.

Please come cheer them on. Doors open at 3 p.m., admission is free.

 

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