Thursday, 12 December 2013 00:00
Charles E. Schwarting Elementary School in the Plainedge School District held its annual schoolwide spelling bee in November. Fourteen students from the fourth and fifth grade prepared and competed for the chance to advance to the regional spelling bee at Hofstra University in February. The months of spelling training paid off as all the students showed off their spelling skills This year’s winner is fourth-grader Jack Flaherty; fifth-grader Thomas FitzSimons is the runner-up. The district wishes the best of luck to Jack on the next round of competition.