Spelling Bee

13th Annual Scripps Spelling Bee


ISC 13th Annual SCRIPPS SPELLING BEE Flyer

South Cook ISC, in partnership with Pepper Construction and Wight & Company, are honored to sponsor and host the North, South and West 40 ISC Scripps Spelling Bees.

Any public, private or home schooled students within the service areas of the ISCs can participate in the 13th Annual Scripps Spelling Bee events provided they have registered and enrolled with Scripps National Spelling Bee ( www.spellingbee.com ). Our 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finalists from the North Cook, South Cook and West 40 Annual Bees will have the opportunity to compete at the Regional ISC Scripps Championship Event.

The enrollment fee is $175 per school. Home-schooled Fee is $120. Check handling fee is $7.50. No purchase orders are accepted, credit cards are recommended. Enrollment deadline is December 31, 2022.

All school district spelling bees must be held prior to February 14, 2023 and only one student from each district can participate in our 13th Annual ISC Scripps Spelling Bee Events. THE STUDENT WINNER AND SPELLING BEE COORDINATOR WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION NOTICE ELECTRONICALLY, AS TO THE DATE, TIME AND LOCATION FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE 13th ANNUAL ISC SCRIPPS SPELLING BEE.

The 13th Annual North, South, and West 40 ISC Scripps Spelling Bees will be conducted the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd week of March, 2023 with the Regional Championship at the end of March, 2023. Registration for all of our bees is from 6:00-6:45 pm with the bee to begin promptly at 7:00 pm.

The dates and locations for each of our bees are as follows:
  • 13th Annual North Cook ISC Scripps Spelling Bee will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at Lincoln Hall Middle School, Lincolnwood SD 74 located at 6855 N. Crawford Avenue in Lincolnwood. (Snow Day: March 16)
  • 13th Annual South Cook ISC Scripps Spelling Bee will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at Southland Preparatory Charter High School, Matteson SD 162 located at 4601 Sauk Trail in Richton Park, IL. (Snow Day: March 9)
  • 13th Annual West 40 ISC Scripps Spelling Bee will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at E. F. Lindop School, Lindop SD 92 located at 2400 South 18th Avenue in Broadview, IL. (Snow Day: March 8)
  • Our 13th Regional ISC Scripps Spelling Bee Championship for our 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finalists from North Cook, South Cook and West 40 Annual bees will have the opportunity to compete on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 with the snow date on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. This prestigious event will be held at the Performing Arts Center, Triton College, located at 2000 Fifth Avenue in River Grove.

The Spelling Bee Coordinator needs to complete the DISTRICT WINNER REGISTRATION FORM for submission of the District Winner no later than February 14, 2023.

District winners must fill out and submit a Registration Form. Each district may only send ONE winner to our 13th Annual ISC Scripps Spelling Bee event.

The student winner and coordinator will receive a confirmation notice electronically, as to the date, time and location for participation in the 13th Annual ISC Scripps Spelling Bee event.

An electronic confirmation notice will be sent electronically to our 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finalists and coordinators for details of the 13th Regional ISC Scripps Championship.

Pepper Construction and Wight & Company will provide an all-expense paid trip to Washington D. C. for our regional champion and one parent to attend the National Scripps Spelling Bee competition. The National Scripps Spelling Bee Competition will be televised live and in person at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Our Regional Champion should plan to arrive on Sunday, May 28, 2023 and depart on Saturday, June 3, 2023.

If further information is desired, please do not hesitate to contact Margot Fennelly, South Cook ISC Grant Spelling Bee Coordinator, at mfennelly@s-cook.org

Good luck to our spellers!

ISC 13th Annual SCRIPPS SPELLING BEE Flyer