Spelling Bee

Neha Konakalla
Sam H. Lawson Middle School (CBS)

Cupertino 8th Grader Representing Bay Area In National Spelling Bee Final

8th grader Neha Konakalla, who won the first ever CBS San Francisco Bay Area Spelling Bee in March, has outlasted dozens of other...

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Spelling Bee Winner

2 Bay Area Girls Vie To Become Country’s Top Speller At Scripps National Spelling Bee

A pair of bright young ladies are on the nation’s biggest spelling stage this week as the Scripps National Spelling Bee will crown the country’s top speller.

Neha Konakalla
Sam H. Lawson Middle School (CBS)

Cupertino 8th Grader Headed For Scripps National Spelling Bee

A Cupertino 8th grader is getting ready to compete against the best spellers in the country this week during the Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington D.C.

Spelling Bee Winner

Cupertino Girl Wins 1st-Ever CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee

Four hours of intense concentration ended Saturday afternoon when Neha Konakalla of Cupertino spelled “typographical” to win the first-ever CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee.

Regional Final

Photo Gallery: CBS SF Bay Area Spelling Bee Final

49 of the Bay Areas best young spellers visited the KPIX 5 studios on March 15th hoping to become the regional spelling champion.

Aleena Boby (R) of Fort Myers, Florida, and Grace Remmer (L) of St. Augustine, Florida, participate in the round two of the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – March 14th

Today’s word is from New Latin and means “substitute.” It was spelled correctly by Sean Conley to win the 2001 final. Do you know it?


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