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


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...]

Search Resumes for New Principal of Big Bear Elementary School


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...]

Keynote Speaker Jamie Vollmer Appears Tonight at the 2012 Community Summit Presented by The Lighthouse Project

Big Bear, CA, May 23, 2012, 12 noon: Tonight The Lighthouse Project is celebrating their fifth annual Community Vision Summit.  Keynote Speaker is Jamie Vollmer who is the author of the book “Schools Can’t Do It Alone”.  Mr. Vollmer is a successful businessman whose philosophy on public education, and his wake up call to effecting change … [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

Michelle Case and Jeanette Haston

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...]

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 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...]