Spelling Bee

10th Annual
Newton Spelling Bee

Newton Cultural Center at City Hall
1000 Commonwealth Ave, Newtonville

A fun and educational elementary school Spelling Bee for Newton children in grades 1 - 5.

  • Children compete within their own grade level only.
  • All the spelling words are grade-appropriate
  • Winner in each grade level (each time slot is considered a separate Spelling Bee)
  • 1st and 2nd place winners receive a gift certificate from Learning Express
  • Every speller receives a goody bag to celebrate their hard work.
  • Be sure to read the guidelines and Photo Release for more information.
  • Please bring a snack for your child
  • Open to kids that live or attend school in Newton.

Bee Prepared

A free "pre-bee" coaching session is open to all registrants.

The session is open to all registrants and takes place on Sunday, February 26 at Newton City Hall. Please check the box on the registration form if you wish to attend.

1st and 2nd Grade 2:00
3rd and 4th Grade 2:30
5th Grade 3:00

Space is limited. Register early. Sessions fill up quickly
Registration fee is $10.

Register On-line

Monday, March 6
Grade 1: 3:45
Grade 2: 4:30
Grade 3: 5:15
Grade 4: 6:00
Tuesday, March 7
Grade 3: 5:30
Grade 4: 6:15
Grade 5: 7:00
Monday, March 13
Grade 1: 3:45
Grade 2: 4:30
Grade 3: 5:15
Grade 4: 6:00
Monday, March 20
Grade 1: 3:45
Grade 2: 4:30
Grade 3: 5:15
Grade 5: 6:00
Monday, March 27
Grade 2: 3:45
Grade 4: 4:30

Note. These are approximate starting times. Please check in 15 minutes before your session.


Sustaining Sponsors
Cambridge Savings Bank Village Bank
Silver Sponsors
Aronson Insurance Honda Village Newton Wellesley Hospital
Rockland Trust The Street at Chestnut Hill Wegmans
Newton Wellesley Bank Charatible Foundation Wicked Local