Date Announced For Spelling Contest


The 2010 Antelope County Spelling Contest will be held Monday, Feb. 22, in the multi-purpose room at Clearwater Public School.

Representatives from the following schools will participate — Elgin St. Boniface, Elgin Pope John, Elgin Public, Neligh-Oakdale, Orchard and Clearwater.

Registration for the contest will begin at 2:30 p.m. for fifth and sixth grade students. The contest will begin at 3 p.m. Seventh and eighth grade registration will begin at 3 p.m. with competition to follow. Beginning this year, each school district will be responsible for the Antelope County Spelling Contest on a yearly rotation basis, according to Bill Kuester, superintendent of Nebraska Unified #1 School District.