• Congratulations to Lucinda Storz from Thaddeus Stevens School!

    Our Scripps Spelling Bee Champion! She will be going on to the National Bee!
    ATTENTION: The Scripps spelling bee has been postponed from March 15th and rescheduled to Wednesday March 22nd, 2017. The bee will begin at 4:30 and spellers should arrive no later than 3:45!  
    Scripps National Spelling Bee

    Scripps Sponsors:Rutland Herald/ Barre Times Argus is the lead Sponsor. The Vermont Humanities Council, Vermont Agency of Education and Vermont Principals Association are  co-sponsors of this event.

    To register for the 2017 Scripps go to http://spellingbee.com, click on "Enroll in the Bee". Registration includes "Virtual Bee in a Box"- study words for students, pronouncer guides, rules, certificates & more.
    2017 Important Dates
    1) Sponsor for the Vermont Regional Scripps competition is the Rutland Herald/Barre Times-Argus.
    2) Schools have until January 30, 2017   to enroll on the Scripps website.http://www.spellingbee.com

    3) Competitions for local schools will be from February 1 - March 4th, 2017.
    4) Deadline for registering winners is March 10th, 2017.
    5) Vermont competition will be on March 22nd, 2017
    6) Vermont winner participate in the national competition in late May 2017 in Washington, D.C.
    To Register your School's Champion please go to http://www.spellingbee.com. Login.
    Deadline for registering winners is March 10th, 2017.
    1.  Visit spellingbee.com.
    2.  Enter your user name and password in the upper right corner of the home page.
    3.  Click the yellow double arrow button.
    4.  Select School Champion Registration from the left menu.
    Vermont Scripps Competition March 22nd, 2017
    Competition starts at 4:30pm
     Note: to Spellers please arrive by 3:45pm.
     Directions to McCarthy Recital Hall at St. Michael’s College

     From points south of Burlington take I-89 North to Exit 15 (Winooski). Turn right, go up the hill, College will be on your left. Take the first turn into the college and drive straight back. The Playhouse Building will be on your right. The McCarthy Recital Hall is there.

     From points north of Burlington take I-89 South to Exit 16. Take aright off the exit, and follow Rte. 7 South to junction of Rte. 15 (center of Winooski).   Follow Rte. 15East for approximately one mile. College is on the left. Take the first turn into the College. Drive straight back. The Playhouse Building will be on your right.  The McCarthy Recital Hall is there.