header image

[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

Inside
Weather


 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
June 19
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
map


The Hart School District is happy to announce two new assistant principals were selected for the 2014-15 school year. Jennifer Ambrose was appointed by the Hart District Governing Board at the regularly held July 16, 2014 and Matt Hinze was appointed at the August 6, 2014 meeting. Ambrose will serve at Golden Valley High School and Hinze is assigned to Sierra Vista Junior High School.

Both bring a wealth of previous school site teaching, leadership and administrative experience to their new positions. More than 130 applications were received from internal and outside candidates for seven positions, five which were filled on June 18, 2014.

Golden Valley High School – Jennifer Ambrose:
jenniferambroseAmbrose has worked for the Hart School District since 2004, most recently as a Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) consulting teacher and induction mentor since 2011. She worked at Canyon High School from 2005 – 2011, where she taught anatomy, biology 2 and SDAIE biology, (Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English) was a professional development team member, and induction mentor and ASB director. She began her teaching career at Hart High School as an earth science and biology 2 teacher from 2004-2005. She has been a summer school administrative intern for the past two summers.

Ambrose earned a bachelor’s of science in biology from Cal State Long Beach in 2002, a master’s of art specializing in cross cultural education from National University in 2006 and an administrative credential from Cal State Northridge in 2011.
“I am so excited to be an assistant principal at Golden Valley High School,” Ambrose said. “I look forward to working with all the students, staff, parents and community members over this next school year.”

matthinzeSierra Vista Junior High School – Matt Hinze:
Hinze has worked for the Hart School District starting as a substitute teacher from 2003 – 2005, while earning his teaching credential. He taught English at Bishop Alemany High School from 2005-2006, then returned to the Hart School District as an English Language Arts and AVID teacher at Saugus High School in 2006, where he continued until this promotion to assistant principal. Hinze served as the English department chair since 2012, and was also the member-at-large to the Hart District Teachers Association executive board since 2009. He served as the California Teachers Association state council representative from 2013 – 2014. Hinze has served as a summer leadership administrative intern for the past two summers and was a professional development coach at Saugus High School since 2008.

Hinze earned a bachelor’s of art in communication studies from Cal State Northridge in 2002 and a master’s of education from University of La Verne in 2005.

“I am thrilled with the opportunity to serve the Sierra Vista community as their new assistant principal,” Hinze said. “Sierra Vista has a long tradition of academic excellence and I am eager to be a part of their legacy, I am looking forward to working with the fantastic teachers and staff that dedicate themselves to this community. It is bittersweet to leave the classroom where I had the honor to develop fantastic relationships with the students and faculty of Saugus High School over the last 10 years.”

The Hart School District welcomes Ambrose and Hinze to their new assignments, effective immediately.

Comment On This Story
COMMENT POLICY: We welcome comments from individuals and businesses. All comments are moderated. Comments are subject to rejection if they are vulgar, combative, or in poor taste.
REAL NAMES ONLY: All posters must use their real individual or business name. This applies equally to Twitter account holders who use a nickname.

16 Comments

  1. Cathy Lahey says:

    Congratulations Matt…you will do a great job…

  2. Mr hinze was the worst teacher ever ! Always tried to be one of the kids that didn’t work out to well

  3. Hopefully they can spell better.

  4. Gayle never graduated

  5. Ryan Quigley says:

    Congrats Matt Hinze, good luck!

  6. Ryan Quigley says:

    Congrats Matt Hinze, good luck!

  7. Congratulations Jennifer! You will be terrific!

  8. Damon Ewan says:

    Congrats Matt Hinze!!

  9. Mary Cook says:

    Way to go, Matt! I saw those fancy pics of you with Bolde but had know idea what was up. I’m so happy for you!

  10. Jordan Katz says:

    Can’t wait to see Ms. Ambrose at GVHS!

Leave a Comment


LOCAL SCHOOL LINKS
Related Content
LATEST SCHOOL NEWS
Friday, Jun 14, 2024
The Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency has announced it is serving free meals to students under the Seamless Summer Option now through Aug. 2.
Friday, Jun 7, 2024
The Castaic Union School District Governing Board will hold its regular meeting Thursday, June 13, at 6 p.m. to consider school board business including approval of district contracts and retirement recognition for district employees.
Thursday, Jun 6, 2024
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board approved the appointment of Tara Brown as the new Assistant Superintendent of Student Services. Brown was selected to fill the opening created by the retirement of Assistant Superintendent Kathy Hunter.
Thursday, Jun 6, 2024
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board voted to appoint Mike Vierra, Ph.D, as the interim superintendent of the district.
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2024
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today commended the launch of SUN Bucks, a new federally funded food program designed to ensure that qualified children have consistent access to adequate nutrition, is now available for the summer.".

Latest Additions to SCVNews.com
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
map
The ARTree Community Arts Center will host a Botanical Drawing Workshop 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 at the center's Studio 2, 22508 6th St., Santa Clarita, CA 91321.
Aug 1: ARTree Botanical Drawing Workshop
Create a superhero identity at the ARTree Summer Superhero Art Camp from July 22- July 26 at ARTree Community Arts Center, ARTree Studio 1 22508 6th St., Santa Clarita, CA 91321.
ARTree Summer Superhero Art Camp
Join the city of Santa Clarita for a special ribbon-cutting ceremony, marking the grand opening of Needham Ranch Parkway on Monday, June 24, at 9:30 a.m.
June 24: Needham Ranch Parkway Grand Opening
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) reports that the fast moving Post Fire that broke out in Gorman on Saturday, June 15 around 1:47 p.m. has reached 15,690 acres and is now 24% contained. This latest update was issued at 4 p.m.
Post Fire: Red Flag Conditions Continue to Hamper Efforts
The Graffiti Beautification Workday city of Santa Clarita: Volunteer Engagement Program is seeking volunteers for Wednesday July 24 and Wednesday, July 31, 8-11 a.m.
Graffiti Beautification Workday Volunteers Sought
Nick Payne's "Constellations" will run June 27-30, at The MAIN, 24266 Main St., Old Town Newhall, CA 91321.
The MAIN presents ‘Constellations’ by Nick Payne
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee has extended the deadline to enter the parade without a late fee to Wednesday, June 19. The committee is seeking entries from the commumity for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade.
June 19: Last Chance to Enter SCV Fourth of July Parade Without Late Fee
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will host a free gardening workshop on Saturday, July 13 9-11 a.m. "Selecting the Perfect Plants for SCV Landscapes" workshop will elevate your landscaping game.
July 13: ‘Select the Perfect Plants’ Workshop
Celebrate the longest day of the year at the Summer Solstice SENSE Block Party, Thursday, June 20, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. on Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
June 20: Summer Solstice Senses Block Party
The California Department of Foresty and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) reports that the fast moving Post Fire that broke out in Gorman on Saturday, June 15 around 1:47 p.m. has reached 15,611 acres and is now 24% contained.
Post Fire 24 Percent Contained CAL FIRE Reports
1945 - PFC Johnny Cordova of Castaic killed in action on Okinawa [story]
Johnny Cordova
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide investigators are responding to a shooting death investigation on the 22900 block of Lyons Avenue, near the Department of Motor Vehicles office in Newhall. The incident was reported on Monday, June 17, at approximately 7:35 p.m.
BREAKING NEWS: LASD Responds to Shooting Death on Lyons Avenue
Manny Herrera has signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball career at The Master's University.
Manny Herrera Signs with TMU Baseball
The Youth Concerto Competition sponsored by the Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra is open to performers in the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, and will result in a concert in October by the winning soloist performing live with the SCSO. 
Youth Concerto Competition Deadline Extended
Runners of all ages are invited to support the College of the Canyons cross country and track & field programs by participating in the 49th Annual Cross Country Summer Series sponsored by Fleet Feet on Thursday evenings from July 11 to Aug. 15, 2024.
Registration Now Open for Annual COC Cross Country Summer Series
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is alerting residents and health care providers about a concerning increase in mpox cases, with 10 new cases reported in Los Angeles County in the past two weeks up from an average of less than two cases per week during the preceding several weeks.
Public Health Announces Rise in L.A. County Mpox Cases
Calling all bicyclists, runners, walkers and more! Central Park is about to get a brand-new trail!
Construction Set to Begin for Bouquet Canyon Trail
College of the Canyons will launch its first bachelor’s degree program in January 2025.
COC Launching Bachelor’s Degree Program
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has released the list of three productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, June 17 - Sunday, June 23.
Three Productions Filming in Santa Clarita
Update: As of 6:30 p.m. Monday, the Post Fire has spread to 15,611 acres, with 20% containment, according to CAL FIRE.
UPDATE: Post Fire Grows to 15,611 Acres, 20% Containment
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is strongly encouraging residents to prepare their households and families for wildfires, as numerous fires burned across Senate District 21 over the weekend.
Wilk Urges Emergency Preparedness as Multiple Fires Burn
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce invites the full community to attend its highly-anticipated Business Expo on Thursday, June 27, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
June 27: SCV Chamber Business Expo
1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
William Chormicle
SCVNews.com