Regional Office of Education #47

Lee, Ogle & Whiteside Counties, Illinois
1001 West 23rd Street, Sterling, IL 61081
Phone: 815.625.1495 | Fax: 815.625.1625
Robert D. Sondgeroth, Regional Superintendent
Paul McMahon, Assistant Regional Superintendent

Spelling Bee

REGIONAL SPELLING BEE – February 25, 2016


  • January 2–February 1: Conduct school bee
  • February 12: Deadline for Winner Report Form & Winner’s Picture (fax/email to ROE)
  • February 24 (4:30-6:30pm): Practice – Dixon High School
  • February 25 (10:00am-12:00pm): Regional Spelling Bee – Dixon High School
  • May 29–June 4: National Bee – Washington, DC

Age/Grade Restrictions—Spellers must not have passed beyond 8th grade on or before February 1, 2016 nor have reached their 15th birthday on or before August 31, 2015.

Winner Report Form and picture—Submit to ROE immediately following your bee.

Reaching Out to Educate ... inspire and achieve!

Regional Office of Education #47 — Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties, Illinois — acts as an advocate for education by providing positive leadership; performing regulatory functions as directed by The Illinois School Code and the Illinois State Board of Education; coordinating and delivering state and local services; and disseminating information for education, school districts, and the community.