The 16th Annual MMS Spelling Bee was held on December 10th. The following students competed: Miles Cates, Jake Wetzel, Asher Baird, Adelyne Chu, Sophie Sammut, Nora Frazier, Luke Pease, Eleanor Drews, Sam Cevasco, Sophia Marston, Isabella Sammut, and Shane Spencer. Luke Pease, 7th grader, was declared the school champion and won a $25 gift certificate from The Bookshelf. Miles Cates, 5th grader, was runner-up. Luke will take a regional bee qualifying test in January to see if he wins a spot to compete at the regional level.