Monday Mar 23 2009 comments Valley View holds first spelling bee By: By Lauren Weber, The Placer Herald -A +A Valley View kindergarten student Joshua Lee spells a word for judgest at the school's first spelling bee. Each student who participated in the spelling bee was awarded a metal, donated from William Jessup University. Valley View third-graders get ready for their words in the spelling bee. It was down to three third-graders for the grade winner. Matthew Buendia, left, Oliver Hill and Andrea Valentini.