Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

Area schools gear-up for County-wide Spelling Bee


February 11, 2015

Mark Hebert

Saco School's Speeling Bee placers. Standing left to right: Dustin Ostrom, Skylie Lefdahl, Daeson Salveson, Brady Albus and Chayten Pippin. Kneeling left to right: Jaycee Erickson and Dylan Brown.

Saco Public School held their Spelling Bee last Wednesday and after 13-rounds of spelling, Daeson Salveson, a fifth grade student, was crowned champion of the school.

"The words we did in practice during class seemed a little bit harder than the words we just spelled," Salveson said. "I got a few of those wrong, but none of these."

Salveson was one of 14 Saco students, grades five through eight, to take part in the school's contest. On the same day, but earlier, Dodson Public Schools held their spelling bee and Malta held theirs in late January (Whitewater will be holding their bee today,...

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