Spelling Bee

14th Annual Scripps Spelling Bee

14th Annual North Cook ISC SCRIPPS SPELLING BEE Flyer     14th Annual South Cook ISC SCRIPPS SPELLING BEE Flyer     14th Annual West40 SCRIPPS SPELLING BEE Flyer

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

Any public, private or home schooled students within the service areas of the ISCs can participate in the 14th 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 $199 per school. Home-schooled Fee is $135. Check handling fee is $7.50. No purchase orders are accepted, credit cards are recommended. Enrollment deadline is December 31, 2023.

All school district spelling bees must be held prior to February 16, 2024 and only one student from each district can participate in our 14th 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 14th ANNUAL ISC SCRIPPS SPELLING BEE.

The 14th Annual North, South, and West 40 ISC Scripps Spelling Bees will be conducted in early March of 2024 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:
  • 14th Annual North Cook ISC Scripps Spelling Bee will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at Lincoln Hall Middle School, Lincolnwood SD 74 located at 6855 N. Crawford Avenue in Lincolnwood. (Snow Day: March 14)
  • 14th Annual South Cook ISC Scripps Spelling Bee will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at Southland Preparatory Charter High School, Matteson SD 162 located at 4601 Sauk Trail in Richton Park, IL. (Snow Day: March 7)
  • 14th Annual West 40 ISC Scripps Spelling Bee will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at E. F. Lindop School, Lindop SD 92 located at 2400 South 18th Avenue in Broadview, IL. (Snow Day: March 8)
  • Our 14th 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 26, 2024 with the snow date on Thursday, March 28, 2024. This prestigious event will be held at E. F. Lindop School, Lindop SD 92 located at 2400 South 18th Avenue in Broadview, IL..

The Spelling Bee Coordinator needs to complete the DISTRICT WINNER REGISTRATION FORM for submission of the District Winner no later than February 16, 2024.

District winners must fill out and submit a Registration Form. Each district may only send ONE winner to our 14th Annual ISC Scripps Spelling Bee event.

A confirmation notice will be sent electronically to our 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finalists and coordinators for details of the 14th Regional ISC Scripps Championship.

The winner of the Regional will move on to the National Spelling Bee the week of Memorial Day 2024 at Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, Maryland.

If further information is desired, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Jaime Herron, South Cook ISC Grant Spelling Bee Coordinator, at jherron@s-cook.org

Good luck to our spellers!