District holds annual spelling bee

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The Greater Amsterdam School District held its annual district-wide spelling bee on Jan. 16 at Amsterdam High School. Congratulations to the top three spellers who will go on to represent the district at the regional spelling bee at Proctor’s Theater in Schenectady.

They were Kaylee Kuehner, Phoenix Nieuwkerk and Griffin Steves — all from Wilbur H. Lynch Literacy Academy.

Other top spellers were recognized from each of the schools in the district —Barkley, Curie, McNulty and Tecler as well as Lynch and St Mary’s Institute.

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