Spelling Bee at El Segundo Middle School

Thursday, February 9, 2017

4 pm in Bulldog Hall


Parents MUST register their student by 5 pm Monday, February 6, 2017 at 


in order to participate.


Study Tips


Read How to Study for a Spelling Bee by Scripps National Spelling Bee pronouncer, Dr. Jacques Bailly, then


Step One: Students should first learn the study words for their grade level from the 2017 School Spelling Bee Study List. 

6th grade list here

7th grade list here

8th grade list here


Step Two: When students have masters the 100 grade-specific words in the 2017 School Spelling Bee Study List, s/he is ready to learn the study words for all other grade levels. There are a total of 450 words on the 2017 School Spelling Bee Study List.  Click here for the complete list.


Step Three: When your students master the 450 study words for grade levels 1–8 they may get a head start on preparing for the next level of competition by learning the words in Spell It!