The Steven G. Mihaylo Foundation in Partnership with Bear Valley Unified School District has developed numerous enrichment class offerings for the children of Big Bear. These classes are one hour long; tuition based, and are held before and after school at each school site.
The Sound of Music can be heard in the halls at the Elementary Schools. Students who are in the 4th, 5th, and 6th grades have the opportunity to play; brass, guitar, percussion, string or woodwind instruments.
Students who continue in their studies may advance into the elementary orchestra or band.
Additionally, Drama has been developed for students grades K-6, Spanish grades 1-6, Exploring Art grades 1-6, Video Production grades 4-6, and an SAT PREP class for our High School students.
The before and after school programs began approx. one year ago, to date their has been 72 classes offered reaching over 800 students. It is our vision to enrich our students, and continue to develop new class offerings.