Congratulations to all Golden Hill participants in this year’s Spelling Bee competition, held February 27 in the school cafetorium!
Contestants in grades 3-5 qualified through classroom spelling bees with the winner moving to the school-wide competition, moderated by School Librarian Amy Gargiulo.
Classroom spelling-bee champions by grade
- Grade 3: Charlie Foote, Stanley Lin, Liam Rogers
- Grade 4: Kaitlin Carolan, Annaliese Santiago, Max Young
- Grade 5: Blake Coontz, Parth Nadpara, Rose Ortiz
In addition to helping students build vocabulary and become better readers and writers, participation in spelling bees boosts self-confidence, communication, public speaking and social skills.