Guitarist Offers Master Class At High School

Doug MacLeod in concert

Big Bear Lake, California, October 20, 2012 - Singer/songwriter Doug MacLeod will present a Master Class for guitar students at Big Bear High School on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10:00am, bringing a taste of the Delta blues to Big Bear Lake.   A traveling artist who writes and performs original songs, MacLeod learned his craft playing as a … [Read more...]

Move For Schools On October 20

The Mitsubishi Cement Corporation’s Educational Foundation presents the 4th annual Ride in the Rocks. The fundraiser features 10- and 22-mile mountain bike courses, a five-mile family ride and a five-mile walk/run. Check in the day of the event, October 20, from 6:00-7:30 a.m at Lucerne Valley High School. Entry fees range from $25 to $190 for … [Read more...]

Tech Trekkers To Report On Camp

September 30, 2012, Big Bear Lake, CA -- In 1998, the American Association of University Women began a week-long science and math camp program for young girls called TECH TREK. Since then, the program has grown into a stellar example of what can be done to encourage girls to aspire to pursue a college education and especially to enter the fields of … [Read more...]

BBES Family Fun Night on Friday

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 20, 2012 - The Big Bear Elementary Bobcat Booster Club is holding their annual Family Fun Night, Friday from 4:30 to 7:30pm.  Admission is free and all families in the Valley are invited regardless if you have a student enrolled at Big Bear Elementary.  Everyone is welcome!  The evening consists of family games and … [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...]

BBHS Parents In Support of Academics Donate iPads to the English Department

BBHS Principal, Mike Ghelber, teachers Mike Harrison and Lisa Waner and Superintendent Kurt Madden Receive iPads for the English Dept from PSA

Big Bear, CA, August 15, 2012, 3:00pm - The English Department of Big Bear High School is spearheading a pilot program at the Freshman and Sophomore levels to help increase reading and comprehension scores thanks to the parent volunteer group, PSA.  PSA, or Parents in Support of Academics, was established several years ago to help fund needs at … [Read more...]

Measure M Fails – Voters Reject the Property Tax Increase


Big Bear Valley, CA July 12, 2012, 7:45am (UPDATE) - The Updated Semi-Final Results are in for Measure M. According to the Registrar of Voters, the voter turnout was 43.85% for the San Bernardino County Special Mail Ballot Election. The majority of voters favored the measure, with 2248 Yes votes and 2116 No votes. That’s 51% Yes and 49% No, … [Read more...]

Measure M Ballots Must Be Submitted By July 10


Big Bear Lake, CA, July 9, 2012, 1:00pm - If you haven’t mailed in your Measure M election ballot yet, time is running out, but it’s not too late. Your only option now is to return your ballot in person. Your ballot must be submitted to the Registrar of Voters by 8pm tomorrow (Tuesday July 10). The Registrar of Voters office will be open from … [Read more...]

Measure M


Big Bear Lake, CA, July 5, 2012, 8:00am - Big Bear Valley registered voters are encouraged to mail in their ballots this week for the Bear Valley Quality Education and Core Academics Measure, known as Measure M, to ensure your vote is counted.  The all-mail election ballot needs to be received by the County Registrar’s Office by Tuesday, July … [Read more...]