William S. Hart High School (California)
|Hart High School|
24825 Newhall Avenue|
Newhall, Santa Clarita, California
|Type||Public high school|
|Motto||"Alive with Pride"|
|School district||William S. Hart Union High School District|
|Enrollment||2,326 (as of 2014-15)|
|Student to teacher ratio||28.2:1|
|Newspaper||The Smoke Signal|
|Website||William S.Hart High School|
William S. Hart High School is a four-year public high school in Newhall, Santa Clarita, California, United States. It is the oldest high school in the Santa Clarita Valley in California. The school has been educating students through the 12th grade since 1945. Hart was named for local cowboy actor William S. Hart and is a part of the William S. Hart Union High School District.
As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 2,326 students and 82.4 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 28.2:1. There were 491 students (21.1% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 86 (3.7% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.
All hail Hart High, all hail to thee. We're loyal and true.
Though we wander far from home we always cherish you.
We bless your name, your praise proclaim, together and apart.
Honestly you'll always be our own sweet Hart.
The Alma Mater was written by Hart teacher, Mr. Sims. Mr. Sims taught at Hart From its opening in 1945.
On to victory Hart High Indians. Let us fight to win this game. We're loyal Hart High Indians and we're proud to bear the name. We will wave our banners proudly as we honor the Red and Black. Doing our best to play fair all the way. Let us fight with all our might. Onward you Hart High Indians. Conquer the Foothill League, You stalwarts on to victory. Fight, Fight, Fight, Fight, Fight, Fight, Fight Lead us to victory. Fight, Fight Go Hart Go! Bring another win back home.
Hart High School was formerly the host of the Hart Invitational Quiz Bowl, a quiz bowl competition for teams from Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Lori Huenink coached the quiz bowl team for 21 years from 1974 to 1995.
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