February 6, 2019 - The Sidney Citywide Spelling Bee took place Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the Sidney Middle School auditeria. Thirteen spellers from Christian Academy Schools, Emerson Elementary, Holy Angels School, Longfellow Elementary, Northwood Elementary, Sidney Middle School, and Whittier Elementary competed for the Sidney Spelling Bee championship title.
The bee lasted twenty rounds and ended with Tatum Werntz, a sixth-grade student from Sidney Middle School, correctly spelling the word chivalrous. Keegan Conley, a fifth-grade student at Sidney Middle School, was the first runner-up. Ryan Fitchpatrick, a seventh-grade student at Holy Angels School, was the second runner-up.