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Spelling bees sending students to county bee


January 10, 2020

Havre Daily News/Jack Lambert

Fourth grader Micah Kinsella tilts his head back while spelling a word during the St. Jude Thaddeus School Spelling Bee in the Havre Central Gymnasium Thursday.

Hill County schools are in the midst of their annual  local spelling bees to get ready for the Hill County Spelling Bee which is set for Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 9 a.m. in the Havre Middle School Assembly Room.

Hill County Superintendent of Schools Marie Deegan said the local spelling bees have been around "forever" and that 50 years ago she was in one in Fort Benton.

"They've been around for quite a few years," she said.

The winner of each district's bee advances to the county spelling bee, and the winners there advance to the state spelling bee.

St. Jude Thaddeus School held its bee Th...

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