Scripps National Spelling Bee


Norton PTA is excited to announce that Norton Elementary is participating in the 2024 Scripps National Spelling Bee!


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


Friday, November 3, 2023: An optional written qualifying test will be offered during the morning to all 4th to 6th grade students in their homeroom class. The top scorer from each classroom will be notified within two (2) weeks that they are eligible to advance to the Norton Elementary Spelling Bee.


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


Thursday, November 30, 2023: The Norton Elementary Spelling Bee will be held in the MPR at 3:15 p.m.


TBA: The District Spelling Bee


TBA: Collin County Spelling Bee


Saturday, March 9, 2024: 66h Annual Dallas Regional Spelling Bee (http://www.dallasspellingbee.com/


Sunday, May 26, 2024: Scripps National Spelling Bee Week  (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 do not receive a Study Words sheet for your student by October 13th, please reach out to our Norton PTA Spelling Bee Chair at spellingbee@ptanorton.org.


Students can study for the Spelling Bee by downloading Word Club for free in the App Store or Google Play Store. The app includes the 450 words on the 2024 School Spelling Bee Study List and all 4,000 words in Words of the Champions, the recommended study list for School Champions. Your child can choose from five spelling game modes and three word meaning game modes. 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 the Spelling Bee Chair at spellingbee@ptanorton.org



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