BVUSD Reviews Policy for Fundraising

Big Bear, CA, September 5, 2013 - Moving the open session of last night’s meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Bear Valley Unified School District proved to be a wise decision as community and school staff members filled the common room at North Shore Elementary School.  The hot topic was the issue of the sale of non-nutritious food for … [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...]

Discovery Center Breaks New Ground

Fawnskin, CA, August 30, 2013 -- The Big Bear Discovery Center has long been an education portal to the outdoors. Now, it is the first certified Nature Explore Classroom in a U.S. National Forest. Nature Explore Classrooms are part of a collaborative project of the Arbor Day Foundation and the Dimensions Educational Research Foundation … [Read more...]

Host Families Sought for Exchange Students

Big Bear Valley, CA, July 8, 2013 - International Experience USA is a nonprofit organization that focuses on the lasting benefits and positive diplomatic connections accomplished through cultural youth exchange. Exchange students are carefully screened and are eager to attend an American high school and live with a host family for an academic … [Read more...]

Open Sky Music Foundation offers school seminar

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Erwin Lake, CA - May 19, 2013 - Songwriter, actor, raconteur Jake La Botz will present a Performance Workshop for students at Chautauqua High School on Monday, May 20, bringing a sample of strikingly original, acoustic folk blues to Big Bear Lake. The Open Sky Music Foundation, Inc. is presenting the event at no cost to the high … [Read more...]

Kiwanis presents Hope of America Awards

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 6, 2013 - The Kiwanis Club of Big Bear Valley, the Bear Valley Unified School District and local school principals will honor students from across the Big Bear Valley in the annual Hope of America Awards program. The ceremony begins at 6:00 p.m. tonight at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center. The Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha … [Read more...]

High school speakers compete on important topics

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 25, 2013 - The Big Bear Branch of the American Association of University Women is partnering with Bearly Speaking Toastmasters to present the second annual Eleanor Stem Allen Memorial Speech Contest. This year’s topic is “Sexual Harassment in Schools…big deal?” and is open to all high school students. The … [Read more...]

No School Today! BVUSD Calls A Snow Day

Big Bear, CA, February 20, 2013 - The Bear Valley Unified School District has called a snow day today with no school for all BVUSD schools with more snow expected throughout the morning. … [Read more...]

All Local Schools on Lock Down or Modified Lock Down

Big Bear, CA, February 12, 2013 - According to the Bear Valley Unified School District, Big Bear High School, Chautaugua High School and Baldwin Lane are on full lock down as of approximately 1pm today.  All other schools are on-hold, or modified lock down, until more information is known about police activity in the Dorner investigation off of … [Read more...]

Chautauqua High School Restructuring Approved by the School Board 5-0

Big Bear, CA, February 11, 2013 - At the regularly scheduled meeting of the Bear Valley Unified School District on February 6th, Superintendent Kurt Madden made the recommendation for approval of the Board to implement changes at Chautauqua High School.  Madden tells Kbear that the fiscal impact of the restructuring will generate a savings of … [Read more...]