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FWISD Annual Spelling Bee Set for January 28-30

More than 100 elementary and middle school students are pouring through study guides getting ready to compete in Fort Worth ISD’s Annual Spelling Bee, January 28-30.

The District is gearing up to host six area bee competitions over three days at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden Lecture Hall, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. Students representing each District elementary and middle school will compete in the area bees, which groups competing schools by geographic regions across FWISD.

The following District spelling bee contests are set:

Area 6- 8:30 a.m. Monday, January 28

Area 5- 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28

Area 4- 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29

Area 3- 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29

Area 2- 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan 30

Area 1- 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30

Six winners will represent FWISD in the 2019 Scripps Regional Spelling Bee, March 7 at Texas Christian University in hopes of advancing to the Scripps National Spelling Bee this May in Washington, D.C.

For more details, contact Norma Burks, FWISD’s academic activities coordinator, at 817-814-2587 or email


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