Students to gather for regional spelling bee in Staples
The local winner will advance to the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C.
STAPLES — More than 30 students from schools in Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties will take the stage Wednesday, March 23, at Sourcewell in Staples for the 2022 Regional Spelling Bee.
The spelling bee is back in person for the first time in two years because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The local winner will advance to the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. Participating students are third through fifth grades.
The spelling bee begins at 1:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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