Big Bear Valley, CA, August 3, 2010, 6:00am – Today is the start of the school year for students enrolled in the Bear Valley Unified School District as the district operates under the guidelines for a modified-traditional school year calendar.  If you are new to the Valley or have not yet registered your child for school, information can be obtained by visiting the individual school sites or logging on to the district office website at It is advised that the parents of returning students visit the website as well as there are changes that have been made from the last school year to the 2010-2011 school year.  Questions regarding school bus routes can be answered by viewing the transportation website at