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2020 Spelling Bee - MS

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Spelling Bee (MS)

October 23, 2020

Location: Mikado Baptist Church
6751 Houston Rd
Macon, GA


Middle school spelling Bee is part of the Middle School Academic Day with regions all over Georgia. The Middle School Championship will be held on Friday, Oct. 23 @ Mikado Baptist Church, 6751 Houston Rd, Macon, GA


General Information

Middle School Spelling Bee:

  • Individual event 
  • A school may send 3 students from middle school (any combination of grades 6-8)
  • An oral spelling bee using grade-appropriate words and the rules listed in this manual under Spelling Bee. Lists and rules will be up on the GAPPS website no later than Sept. 1 of the current school year.
    Note: GAPPS will use this list for the first 2 rounds, then reserves the right to go off list (will start off list words at the beginning of a round)
  • Medals awarded to the top two placing students 
  • Top 2 will go to the state competition

This Bee is currently not under Scripps, but the same rules will apply. If your school plans to advance to Scripps-Howard, you must register with Scripps individually.


Approximate Schedule:
(of the whole day)

*Note: Times are approximate, regions may vary 

Morning: 9-12ish (History and Math will run concurrently)

Lunch Break (time will be determined by the Host School)

Afternoon: 12ish-3 (Math Bee & Spelling Bee will run concurrently)

Rules: PDF

PPT: MS Academic Day Mini-Clinic

2020 Spelling Bee Practice List: 6th-8th
[This list will only be used for the first 2 rounds at Region and at State]


Participating Schools

1-TKA Woodstock Oct. 15

  • Harvester Christian Academy
  • The King's Academy
  • Unity Christian School

2-KHCS Lilburn Oct. 19

  • Central Christian School
  • Community Christian School
  • Killian Hill Christian School
  • Lafayette Christian School
  • Thrive Christian Academy

3-Athens Oct. 16

  • Creekside Christian Academy
  • Nathanael Greene Academy
  • Westminster Christian Academy

4-TCS Statesboro Oct. 8

  • First Academy
  • The Habersham School
  • Trinity Christian School-Statesboro

5-Valdosta Oct. 9

  • Citizens Christian Academy
  • Georgia Christian School
  • Grace Christian Academy - Bainbridge
  • Vidalia Heritage Academy



Unity Christian School


Westminster Christian Academy

2018 (GICAA)

Community Christian School

2018 (GICAA) Spring

Community Christian School

2017 (GICAA)

The King's Academy

2016 (GICAA)

Heritage Academy


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