Congratulations, Aarshi of Sequoia Middle - Second Place Finisher in the Ventura County Spelling Bee!
Congratulations to Aarshi C., a 7th grade scholar at Sequoia Middle School who earned second place in the annual SAGE Ventura County Spelling Bee. Aarshi was one of 79 spellers from Ventura County schools to participate in the 2022, virtual competition. The School Spelling Bee Coordinator for Aarshi was Sequoia Middle School educator, Kathleen Fischer.
Bee Facts by the Numbers
91 - The number of spellers competing in the Preliminaries - a virtual spelling and vocabulary test worth 50 points.
36 to 45 - The test score range of the top 11 spellers, allowing them to advance to the Final Oral Rounds.
3 to 8 - The grade levels of competitors. Grade 5 was the median.
79 - The number of spellers competing in the SAGE Ventura County Spelling Bee for the first time. (87%)
5 years, 3 months, 23 days - The age difference between our youngest and oldest speller. The median age was 11.
11 - The number of spellers competing in the final oral Bee.
13 - The number of rounds completed in the final oral Bee.
Way to go, Aarshi - CVUSD is "bee-yond" proud of you!