Any Way You Spell It, Holy Name of Mary Students Are Smart

March 3, 2012
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holy-nameHoly Name of Mary 7th grader, Matthew Soriano, has been invited to participate in the 2012 Inland Valley Regional Spelling Bee.  The preliminary rounds will be held on the Mt SAC campus on March 17.  The top 30 scores will then return on March 24 to participate in the final rounds.  A regional champion will be selected and represent the Inland Valley at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

The Inland Valley Regional Spelling Bee (IVRSB) is one of 280 sponsors who conduct programs for the purpose of qualifying regional champions to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee program.   IVRSB represents an area that includes approximately 400 public, private, and Paraochial schools.   Individual schools conduct spelling bee contests to determine a school champion that then competes in the IVRSB held on March 17.  More information on the Inland Valley Regional Spelling Bee can be found on
Matthew Soriano is a 7th grade student and has attended Holy Name of Mary since Pre-K.  He resides in La Verne.  Matthew is a member of the Academic Decathlon Team at Holy Name of Mary School.  His winning word was “doubtful”.   When determining a school champion, a Junior Building (grades K-3) winner was also selected.  Michelle Reilly  of 3rd grade went on to compete against the upper grades in the finals and did quite well! 
Holy Name of Mary School is located in San Dimas on the corner of Bonita Ave and San Dimas Canyon Rd.  Holy Name of Mary educates students grades Pre-K through 8th.  For more information, please visit the website, or call Principal Candice Kuzmickas at 909-542-0449 ext. 226.

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