GGRSB School Coordinator

Thank you for coordinating your school spelling bee.
 

The first step is to register your school for the spelling bee:

CLICK HERE to Register Your School with the Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee AND The Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Once you are registered:
Bookmark this page! The Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee will frequently be updating this page with information for the coordinators. Check back often for new documents and information.
 

Spelling Bee Communications:
 

School Pronouncer Guide can be downloaded from the Teachers only area of spellingbee.com (username and password are required)

**2018 Regional Sites Information  

Spelling Bee Updates:

Subscribe to the National Spelling Bee's Teacher's BEEhive
The Teacher's BEEhive is a biweekly email newsletter where you can find words of the week from national finals pronouncer Dr. Bailly, plus ideas and tips to help your students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, and learn concepts. To receive emails and this free newsletter from the Scripps National Spelling Bee, please Click HERE to sign up!

2018 Local Spelling Bee Rules- Not yet avaliable. 

2018 Greater Grand Rapips Spelling Bee Prizes:

 

One 1st Place Winner will Receive:

**Trip for 2 to the National Spelling Bee, May 27-June 2
$125 cash card from Old National Bank

**4 Tickets to Akeelah & the Bee from GR Civic Theatre
Plus Opening Night Recognition, Tour, & Reception
 
**Samuel Louis Sugarman Award, 2017 United
States Mint Proof Set (from Jay Sugarman)
 
**One year subscription to Britannica Online Premium

**Merriam-Webster Unabridged Online Certificate
(from Merriam-Webster)
 

One 2nd place winner will receive:

**$100 cash card from Old National Bank
**4 Tickets to Akeelah & the Bee from GR Civic Theatre

Plus Opening Night Recognition, Tour, & Reception
 
**Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary,
Eleventh Edition (from Merriam-Webster)

 

One 3rd place winner will receive:

**$75 cash card from Old National Bank

** 4 Tickets to Akeelah & the Bee from GR Civic Theatre
Plus Opening Night Recognition, Tour, & Reception
 

Additional Prizes:

**Each finalist will receive a personalized
Regional Winner plaque from Kent ISD
**Places 4-21 will receive a $30 cash card
from Old National Bank
**Places  4-21 will receive 2 Tickets to Akeelah
& the Bee from GR Civic Theatre

 

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What is a School Coordinator? 

School Spelling Bee Coordinators organize their school spelling bee and are the school contact person for the Greater Grand Rapids Spelling Bee. 

Interested in becoming a School Coordinator?
Are you interested in becoming a school coordinator? Speak to the principal at your school for more information.