Spelling BeeIs spelling your thing? Would you like to hone your spelling skills and have some fun? Is your favorite event on ESPN the Scripps National Spelling Bee?


If you answered "yes" to any of the above (or even if you didn't), you should register for the annual Churchill Road Spelling Bee!


Questions? Contact our Spelling Bee Coordinator.

spelling bee details

The CRS PTA is hosting the Spelling Bee for students in grades 3 to 6 (while students in other grades may choose to participate, the content for the CRS competition is designed for these grades).


The CRS Spelling Bee will be held in February (dates TBA). The written round will be on TBA, and the top 20 students will advance to the oral round on TBA. The rounds include spelling words and vocabulary words. Our Spelling Bee Coordinator will send details to parents as the Bee draws near.


The student with the top score will represent Churchill Road at the Fairfax County Spelling Bee! The Fairfax County Spelling Bee is expected to be held in March (date TBA). In addition, the Fairfax County Spelling Bee winner will earn the right to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee during Bee Week


The registration fee is $6 per student. Upon registration for the Bee, you will receive a link to the Study Words with your registration receipt.


For questions, please get in touch with our Spelling Bee CoordinatorIf you cannot find your registration receipt in your email, a copy is saved to your account. This receipt has all the information that you need! To find your receipt, go to My Account, then select Previous Orders.

Spelling Bee Resources

Study Words List

A link to the study materials is included with Spelling Bee registration receipts. Can't find your email? Go to your account and check your receipt under Previous Orders. All words on the list are entries in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.


Other Resources

Study Tips

Great Words, Great Works (list of books that include the words on the study list)

The Bee's Bookshelf (monthly book club)

Word Club App (on the App Store or Google Play Store - includes 50 free words)

Bee Resources

Newsletter for Parents (sign up)

Merriam-Webster's Word Central

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