Rushville Republican

Schools

October 15, 2013

RESW wins Spell Bowl

Milroy Elementary School hosted the annual Spell Bowl Competition on Oct. 3, 2013. North Decatur, Arlington Elementary School, Milroy Elementary School, Rushville Elementary School East, Rushville Elementary School West, and Mays Elementary School were this year’s participants.

A Spell Bowl functions a bit differently than just the individual person stepping up to spell a word. So, here’s a bit of Spell Bow rules and regulations. The Spell Bowl competition is made up of eight rounds with a different team member competing in each round. Each round consists of seven words. Words for this competition come from lists published on the Indiana Association of School Principals web site. Word lists rotate annually.

Teams are composed of eight members. Eight other team members may be used as alternates. There is no limit as to how many students may come from any one grade level. However, a student can participate in only one round. All full-time students in grades 4-5-6 are eligible to compete. Within these constraints, schools may select their teams in any manner and with any additional criteria they choose.

The Spell Bowl competition (eight rounds) consists of seven words per round. These words were read by emcee Linda Winkler. After the emcee finished the pronunciation, sentence, pronunciation and stated, “Begin”, each participant was given twenty seconds to write the word in the correct space on the answer sheet. At the conclusion of the time allowed for spelling, words were scored before going on to the next word. The team with the highest number of correctly spelled words at the end of the completed rounds was declared the winner.

This year’s winner with 31 words spelled correctly is Rushville Elementary School West under the leadership of Brandi Hewitt. Congratulations to the Warriors on a job well done!

Marianne Scott is the Legacy Fund director/Information officer with Rush County Schools.

1
Text Only
Schools
  • Classes for summer school announced The end of the school year is fast approaching and summer school is just around the corner. Classes offered give students a way to get a jump on high school, concentrate on one subject in one session, accommodate scheduling issues during the regular

    April 11, 2014

  • sch-rv041114-food drive pic School food drive a huge success Rushville Elementary School West recently held their annual food drive. This annual drive was sponsored by the RESW Student Council. "The timing for this food drive is important as it takes place after most holiday programs have ended. Pantries are

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • RES East honor roll Grade 5 Heath William Barada Shepard Ross Cupp Colton S Griffith Josiah Hay Abby Rose Ratekin Grade 6 Tyler Warren Boudoin Kameron Eric Bridges Cheyenne Leigh Chabre Zoey Alexis Clemmons Cole Allen Dixon Caraline Danielle Gettinger Glen Matthew Harpr

    April 11, 2014

  • sch-rv041114-honor society pic RCHS students initiated into National Honor Society Rushville Consolidated High School initiated 20 students into the National Honor Society on Saturday, April 5, during an evening ceremony at the school cafeteria with families of the initiates. Guest speaker for the event was Rushville City Councilma

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • sch-rv040414-lilly scholarship pic RCCF announces 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipient One Rush County student has been named the recipient of a four year, full tuition scholarship as the Rush County Community Foundation's 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. This year's recipient is the 32nd Rush County student to receive a Lilly E

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • RCHS Honor Roll for Third Nine Weeks All A's 9th GRADE: Kayla Nicole Aldridge Karyn Janelle Banks Payton Mckenzie Brower Kayla Lee Fogg Morgan Kaye Knecht Cara Erin Moore Arielle Jane Atienza Ordas Gracey Jo Owens Frances Marie Percell Keith Aaron Yager 10th GRADE: Nathaniel David Bueni

    April 4, 2014

  • sch-rv040414-headstart pic Giving our kids a HEAD START With jobs less secure, technology more advanced, and our school aged kids learning things earlier and faster to keep up with the ever demanding job markets: What parent wouldn't want to give their child the best head start they could? Let that head s

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • BRMS Honor Roll Term 2 Grading Period 1 Grade 7 High Honor Roll Kyle Douglas Bacon Taylor Nicole Browning Madyson Taylor Carmony Breanna Nicole Carpenter Tyce Joseph Carroll Stuart Adam Cox Cameron Jay Craig Shannon Marie Dougherty Duncan James Draper Aaron Andrew D

    March 28, 2014

  • Deadline for ASAP Program at Ivy Tech extended The application deadline for the 2014/15 ASAP program at Ivy Tech Community College Richmond has been extended to June 1. The Program starts June 9 on the Richmond campus. The Associate Accelerated Program (ASAP) provides Ivy Tech Community College R

    March 28, 2014

  • 1 nws rv 032814 shots cutout Immunizations available April 3 Students who are in need of certain vaccinations will have the opportunity in April. The Rush County Health Department will conduct its next immunization clinic for children on Thursday, April 3 between the hours of 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m in

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
AP Video
Disbanding Muslim Surveillance Draws Praise Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees Boston Bomb Scare Defendant Appears in Court Pistorius Trial: Adjourned Until May 5 Diaz Gets Physical for New Comedy Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast Freeze Leaves Florida Panhandle With Dead Trees At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Are School Dress Codes Too Strict? Raw: Fatal Ferry Boat Accident Suspicious Bags Found Near Marathon Finish Line Boston Marks the 1st Anniversary of Bombing NYPD Ends Muslim Surveillance Program 8-year-old Boy Gets His Wish: Fly Like Iron Man Sex Offenders Arrested in Slayings of CA Women India's Transgenders Celebrate Historic Ruling Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.