Ava the bee’s knees of spelling

Ava Curr from Tullamore Central School achieved excellent results in the Regional Spelling Bee Challenge at Dubbo.

Ava Curr from Tullamore Central School achieved excellent results in the Regional Spelling Bee Challenge at Dubbo.

Congratulations to Tullamore Central School student Ava Curr on her excellent results at the Regional Spelling Bee Challenge in Dubbo on September 14.

Ava won the Years 3 and 4 division and qualified to compete at the finals to be held in Sydney.  Tullamore Central School is very proud of Ava for her fantastic achievement. She had to spell words like tassel, diabolic, pursue, myrtle, kookaburra and cuisine.

The Spelling Bee was introduced in 2004 as a fun and educational way for primary school students to engage in spelling.

The program includes activities to encourage all students to engage with spelling and to promote improved literacy in combination with the English K-6 Syllabus.

The State Finals of the Spelling Bee will be held at Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Centre on Wednesday, November 9.

The Junior Session will run from 9.30am - 12.30pm. The Senior Session will run from 2pm – 6pm, with the last thirty minutes to be broadcast live on ABC Radio.

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