Carrillo Elementary School


Carrillo Elementary Spelling Bee

Fact Sheet


Who is Eligible to Participate?

Fifth grade Carrillo students. 

Participation is 100% voluntary.


When are Sign-Ups?

Sign-ups are the week of January 19th- 22nd during lunch and recess.


When is the Carrillo Spelling Bee?

The Spelling Bee will be split into two assemblies, a semi-final and one  final. All assemblies will be in the school cafeteria.

  • Semi-Final : January 29 at 11:10 a.m.
  • Grade 5 Final: February 11th at 9:00 a.m.

Classes will be in attendance. Chairs will be out for parents, also.

Please join us!


Is our Carrillo Spelling Bee affiliated with the Scripps National Bee?

Yes, we are utilizing the Scripps National Spelling Bee program to conduct our school spelling bee. However, our school winners will not be moving on to the semi-finals. In San Diego County, only 7th and 8th graders are eligible for further competitions.


I signed up! How do I study for the spelling bee?

Thank you for participating in our school spelling bee!

Click here for study tips. Click here to learn about the semi-finals.


I am interested in volunteering. Who may I contact?

If you are interested in helping with the spelling bee please email Thank you!