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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

Spelling Bee Memo 

Date Released: October 25, 2019

The Forty-Fourth Annual Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee will be held in the Washington High School Auditorium on January 30, 2020. Registration begins at 5:30 pm. The Spelling Bee will begin at 6:00pm.  

Please review the links below for registration and student preparation:

Student Registration for Spelling Bee 2020

Contest Rules

Format Changes

Practice Lists

ECSD Spelling Bee website 

If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Rowell at 469-5409 or 

We appreciate the continuing sponsorship of the Sansing family. With your support, we will encourage increased literacy in the greater Pensacola area. Thank you to all.

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.


Spelling Bee Registration ends on December 19, 2019!



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: Practice Site

National Spelling Bee Resources