Be Water Smart Decorating Contest

We are happy to announce the new Be Water Smart Decorating Contest for 2015! This creative and exciting educational contest is designed to help students understand the importance of saving water. This contest is available to Pre-K through 6 grade students and teachers in the Sacramento, El Dorado and Placer counties, and the City of West Sacramento. Go here to learn more and enter the contest!

Let Your Imagination Flow - Poetry Contest

Plunge into poetry this month and get your students involved by entering the third annual Let Your Imagination Flow poetry contest. The Sacramento Bee's Media in Education program and the Sacramento Area Sewer District are pleased to give students the opportunity to show off their talents. This contest is open to all teachers and K-8 students within Sacramento County. All entries are due April 3. Go here to get the full details!

What's Growin' On?

"What's Growin' On?" is an exciting educational project that helps students discover the ways agriculture impacts their daily lives. This 16-page supplement is packed with articles and fun activities that satisfy 3rd - 8th grade educational standards for California public schools. Find out more about this project here!

2015 Water Spots Video Contest

After receiving over 75 great PSA videos from middle school and high school students throughout our region, the choices were narrowed down to the top 10 finalists. Now the votes are being tallied to see who will receive the prestigious "People's Choice Award". Both the teacher and student(s) will receive cash prizes! Winners will be announced at a Sacramento River Cat's game on April 12, 2015 along with the First, Second and Third place "Judges Choice" winners, who will also receive cash prizes! Click here for more information.

The Bee Preps Show

Are you a sports fan? If so we are proud to announce The Bee Preps Show, a 30-minute weekly high school sports show that airs every Tuesday throughout the school year on Comcast SportsNet California. The show is hosted by Joe Davidson, The Bee's award-winning reporter and Mike Finnerty, who has covered Sacramento area sports since 2006. The content will focus on more than 120 high schools in the greater Sacramento region. A library of all shows will be available at Check out the show online and the preps page that includes sports news, stories, photos and blogs and be sure to share with your students, teachers and parents!

2014-2015 Classroom Subscription

Click here to order the online edition of The Bee. Keep your students connected to our community and the world with the electronic edition (e-Edition) of The Sacramento Bee. The e-Edition is an exact replica of the newspaper that is delivered to you and your students electronically. Best of all, they can log on and read The Bee from any computer, laptop or tablet, whether at school or at home. Educational subscriptions are available to all classroom teachers at no cost. [CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE]

About Media in Education

The Bee's Media in Education (M.I.E.) program is a cooperative effort between schools, the community and The Sacramento Bee. The goal of M.I.E. is to: (1) educate, inform and inspire, (2) provide educational resources to classroom teachers, and (3) provide learning opportunities that engage students. M.I.E. encourages lifelong learning through the use of The Bee's electronic news and information services, and other community educational resources. The M.I.E. program provides e-Edition subscriptions to teachers, special projects based on important themes, lesson plans, and innovative activities relevant to students and teachers in Sacramento and throughout Northern California. M.I.E. is The Bee's online classroom and your partner for success.

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