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The Hart to Hart Podcast

The Hart to Hart Podcast

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The Hart to Hart Podcast is an informative way to hear about what Hart High School is all about. We discuss a wide range of topics with a diverse and interesting group of guests, aimed at informing and engaging our student body and their parents. Hart High School: Alive with Pride since 1945!
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Ep. 37 - The Sailboat Project w/Zoe Titus

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Ep. 56 - Making A Difference in the Community w/ Key Club
On this episode of The Hart To Hart Podcast, Aaron talks to Key Club's Arin Rothschild and Ms. Groscost about the importance of service and working towards something bigger than yourself. They also discuss the various projects Key Club participates in, and how you can get involved. Episode 56 of The Hart To Hart Podcast, Available now on all podcast platforms.
20:38
February 22, 2021
Ep. 55 - National Honor Society w/ Aja Esposito
On this episode of The Hart to Hart Podcast, Aaron talks to Aja Esposito, an officer for Hart's chapter of the National Honor Society. They discuss the benefits of NHS, Aja's personal experience as a member, and the one-time spring application period ending on February 19th, 2021. Episode 55 of The Hart to Hart Podcast, Available on all podcast platforms.
16:22
February 8, 2021
Ep. 54 - First-time Teaching in COVID w/ Mr Bernal
Hart's Newest teacher, Mr Bernal, joins Aaron on this episode of The Hart to Hart Podcast. They discuss what it was like learning to teach during Distance Learning, how PE has to work over a computer screen, and Mr. Bernal's motivation to become a teacher. Ep. 54 of The Hart to Hart Podcast, out now on all podcast platforms. Follow us on Instagram, @harttohartpodcast
14:49
February 1, 2021
Ep. 53 - Equity and Diversity Collaborative w/ Emily Yoon and Avalina Andrew
On this episode of The Hart to Hart Podcast, two leaders of Hart's recently created Equity and Diversity Collaborative join Aaron to talk about their mission, why they decided to join the Collaborative, and the importance of talking about sensitive topics. Episode 53 of The Hart to Hart Podcast, available on all podcast platforms. Follow us on instagram, @harttohartpodcast Want to be a guest? Fill out an application and we might get in touch with you: https://forms.gle/29oK4nfoPxSkVeEY8
16:44
January 25, 2021
Ep. 52 - Mr. d'Autremont Returns
Aaron is joined by the creator and original host of The Hart to Hart Podcast, our wonderful principal, Mr d'Autremont. They discuss his motivation to get into education, his heavy involvement in sports throughout high school and college, and some of the lesser known secrets of Hart's Campus. Episode 52 of The Hart to Hart Podcast, available on all podcast platforms. Follow us on instagram, @harttohartpodcast Want to be a guest? Fill out an application and we might get in touch with you: https://forms.gle/29oK4nfoPxSkVeEY8
28:13
January 19, 2021
Ep. 51 - Meet the Crew! Hosted by Max Davis
On the last episode of the semester, Max Davis takes over as host in order to get to know the production crew behind the Hart to Hart Podcast. Executive Producer Aaron Quevedo, Producer Zach Riley, and Social Media Manager Amelia Hines discuss everything from the magic of Christmas, to their favorite movie series, to their wacky personal adventures. Episode 51 of The Hart to Hart Podcast, available now on all podcast platforms.
35:22
December 7, 2020
Ep. 50 - Hart High History Hysteria! w/Zach Riley and Max Davis
On the 50th episode of The Hart to Hart Podcast, Producers Zach Riley and Max Davis join Aaron to discuss the rich history of Hart and the surrounding area. They discuss the backstory behind the creation of the Santa Clarita Valley, analyze some antique copies of Placerita Junior High's Newsletter, and debate the merits of reinstating the party tent of the late 90's. Episode 50 of The Hart to Hart Podcast, available on all podcast platforms. Follow us on instagram, @harttohartpodcast Want to be a guest? Fill out an application and we might get in touch with you: https://forms.gle/29oK4nfoPxSkVeEY8
32:35
November 30, 2020
Ep. 49 - Tutoring Club w/Jerry Clark
This week on the Hart to Hart Podcast, Jerry Clark, the owner of Tutoring Club in Valencia CA, comes on to discuss the positive impact of tutoring on student's lives, as well as his personal life experiences in the professional motorcycling circuit and banking industry. We also hear from two current Hart students on how the Tutoring Club has helped them. Episode 49. of The Hart to Hart Podcast, available now everywhere podcasts are found.
22:21
November 16, 2020
Ep. 48 - Placerita Junior High w/Mr Turner.
This week on the Hart to Hart Podcast, Aaron has a discussion with his former Principal at Placerita Junior High, Mr John Turner. They talk about the unique challenges that junior high students face in this time, what his jr high and high school experience was like and how his own life experiences influence his interactions with students. Episode 48 of The Hart to Hart Podcast, availible on all podcast platforms. Follow us on instagram, @harttohartpodcast Want to be a guest? Fill out an application and we might get in touch with you: https://forms.gle/29oK4nfoPxSkVeEY8
27:56
November 9, 2020
Ep. 47 - Assistant Principals Pt. 2 w/ Mrs Huhn and Mr Kullen
On this week's episode of The Hart to Hart Podcast, we continue our conversation with Hart's Assistant Principals, specifically Mrs. Huhn and Mr Kullen. They discuss the return of performing arts and athletic groups, how their time in high school effects how they interact with students, and the morphing of their jobs during distance learning. Episode 47 of The Hart to Hart Podcast, available on all podcast platforms. Follow us on instagram, @harttohartpodcast Want to be a guest? Fill out an application and we might get in touch with you: https://forms.gle/29oK4nfoPxSkVeEY8
21:25
November 2, 2020
Ep. 46 - Assistant Principals Pt. 1 w/Mrs. Wilson and Mr. Powell
Two of Hart's Assistant Principals, Mr Powell and Mrs WIlson, join Aaron on episode 46 of The Hart to Hart Podcast. They discuss the challenges they faced when lockdown first hit, how students have bounced back from last semester, and the idea of finding a new normal. Ep 46 of the Hart to Hart Podcast, available now on all Podcast platforms. Follow us on instagram, @harttohartpodcast Want to be a guest? Fill out an application and we might get in touch with you: https://forms.gle/29oK4nfoPxSkVeEY8
13:49
October 25, 2020
Ep. 45 - Film Club w/ Zach Riley and Ben Cole
This week on the Hart to Hart Podcast, Aaron is joined by Zach Riley and Ben Cole, the President and Vice President of Hart's Film Club. They discuss their strategies to build engaging club meetings, their personal favorite films, and how the recent launch of Between the Scenes (The Film Club Film Club) is changing the dynamic of their group in quarantine. Episode 45 of the Hart to Hart podcast, available on all podcast platforms. Follow us on instagram, @harttohartpodcast Want to be a guest? Fill out an application and we might get in touch with you: https://forms.gle/29oK4nfoPxSkVeEY8
20:03
October 19, 2020
Ep. 44 - Show Choir in Quarantine w/Sara Anders and David Van Name
This week on the Hart to Hart Podcast, Aaron has a conversation with Show Choir Director Mrs. Sarah Anders and Technical Director David Van Name. Mrs. Anders goes into how Hart Show Choir has continued to perform via live streams during Covid-19 restrictions, and David explains how they are able to accomplish these livestreams behind the scenes. They also reminisce about past years in show choir, talk about David's background in the industry, and the process that goes into designing ridiculous stage props like a 20 foot see-saw or a 7 foot toilet. Episode 44 of the Hart to Hart Podcast, available on all podcast platforms. Want to watch Hart Show Choir's next performance? Tune in November 6 and 7th at twitch.tv/hartshowchoir Follow us on instagram, @hartshowchoir and @harttohartpodcast Want to be a guest? Fill out an application and we might get in touch with you: https://forms.gle/29oK4nfoPxSkVeEY8
35:01
October 12, 2020
Ep. 43 - Hart's Influence on My Career w/ Professor Fritz Costa
On this episode of The Hart to Hart Podcast, Aaron talks to Hart Alumni Professor Fritz Costa about the impact of Hart High School on his development and career. He talks about the hardship he experienced migrating to the United States at 14, how he fought through academic struggles to eventually have a successful Pharmaceutical Career as well as a becoming a Professor at COC, and how the Great Recession of 2008 gave him the opportunity to write his first book, The Lives of Lowbrow Artists, Vol. 1.  Episode 43 of The Hart to Hart podcast, available on all podcast platforms. Keep up with the latest on Professor Costa's book, The Lives of Lowbrow Artists Vol. 1 on instagram, @lowbrow_literati Follow us on instagram, @harttohartpodcast Want to be a guest? Fill out an application and we might get in touch with you: https://forms.gle/29oK4nfoPxSkVeEY8
30:33
October 6, 2020
Ep. 42 - The Smoke Signal w/ Marissa Soto and Nicole Felici
Nicole Felici and Marissa Soto, Co-Editors in Chief our school newspaper, The Smoke Signal, come on the show to discuss how they continue to function in quarantine, how students can get involved, and the pros and cons of adapting Hart Journalism to a Distance Learning format. Episode 42 of the Hart to Hart Podcast, available on all podcast platforms. Read the latest stories written by our journalism club at hartsmokesignal.com, and follow them on instagram @hartjournalism Follow us on instagram, @harttohartpodcast Want to be a guest? Fill out an application and we might get in touch with you: https://forms.gle/29oK4nfoPxSkVeEY8
12:11
September 28, 2020
Ep. 41 - ASB President and Vice President
Chris Stoker and Camille Dolphin, our recently elected ASB President and Vice President, join Aaron on this episode of The Hart to Hart Podcast. They discuss their motivation for running for office, how ASB has had to adjust in quarantine, and their outlook on the school year. The Hart to Hart Podcast, Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and anywhere else you get your podcasts. Follow us on instagram, @harttohartpodcast Want to be a guest? Fill out an application and we might get in touch with you: https://forms.gle/29oK4nfoPxSkVeEY8
15:34
September 21, 2020
Ep. 40 - Superintendent Mike Kuhlman
On this episode of the Hart to Hart Podcast, Superintendent Mike Kuhlman comes on the show to discuss the possible dates to return to in-person learning, the possibility of extra-curricular sports returning early, and the district's mental health resources. The Hart to Hart Podcast, available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and everywhere else podcasts are available. Follow us on instagram, @harttohartpodcast Want to be a guest? Fill out an application and we might get in touch with you: https://forms.gle/29oK4nfoPxSkVeEY8
17:24
September 14, 2020
Ep. 39 - Distance Learning as a Senior w/Ari Tilles
Ari Tilles, one of Hart's seniors who is involved in Hart TV and Show Choir, comes on the show to discuss his perspective on distance learning, the positives he's experienced in this wild time, and the importance of getting involved in high school while you still can.  The Hart to Hart Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and anywhere else podcasts are available. Follow The Hart to Hart Podcast on instagram, @harttohartpodcast If you would like to be a guest on the Hart to Hart Podcast, go to https://forms.gle/PkuK2e628XTvPbwx9 to fill out an application. 
14:08
September 8, 2020
Ep. 38 - Distance Learning as Freshmen w/Cody Copley
Freshman Cody Copley joins Aaron this week to discuss their experience as freshmen with distance learning, transitioning to a new school remotely, and staying positive.  Follow the Hart to Hart Podcast on instagram, @harttohartpodcast
17:51
August 31, 2020
Ep. 37 - The Sailboat Project w/Zoe Titus
On this week's episode of The Hart to Hart Podcast, Aaron has a conversation with Zoe Titus, Founder of the Sailboat Project. The Sailboat Project is a group created to provide the Hart District with solutions to the growing number of mental health issues in our community.  They discuss how the project got its name, specific steps they are taking, and how students can get involved.
14:07
August 24, 2020
Ep. 36 - Entrepreneurship as a Student w/Tyler Lasdon
This week, Aaron hosts Tyler Lasdon, Owner of M Entertainment Group and former Hart Student. They discuss the incredible story of how he grew his successful entertainment company while attending Hart, what he got involved in to further his own personal skills in the field, and the importance of a supportive team on this episode of The Hart To Hart Podcast.
19:18
August 17, 2020
Ep. 35 - The Handoff
In the first episode of The Hart to Hart Podcast for the 2020/2021 school year, Mr d'Autremont passes of hosting and producing responsibilities to freshman Aaron Quevedo. They discuss Aaron's past experiences with producing media content, the impact of instagram in quarantine, and the adjustments being made to begin the school year through distance learning.
20:25
August 11, 2020
Ep. 34 - Robotics Team
Anshal Jain comes on the show to discuss the Robotics Team at Hart and his passion for it.
12:04
March 2, 2020
Ep. 33 - The Tribe
The Tribe leaders, Max Gardette and Aly Kaneshiro come on the show to discuss student spirit and how they lead student sections at the games. Great episode for future Tribe leaders to listen to!!
10:59
February 10, 2020
Ep. 32 - Speech and Debate Club
Hart's Speech and Debate Club President, Crystal Salinas, comes on the show to share what her club is all about and what goes into making a great speech!
12:58
February 3, 2020
Ep. 31 - Superintendent
Superintendent-Elect, Mr. Mike Kuhlman comes on the show to share his vision for the Hart District and explain how to partner with our parents. This is one episode you don't want to miss!
18:48
January 28, 2020
Ep. 30 - Chess Club
Chess Club President, Lucas Enriquez, comes on the show to discuss his club and to share his experiences at Hart High School as a senior who transferred in a few years back.
12:09
January 21, 2020
Ep. 29 - Alumni
Recent Hart Graduate, Alex Schmidt, comes on the show to share his sage advice on what he wish he had known in high school. Check out this alumni episode!
15:18
January 13, 2020
Ep. 28 - Recap
Mr. d'Autremont recaps the fall semester 2019 at Hart and thanks our listeners for tuning in to the podcast. An overview of the newly release CDE's Dashboard report on how well Hart did from the CAASPP test last year as well!
14:52
December 13, 2019
Ep. 27 - Freshmen
After a week off, we finish up with our class talks with Freshmen Riley Koebel and Charlotte Curtis to examine what it is like being a ninth grader at Hart.
09:17
December 9, 2019
Ep. 26 - #SaugusStrong
In the first episode since the horrific event that occurred at Saugus High School on November 14, 2019, Dr. Aakash Ahuja, Board Certified Psychiatrist, comes on the show to discuss how we move forward from a tragedy such as this one and what we can do as a school and as parents to support our students.
31:52
November 21, 2019
Ep. 25 - WiSH
The WiSH Education Foundation Founder and President, Amy Daniels, former Hart parent, comes on the show to discuss what WiSH does and how it benefits our students and families at Hart and throughout the district.
21:13
November 8, 2019
Ep 24 - Sophomores
ASB Sophomore President Natalie Cervantes and Vice President Raven Calderon speak as to what is like not being Freshman any longer and what they do for Hart High School.
08:33
November 5, 2019
Ep 23 - Juniors
Junior Officers, Ava Kirchmann and Bri De La Maza talk about what goes on behind the scenes in ASB and how they plan to make this year a special one at Hart!
09:14
November 1, 2019
Ep. 22 - Seniors
Senior ASB President Ruby Burroughs and Vice President Natasha Tobler speak about their goals for the year, what makes Hart so special and gives interesting insights from the standpoint of a senior at Hart High School.
10:40
October 31, 2019
Ep. 21 - The Review
After 20 episodes of the inaugural season of The Hart to Hart Podcast, Mr. d'Autremont brings on a student from Hart High School who was critical of the show in his review. The two explore how to make the podcast better and how to add value to this excellent information platform.
18:34
October 23, 2019
Ep. 20 - WASC
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredits educational institutions and our very own Mrs. Paula Bae, WASC Coordinator for Hart, comes on the show to discuss what WASC is and how you can assist in this process!
09:37
October 18, 2019
Ep. 19 - Social Worker
Hart District Social Worker Ms. Elizabeth Orozco talks about her work with Placerita and Hart and how families can assist in this process. Many families are in need at our schools and Elizabeth does a wonderful job explaining how we are here to help!
17:01
October 15, 2019
Ep. 18 - School Resource Officer
Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputy, Javier Guzman, Hart's School Resource Officer (SRO) comes on the show to talk about school safety and what it takes to encourage open lines of communication with our students.
09:04
October 9, 2019
Ep. 17 - Disappointment
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Tracy Taris, a Hart parent, comes on the show to talk about how to deal with your child's disappointment. Topics ranging from getting cut from a sports team, not passing a test, bombing an audition, or going through relationship breakups, Ms. Taris shares wonderful tips on how to deal with failure in your teenager's life.
19:49
October 3, 2019
Ep. 16 - Placerita
Placerita Junior High School's Principal, Mr. John Turner, comes on the show to talk about steps to success on transition from the junior high to high school. Mr. Turner has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to both Placerita and Hart and he is a tremendous guest!
17:21
October 1, 2019
Ep. 15 - Title I
The much anticipated episode on School Site Councils, our Single Plan for Student Achievement and what Title I is all about has landed! Mr. Shane Nazarian, teacher at Hart and School Site Council Chairperson comes on the show to talk about how Title I funding assists Hart High School out.
13:24
September 26, 2019
Ep. 14 - Library
A new member of the Hart Staff, Ms. Cerstin Breslin, Librarian, talks about Hart's Library and the new and improved things that we are doing in it! Tune in for more information on what goes on in the school library.
11:13
September 24, 2019
Ep. 13 - English Learners
At Hart High School, we have a significant amount of English Learner (EL) students who attend our school. In this episode, EL Coordinator Christine Colton comes on the show to discuss who EL students are and what we are doing at Hart to work with this population of students.
12:55
September 19, 2019
Ep. 12 - Community
In our Community episode, Mr. Jim Backer, co-founder of the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation, speaks about how his foundation assists with Hart High School and other schools in our community.
15:48
September 17, 2019
Ep. 11 - Assistant Principals Pt. 2
In the second part of our Assistant Principal episodes, Ms. Huhn and Mr. Welch talk about their job details, bringing their experiences to Hart and other ways in which we can partner with parents to ensure student success!
17:39
September 11, 2019
Ep. 10 - Assistant Principals Pt. 1
Two of Hart's Assistant Principals, Mrs. Wilson and Mr. Powell, come on the show to talk about what their job entails, being new to Hart and how we can partner with parents to ensure student success!
17:56
September 9, 2019
Ep. 9 - District Office
Former Hart Principal, Dr. Collyn Nielsen, speaks about his current position at the District Office, Chief Administrative Officer and what he does on a day to day basis. Discussion about the new construction at Hart High School as well as fond memories he has of our outstanding school!
17:41
September 6, 2019
Ep. 8 - Instructional Coach
On this episode, Instructional Coach Ms. Laura Graves, talks about her various roles on campus. As Advanced Placement (AP) Literature Teacher, English Department Chair and student newspaper advisor, she has a wealth of knowledge to share on the show!
15:26
September 4, 2019
Ep. 7 - Wellness
Want to learn how to partner with Hart to maintain the mental health of your child? On today's show Wellness Coordinator for Hart, Mr. Zach Koebel, AP Psychology teacher as well, talks about what we are doing at Hart to promote wellness and mental health. You don't want to miss this one!
20:47
August 29, 2019
Ep. 6 - Performing Groups
Hart Dance Coach Kat Leist comes on the show to talk about the dance team at Hart and why performing groups lead to student success.
15:47
August 27, 2019
Ep. 5 - Athletics
Mr. Keith Matkin, Special Education Teacher and Head Track and Field coach, comes on the show to discuss Fall Athletics at Hart as well as Special Education.
22:09
August 22, 2019
Ep. 4 - Counseling
One of Hart's Counselors comes to discuss graduation requirements, classes at Hart and how students can be successful.
18:40
August 20, 2019
Ep. 3 - HPO
Hart Parent Organization President Erika Bird talks about how parents can get more involved.
17:00
August 16, 2019
Ep. 2 - ASB
Hart's Associated Student Body (ASB) Executive Board talks about the start of school.
15:34
August 14, 2019
Ep. 1 - The Introduction
Introduction to the Podcast and information about Hart High School.
15:53
August 12, 2019