State and County Spelling Bees to See New Format
February 3, 2021
Late last month, Blaine County Superintendent of Schools, Valerie White received notice that the 2021 Treasure State Spelling Bee, as well as the intermediate (county) competition, would see revisions in its structure. That means that the familiar County Spelling Bee—where several school spelling bee winners congregate in one location for a spell-off to qualify for state competition—will not take place in its traditional format.
This announcement came from the 2021 Treasure State Spelling Bee Director, Matthew Henry, who cited volatile pandemic conditions in some areas as the cause for...