VPA Member School Team Spelling Competition

The regional and state spelling competitions are organized by teams on two grade levels: fifth/sixth and seventh/eighth. Regional competition winners compete to determine the state champions at each grade level.

VSAC 50 Years VPA team spelling championship is sponsored by the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC).


 
Congratulations to the 2015 Vermont State Championship Team Spelling -Grades 5&6: State Champions Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School and  2nd Place: Woodstock Middle School.
 
Congratulations to the 2015 Vermont State Championship Team Spelling -Grades 7&8: State Champions Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School and  2nd Place: Manchester Middle School
 
 

The State Spelling Competition will be held on Saturday, November 14th, at Northfield Jr. Sr. High School in Northfield, Vermont.  The 5th& 6th grade competition will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.  All school teams and their teachers are advised to arrive at least thirty minutes (by 9:30AM) before starting time.   The 7th& 8th grade competition will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m.  All school teams and their teachers are advised to arrive at least thirty minutes before (by 12:30am) starting time.  Team rooms will be available. Snacks may be eaten in the team rooms but we ask that the room be left in as good condition as you found it.  The cafeteria will not be open.  Recording devices are not allowed during the competition. Team plaques, trophies and individual medals will be awarded at the end of each competition.


Directions to Northfield High School

 COMING FROM THE SOUTH:

I-89 to Exit 5. At the stop sign, turn Left onto Route 64 and go down the hill all the way to the bottom. Turn Right onto Route 12 and go north toward Northfield. At the traffic light, turn Left and follow the signs to the high school.

 COMING FROM THE NORTH:

I-89 TO EXIT 5.   At the stop sign, turn right and follow directions to Route 64.

 

Team Spelling 5/6 Regional List

All Regionals will take place on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Host schools will be in touch with schools coming to their Regional with times etc.

Barre Town School (Host)-WINNER

Calais Elementary

Randolph Elementary 

Benson Village School (Host)

Neshobe School

West Rutland School

Bingham Memorial School-WINNER

Ferrisburgh Central School

Hyde Park Elementary (Host)

Derby Elementary

The Warren School-WINNER

Thomas Fleming School

Manchester Elementary (Host)

Newbrook Elementary-WINNER

Wallingford School

Academy School

Shaftsbury Elementary

State Street School (Host)

Sharon Elementary

Woodstock Elementary

F.H. Tuttle Middle School (Host)-WINNER

Charlotte Central School

Highgate Elementary

St. Albans City School

 

Team Spelling 7/8 Regional List


All Regionals will take place on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Host schools will be in touch with schools coming to their Regional with times etc.

Barre Town School (Host)

Harwood Middle School-WINNER

People Middle Level

Hinesburg Community School (Host)

St. Albans City School

Edmunds Middle School

F.H. Tuttle Middle School-WINNER

Manchester Elementary (Host)-WINNER

Orwell Village School

Windsor School (Host)

The Newton School-WINNER

 
 
The State Spelling Competition will be held on Saturday, November 14th, at Northfield Jr. Sr. High School in Northfield, Vermont.  The 5th& 6th grade competition will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.  All school teams and their teachers are advised to arrive at least thirty minutes (by 9:30AM) before starting time.   The 7th& 8th grade competition will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m.  All school teams and their teachers are advised to arrive at least thirty minutes before (by 12:30am) starting time.  Team rooms will be available. Snacks may be eaten in the team rooms but we ask that the room be left in as good condition as you found it.  The cafeteria will not be open.  Recording devices are not allowed during the competition. Team plaques, trophies and individual medals will be awarded at the end of each competition.


Directions to Northfield High School

 COMING FROM THE SOUTH:

I-89 to Exit 5. At the stop sign, turn Left onto Route 64 and go down the hill all the way to the bottom. Turn Right onto Route 12 and go north toward Northfield. At the traffic light, turn Left and follow the signs to the high school.

 COMING FROM THE NORTH:

I-89 TO EXIT 5.   At the stop sign, turn right and follow directions to Route 64.

 
Important Dates are as follows: 

Applications Due: Friday, October 9th, 2015

Regional Competitions: Saturday, October 31st, 2015

State Championship: November 14th, 2015
 
 
2015 Team Spelling Registration Form Team Spelling Form (Excel version)
 
2015 Team Spelling Guide 2015 Spelling Guide

Score Sheet: word  pdf

 Study Words

5&6 Words Section 1 PDF

5&6 Words Section 2 PDF

5&6 Words Section 3 PDF


7&8 Words Section 1
PDF

7&8 Words Section 2 PDF

7&8 Words Section 3 PDF



Past State Champions
 
2014 5/6 Winners:
Winner: Mary Hogan
Runner-Up: F.H. Tuttle Middle School
 
2014 7/8 Winners:
Winner: Edmunds Middle School
Runner Up: F.H. Tuttle Middle School
 
2013 5/6 Winners:
Winner: F.H. Tuttle Middle School
Runner-up: Manchester Elementary/Middle School
 
 
2013 7/8 Winners:
Winner: F.H. Tuttle Middle School
Runner-up: Manchester Elementary/Middle School
 
2012 5/6 Winners:
Winner: Green Street School
Runner-up: Frederick Tuttle Middle School
 
 
2012 7/8 Winners
Winner: Frederick Tuttle Middle School
Runner-up: Manchester Middle School
 
2011 5/6 Winners
5/6 Winner: Newbrook Elementary School
Runners- Up (tie):  The Green Street School and Williston Central School
 
 2011 7/8 Winners
 
7/8 Winner: Middlebury Middle School
Runners-Up: Harwood Union Middle School
 
2010 5/6 Winners
 
Newbrook Elementary School
Runners-Up: Mary Hogan School, Sharon Elementary School, & Waitsfield School
 

2010 7/8 Winners

Williston Central School
Runners-Up: Barre Town School
 

2009 5/6Winners

Shelburne Community School
Runners-Up: Sharon Elementary School
 

2009 7/8 Winners

State Champions: Harwood Jr High School
Runners-Up: Edmunds Middle School