Programs

  California Central Valley Spelling Bee (August - May)
The Sacramento Bee is proud to offer students an opportunity to participate in the California Central Valley Spelling Bee. The champion wins an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. For more information, click here
 
       
 

Living Rivers of the Sacramento Valley
The Living Rivers of the Sacramento Valley is a 20-page student supplement that explains the importance of rivers in our region. This is geared for grades 7-12. Download your copy here

 
       
  Special Literacy Supplement (September)
This annual 8-page special supplement on Literacy sponsored by Learning Quest – Stanislaus Literacy Centers, Literacy Network of Stanislaus County and The Modesto Bee’s NIE program, is published in the print and e-Edition of The Modesto Bee. The 2016 edition, Education is a journey to a job, was published on September 8, 2016 and can be downloaded here
 
       
  Water Spots Video Contest (August -  April)
Sponsored by the Regional Water Authority, this contest is open to middle and high school students in the Sacramento, El Dorado and Placer counties, and the City of West Sacramento. To find out more, click here. To view this year’s videos, click here
 
       
  What's Growin' On? Educational Supplement (March & June)
A 16-page supplement sponsored by California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, inserted into the print edition of the newspaper and included in the e-Edition. As well, you can also download the supplement here.