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Spelling Bees are a long-running tradition that encourages young children to develop
their spelling skills and vocabulary, as well as developing their poise for public
speaking. Though the rules and regulations vary according to the state or local area, the
premise of the competition is the same as youngsters are pitted against one another
with the aim of becoming champion and perhaps going on to represent their state in the
National Spelling Bees Competition.
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1) To improve and advance the skills associated with good spelling habits.
2) To enhance students development of poise and communication under pressure.
3) To expand student vocabulary and encourage accurate word usage and
pronunciation.
4) To provide an opportunity for students to meet and encourage them to involved
in extracurricular activities.
5) To select 5 participants as the school representatives at District Spelling
Competition.

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Patron : Mdm Musiah Pansoi(Headmistress)
Chairman : Mr. Zainuddin Botui (Senior Assistant 1)
Vice Chairman : Mr. Fauzil Yaffindy Jumli(The head of English Panel)
Secretary : Mr. Ch¶ng Kai Siong
Treasurer : Mr. Yusuf Haji Basri
Stage Preparation : Mr. Rauzly Awah, Mdm Normala Bujang Binti Rajeil ,
and Mdm Juliana Saimon
P.A System : Mr. Balaludin Gapul and Mr. Grey Alexzender
Backdrop : Mr. Faizal Abdullah
Prizes : Miss Masrah Yusof and Mdm Surina Suparman
Hall Preparation : Mr. Sabrin Dewin , Miss Hapsah Awas, Mdm Saleha Nordin
Discipline : Mr. Yusuf Hj Basri and all teachers
Certificate : Mdm Anne Mumin
Participants Preparation : Miss Misnah Misree and Mdm Suzelawati Bt Jamel,
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Medal RM 10.00
Stationeries RM 30.00
Mineral water RM 20.00
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The master speller is the person on stage that reads the words to the spellers from the
specified words list that is to be used in the competition. The list consists of words found
in books approved by English Panel, such as Longman Dictionary. The master speller
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The judges have ultimate control of the competition. They can correct errors as soon as
they see them if they believe the rules have been breached, or that the master speller
has made errors in his pronunciation or definition of a word. Appeals can be made from
the spellers as well as their parents or teachers, but they must be done so immediately.
Appeals are handled at the end of each round and the judges' decision is final. The
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Xnly one time keeper is appointed. The time keeper needs to ring the bell twice after 90
seconds as soon as the master speller pronounces a particular word. The time keeper
appointed is 
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The master of ceremony will conduct the event such as calling the speller and
welcoming all the participants and members of the floor. The M.C will begin the event
and end the event. The M.C appointed is  ÊÊÊpÊ.

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All pupils from SK.Batu Tiningkang are allowed to take part. They will be selected by their
English teacher. Each class can send 8 ± 10 participants and they need to wear school uniform
during the competition.

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The champion, the first runner-up and the second runner-up will get medals,
stationeries and certificates. Consolation prizes will be given to participants who get 4th
place and 5th place.

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1. Introduction
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2. Rules of the CXMPETITIXN.
2.1 All the spellers will be given a number to determine their spelling turns. The
numbers will be randomly drawn from a box/container.
2.2 All the spellers will be seated in numerical order on a stage, facing the
audience, master speller, timekeeper and judges.
2.3 The official/teacher-in-charge will prepare the words, definition of the words
and sample sentences.
2.4 Each speller beginning with speller number one will called to the front and the
master speller will read out the words to be spelt.
3. Each speller is given *'Ê  to spell the words once the master speller has
pronounced the word. A bell will be rung twice after 60 seconds.
4. Spellers are strongly encourage saying the words, spelling it and then repeat it
when they have finished spelling it. However the judges will not disqualify any
speller for failing to pronounce the word either before or after spelling it.
5. By saying the word aloud before spelling it, the speller has a chance to confirm
what they have heard. If the speller says the words differently from what the
master speller has pronounced, the master speller will clarify the word by
repeating the word to the speller.
6. If the speller fails to complete the spelling within the 60 seconds time frame, the
speller will be disqualified / dropped from the competition.
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60 seconds time frame.
8. Xnce a speller begins spelling a word, he or she may pause and start all over
from the beginning within the time frame.
9. All the words spelled during the competition must follow the British standard of
English. Xther types of spelling like the American variation will not be accepted.
10. The judges will be in control of the competition. Their decision will be final on all
questions and no objections will be entertained.
10.1 After spelling the word, if the spelling is correct, the judge will announce
³CXRRECT´. If the speller is incorrect the judge will press the buzzer and
announce µINCXRRECT´.
10.2 If the spelling is correct, the speller will return to his/her seat.
10.3 If the spelling is incorrect, the speller will be dropped from the competition.
The master speller will give the correct spelling of the word and the speller will
have to leave the stage.
10.4 The next speller is then called to the stage and given his/her word to spell.
10.5 Xnce all the spellers have had their turns, the round is over and the next
round begins with the remaining spellers.
10.6 This continues until only five spellers remain.
10.' The last five spellers to remain will be declared the winners and will qualify
to participate at district level.
11. Xfficial dictionary.
11.1 When it comes to spelling bees, nothing is more important than making sure
the spelling is proper. The official source to determine the proper spelling in
spelling bee is !+,-(,ÊÊÊ 
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are used in a spelling bee can be found in this edition of the Longman¶s
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Contest 2011
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Speller 1 FLXRYANCHISKA LAU 6 INTELEK

Speller 2 MXHD EZRAF FAUZAN MAT JAIS 3 INTELEK

Speller 3 NXLIS NESSALIA MXRRIS 5 INTELEK

Speller 4 AZMAN MISMAN 5 INTELEK

Speller 5 YESLIAH YURAN 6 INTELEK

Speller 6 YESIRAH YURAN 5 INTELEK

Speller ' HIZELSY FRISKA FIDILY 4 INTELEK

Speller 8 IRENE NUR DIANA 5 INTELEK

Speller 9 MXHD ZAHIDI JAUZI 5 INTELEK

Speller 10 FALIN REIM 5 INTELEK

Speller 11 JUCHELSEA XMERA SIAGXN 6 INTELEK

Speller 12 EZLY MARSIALIANA DAUNI 6 INTELEK

Speller 13 ZXSIE ARIM 5 INTELEK

Speller 14 NURSHIMA SITEM 5 INTELEK

Speller 15 JAVYLA MAGDALINA PILEH 6 INTELEK

Speller 16 TXMMY JXELSXN 5 INTELEK

Speller 1' JESSIE ANN SABRIN 6 INTELEK

Speller 18 JXYCE FELISSA 3 INTELEK

Speller 19 EZAH NATASHA MAT JAIS 6 INTELEK

Speller 20 JXSMAH JXSEPH 6 INTELEK


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SK. BATU TININGKANG
SPELLING BEES 2011

13th April 2011 (Wednesday)

PROGRAMME EVENT LINEUPS

1.30PM : THE ARRIVAL XF HEADMISTRESS, SENIXR


ASSISTANTS, TEACHERS AND PUPILS

1.45PM : SINGING XF THE NATIXNAL ANTHEM


FXLLXWED BY SABAH STATE ANTHEM

1.50PM : PRAYER BY USTAZ SHARUL HAFIZ BIN RAMLI

SPEECH BY MR FAUZIL YAFFINDDY, THE HEAD


XF ENGLISH PANEL

XFFICIATING SPEECH BY MDM MUSIAH


PANSXI, THE HEADMISTRESS XF SK.BATU
TININGKANG

THE SPELLING BEES CXNTEST BEGINS

PRIZE-GIVING CEREMXNY

SINGING XF THE SCHXXL SXNG, SK.BATU


TININGKANG

END XF THE PRXGRAMME


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A very good afternoon to all my senior assistants, teachers, boys and girls.
We assemble in Bestari hall to witness the first curriculum activity
organized by the English Panel. Spelling Bees are a long-running tradition
that encourages young children to develop their spelling skills and
vocabulary, as well as developing their poise for public speaking. Though
the rules and regulations vary according to the state or local area, the
premise of the competition is the same as youngsters are pitted against
one another with the aim of becoming champion and perhaps going on to
represent their state in the National Spelling Bees Competition. For your
information, Spelling Bees purposes are such as :

1) To improve and advance the skills associated with good spelling


habits.
2) To enhance students development of poise and communication
under pressure.
3) To expand student vocabulary and encourage accurate word usage
and pronunciation.
4) To provide an opportunity for students to meet and encourage them
to involved in extracurricular activities.
5) To select 5 participants as the school representatives at District
Spelling Competition.

Xn behalf of the school management, I would like to take this golden


opportunity to congratulate all the Spelling Bees 2011 committee members
who make this event possible. Your hard work and determination will
always be appreciated. Not forgotten, to all the participants, well done
because of your braveness to stand in front of the audiences. Finally, I
would like to officiate the Spelling Bees contest 2011 and let us enjoy this
event together. Thank you.
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Your honourable headmistress, Mdm Musiah Pansoi, First Senior Assistant, Mr.Zainuddin Botui,
Second Senior Assistant, Mr.Augustine Yen, Third Senior Assistant, Mdm Siti Alinah Bukari, all
teachers, all spellers, boys and girls. Welcome to the first Spelling Bees Contest 2011 organized
by the SK.Batu Tiningkang English Panel.

Before we begin our event today, let us stand up straight to respect our national anthem
Negaraku, followed by Sabah State Anthem, Sabah tanah airku.

Next, let us keep silence to listen prayer which will be presented by Ustaz Sharul Hafiz bin
Ramli. Ustaz Sharul please«.

Thank you, ustaz sharul.

Now , I would like to invite Mr. Fauzil Yaffinddy Jumli, The Head Xf English Panel to deliver his
speech. Mr. Fauzil please.. .

Thank you, Mr.Fauzil.

Next, I would like to invite Mdm Musiah Pansoi to deliver her speech and officiate The Spelling
Bees Contest 2011, Mdm Musiah please««

Thank you madam musiah for your informative speech just now.

Allright, let us begin the event by introducing all of the spellers. For your information, the
youngest speller is from year 3 intelek and the eldest spellers are from year 6 intelek.

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Let us welcome, speller 1, Floryanchiska Lau from year 6 intelek,, Speller 2 ««(refer note)
««« and finally, speller 20««««««.

Let us give them a big round of applause..

Now, I would like to introduce our master speller, he is mr. ch¶ng kai siong, then our spelling
bees judges are mr.Fauzil yaffinddy and mr.Augustine yen. Next, our time keeper is miss
nooraidy mutang.
Before we start our event today, I will tell you the briefly about the Spelling Bees rules and
regulation.

First of all, each speller will choose a number from an envelope and the master speller will read
the word based on the number chosen. Then each speller will be given 60 seconds to spell the
word correctly. The speller will be disqualified If he/she failed to spell correctly. The bell will ring
twice after 60 seconds. The last speller on stage will be declared as the Spelling bees
champion. So, let us begin now..

To begin our prize-giving ceremony, I would like to invite mdm musiah pansoi accompanied by
mr.zainuddin botui to give away the medals, prizes and certificates. Mdm musiah and
mr.zainuddin please«..

Thank you mdm musiah and mr. zainuddin

Finally we have 5 best spellers to represent our school in the district level soon. Before we
dismiss, let us stand up straight to sing our school song ³SK.Batu tiningkang´.

Thank you, see you again next year.