Scripps National Spelling Bee Will Return Virtually And In-Person In 2021Last year a pair of Texas teens launched their own event after the national contest was canceled, but the Scripps National Spelling Bee has announced it's return this year with a virtual and in-person event.
Digital Confetti And All, Virtual National Spelling Bee Crowns 14-Year-Old ChampionThe two Texas teenage ex-spellers who launched an online spelling bee to fill the void left by the canceled Scripps National Spelling Bee had little trouble running a challenging competition.
Spelling Bee Launched By Texas Teens Prepares To Crown National Champion, From HomeThe SpellPundit National Online Spelling Bee, an event created by two Texas teenage ex-spellers to fill the void left by the cancellation of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, is preparing to crown it's first champion.
Texas Teens Launch Their Own Spelling Bee After Scripps Cancels National CompetitionAn online spelling bee, launched by two Texas teenagers, is offering a consolation prize of sorts after the Scripps national competition was canceled because the coronavirus pandemic.
Past Texas Co-Champions Won't Have Chance To Compete After National Spelling Bee CanceledThere were hopes this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee wouldn't end in an eight-way tie -- that last year included 3 North Texas co-champions -- but alas, it wasn’t meant to be.
3 North Texas Kids Among 8 Co-Champions At National Spelling BeeEight children, including three from North Texas, were crowned champions at this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Fort Worth 8th Grader Advances To National Spelling Bee After 63-Round Regional ContestMaitri Kovuru won the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee in Fort Worth on Thursday, after a record-breaking 63 rounds and six hours of competitive spelling.
Oops! Drivers Catch Embarrassing Spelling Error On Corsicana SignThe rush is on to fix an exit sign with Corsicana incorrectly spelled on it.
National Spelling Bee Launches Video Contest Even if you're not a champion speller, there's a way to win a trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Nat'l Spelling Bee Co-Champ Being Honored By LawmakersThe co-winner of this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee is being honored at the New York state Capitol.
Corpus Christi Schools Receive Teaching Tools With MisspellingsThe Corpus Christi school district has spent about $90,000 on teaching materials that turned out to be peppered with misspelled words or were stamped with another school district's logo.
Vocabulary Test Takes Away Spelling Bee DramaFor viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw.
Are North Texas Adults Smarter Than A Nat’l Spelling Bee Winner? A North Texas 13-year-old has had nearly a full day to enjoy his new title of co-champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. CBS 11 wondered how many adults have what it takes to win the national spelling bee, so we hit the streets to find out.
Other Parts of the Paper: Spelling StabbingVeteran Newspaper Boy Brendan Smith tells a story about a crazy ex-girlfriend and a stabbing due to the misspelling of one's name.
High Schools Deal With Embarrassing Yearbook Spelling MistakesHigh school yearbooks are full of memories, but in one North Texas district, they're also full of embarrassing mistakes. The Legacy High School yearbook is filled with memoires. But this year the keepsake has a few typos.