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Spelling Bee Rules

To download a list of the rules, click here.

Test Your Skill!

The Scripps National Spelling Bee website now has a way to test your word skills! Click here to try your hand at the actual 2017 Preliminaries Test and see if you could have qualified for the Finals.

Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee

42nd Annual Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee

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                 As always, we want to thank

                 all of the wonderful support that

                 Sandy Sansing provides to our

                 school district. He is truly devoted

                  to the success of our students.





 sandy-sansing.jpg    The dates for this year's bee are:

               January 22 (5th Grade)

               January 23 (Middle School)

               January 25  (High School)




Student registration starts at 4:30 PM each day. 

Competition begins at 5:00 PM.


The Forty-Second Annual Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee will be held in the Washington High School Auditorium on January 22, 23, and 25 of 2018. Each school may register one student per grade level (5-12) to participate in the spelling bee.  


To access the registration form, click on the link below:


Online school registration forms must be completed and submitted by December 15, 2017.  If having your participant finalized by this date is a problem, please contact Brian Spivey immediately ( or 850-469-5409).

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Links to Practice Lists

You can use these sites to prepare your participant(s):

Spelling City 

Big IQ Kids Wordlist Finder 

Eduplace spelling lists 

Spelling and word lists 

Robyn's Apparently Average Spelling Quiz 


Our district has prepared a list of practice sites for each grade level. To access this list, click on this link:

National Spelling Bee Resources