Sponsors: Friends and Foundation of Howard County Library System | Howard County Public School System |Josephine B. Scheffenacker Education Trust
Sept. 1 – HCLS has completed sponsor registration for the 2023 spelling bee program. HCPSS, private, and home schools will receive an Intent to Participate form and letter from the HCLS Bee Team. All school enrollments will then be submitted to Scripps for processing and school coordinators will be notified and provided with access to Scripps’ teacher portal at Spellingbee.com for classroom and school bee resources. Due to the generous support of our sponsors, there is no cost to schools to participate. Thank you.
- Register online by October 3, 2022 (link to follow)
- Information session on October 2022 (Zoom)
- Classroom and School Bees completed by February 6, 2023
- Deadline for schools to submit winner and alternates is February 13, 2023
- HCLS Spelling Bee returns in person on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 2pm
- Scripps National Spelling Bee takes place the week of Memorial Day 2023 in National Harbor, Maryland. Visit spellingbee.com beginning May 1, 2023, for full schedule.
In order for your students to participate in the Howard County Library System Spelling Bee, your school must complete and submit an Intent to Participate form online by October 3, 2022 so that we can enroll your school in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. (coming soon)