Fireside Chat… with Strings Attached

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Big Bear, CA, February 18, 2014 - Four years ago, due to budget cuts, BVUSD had to cut funding for the Elementary Strings Program which provides free participation for 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students interested in learning to play in an orchestra. Due to the state altering their education funding formula this year, there is a possibility that the … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency Means Cash

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Big Bear Lake, CA, November 25, 2013 - Bear Valley Electric Service is giving its customers plenty of incentive to increase their energy efficiency, through its Business Lighting Rebate Program. BVES recently gave the Bear Valley Unified School District a rebate for nearly $18,900 to help offset the costs of installing new energy-efficient CFL … [Read more...]

Non-Nutritious Foods on Tonight’s School Board Agenda

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 4, 2013 -  Those wanting to attend tonight's Regular Board Meeting of the Bear Valley Unified School District should note the location for part of it has been changed. The Closed Session will be held as planned at 5:15 p.m. at the District Office (42271 Moonridge Road). But the 6:30 p.m. Open Session will now be held … [Read more...]

NO SCHOOL TODAY, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH

Big Bear, CA, February 8, 2013 - According to Kurt Madden, Superintendent of the Bear Valley Unified School District, all schools in the school district will be closed today due to ongoing law enforcement investigation, and the uncertainty about the whereabouts of Chris Dorner,   District offices will be open. … [Read more...]

School Buses Will Not Be Running This Afternoon; Parents Must Pick Up Students at School Sites

Big Bear, CA, February 7, 2013 - According to Walter Con of the Bear Valley Unified School District, school buses will not be transporting students home from school sites this afternoon.  Parents are encouraged to pick up their students at school sites.  Students will only be released to parents, guardians or authorized adults on record at the … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

School District, Healthcare District and City Council Candidate Forums Tonight On K-BEAR

Big Bear Valley, CA, November 5, 2012, 8am - The Lighthouse Project and the Chamber of Commerce hosted a series of candidate forums for this November’s local elections. If you were unable to attend the forum featuring the Bear Valley Unified School District, the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District, and the Big Bear Lake City Council, you … [Read more...]

Big Bear Valley School Loses API Ranking

Big Bear, CA, October 30, 2012 - The State of California has removed 23 schools of their Academic Performance Index, or API, ranking and enforced consequences on those schools after they reported incidents of testing irregularities, or cheating, in administering standardized tests given to students last spring.  One of the schools reporting to the … [Read more...]

Last Chance to View Documentary “The Bully Project”

Big Bear, CA, September 10, 2012 - Tuesday, September 11th, at 4:30pm, will be the final opportunity to view the film, “The Bully Project”, rated PG13, at Village Theaters on Pine Knot.  The Bear Valley Unified School District and the Lighthouse Project encourage Bear Valley parents and teenagers to view this important documentary citing not … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Unified School District Teachers and Staff Attend Southern Region Student Wellness Conference

Big Bear, CA, August 24, 2012, - As a supplement to their continuing education process, Bear Valley Unified School District teachers and administrative staff attended the Southern Region Student Wellness Conference in Indian Wells, CA, this past July.  The District was invited by Kathy Estes, Coordinator for the Coordinated School Health Programs … [Read more...]