PHILIPSBURG:— This year’s Scotiabank Rotary-Rotoract Spelling Bee 2016 will be the biggest since its inception in 2011. Nineteen schools have entered, seventeen schools from St. Maarten and two schools from Anguilla. The St. Maarten schools are All Children Education Foundation School, Caribbean International Academy School, Dr. Martin Luther King School, Asha Stevens Hillside Christian School, Learning Unlimited Preparatory School, Leonard Conner School, Methodist Agogic Centre School (BM), Marie Genevieve de Weever School, Methodist Agogic Centre School (JAG), Oranje School, Ruby Labega School, Seventh Day Adventist School, Sister Borgia School, Sister Marie Laurence School, St. Dominic Primary School and St. Joseph School. It is expected that 50 children will take part in The Scotiabank Rotary-Rotoract Spelling Bee.
The Preliminary Round will be held on Sunday, October 16th from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. The fifteen winners from the Preliminary Round will go to the Semifinals, being held on Sunday, October 23rd from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. The five winners from the Semifinals will advance to the Finals, being held on Sunday, October 30th. All rounds will take place at the Belair Community Center.
This year The Rotary Club of St. Maarten-Mid Isle has introduced tutorial sessions for the students entering The Scotiabank Rotary-Rotoract Spelling Bee. The first two sessions were held on Saturday, September 24th, and October 1st. At the last tutorial session, 32 students attended. Due to popular demand, Rotary Mid-Isle will also hold a tutorial session during the school break on Saturday, October 8th, the final tutorial session will be held on Saturday, October 15th. All tutorial sessions will be held at the University of St. Maarten on Pond Island.
Everyone is encouraged and welcome to come and give the students support at The Scotiabank Rotary-Rotaract Spelling Bee on all three Sundays at the Belair Community Center.
Today’s students are our future generation.
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Source: St. Martin News Network
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