Newhall School District officials will budget the first $3 million in spending from the district's $60 million Measure E funds at Tuesday's meeting. "When we went out to the voters, we said we're going to do certain things, and one of the big things was to improve technology," said Newhall Superintendent Marc Winger. "This is our first step toward fulfilling that promise to the voters." The money is also budgeted for districtwide modernization such ...
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Bath salts. Spice. The words sound innocuous - things you could find in almost any home in America. But those in the drug enforcement community - and drug users - know the deceptive terms can designate two dangerous new designer drugs that are increasingly found in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Hoping to bring a new educational model to the Santa Clarita Valley, Heartwood Charter School is hosting its first official event this weekend. The school is inspired by the Waldorf educational model, an interdisciplinary approach that integrates the arts into the learning process, according to Leigh Hart, one of the event's organizers. The curricula isn't offered at any of the existing charters in the SCV, according to local district officials. With a Saturday fundraiser ...
SAN FERNANDO - The pretrial hearing for a Newhall man who allegedly hit a woman with his car, killing her on Orchard Village Road was continued Friday in San Fernando Superior Court.
School started valleywide Thursday as some 23,000-plus students returned to classes in the Hart district alone. And with the stampede to school came the inevitable traffic jams.
A public meeting for Santa Clarita Valley residents to comment and get more information about the proposed Castaic high school site is scheduled tonight.
Melissa Grason, the 18-year-old with Down syndrome who inspired hundreds to come out for a parade earlier this month and help her realize a dream, has died.
Wide, toothy grins and summer stories exchanged, students became fast friends within moments Monday as the 2012-13 school year dawned at Castaic Elementary School.
College of the Canyons and California State University, Los Angeles, have a partnership in the works that would offer students a chance to get a four-year biological sciences degree at COC's Valencia campus. The goal is to begin the first class in the fall of 2013, according to Cathy Ritz, chief operating officer, foundation and University Center operations. The center will offer the same courses that CSULA students would be taking, but local residents ...
Enjoying a little bit of history was part of the summer school curriculum for Hart High's show choir.
Long before the Santa Clarita Valley had gas stations at major intersections, oil derricks stood as symbols of the state's history of speculation.
School bells ring across the Santa Clarita Valley again this week; Castaic Union School District students return to classes Monday, and all other K-12 public-school students are back behind desks by Thursday.
The electronic billboard on Centurion Way read 105.6 degrees. Sweat poured from brows as high schoolers toiled in the field with their instruments Friday. The scene at Saugus High mirrored a summer tradition taking place wherever schools are heading back into session. The results of about three months of practice were unveiled to family and friends of marching bands and color guards on school campuses. Moving in unison, staying in formation, Canyon, Golden Valley, Hart, ...
Hoping to follow in the footsteps of famous graduates like pop singer Katharine McPhee or actors James Franco and Zac Efron, hundreds of teens Friday wrapped up an exclusive four-week summer camp program for arts students at CalArts.