Joseph Sears School: Spelling and geography bees
- Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jan 2009, p. 19
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- As the New Year gets under way, the staff would like to call attention to upcoming spelling and geography bees.
Preliminaries for the National Geographic Geography Bee began Wednesday. Overall finals will take place Jan. 15 in the school's Nygaard Auditorium. Preliminaries of the spelling bee, sponsored by ComEd, are to begin Jan. 20. The school final takes place at 7 p.m. Jan. 29, again in Nygaard Auditorium.
Once again, Sears School and Kenilworth School District 38 will be hosting the North Area Spelling Bee. The North Area event is scheduled for Feb. 10 in Nygaard Auditorium; registration begins at 6:30 p.m., and the competition will get under way at 7 p.m. sharp.
Finalists from the north suburban area districts will compete for a chance to advance to the Suburban Cook County regional finals.
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Some upcoming events:
Jan. 8 -- Fifth-grade preliminary geography bee, 12:05 p.m.
Jan. 9 -- Parent visitation (grades kindergarten through eight), 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Jan. 9 -- Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade preliminary geography bee, 12:05 p.m.
Jan. 13 -- Fourth- and fifth-grade geography bee finals, 12:05 p.m.
Jan. 14 -- Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade geography bee finals, 12:05 p.m.
Jan. 15 -- Geography bee overall finals, 7:15 p.m.
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- 8 Jan 2009
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