Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee

Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee 2014

The Scripps National Spelling Bee helps students to improve their spelling, expand their vocabularies, learn language concepts, and develop correct English usage that will help them all of their lives.

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Please enjoy the 2 part video of the Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee held at the Grand Rapids Ballet on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. 
http://mistreamnet.org/videos/3667 - 1
http://mistreamnet.org/videos/3668 - 2 

Congratulations to our 2016 winner Aiden Mischley from Forest Hills  Northern Hills Middle. His winning word was "feloniously"!

 

 

 

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2017 Spelling Bee Rules (State and National)

                         

        

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October 15 - December 12
Scripps Late Registration for the Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee
Scripps Late Registration for the Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee
Oct 15 - Dec 12
$220
Spelling Bee
December 8 - December 9
Spelling Bee Packets sent to participating schools
Spelling Bee Packets sent to participating schools
Dec 8 - Dec 9
Spelling Bee
December 12
Last day to register for the Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee
Last day to register for the Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee
Dec 12
$220
Spelling Bee

Last day for late registration for the Scripps National Spelling Bee (with late fee). Last day to register for the Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee.

December 15 - January 20
Local School Spelling Bees Held
Local School Spelling Bees Held
Dec 15 - Jan 20
Spelling Bee

Your school should hold your spelling bee on or before January 20, 2017. Please report your school's winner and runner-up to your county, ISD, RESA Spelling Bee Coordinator on or before January 20, 2017. Kent ISD Schools should report the TWO names to KENT ISD by January 20. 

January 31
Regional Spelling Bee Coordinators Meeting
Kent ISD ESC, 2930 Knapp NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Regional Spelling Bee Coordinators Meeting
Jan 31
Kent ISD ESC, 2930 Knapp NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Spelling Bee

Regional Spelling Bee Coordinators Meeting, 4:30- 5:30 PM, at Kent ISD

February 16
Regional Spelling Bees
4:00 PM
Regional Spelling Bees
Feb 16
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Spelling Bee

Each participating local Bee will be assigned to a regional site. Please check your time and location with your county/ISD/RESA Coordinator. The school winner and first runner-up will BOTH compete at the Regional Bee. Only the winner of each Regional Bee will compete at the final Bee on March 14, 2017.

February 16 - February 17
Regional Spelling Bee Winner Information Due
Regional Spelling Bee Winner Information Due
Feb 16 - Feb 17
Spelling Bee

Regional Spelling Bee Coordinators must enter Regional Winner Information online due to Kent ISD by February 17th, 2017. 

March 12
Spelling Bee Ad listed in The Grand Rapids Press
Spelling Bee Ad listed in The Grand Rapids Press
Mar 12
Spelling Bee

A Spelling Bee Ad listing the Regional Winner of Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee will be printed the The Grand Rapids Press. 

March 14
Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee 6:30 PM
6:00 PM
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, 303 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee 6:30 PM
Mar 14
6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, 303 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Spelling Bee

Spellers should arrive at 6:00 PM and Bee will start at 6:30 PM. Each regional winner will receive a letter confirming the date, time and place of the Greater Grand Rapids Final Spelling Bee. A response is required.

March 19
Spelling Bee Results Ad in the Grand Rapids Press
Spelling Bee Results Ad in the Grand Rapids Press
Mar 19
Spelling Bee

A Spelling Bee Ad with the results of the Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee will be printed in The Grand Rapids Press.