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...]

Climb, crawl and run your way to victory!

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Big Bear Lake, CA, May 8, 2013 - Man About Town candidate Kurt Madden challenges people of all ages and skills levels to compete in Obstacles on the Bear: A 5K Experience at Bear Mountain Resort. The May 11th event is the latest fundraiser as part of Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley's ongoing campaign to Stop Teen … [Read more...]

Bianchi, Madden and Willis start “Man About Town” campaign

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 17, 2013 - The 20th annual Man About Town campaign is now underway! Every year, Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley challenges local men to raise funds for the Stop Teen Violence project. Last year the three candidates raised over $90,000 together. This year’s candidates are Brian Bianchi, co-owner of Le Dolce … [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...]

Kurt Madden Places 3rd in 100 Mile Endurance Challenge

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Big Bear, Ca, October 24, 2011, 3:00pm -  Big Bear Valley School District Superintendent, Kurt Madden, set a great example for the students of the valley this past weekend when he ran 100 miles in under 24 hours.  The event was called the 100 Mile Endurance Challenge, and all of the athletes running in it were raising funds for kids and the 100 … [Read more...]

Kurt Madden To Run 100 Miles For Access To Track!

Big Bear, Ca, October 18, 2011, 12:00pm - Kurt Madden, Superintendent of Schools for the Bear Valley Unified School District,  is making final preparations for his 100 mile run this Saturday, October 22nd.  Madden is taking part in this event to promote childhood fitness, character development, and to raise proceeds to provide safe access to the … [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 Bear Valley Unified School District Supervisor, Kurt Madden, Sees Big Bear As A “Great Fit”

Big Bear, CA, May 27, 2011, 12 noon - After yesterday’s announcement by the Bear Valley Unified School District of the appointment of Kurt Madden as the new Supervisor for our school district, Mr. Madden wasted no time in communicating to KBHR his enthusiasm for his new position and goals for the future of BVUSD.  Mr. Madden, who is a native of … [Read more...]

Kurt Madden Named New BVUSD Superintendent

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Big Bear, Ca, May 26, 2011, 3:00pm - The Bear Valley Unified School District has announced that at the May 26th meeting of the Board of Trustees, Kurt Madden was unanimously voted to become the next Superintendent of Schools.  According to BVUSD, Madden’s selection was the culmination of an extensive nationwide search conducted by the Board, … [Read more...]

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