The Junior Auxiliary of Slidell is sponsoring spelling bees this month at Boyet and Clearwood junior high schools, hosted by WWL-TV sportscaster Doug Mouton.

The Boyet bee will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the school, 59295 Rebel Drive, Slidell.

The Clearwood bee will be held at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the school, 130 Clearwood Drive, Slidell.

The winners will advance to the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee at Xavier University in March, and the regional winner will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in May.

Guests are asked to check in at the Boyet and Clearwood front offices with IDs.