Don’t Bee Left Behind: Registration for Annual Spelling Bee Closes Oct. 20

Photo: A kindergarten team at last year’s event.

Bee prompt bee for it’s too late!

Register now for the Foundation for Belmont Education’s annual Spelling Bee! There are very few spaces left for teams to participate in the contest taking place on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Chenery Middle School beginning at 2 p.m. The Bee is open to all students in grades K-6 and is an exciting event for students, family, and friends.

It’s time to get ready create a team, pick a creative name, and coordinate your costumes. 

Expected Spelling Times

  • K-2nd Grades: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • 3rd and 4th Grades: 4 p.m. – 6  pm 
  • 5th and 6th Grades: 6 p.m. – 8:30 pm 


Online registration is available at Registration is completed at the individual speller level, but a team name and the names of all team members are required before an individual can register.

Space for this popular event is limited and often fills before the Friday, Oct. 20 registration deadline. Please register with your team as soon as possible to secure a spot.


To learn more about volunteer opportunities at the Bee, view the volunteer and sign-up HERE.

For more information, to register, and to view the 2017 word lists, visit the FBE website at: Need assistance? Email

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