spelling bee

South Central Service Cooperative sponsors the Spelling Bee for the South Central Region of Minnesota. Students participating in the regional event have won their local district event. The winner goes on to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. the first week in June. 

 When you enroll at spellingbee.com and pay the enrollment fee, you will receive exclusive online access to:

  • The teachers-only section of spellingbee.com
  • Official study lists for your students, organized by grade level and level of difficulty
  • Official pronouncer guides for use in conducting classroom and school spelling bees
  • The Great Words, Great Works reading list with all source books, organized by reading level
  • Words of the Champions: the 4,000-word study guide for school champions
  • Access to the Online Testing Platform, a tool that allows educators to administer a school spelling bee program via online tests whether students are learning in the classroom or virtually 
  • Supplemental word meaning materials for classroom and school levels
  • Customizable certificates for your participants and school champion
  • A one-year subscription to Britannica Online for Kids (a $74.95 value) to award to a participant in your school spelling bee program – enroll before September 30 for a second free subscription!

Spelling Bee 2023: After 13 rounds, Elijah Elledge, a fifth grade student from Immanuel Lutheran School was named champion after correctly spelling “parvo” as the championship word. Brielle Brown, an eighth grader from Maple River Schools, finished in second place after misspelling “expunge” in round twelve. Madelyn Ryan from Tri-City United Schools was third.

Spelling Bee Information:

SCSC Regional Bee will be held Feb. 21, 2023


Mary Hillmann, 507-389-2509