is the next spelling bee champion in your classroom?

Enroll your school today to give your students the opportunity of a lifetime.

2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion Harini Logan

Become a regional partner

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become a regional partner and give students in your community the chance to compete in the Bee!

The Bee program begins with millions of students at schools across the country. Want to become a part of our mission of illuminating pathways to lifelong curiosity, celebrating academic achievement and enriching communities?

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take your students on a journey from the classroom to the nation’s capital

For $175 per school, you'll receive all the word lists, competition instructions and supplementary materials to engage your students in classroom and school spelling bees. Your school's enrollment also provides your school champion with a pathway to compete at the next level of your regional program and beyond!

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did you know the Bee has an official book club?

This month, the Bee's Bookshelf selection is Temple Alley Summer by Sachiko Kashiwaba, and translated by Avery Fischer Udagawa, a ghostly mystery from a small town in Japan.

Temple Alley Summer book cover

about the bee

Since 1925, children across America have participated in classroom, school and regional spelling bees with the hope of making it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.


Historical Spelling Bee images

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did you know your students can learn while they play?

Your students can play spelling and word meaning games with all 450 words from the 2023 School Spelling Bee Study List in the Word Club app for free!

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