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...]

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...]

The Lighthouse Project’s “Vision 2012 Community Summit” Welcomes Jamie Vollmer

BVUSD Board Trustee Dr. Kenneth Turney, The Lighthouse Project's Founder Tim Wood, BVUSD Superintendent Kurt Madden, Jamie Vollmer, BVUSD Board of Trustees Paul Zamoyta, Bev Grabe and Dr. Al Waner

Big Bear, CA, May 25, 2012, 5:00pm - To an auditorium packed with educators, students, parents and community members last Wednesday evening, the Vision 2012 Community Summit, presented by The Lighthouse Project, began with an over view of the Community Summits of the last four years.   This, the fifth annual Vision 2012 Community Summit’s … [Read more...]