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Local School-Wide Spelling Bee at Potomac Lighthouse Public Charter School
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Local School-Wide Spelling Bee at Potomac Lighthouse Public Charter School

Washington D.C., – Potomac Lighthouse Public Charter School (PLPCS) is is participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, a program established to promote literacy and to help students throughout their lives, and sponsored in D.C. by The Washington Informer. PLPCS will hold the school-wide Spelling Bee on February 2 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. The School-Wide Spelling Bee will be comprised of 20 spellers from Grades 3-5. There will be a series of rounds in which students compete by orally spelling words. The top two spellers will advance to the Regional Cluster Competition with the opportunity to ultimately advance to the Citywide and National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

Potomac Lighthouse Public Charter School is a part of the Lighthouse Academies, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that develops and supports the operations of public charter schools in underserved communities throughout the United States. Lighthouse Academies (LHA) distinguishes itself as a charter management organization (CMO) using an arts-infused, K-12 college prep program. LHA is the only CMO that offers a truly replicable, K-12, multi-state, arts-infused model through financially sustainable schools.

Our mission is to prepare our students for college through a rigorous arts-infused program. Our vision is that all students will be taught by a highly effective teacher in a nurturing environment and will achieve at high levels. Each student will develop the knowledge, skills and values necessary for responsible citizenship and lifelong learning. The impact of our collective efforts will fundamentally change public education. For more information, please visit our website at www.lighthouse-academies.org or call 800.901.6943.

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