Date, Time, Location
Saturday, February 9, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
(Doors will open at 7:45 a.m.)
Culler Middle School Auditorium
5201 Vine Street Lincoln, Nebraska 68504
In case of inclement weather, listen to KFOR or KLIN radio or go to lps.org for information.
- Spelling Bee 2019(Information, Rules, Registration Form)
- Online Registration
- Omaha World-Herald Midwest Spelling Bee Official Rules
Eligibility of Students
Any student of the Lincoln Public Schools in grades five through eight who will be under the age of 16 on or before the date of the national finals shall be eligible to participate.
The suggested Midwest Spelling Bee Rules will govern the LPS Oral Spelling Bee.
Participating students must have the permission of a parent or guardian and submit a completed registration form to their elementary/middle school office, the LPS English/Language Arts Office or by clicking this link by Friday, January 25, 2019.
Students need to be at Culler Middle School, check in and be in their seat when the reading of the Bee Rules starts. Any students that are not present for the reading of the rules will not be allowed to participate.
You may want to consider getting organized for your study of spelling. Start to compile a spelling notebook. Different sections can feature troublesome word endings, homonyms, troublesome double letter spellings, or specialized terms.
If your student would like to receive study information please contact principals for 5th grade students and 6-8th grade students may contact their Language Arts /English teacher or you can contact Sherry Bothwell at the phone number or email below.
For more information, call or email
The English Office
402-436-1644 | firstname.lastname@example.org