2021 NCSS Spelling Bee

Students Set to Compete in County Spelling Bee
Posted on 01/26/2021
NCSS Spelling BeeThe Newton County School System will host a virtual district Spelling Bee on Wednesday, January 27, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. Champions from elementary and middle schools in the district will compete in the online competition. Students in grades four through eight were eligible to participate in their school competitions. Should the school champion be unable to participate, the runner-up will serve as alternate and compete in the Bee to represent the school.

“Even in the technology rich world that we live in today, spelling continues to be an important tool because the written word is so powerful,” said Benjamin B. Roundtree, NCSS Chief Academic Officer. “Among other things, the spelling bee supports our students’ learning by enhancing their understanding of vocabulary relative to spelling and by promoting correct word usage. Indeed, spelling bee competitions in our schools continue to be highly anticipated events, and we are happy to continue this venerable tradition.”

Newton County School System’s 2021 school-level spelling bee champions are as follows:

2020 School-Level Spelling Bee Champions
 SCHOOL   CHAMPION   ALTERNATE
East Newton Elementary   Kyra L. Stewart   Shaniya Snowden
Fairview Elementary   Layla Avila   Na'Laya Jensen
Flint Hill Elementary   Ky'lea Martin   Kholoe Gayle
Live Oak Elementary   Iyana Black   Chardaye Wilkerson
Livingston Elementary   Christine Williamson   Devin Byfield-Johnson
Mansfield Elementary   Chloe Wilson   Lucas "Luke" Swords
Middle Ridge Elementary   Cha'Zon Coats   Tobias Thomas
Newton County Theme School   Delaney "Rivers" Curtis   Jared Walter-Allswell
Oak Hill Elementary   Chance Henderson   Ebou Juwara
Porterdale Elementary   Malachi Brock   Joshua Walker
Rocky Plains Elementary   Autumn Vandeweghe   Azul Garcia
South Salem Elementary   Aiden Jarvis   Kai Senter
West Newton Elementary   Phillip Cajunte   Liam Boardman
Clements Middle   Miranda Nixon   Avani Newton
Cousins Middle   Cooper Smith   Amaiah Clayton
Indian Creek Middle   Jackie Mosley   Maya Miller
Liberty Middle   Jaylen Brooks   Aarionna Davis
Veterans Memorial Middle   Ishmael Bonifacio   Jayden Tingling

The winner of the Newton County School System Spelling Bee will represent the school district in the District 5 Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday, February 27, 2021.
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