ARIZONA K-8 STUDENTS TO COMPETE IN STATE SPELLING BEE – MARCH 29, 1 P.M.
Eight, Arizona PBS to host and broadcast event, which sends winner to national spelling bee in Washington, D.C.
WHAT: Eight, Arizona PBS will host the annual AEF Arizona Spelling Bee presented by the Arizona Educational Foundation. The spelling bee will be taped with a live audience on Saturday, March 29 at 1 p.m. at Eight, Arizona PBS studio A. The public is welcome to attend. Footage from the event will be edited by Eight, Arizona PBS into a 60-minute program premiering on Friday, April 11 at 9 p.m. on Eight HD. An Eight original production made possible by the Arizona Educational Foundation.
About Eight, Arizona PBS
Eight, Arizona PBS is a trusted community resource. For over 52 years, the PBS station has focused on educating children, reporting in-depth on public affairs, fostering lifelong learning and celebrating arts and culture. Eight achieves its mission through the power of non-commercial television, the Internet, educational outreach and community-based initiatives. Its signal reaches 80 percent of the homes in Arizona. With more than 1 million viewers weekly, Eight consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. For more information, visit azpbs.org.
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