Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee

The annual Willard Spelling Bee is held in March in the Willard Auditorium. Students in grades 3 through 5 are invited to participate. Third and fourth graders compete in teams, while fifth graders compete individually or in teams.  Admission is free to this fun event filled with friendly competition and educational challenge.  The more spectators the merrier.  We hope to see you at the BEE!

Date: Friday night in March/April
Time:
3rd Grade: 5:00-6:00 PM 2017 3rd Grade Word List
4th Grade: 6:00-7:00 PM 2017 4th Grade Word List / 4th & 5th Grade Challenge Words
5th Grade: 7:00-8:00 PM 2017  5th Grade Word List / 4th & 5th Grade Challenge Words
Location: Willard Auditorium
Contact: spellingbee@willardptg.org
Register:  TBA
3rd graders: (5:00 – 6:00 PM) 
  • Participate non-competitively in teams of three.
  • Form a team – pick a team name!
  • Words chosen from 3rd grade word list
4th graders: (6:00 – 7:00 PM)
  • Compete in teams of three.
  • Form a team – pick a team name!
  • Words from 4th grade word list and 4th and 5th grade challenge word list
5th graders: (7:00 – 8:00 PM)
  • Compete individually or as teams
  • Form a team – pick a team name!
  • Words from 5th grade word list and 4th and 5th grade challenge word list
Parents
  • Each team / group needs one parent coach.
  • Coach will serve as our contact person.
  • Coach will be responsible for communicating and coordinating with your team, and encouraging your team to practice prior to the Bee.
  • Help pick a team name!

Once you have assembled your team, please submit your registration via e-mail at spellingbee@willardptg.org.  We will not be accepting paper registrations.

Please note that we will only be able to accommodate the first 8 teams. Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. You will receive a confirmation of your registration as well as a word list upon receipt of your registration.  Please include the following information in the body of your e-mail:

  • Team name
  • Grade level
  • Student names
  • Coach’s name and phone number