Spelling Bee

9th Annual
Newton Spelling Bee

Newton Cultural Center at City Hall
1000 Commonwealth Ave, Newtonville

See the list of winners for the 2016 Newton Spelling Bee

A fun and educational elementary school Spelling Bee for Newton children in grades K - 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 held by ChungDahm ReadWrite – the critical reading & writing experts.

The session is open to all registrants and takes place on Sunday, March 6 at Newton City Hall. Please check the box on the registration form if you wish to attend.

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

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

Register On-line

Monday, March 14
Grade 1: 3:45
Grade 2: 4:30
Grade 3: 5:15
Grade 4: 6:00
Tuesday, March 15
Grade 3: 5:30
Grade 5: 6:15
Monday, March 21
Grade K: 3:45
Grade 1: 4:30
Grade 2: 5:15
Grade 4: 6:00
Tuesday, March 29 Note: Date has changed
Grade 2: 5:30
Grade4: 6:15
Monday, March 28
Grade K: 3:45
Grade 1: 4:30
Grade 3: 5:15
Grade 5: 6:00

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


Event Sponsor
Learning Express

Platinum Sponsor
Rockland Trust
Silver Sponsor

Cambridge Savings Bank
Sustaining Sponsors
First Commons Bank Whole Foods Whole Foods Carvalho & Roth