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Bozeman Foundation visits Castaic Middle School

Students at Castaic Middle School took a break from their usual school schedules to sit in on an assembly held by pro-athletes and founders of the Bradly and Nikki Bozeman Foundation Wednesday.

Brad Bozeman, a Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman, and his wife, Nikki, a former basketball player for the University of Alabama, stopped by Castaic Middle School during a cross-country tour to promote anti-bullying, something both have endured while in middle and high school.

“Kashtuk” Otherwise Known as Castaic

Native Americans, mainly Tataviam, and Spanish explorers once lived, worked and enoyed the beautiful rolling hills and streams in and around Castaic. According to the late Santa Clarita historian, Jerry Reynolds, the name “Castaic” has been spelled various ways throughout the years, but the area was originally called “Kashtuk”, an Indian word meaning “eyes”, hundreds of years before the area became the community that we know today.

Local teen takes on Eagle Project

Just a little over a month before his 18th birthday, Ryan Everett, of Castaic, is taking on his Eagle Scout project with the Boy Scout Troop 888 by giving a local elementary school an extra layer of protection.

When Everett was searching for a project that would meet the requirements to become an Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts, he learned of an issue Northlake Hills Elementary School had with rattlesnakes coming onto campus through the fencing.

Assistant superintendent announces retirement

After more than three decades of helping Castaic students, Janene Maxon, assistant superintendent of educational services for the Castaic Union School District, announced her plans to retire this summer.

Maxon will be finishing the school year before her retirement begins July 1.

Community cleans up Castaic Lake

Members of the Castaic Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) along with volunteers from the community gathered at Castaic Lake to clean up garbage in the lake and surrounding areas Saturday morning.
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