Top Spellers Headed for County Spelling Championship

Contacts: Cheryl Goulart, Program Coordinator, 238-1710; Judy Boring, Public Information Officer, 238-1709; Cynthia Fenech, Communications Director, 238-1704

Top spellers from area schools will compete in the Stanislaus County Elementary Spelling Championship in October.  The Elementary Spelling Championship, for children in grades 4-6, is slated for October 30, 2019 at Enochs High School, 3201 Sylvan Avenue in Modesto.    Sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, the event is open to the public and begins promptly at 5:30 p.m.

Schools participating in this year’s Elementary Spelling Championship include:
Agnes Baptist, Barrington, Beard, Bonita, Bret Harte, California Avenue, Capistrano, Central Valley Charter, Chatom, Chrysler, Cloverland, Connecting Waters Charter, Cunningham, Denair Charter Academy, Dieterich, Dutcher, Eisenhut, Empire, Everett, Fair Oaks, Fox Road, Fremont, Great Valley Academy, Hart-Ransom, Hart-Ransom Charter, Hickman, Hughes, Julien, Keyes, Keyes Charter, Lakewood, Magnolia, Martone, Mesa Verde, Our Lady of Fatima. Paradise Charter, Riverbank Language, Ross, Sacred Heart, St. Stanislaus, Sierra View, Sipherd, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Stroud, Walnut, and Whitehead.

The top two spellers in the Elementary Spelling Championship will represent Stanislaus County at the state competition in Stockton on May 9, 2020.  The third place speller will serve as an alternate. 

Note: There will be an opportunity for media to take photographs at any time during either spelling     
          championship. The competition will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (approximately). 

Date Published: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019