December 14, 2017 - Sidney Middle School held their spelling bee on December 12, 2017. 23 students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade participated in the bee, which went 22 rounds over 2 days. Eighth grade student Marco Orozco, son of Nazario and Serlene Orozco, won the bee by correctly spelling ‘electioneer.’ Eighth grade students Nathan Gailey, son of Richard and Angela Gailey, and Ava Westfall, daughter of James and Tanya Westfall, tied for first runner-up. Jill Hanke, Instructional Support Specialist, was the pronouncer. Principal Diane Voress, Assistant Principal Kevin Boerger, and library aide Valerie Schroer were the judges.