Payson Schools will hold its annual Spelling Bee from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 in the Payson High School Auditorium. Students in grades three through eight will compete for the chance to go on to the Gila County Spelling Bee and then to the state and national spelling bees.
Pronouncer for the PUSD Spelling Bee will be District Superintendent Casey O'Brien. Judges include District Curriculum Director Kathy Kay, Kiwanis President Bobby Davis and Rim Country Literacy Director Su Connell.
District Spelling Bee Coordinator Gail Gorry encourages parents, friends and community members to attend this exciting event. "If you want spellbinding entertainment, drop in on the spelling bee for some keen competition."