CUSD approves policy to help military children
Prior to the approval the the new resolution at Thursday's district meeting, the governing board joined Superintendent Steve Doyle, board President Laura Pearson, Clerk Stacy Dobbs for a discussion on the Measure QS bond series, which was approved by voters in 2012.

CUSD approves policy to help military children

Responding to the challenges and unique circumstances military children face on a daily basis, the Castaic Union School District approved a policy on Thursday that seeks to lessen the children’s…

Castaic bids farewell to retirees
Joined by Gary Medina, a representative from the offices of Rep. Steve Knight, Superintendent Steve Doyle presents a plaque and certificate of recognition to Nancy Waycott, a special education instructional aide for the last 28 years.

Castaic bids farewell to retirees

Castaic Union School District celebrated the five employees who will retire prior to the beginning of next school year at Thursday’s district meeting of the governing board. “Thank you for…

The next generation in learning
Teachers work on a presentation made to help their students better understand seasonal changes that occur on planet Earth Tuesday Morning. College of the Canyons is hosting a three-day outreach training sessions for teachers in the Castaic Union, Saugus Union, and Sulphur Spring Union School Districts to support the implementation of Next Generation Science Standards. Eddy Martinez/The SIgnal.

The next generation in learning

It’s summer, but class was in session for nearly two dozen teachers from across the Santa Clarita Valley. The 22 educators participating in an outreach training session for sixth-grade teachers…

Newhall teachers protest during contract negotiations
Teachers in the Newhall School District organized a protest on Monday outside the district office while members of the NTA negotiating team hammered out the details of a potential contract agreement upstairs with district officials.

Newhall teachers protest during contract negotiations

“We need a raise, not just praise,” was the call shouted by about 100 educators at the intersection of Wiley Canyon and Orchard Village roads on Monday. Cars and passers-by…

Castaic officials name new principal and assistant principal
In 2015, Vivian Fiss was recognized with the ACSA Co-Administrator of the Year award by the Association of California School Administrators

Castaic officials name new principal and assistant principal

Castaic school officials named the next principal of Northlake Elementary School and the newest assistant principal at Castaic Middle School during Thursday’s Castaic Union School District meeting of the governing…

Castaic Elementary names new principal
Allison West was unanimously approved to become the newest principal of Castaic Elementary School, according to district officials at last night’s meeting. Family and friends in attendance cheered with a vuvuzela, bells and large cutout pictures of West’s head. (Credit: Charmin Ortega)

Castaic Elementary names new principal

Castaic Elementary School named a new principal Thursday to replace outgoing Principal Stephanie Beach, who was appointed principal of Live Oak Elementary School earlier this year. Allison West was unanimously…

SCV schools join nationwide celebration for Teacher’s Appreciation Week
15 teachers from 15 school sites were honored in a Teacher's Recognition Ceremony hosted by the Saugus Union School District at a regularly scheduled board meeting April 18.

SCV schools join nationwide celebration for Teacher’s Appreciation Week

Students, parents and schools are recognizing the valuable work of teachers during national Teacher Appreciation Week, which kicks off Monday, and Teacher Appreciation Day, which will be celebrated on Tuesday.…

Castaic district begins developing Arts Integration Schools
FILE PHOTO: Lacey Davis holds up an onion as she and her 83 third-grade classmates sing about the discovery of gold in Santa Clarita during a performance about the history of Santa Clarita at Northlake Hills Elementary School in Castaic on Wednesday, March 22, 2107. Dan Watson/The Signal

Castaic district begins developing Arts Integration Schools

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in an occasional, several-part series looking at arts education in Santa Clarita Valley school districts. A recent countywide survey from the Los Angeles County…

Stephanie Beach appointed to principal at Live Oak Elementary
Castaic Elementary School Principal Stephanie Beach, center, tries calligraphy during her trip to China to form an international partnership in fall 2106. Courtesy of Stephanie Beach

Stephanie Beach appointed to principal at Live Oak Elementary

Current Castaic Elementary School Principal Stephanie Beach will have a new role next year as the principal of Live Oak Elementary School, the Castaic Union School District announced Thursday. The…

Castaic Middle School hosts community blood drive
Lab tech Sarah Douglas assists Lexi Ingersoll with her blood donation at Castaic Middle School on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Castaic Middle School hosts community blood drive

Castaic community members, parents and Castaic Union School District teachers, staff and board members visited the Castaic Middle School campus Thursday to participate in the school’s annual blood drive. “When…

Teacher Tribute Event to honor valley’s finest
FILE ART: Gail Knipp, right, smiles as she accepts her 2017 Teacher Honoree at the Teacher Tribute on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at College of the Canyons. Knipp, who teaches at Highlands Elementary, will retire this year after 38 years of teaching. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Teacher Tribute Event to honor valley’s finest

More than 50 teachers from elementary, middle and high schools throughout the Santa Clarita Valley will be honored for their work and dedication during the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation’s…

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