BVUSD Budget Advisory Committee Recommends $310K Cuts in School Budget

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Big Bear, CA, February 16, 2012, 6:00am - As education budgets continue to dwindle in the state of California, the Budget Advisory Committee for the Bear Valley Unified School District, formed in 2008, met again this week to help provide input and suggestions for assisting the school board in identifying areas of the school budget that could … [Read more...]

BVUSD Approves Parcel Tax Consulting Agreement with TBWB Strategies

Big Bear, CA, February 9, 2012, 8:00am - Last night the Bear Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees met in a Special Board meeting to discuss one heavily weighted agenda item.  Board members reviewed a Parcel Tax Consulting Agreement presented by Charles Heath of TBWB Strategies, a political consulting firm.  Mr. Heath most recently … [Read more...]

BVUSD Learns More on How to Develop A Successful Parcel Tax Measure

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Big Bear, CA, February 7, 2012, 5:00pm -The Bear Valley Unified School District’s Board of Trustees held a Special Board Workshop meeting Monday evening to learn more about what is needed in pursuing a Parcel Tax in the Big Bear Valley.  At a meeting on February 1st, the Board had agreed to move forward with a Parcel Tax election to help our … [Read more...]

BVUSD Regular Meeting Further Outlines Parcel Tax Idea

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Big Bear, CA, February 2, 2012, 12noon: At last night’s regular board meeting of the Bear Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees, during the public comment section of the meeting several parents spoke on behalf of dismissed Middle School aide, Ken O’Hare.  The distressed speakers outlined Mr. O’Hare’s dedication to students and … [Read more...]

School Board Meeting To Discuss Parcel Tax Parameters

Big Bear, Ca, February 1, 2012, 12:00pm - The Bear Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees will meet tonight for their regularly scheduled meeting.  Student representatives from Big Bear High School and Chautauqua High School will provide the board with updated on what is going on at their schools, and the BVUSD Governing Board will … [Read more...]

Bear Valley School District Budget Advisory Committee Meeting

Big Bear, CA, January 30, 2012, 12noon:  Last Thursday, the Budget Advisory Committee of the Bear Valley School District met to receive a status update in regards to Governor Brown’s proposed 2012-2013 State Budget and to begin discussion of potential expenditure reductions.  The Committee, which was formed in 2008, is comprised of District … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Unified School District Budget Board Workshop

Big Bear, CA, January 26, 2012, 5:50pm: UPDATE: According to Federal law, home to school transportation must be provided to Special Education students if it is deemed necessary as part of their Individual Educational Plan or IEP.  Big Bear, CA, January 26, 2012, 12noon: At last night’s Board Workshop meeting of the Bear Valley Unified School … [Read more...]

BVUSD Budget Advisory Commitee Talks Finances

Big Bear, Ca, December 21, 2011, 12:00pm - At last week’s Bear Valley Unified School District’s Budget Advisory Committee meeting, Walter Con, Assistant Superintendent of Business, delivered the first Interim Financial Report Budget Update to the committee that consists of teachers, parents and school administration representatives.  As … [Read more...]

BBARWA Employees Give To Big Bear Schools

Big Bear, Ca, August 25, 1:00pm - The Big Bear area Wastewater Agency met on August 24th for their regularly scheduled meeting.  At the meeting BBARWA employees presented Bear Valley Unified School District Superintendent Kurt Madden with a check for $525 that went towards helping students in need.  The money was spent in the following ways. At … [Read more...]

New School Year Starts Monday August 1st

Big Bear, Ca, July 28, 2011, 8:00am - For the youth of the valley, summer has almost come to a close as school will start back up for Bear Valley Unified School District on Monday, August 1st.  Students will have some new faces in the administration this year, as Tina Fulmer is taking over as Principal of Big Bear Middle School from her previous … [Read more...]