BEE Challenged this Winter: Geography and Spelling Bees at Compass
Compass has three exciting academic bees scheduled this winter! Registration is now open for these contests.
Greater Fairfax Homeschoolers Geography Bee: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Junior Spelling Bee: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Senior Spelling Bee: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
(1/24/18) Calling all geography buffs and enthusiasts! Compass is a host site for this “school level” contest for the 2018 National Geographic Bee. This contest is for homeschooled students in 4th-8th grade, and the school level winner will take a qualifying test to advance to the state level competition.
Junior Spelling Bee
(2/7/18) Curious young spellers invited! The Junior Spelling Bee is for students under age 9. It is a more casual, low pressure beginners bee to celebrate the fun of spelling. The two finalists from the Junior Bee will be invited to participate in the Senior Spelling Bee.
Senior Spelling Bee
(2/21/18) Strong spellers are encouraged to join us for this spelling bee which is a “school level” contest for in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The Compass winner will advance to the Fairfax County spelling bee in March 2018. The Senior Spelling Bee is for students ages 9 and above.
For more information on the Geography Bee, including eligibility details, see the December announcement. For more information on the Spelling Bees, including eligibility details, see the 2017 bee announcements.
All bees are open to area homeschoolers regardless of whether or not they take classes at Compass. Entry fees to help offset the cost of school registration. ($10.00 for Compass students; $15.00 for non-Compass students.) All bees will be held at 2705 Hunter Mill Road in Oakton on the Compass campus.