The 38th annual Charles County Spelling Bee is 6 p.m. tonight, Friday, Feb. 19 at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School in Waldorf. The Bee will be streamed live on the Charles County Public Schools website, www.ccboe.com. Visit the home page of the website and click on picture in the middle of the page to access the live feed. Viewers can also watch the Bee live at https://livestream.com/ccpstv/2016ccpsbee.
Students from all Charles County public middle schools and county private schools are invited annually to participate in the event. The Spelling Bee is sponsored by Charles County Public Schools, the College of Southern Maryland, the Maryland Independent, Chaney Enterprises, Educational Systems Federal Credit Union and Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Charles County Public Schools provides 26,300 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 36 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.
The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Patricia Vaira, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Pamela K. Murphy, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.