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Cass County Spelling Bee

40th Annual Cass County Spelling Bee

coordinated by

Heritage Southwest Intermediate School District

February 29, 2024 ~ 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
at Southwestern Michigan College


WHO: Fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh & eighth graders grouped into teams of five. Each district may send one team of five students per grade level. One alternate is allowed.

WHAT: A day of spelling competition. Each team will complete 10 rounds of words as a team with no elimination. Individual competition will consist of spellers who complete the team competition with no more than one error. Prizes will be awarded.
Grade Four: 4 rounds of white list, 4 rounds blue list, 2 rounds red list. Individual Competition: blue and red list. Grades Five - Eight: 2 rounds white list, 2 rounds blue list, 3 rounds red list, 3 rounds Consolidated Word List. Individual Competition: HSISD Spelling Bee Word List.

COST: $80 per grade level team (includes 5 students only)-Coaches/Alternate @ $6 each. School District will be invoiced after event. Please do not send payment ahead of time.

TIMELINE: Registration & Team Information form is due February 14, 2024.

Please visit the Heritage Southwest ISD website at under Student Events to register your teams. Additional forms and information are also available on website. If you have questions, please contact Candy Cooper, Heritage Southwest ISD via email at

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