Spelling Bee

  • 2021 Interior Alaska Spelling Bee
    Friday, February 26, 2021
    1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event

    Please note, this event has moved from February 27 to February 26.  It proceeding as planned is dependent on state and district guidelines regarding school closure due to COVID-19.  Please check this website often for the most up-to-date information, or contact the event coordinator listed on this page.  

    The Interior Alaska Spelling Bee is co-sponsored by the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Northern Pioneer Realty, and Alpha Delta Kappa-Gamma Chapter. This event is open to all Interior Alaska schools, public and private.

    For more information, see below or contact Michelle Daml or Flora Roddy.  Visit the Scripps National Spelling Bee website for current information on the national event.


    This virtual event will be held via Google Meet. 

    Judges and Pronouncer:
    • Pronouncer will read rules before the Bee
    • 3 judges will be present
    • No challenges will be taken this year per Scripps online rules
    Participants will spell from their school buildings with school sponsor present.
    • Be in a secure quiet classroom/room
    • One computer per school team
    • Only spellers and coordinator/sponsor will be in room
    • Computers will be muted unless spelling
    • Camera will remain on throughout the whole Bee
    All 3 school spellers will spell in succession to cut down on computer and movement.
    • Schools will be picked randomly for spelling order in the Bee
      • Example: If Nordale is 1st, then all 3 of Nordale spellers will take turns spelling their words.
    • Correct spellers will move on to next round.
    • Incorrect spellers will be taken out of the rotation of spellers.
    • Before each round we will announce the placement of spellers.
    • Spellers will be assigned numbers.
    • Students will still be able to ask for a sentence, etymolgy etc.


Contact Information

Spelling Bee Sponsors

  • Thank you to Northern Pioneer Realty and Alpha Delta Kappa- Gamma Chapter for sponsor the Interior Alaska Spelling Bee.

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