The Westgate Spelling Bee Experience

For the first time since the advent of the Corona Virus pandemic, the much anticipated in-person spelling bee competition made its comeback last weekend at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Westlands, Nairobi. Thirty spellers drawn from schools around the country converged at the venue with one mission; to bring back the Bee! Accompanied by their…

The Return of In-Person Spelling Bee Championships

The government’s earlier recommendations against any form of gathering saw the 2020 Spelling Bee Championship cancelled for the first time since 2016. This greatly affected spellers who had anticipated for the championships as they felt their hours on end practices had gone for naught. The online Spelling Bee contests introduced did little to restore the…

A Show of Gratitude

It is said that one good turn deserves another. The contribution and dedication of the KNSB online teachers did not escape the attention of parents who have so far showered praises and goodwill messages to them during this season. One parent, Ms. Maria Tapiwa, mother to Ethan (Grade 5) & Jonathan Wenyika (Grade 1), even…

Learn That Word – Fir

Everywhere, it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Despite the tough year that it was, owing to the Corona virus pandemic, everyone around the world is in full swing preparing for this joyous celebration! More and more people however will be forced to celebrate this season indoors since the virus itself has not…

Season Bee

After four highly fruitful virtual spelling bee contests that saw over two hundred spellers from all over the country take part, and another twelve scoop amazing gift hampers, KNSB is gearing up for a fifth and final contest to be held on December 19th. In the spirit of the holiday season, the contest will feature…

The Third Virtual Spelling Bee Contest Winners: Photos

A hearty congratulations to all our brave Spellers who took part in the 3rd Virtual Spelling Bee Contest. You are all Champions! Here are the top 3 Champions: 1. Inaara Ruqaiya 2. Obed Kipng’eno 3. Izeah Kabaki The overall Champion WON a laptop and the Runners-Up assorted gift hampers! A BIG Thank you to our…

Exceeding Expectations! Every Learner, Every Time!

This week we mark Customer Service Week. Many organizations around the world make an effort to recognize the importance of excellent customer service and those that deliver it. But here at Kenya National Spelling Bee, We tend to take a different approach to this; we recognize and celebrate our most valued customers; the learners! Normally,…

Coding Fun Facts!

Everyone is talking about programming and coding. Parents, administrators, teachers, and principals understand how relevant it is to teach students how to program and code, and all schools are in the ongoing search for new engaging and interactive tools to teach their faculty members and students how to program a virtual robot, or how to…

The Third Virtual Spelling Bee Contest

The third edition of the virtual Spelling Bee contest was held on Friday, 25th September with more than twenty spellers registered for the contest. As is the norm, each speller brought their ‘A’ game and were all determined to covet the title of the best speller! Unlike in the previous virtual contests, all spellers irrespective…

The Second Virtual Spelling Bee Contest

Over seventy spellers participated in the second virtual Spelling Bee contest that happened on the 28th August. This was more than double the number of spellers that participated in the first contest! Spellers from all over the country were determined to carry the title of the best speller home. Grade 4 & 5 spellers started…