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    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 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.

    State Releases 2013 Grad Rate Numbers, Hart District Numbers Remain High

    The California Department of Education has released the state's high school graduation and dropout rates for 2013, showing that graduation rates are on the rise for the state.

    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

    2014 Congressional Art Competition Deadline Approaches

    The deadline for high school students to submit artwork to the 2014 Congressional Art Competition is April 21. High school students from each congressional district will compete for a chance to have their artwork displayed in the Cannon Tunnel.

    Hart District Officials To Discuss Castaic High Lawsuit Settlement

    Hart district officials are scheduled to discuss the terms of a settlement with Citizens For Castaic, a group that expressed opposition to the Castaic High site

    Hart District Officials See Drop In Student Suspensions, Expulsions

    Hart district officials saw fewer student explusions and suspensions due to behavior problems last year, according to officials

    Hart District Officials To Talk Scholarships, Funding And Contracts At Board Meeting

    Hart district officials are set to discuss contracts, scholarships, funding and student services for Santa Clarita Valley's public junior highs and high schools Wednesday

    Hart District Appoints New Chief Financial Officer Tuesday

    The Hart district is expected to name Erin Lillibridge as its new CFO during a special meeting Tuesday