SUMMIT, NJ - The 2018 Fourth and Fifth Grade Spelling Bee, sponsored by The Summit Junior Fortnightly Club, will be held January 20, from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the Auditorium at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School School.

The annual event is open to fourth and fifth grade students in Summit's five public and two private elementary schools, however registration forms of the first 70 students only will be accepted and a waiting list will maintained thereafter. Applications will be taken via online registration from December 11 - 15, with acceptance based on the date and time the form was submitted. Registration forms submitted prior to Monday, December 11 will be disqualified.

Accepted contestants will be confirmed by e-mail no later than December 22. Rules and practice word lists will be sent to all accepted participants.

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For more information, contact Co-Chairs Josiane Fischer or Michelle McKern ar summitspellingbee@gmail.com.

A 'snow date' is set for January 27.

Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School is located at 272 Morris Avenue.