Great American SpellCheck materials are available exclusively to schools that enroll with the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
By participating in the Great American SpellCheck, must my school participate in local spelling bee competitions?
No. Now, however, is a great time to begin a spelling bee tradition at your school.
The fund-raiser may be conducted at any point in the school year. Because many words on Great American SpellCheck tests will be asked in spelling bee competition, the fund-raiser can serve as an excellent spelling bee warm-up activity.
All Great American SpellCheck materials are automatically available to enrolled schools as a benefit of enrollment with the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Materials include:
Great American SpellCheck is a program that erases the objections that you have to traditional fund-raisers. It\'s a fund-raiser that:
- makes sure 100% of the money raised benefits your school,
- involves no students knocking on the doors of strangers and
- is rooted in academics.
Students study grade-specific word lists and collect pledges from family and friends for every word they spell correctly in the Great American SpellCheck.