National Spelling Bee Canceled For First Time Since 1945 Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe decision, announced by Scripps on Tuesday morning, means kids who are in eighth grade this year will miss their final opportunity to compete in the national finals.
Scripps National Spelling Bee Champ From Elkridge Honored By Howard County Executive Calvin BallHoward County Executive Calvin Ball proclaimed Wednesday as "Saketh Sundar Day" in honor of Clarksville Middle School eighth-grader and spelling bee champion Saketh Sundar.
8 Memorable Words From The National Spelling BeeHere are some memorable words that were used in Thursday's final rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Elite 8: National Spelling Bee Too Easy For Octet Of ChampsAll eight received the full $50,000 and a trophy, because Scripps simply could not come up with words difficult enough. One of the winners is from Maryland!
Spelling Bee Veteran Offers Master Class In ComposureOne of the most accomplished spellers in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee is offering a master class in composure at the microphone.
6-Year-Old Speller Balances Bee With Reality TV, Social Media StardomSeventeen of those got in through the bee's wild-card program, but Akash, who's from San Angelo, Texas, won his regional bee.
Only 1 In 10 Will Advance At National Spelling BeeThis year's Scripps National Spelling Bee has drawn the largest number of competitors in its history, 516 spellers.
2 Mature Spellers Stand Out Among 15 Left At National BeeAs the Scripps National Spelling Bee inched its way through the four grueling rounds that would determine the primetime finalists, two spellers seemed like young men among boys and girls.
Speller's Journey Shows How Tough National Bee Has BecomeShaheer Imam never thought it would take so long to get back to the National Spelling Bee.
5-Year-Old Becomes Youngest To Ever Head To National Spelling BeeA 5-year-old girl is bound for the Scripps National Spelling Bee after becoming the youngest winner of a regional competition in Oklahoma.
National Spelling Bee Launches Video ContestEven if you're not a champion speller, there's a way to win a trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Kevin Negandhi to Host ESPN's Spelling Bee TelecastThe Scripps National Spelling Bee will have a new host for its ESPN telecast: "SportsCenter" anchor Kevin Negandhi.
Vocabulary Test Takes Away Some National Spelling Bee DramaFor viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw.
'Squushy Carrots': Spelling Bee Kids Form Bonds Some belong to The Order of the Squushy Carrots. Others are "Ghetto-pens" -- a play on last year's winning word, "guetapens" (GEHT'-uh-pahns).
Spelling Bee Begins With 1st-Ever Vocabulary TestThe sign outside the waiting room read: "Preliminaries Test, Quiet Please." Spellers emerged one by one, having taken the first vocabulary test in the history of the National Spelling Bee. They were greeted with pats on shoulders from parents and whispers of "How'd it go?"