(January 24, 2019) — W-I-N-N-E-R … That’s what Indianapolis Public Schools’ Curriculum and Instruction Department is looking for through the annual IPS District Spelling Bee. The showdown will happen on Friday, January 25, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Arsenal Technical High School’s Anderson Auditorium.

More than 40 building-level school winners in the fourth through eighth grades will compete. The winner of the district bee will receive a new iPad, thanks to our sponsor at the IPS Education Foundation.

“My goal is for students to participate in an academic competition, held in a professional atmosphere, which allows each student the opportunity to proudly represent their school,” says Kathy Herald, IPS English Language Arts content specialist.

Top spellers at the district level will have a chance to compete at the Regional Spelling Bee hosted by IUPUI on Saturday, March 16. Bee Week 2019, the final leg of the spelling bee competition, will take place Sunday, May 26 through Friday, May 31 in Washington, D.C. Visit www.spellingbee.com beginning May 1 for detailed information about Bee Week.

WHAT: Indianapolis Public Schools Spelling Bee 

WHEN: Friday, January 25, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. 

WHERE: Arsenal Technical High School — Anderson Auditorium

1500 E. Michigan St. Indianapolis, IN 46201