Einstein PTSA presents the 2019-20 Spelling Bee. Spelling Bee is a great way for students to expand their word knowledge and learn how to stand up in front of peers and compete in a friendly way.  

Enrollment Information

  • Registration Dates: Click the button above to start the registration process. 

Opens Monday, Oct 21 2019
Closes Saturday, November 30th 2019

  • Eligibility: Any student in Grades 1-5 (Kindergarteners are not eligible)
  • Fee: $15 This fee covers enrollment, a participation certificate, and entry into the Final School Spelling Bee provided that the student qualifies by first passing the preliminary round.
  • Payment: Payment is made through online registration via a credit card.
  • Cancellations: For a refund, all cancellations must be requested by Sunday, December 15th 2019. Please email spellingbee@einsteinptsa.org with the cancellation request.
  • Scholarships: Available to those in need. To apply, please contact spellingbee@einsteintpsa.org

 

Important Spelling Bee Dates

Dates are subject to change slightly due to space availability. Participants will be notified of any changes. 

  • Preliminary Written RoundThu, Jan 16th 2020 - 4pm - 5:10pm at Einstein Gym
  • Mock Spelling Bee: Thu, Jan 23rd 2020 - 4pm - 5:00pm at Einstein Library
  • Final School Spelling Bee: Sun, Feb 2nd 2020 - 9:00am to 2:30pm at Einstein Gym

Volunteering needed from parents of Spelling Bee participants! We need volunteers to help us during the testing dates. Please consider signing up during the registration process.

 

After You Register / Process

  • Rules: Please view the official 2019-20 Rules for Local Spelling Bees
  • Study Materials will be made accessible after registration:
    • At that time, please download the Word and Vocabulary List (450 words) and have your child start preparing. The Word and Vocabulary List will be used for the Preliminary Written Round. The kids are expected to know the meaning of all the words. It will be a multiple-choice test along with 10 words given to spell. The Preliminary Written Round pattern will also be emailed in December to the email used to register for the Spelling Bee.
    • There is also a Words of the Champions 2020 List (1000+ words). It is recommended to review this list as some words from this guide will be used in the Final School Spelling Bee if we exhaust the list of 450 words. The Words of the Champions 2020 List will also be useful for the School winner, who will be participating in the regional competition in Seattle.
    • The Bee’s Great Words, Great Works Reading List includes engaging, grade-appropriate books for elementary and middle school students. All of the words from 2020 School Spelling Bee can be found in the list of books, allowing your students to get in-depth knowledge of the usage of those words.
    • It takes hard work and dedication to earn the title of best speller in the world! These are Scripps' top Study Tips for success at every level, from classroom to school and regional to national levels.
    • It is recommended that you use http://www.merriam-webster.com to hear the pronunciation of each and every word. It also has details about the origin of the word, examples, alternate pronunciation and meaning. This website is recommended by Scripps for pronunciation. The Pronouncer will use this site as the standard for both, final school spelling bee and the regionals.

 

Questions?

Contact spellingbee@einsteinptsa.org.

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