Spelling Bee

Bruno Cohen, Meera Suresh

Video: 2015 CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee Regional Championship Broadcast (Complete)

The CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee Regional Championship was held Saturday, March 21, at the KPIX studios in San Francisco. (Six videos contain the complete competition as broadcast live on KBCW-TV)

03/22/2015

Meera Suresh

M-Y-X-O-V-I-R-U-S Puts Talented South Bay Girl On The Road To Scripps National Spelling Bee

Meera Suresh is on her way to the nationals, after beating out 48 competitors at the CBS Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee Saturday at the KPIX 5 studios, in San Francisco.

03/21/2015

Students at Saint John's Academy in San Francisco. (CBS)

Great American SpellCheck Helps Young Spellers Raise Money For Schools

For the second straight year, KPIX is hosting the CBS Bay Area Local Spelling Bee. A little-known program helps spellers raise money at participating schools.

03/16/2015

Spelling Bees Teach Public School Students More Than Just Spelling

Positioned as showdowns, smack-downs or friendly competitions, spelling bees have a long and storied past in the United States.

03/04/2015

Neha Konakalla
Sam H. Lawson Middle School (CBS)

Cupertino 8th Grader Out Of Final Round In Scripps National Spelling Bee

A 14-year-old Bay Area girl who made it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC made it to the final 12 before she was eliminated from the competition Thursday.

05/29/2014

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 regional champions to advance to Thursday night’s live final on ESPN at 5 p.m.

05/29/2014

Neha Konakalla
Sam H. Lawson Middle School (CBS)

Cupertino Teenager Advances To Semi-Finals Of National Spelling Bee

A South Bay teenager has made her way to the semi-finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC.

05/28/2014

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.

05/28/2014

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.

03/15/2014

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.

03/15/2014

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