Event Description

The spelling contest is designed to give students exposure to a wide variety of vocabulary words. Students will write down words given to them by an announcer. Students in 3rd and 4th grade will have 50 words, and 5th grade will write 80 words. After practicing for six weeks, three students and one additional alternate from each grade level will be chosen to represent Deep Wood at our Divisional Meet.

coaches are ms. palmeri and mrs. deanda

Practice schedule

Practice for all UIL events will be the week of October 30th until the week of January 22nd from 2:55- 3:30pm.

Spelling will practice each Thursday in Mrs. Deanda's Classroom, Room 303.

  • November 2nd
  • November 9th
  • November 16th
  • November 30th
  • December 7th
  • December 14th
  • December 21st: Competition Team Announced
  • January 11th
  • January 18th
  • January 25th

*Saturday, January 27th: Division Meet!*

Study and practice resources

Spelling City Link for Practice:


*be sure to choose your grade level words*

List of Words for Competition

Study Booklet 2016-17 All Events.pdf