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Spelling Bee

Nat_spelling_beeIn February, Challenger will host a school-wide spelling bee for grades 6, 7, and 8 after English teachers hold classroom spelling bees.  The school-wide champion will be entered to compete in U-T San Diego Countywide Spelling Bee.  In turn, the winner of the U-T San Diego Countywide Spelling Bee will be entered into Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. 

For students who wish to prepare more on their own, please read the How to Study for a Spelling Bee tip sheet listed below and visit the sites posted below:

How to Study for a Spelling Bee

Scripps National Spelling Bee
Learn about the national spelling bee and read helpful tips.

Spell It - Spelling Bee Study Site
This is a free site sponsored by Merriam Webster and the Scripps National Belling Bee with the official list of words, studying tips, guides, rules, and links to pronunciation guides.

Word Central
Read the Daily Buzzword, play word games, and challenge yourself by creating your own word creations.