Measure M Ballots Mailed to Voters This Week

Families show their support of Measure M at a rally on Saturday, June 9th.

Big Bear, CA, June 13, 2012, 4:00pm - This week, the County Registrar’s Office will mail ballots for the Bear Valley Quality Education and Core Academics Measure, known as Measure M, to registered voters living in the Bear Valley Unified School District.  The all-mail ballot election needs to be returned by July 10th.  As State funding … [Read more...]

Interim Principal Appointed to Big Bear Elementary School for 2012-2013

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Big Bear, CA, June 8, 2012, 8:00am - During Wednesday night’s regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Bear Valley Unified School District, in a 4-0 vote, trustees appointed Scott Waner to serve as Interim Principal of Big Bear Elementary School.  Dr. Al Waner was intentionally absent from the discussion and action taken on … [Read more...]

Search Resumes for New Principal of Big Bear Elementary School

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Big Bear, CA, May 24, 2012, 12 noon - KBHR learned today that Michelle Case, the newly hired principal for Big Bear Elementary School for the upcoming school year 2012-2013, would not be accepting the position after all.  In an email sent to Kurt Madden, Superintendent of the Bear Valley Unified School District, written by her husband, Jeff, they … [Read more...]

Kindergarten Packets Now Available for 2012-2013 School Year

Big Bear, CA, May 15, 2012, 4:00pm - Parents of children entering Kindergarten for the start of the 2012-2013 school year can now pick up Kindergarten registration packets at each of the elementary school sites.  Parents should go to the school site nearest your residence to pick up the registration packets.  If you are unsure what school to … [Read more...]

Big Bear Elementary School’s New Principal Announced

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Big Bear Lake, CA, May 9, 2012, 8:00am - Big Bear Elementary School will have a new principal for the upcoming school year 2012-2013.  Current principal, Jeanette Haston, will be returning to the classroom by her own choice.  Mrs. Haston, who has been the principal at BBES since 2009, tells Kbear that she has decided to go back to teaching to … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Unified School District Board Adopts Measure for Parcel Tax This Summer

Big Bear, CA, April 3, 2012, 8:00am - The Bear Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees held a Special Board meeting on Friday, March 30th for the purpose of adopting a resolution calling for a parcel tax in order to continue to provide a quality education for the students of Big Bear Valley.  Already $3.3 million dollars have been cut … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Unified School District to Conduct Public Hearing on Special Tax

Big Bear, CA, March 28, 2012, 12:00 noon - Bear Valley Unified School District has given notice of a public hearing on March 30, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.at the Bear Valley Unified School District Office located at 42271 Moonridge Road in Big Bear Lake. The District’s Board of Trustees will conduct this public hearing and consider adopting a resolution … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Unified School District Holds Second Community Meeting Tonight on Parcel Tax

Big Bear, CA, March 22, 2012, 3:00pm – Tonight will be the second of two community meetings hosted by the Bear Valley Unified School District to help inform, educate and receive feedback from the public regarding an upcoming Parcel Tax.  A Parcel Tax would provide locally controlled funding for our schools that could not be taken away by the … [Read more...]

First of Two Community Meetings of the Bear Valley Unified School District Explores Parcel Tax Option

Big Bear, CA, March 14, 2012, 5:00pm - Tuesday evening was the first of two community meetings hosted by the Bear Valley Unified School District to inform and receive feedback from the public regarding an upcoming Parcel Tax.  Kurt Madden, Superintendent of BVUSD, addressed the audience of approximately 100 community members by initially asking … [Read more...]