Castaic High School taps Tony Uebelhardt as head football coach

From 'The Signal'

The soon-to-be-opened Castaic High School hired has its first full-time coach. Tony Uebelhardt was named the head football coach, as The Signal was informed via email on Thursday.

“It’s always been a dream to be a head coach and to be able to start at a brand new school and start from scratch is the full dream put in place,” Uebelhardt said.

Prior to getting the job of head coach at Castaic, Uebelhardt oversaw the wide receivers and defensive backs for the Hart football team for the last six years. Additionally, he has been the head coach of the Hart lacrosse team for the last five years.

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Parents, Students Get Answers at Castaic High Town Hall

From 'SCVTV'

More than 75 parents and students heard from a number of department heads and incoming faculty for the new Castaic High School during a town hall meeting held Wednesday.

“I got calls today from parents saying that they were … now confident to send their child to the new school,” said Castaic High Principal Melanie Hagman.

In addition to hearing from the department heads about how students enrolled at Castaic High School would receive the standard high school curriculum, parents also heard how their 9th grader could begin a career pathways program as early as this coming fall.

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Castaic High School hires two athletic directors

From 'The Signal'


Castaic High School announced the hiring of two athletic directors, Jibri Hodge and Mark Overdevest, on Thursday morning.

Although Hodge and Overdevest only met a few days ago, the pair quickly found commonalities in their shared vision for the athletics at Castaic, which is set to be opened in Fall 2019.

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Castaic High School ‘iCAN Academy’ Application Deadline Approaching

From 'KHTS'


Castaic High School ‘iCAN Academy’ Application Deadline Approaching

Castaic High School officials recently announced the deadline to enroll for the fall semester at iCAN Academy is fast approaching, leaving families of current 8th grade students in Santa Clarita with less than two weeks to apply.

The application deadline for the academy is on Friday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m.

“After the deadline has passed, applicants will be sent an application packet with information about the selection and acceptance process,” said school officials.

iCAN Academy combines high school academics and college classes beginning in 9th grade, which is similar to the academic program at Academy of the Canyons, according to officials.

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Castaic High School Project In The News

From 'The Signal'

Hart District officials tour Castaic High School as construction continues

This time next year, thousands of freshmen will be completing their first semester at the Santa Clarita Valley’s newest high school, which is expected to begin its inaugural year in the fall of 2019.

SCV residents have anticipated… [Read more here:]

Castaic High School Project In The News

From 'KHTS'

Hart School District Gives Tour Of Castaic High School Construction Site

The William S. Hart Union High School District gave a preview of the nearly-completed Castaic High School, which is scheduled to open in about eight months.

On Thursday morning, Project Manager Randy Wrage led the tour, joined by Vicki Engbrecht, superintendent for the Hart School District and Melanie Hagman, Castaic High School’s founding principal.

Reporters were taken around the construction site to get a first-hand look at the 250,000-square-foot campus sitting on 58 acres.

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Castaic High School Project In The News

From 'KHTS'

Sarah Delawder Named Castaic High School Assistant Principal

Castaic High School announced their founding assistant principal Thursday, which is expected to open in the fall semester of 2019.

Sarah Delawder, who is currently the assistant principal at Valencia High School, will join the administrative team for the brand new school led by Melanie Hagman.

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Castaic High School Project In The News

From 'KHTS'

Castaic High School To Offer ‘iCAN Academy’ For Dual Enrollment At College Of The Canyons


Castaic High School is set to offer future students the unique opportunity to have dual enrollment in both the Hart District and College of the Canyons through a program called ‘iCAN Academy,” officials said.

Also called Canyons Academy North, the iCAN Academy will enable students to not only receive their high school diploma when they graduate, but also have a year of college coursework under their belt, according to Cherise Moore of the Hart District.

“The students will have at Castaic High School the ability to be dual enrolled, where they will be earning credits for both high school and with College of the Canyons,” said Moore. “It’s a wonderful opportunity.”