Within a span of only five weeks, the special education preschool classroom at Castaic Middle School has been vandalized twice with fire extinguishers and food spread around the room--what district officials are calling "malicious mischief."
A month after Castaic Elementary School's music classroom was vandalized, parents and students came together for a rummage sale on Saturday, raising $1,250 towards the school's music program to help cover some of the damage.
Castaic Middle School was hit with vandalism and what appears to be attempted arson between Saturday evening and Monday morning. It is the third case of vandalism to hit the Castaic Union School District since Dec. 23.
The Castaic Union School District bus yard was hit with an incident of vandalism and theft, just three weeks after the incident of vandalism at Castaic Elementary. District officials discovered on Jan. 13 that tires had been removed from five buses.
Three Castaic Union School District students put on a bake sale on Dec. 31 to raise money for Castaic Elementary School's music classroom, which was vandalized over Christmas week. A check will be presented to the PTA on Tuesday.
Castaic Elementary School and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect(s) who vandalized the Castaic Elementary music classroom, causing at least $1,000 in damage.
The following story is one of a four-part series looking at several of the public safety and service programs provided by the city of Santa Clarita. Part I takes a look at the work of the Graffiti Task Force.
A driver passing by noticed a suspected Santa Clarita gang member near North Oaks Church of Christ in Canyon Country on Nov. 22.