Big Bear Valley, CA — Summer school through the Bear Valley Unified School District is slated to begin on Monday, June 21st and in last night’s meeting of the Board of Trustees for the school district, teachers, cafeteria workers, custodian and instructional aides were hired for the program that will be offered to 8th through 12th grade students. Summer school principal duties will be shared by Kevin Amburgey, principal of North Shore Elementary, and Melinda Peterson, principal of Baldwin Lane Elementary, in the two-session schedule to be held for four weeks at Big Bear High School. In other news from the BVUSD meeting of June 8, four teachers were hired from the district’s re-hire list for the 2010/2011 school year, given the retirement notifications of five certificated staff members. Those retiring at school year’s end are North Shore teacher Joyce Carlson, Baldwin Lane teacher Teresa Lynch, Big Bear Elementary teachers Priscilla Alexander and Mary Marich, and Big Bear Middle School teacher Sam Marich. The five teachers who were re-hired to continue with BVUSD in the upcoming school year are Susan Iles, Kathryn (Suzy) Carpenter, Rachel Edwards and Amy Ellis. The Wednesday meeting also included a presentation by consultant Sandy Sanford, who gave an overview on computer-based learning and grade level configurations, for grades K-12 as utilized by other school districts; no action was taken by the board on these items, as they were informational only.
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