With Declining Enrollment and Aging Buildings, School District May Close Elementary School

Big Bear City, CA, August 26, 2014 -- (Written by Cathy Herrick) The Bear Valley Unified School District (BVUSD ) held a Board Workshop meeting last week.  Discussion included an overview of the district’s facilities in terms of maintenance and operations.  The Board is exploring options in moving the District forward in light of 17 years of … [Read more...]

1st Annual Jump Rope For Heart Event

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 14, 2013 - Big Bear Elementary students are jumping for heart health by hosting their 1st annual Jump Rope For Heart event to raise money for the American Heart Association. The event will take place on Friday, March 15, at Big Bear Elementary School where each class will participate in 25 minutes of heart health … [Read more...]

Double Your Arts Investment At Strings Program Fundraiser

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 10, 2012 - The Big Bear Elementary Strings Program is holding their Christmas Reception on December 18 from 6:00 to 8:00pm. This event is the major annual fundraiser to help reach the $30,000 needed each year to keep the Strings Program alive in the three local elementary schools.  Donations enable free classroom … [Read more...]

BBES Family Fun Night on Friday

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 20, 2012 - The Big Bear Elementary Bobcat Booster Club is holding their annual Family Fun Night, Friday from 4:30 to 7:30pm.  Admission is free and all families in the Valley are invited regardless if you have a student enrolled at Big Bear Elementary.  Everyone is welcome!  The evening consists of family games and … [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...]

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...]

Elementary School Assemblies Highlight Cycling and the Return of the Amgen Tour of California

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Big Bear, CA, April 18, 2012, 3:00pm - In an effort to educate Bear Valley students about the upcoming Amgen Tour of California as well as promote a healthy lifestyle and enlighten students about cycling as a sport, Paul Zamoyta, Board Trustee for the Bear Valley Unified School District and avid cyclist, hosted assemblies at the three elementary … [Read more...]

Big Bear Elementary Seeks New & Gently Used Shoes For Shoe Drive

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Big Bear, Ca, September 26, 2011, 12:00pm - Starting today, Big Bear Elementary School will be hosting a shoe drive in the hopes of collecting 1000 pairs of shoes for Soles4Souls.  Soles4Souls is a non-profit organization that started in 2004 after the tsunami in Southeast Asia, and Hurricane Katrina occurred.  Since 2005, Soles4Souls has given … [Read more...]

What Grows in a Big Bear Garden?

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  Big Bear, Ca February 28, 2011 12:00 pm - What grows in a Big Bear garden?  According to the new book about Big Bear Elementary School’s Community Garden, some wonderful things.  The book was illustrated and designed by Big Bear High School student and artist Katie Adams.  She began creating the watercolors for the book when she … [Read more...]

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