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Ask our annual Spelling Bee winners over the years and they will tell you they read all the time. On November 20 the Cherokee County Middle Schools held the annual Spelling Bee at Martins Creek School, hosted by principal Paul Wilson and Language Arts teacher, Ronda Phillips. Murphy Elementary School principal Arnold Mathews led the bee, pronouncing the words as he has done so well for the last eleven years. The Cherokee Scout‘s Newspaper in Education program supports the bee.2014beforeBee

And wouldn’t you know it, the winner Shawn Bruce from Ranger Middle School loves to read!

A big round of applause goes to all the students in Cherokee County’s five middle schools who participated. The finalists for Andrews: Karra Postell and Nicholas Graham. For Hiwassee Dam: Tucker Lynn, Chloe Roe and Megan Wilson. For Martins Creek: Justin Bates, Presley Payne and Jeremiah Beavers. For Murphy: Heather Pratt, Marie Sawdy and A. J. Cook; and for Ranger, Shawn Bruce, Autumn Campbell, Josey Campbell, and Kaylee Campbell.

Shawn Bruce took 1st Place for Ranger, A. J. Cook took 2nd Place and Heather Pratt took 3rd Place – both of them from Murphy Middle School.2014BeewinnersAJCookShawnBruceHeatherPratt

It is not easy to stand up and stay poised when a difficult word is thrown at you, but the students do exactly that. Their teachers cheer them on and their families hug them.
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Friends of Murphy Public Library and local craftspeople raised funds for Spelling Bee prizes at our annual crafts, craft supplies and book sale. We love words and readers and that’s what spelling bees are all about.

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Spelling Bee Challenge Words
Here are the Spelling Bee Challenge Words for the 2014-2015 Spelling Bee taking place on November 20, 2014 at Martins Creek School.
Study these after you have mastered the Spelling Bee Study Words (See separate list of Spelling Bee Study Words 2014-2015).
The Spelling Bee will focus on the Spelling Bee Study Words but also may include words from the Challenge Words and from the Merrriam Webster Dictionary Read the rest of this entry »

Here are the Spelling Bee Study Words for this year’s Spelling Bee taking place on November 20 at Martins Creek School.
Spelling Bee Study Words
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We will also publish shortly a list of
Challenge Words
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