Scripps National Spelling Bee


Norton PTA is excited to announce that Norton Elementary is participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee!


Students in grades 4, 5, and 6 should have received a letter with important dates along with a handout with study words pertaining to their grade level.


Thursday, November 18, 2021: An optional written qualifying test will be offered during the morning to all 4th to 6th grade students in their homeroom class. The top eight (8) scorers from each grade will be notified within one (1) to two (2) weeks that they are eligible to advance to the Norton Spelling Bee.


Students who pass the qualifying test will be eligible to advance to the Norton Spelling Bee and will receive a copy of the school-wide spelling list.


Thursday, January 6, 2022: The Norton Spelling Bee will be held in the MPR at 3:15 p.m.


Thursday, January 20, 2022: Allen ISD Spelling Bee will be held at the STEAM Center.


February 10, 2022: Collin County Spelling Bee will be held at the Faubion Middle School Auditorium (Mckinney, TX); check in at 5 p.m. and Spelling Bee at 5:30 p.m.


March 2022: 64th Annual Dallas Regional Spelling Bee (http://www.dallasspellingbee.com/


May 29 to June 3, 2022: Scripps National Spelling Bee Week in Washington, D.C. (https://spellingbee.com/)


We encourage every child to study the words in preparation for the spelling bee. This is a great opportunity for each student to improve their spelling and have fun!


If you did not receive a Study Words sheet for your student, please reach out to our Norton PTA Spelling Bee Co-Chairs at spellingbee@ptanorton.org.


This year, students have a new way to study by downloading Word Club for free in the App Store or Google Play Store. Get started with 50 free words and choose from five spelling play modes and three vocabulary play modes. You can track your progress as you review the School Spelling Bee Study List and Words of the Champions. For more information about the app, visit https://spellingbee.com/word-club.

If you any questions about the Norton Spelling Bee, please reach out to Nupur Verma and Hannah Hwang at spellingbee@ptanorton.org


Norton Community Partners for 2021-2022