William S. Hart High School (California)

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Hart High School
Address
24825 Newhall Ave.
34°23′2″N 118°32′12″W / 34.38389°N 118.53667°W / 34.38389; -118.53667Coordinates: 34°23′2″N 118°32′12″W / 34.38389°N 118.53667°W / 34.38389; -118.53667
Newhall, Santa Clarita, California
United States
Information
Type Public high school
Motto "Alive with Pride"
Established 1945
School district William S. Hart Union High School District
Principal Collyn Nielsen
Grades 9-12
Number of students 2,650
Color(s)      Red
     Black
     White
Team name Indians
Newspaper The Smoke Signal
Yearbook The Tomahawk
Website

William S. Hart High School is a public high school in Newhall, Santa Clarita, California. It is the oldest high school in the Santa Clarita Valley in California. The school has been educating students in the 9th through 12th grades 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.

Alma mater[edit]

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.

Fight song[edit]

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.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

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.[1]

Notable faculty[edit]

Film composer Paul Hertzog currently works there as a music teacher.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

Tampa Bay Rays 2006-2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FOND FAREWELLS FOR RETIRING TEACHER HART INSTRUCTOR LEAVES LEGACY OF SUCCESS". Los Angeles Daily News. June 7, 1995. 
  2. ^ "Paul Hertzog". Hart High School. 
  3. ^ "Kevin Millar". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved November 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Matt Moore". Miami Dolphins. 
  5. ^ "Todd Zeile Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 

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