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Hart district

    West Ranch High Holding Super Jazz At The Ranch

    West Ranch High School officials are holding a musical event on Saturday featuring jazz bands from across the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, school officials announced Wednesday.

    West Ranch High School Teacher Arrested On DUI Charge

    A West Ranch High School teacher living in Saugus was arrested on a DUI charge Friday after a concerned Santa Clarita resident phoned Sheriff's Station officials

    Hart District Hires Jon Carrino As New Director Of Technology

    The state’s Common Core Standards Initiative is bringing an influx of technology into classrooms statewide, and the Hart district hired a Santa Clarita Valley product to take on the new challenge locally, officials announced Wednesday. Jon Carrino, 38 of Palmdale, a Sierra Vista Junior High and Canyon High School grad, was named the district’s new director of technology at the William S. Hart Union High School District board meeting this week. His new post will take effect July 1. “It’s really going to be key that we’re there and involved in the discussion as a support function for teachers and students,” Carrino said, discussing his new promotion Thursday. The Hart district oversees about 22,000 students in the Santa Clarita Valley's public junior highs and high schools.

    Hart District Student Questions FAIR Education Act Instruction In SCV

    A Canyon High School senior is asking Hart district officials to speed up their process for including the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans into Santa Clarita Valley junior high and high school social studies classes. Andrew Taban, 17, is involved with several advocacy groups, and spoke at several Hart district board meetings after the topic was brought up among several student groups, he said. “When you see someone like you in history, you feel like there’s a chance for you,” Taban said. “It also gives a normality to who you are.” The William S. Hart Union High School District is in compliance with the FAIR Education Act, said Vicki Engbrecht, Hart district assistant superintendent for educational services. The Hart district oversees about 22,000 public junior high and high school students in the Santa Clarita Valley.

    Alleged Gun Sighting Prompts Lockdown At Sierra Vista Junior High

    Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials responded to a report of a gun near Sierra Vista Junior High's campus Tuesday, which prompted a lockdown of the school

    Hart District Expected To Announce 2017 Opening For Castaic High School

    The Hart district could be opening Castaic High School in 2017-18, two years later than originally anticipated, according to district officials, who expressed concern over the permitting process. The discussion came during the regularly scheduled updates on Castaic High School at the regularly scheduled board meeting. “Right now, it’s appearing to us that 2016 is not going to happen, we’re working with the county right now on updating that date,” said Gail Pinsker, Hart district spokeswoman, noting the concerns were brought to light at Wednesday night’s board meeting. While commending the job of Ben Rodriguez, chief operating officer for the district, board member Gloria Mercado-Fortine mentioned bureaucratic obstacles, which have been frustrating school officials.

    Nissan Of Valencia Rewards Valencia High Student With New Versa

    Valencia Nissan gave a free car to Valencia High junior Taylor Morrison as part of a partnership with the Hart district to reward students for their efforts

    Action Academy Sober School Students Say ‘Everything is Better’ Now

    Spring Break 2014: KHTS talks with Action Academy high school students about attending the first semester at the Santa Clarita Valley’s first drug-free ‘sober school’

    By Stephen K. Peeples  

    Placerita Junior High Holds Luncheon For A Record 12 Sets Of Twins

    Faculty members from Placerita Junior High held a special pizza lunch on Friday to recognize the record 12 sets of twins that currently attend the school.Twins Lunch

    Project Prom Gives Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To Students In Need

    Hart district officials are looking to help students dress to impress with their annual program, Project Prom.