School District Recovers Gun on Local Campus

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 6, 2012 – In a written statement released today by Kurt Madden, Superintendent of the Bear Valley Unified School District, he addressed an incident that occurred yesterday, November 5th  on a local school campus.  At approximately 3:45 pm, it was reported to the administration of the Big Bear Middle School that a handgun was on campus.  The administration immediately investigated and was able to locate and confiscate a bb-caliber pistol from a student.  Law enforcement was immediately contacted and responded to the report.  Madden went on to state that the Big Bear Middle School and Bear Valley Unified School District take matters such as these very seriously.  The incident is currently under full investigation and will be resolved in a manner that will ensure the safety of students and...

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Robbery at Taco Bell Prompts Lock Down of Big Bear Middle School

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 26, 2012, 3:30pm – On Wednesday, April 25th, at approximately 11:45am, Big Bear Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a robbery at Big Bear’s Taco Bell.  Upon arrival, the suspect or suspects had fled the scene.  Deputies canvassed the area and interviews with employees and patrons were conducted.  As a precautionary measure, Bear Valley Unified School District personnel made the decision to lock down the Big Bear Middle School located one block east of Taco Bell.  Students were released from the school at the normal time and no injuries were reported at either the restaurant or school.  Deputies are continuing their investigations today.  KBHR will have further details as authorities make them...

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Big Bear Middle School Plants 150 Flowers

Big Bear, Ca, September 7, 2011, 12:00pm – Come springtime Big Bear Middle School grounds will be blooming, and filled with daffodils. This past Saturday three Soroptimists along with 25 students, Bear Valley Unified School District Trustee Dr. Al Waner, Big Bear Middle School Principal Tina Fulmer, and other community members, faculty and staff helped plant over 150 daffodil bulbs, daisies and other flowers on the BBMS grounds.  According to Soroptimist Teresa Regan-Blood, the idea of the planting came out of a BBMS School Climate Committee meeting.  The committee, which started 2 years ago, was created to reduce bullying on campus.  The committee thought the idea of planting flowers would be a great learning experience for students, and would bring some color and life to campus.  The Soroptimists donated the daffodil bulbs, and Jason Schetter, a teacher at the Middle School, donated some daisies.  The planting of the bulbs helps strengthen the new gardening program at the middle school, where students are planting seeds of plants and flowers, and are watching their progress as they...

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