Bee logoLarkspur is excited to share the contestants and outcome of our Annual SCRIPPS Spelling Bee. Due to Covid regulations, our Spelling Bee moved virtual this January 2021, but was broadcast for students and staff LIVE! We appreciate your patience as per DCSD guidelines, the Larkspur Spelling Bee could not be shared electronically as previous publication would have violated the standardized process for all schools; creating an unfair advantage.
Did you Know? The National Spelling Bee began in 1925 when nine newspapers joined together to host a spelling bee. Little did they know that 90 years later their literacy effort would reach 11 million students each year.
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Larkspur's Annual Spelling Bee competition w
as held January 27, 201. The competition ran for a total of twenty (20) rounds, which was a direct reflection of the preparedness and commitment made by all of our six (6) contestants from grades 4, 5, and 6. Contestants felt proud of their accomplishment for succeeding at the classroom Bee level and progressing on to the school Bee level. 

2021 group

Our Bobcat Champion was a 4th grader from Mrs. Cooper's class while our Alternate is in Ms. Allen's 5th grade class. Congratulations to Teddy Swindell (Champion) and Evan King (Alternate)! Mrs. Brandon (Counselor), Mrs. Ford (EA-IV), Mrs. Nieto (Assistant Principal), and Mrs. Dietz (GT/Reading Interventionist) facilitated and judged the competition. We are proud of each and every one of our contestants! The concluding word in the final 20th round of Larkpur's Spelling Bee competition was hindmost

Click this Google link to view the 31 minute video recording of our 2021 Spelling Bee. Go Bobcats!


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