School of Scholars and Champions    •   Respectful and Compassionate People    •    Responsible and Ethical Citizens    •    Resourceful and Articulate Students

Welcome to El Molino High School

A message from Principal Matt Dunkle

The 2014-2015 school year was a great year at El Molino High School, full of students demonstrating their many interests and talents. As we embark on this school year and witness the fiftieth graduating class from El Molino High School, the class of 2016, we are confident that 2015-2016 will be exceptional as well....

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Upcoming Events

It takes a village... Get involved and come support the creativity and talent of our students. Volunteer, participate, tell a friend.

Girls’ Basketball Game
Girls' Basketball vs Rincon Valley - Nov. 24th 6/7:30p
Girls’ Basketball Game
Girls' Basketball in Alumni Game - Nov. 27th 5:30p
Boys’ Basketball Game
Boys' Basketball in Alumni Game - Nov. 27th 7:30p

We Are El Molino

We are the faces of the future. From over 60 square miles extending from Sebastopol to Fort Ross, from Santa Rosa to the Pacific Ocean we come together to learn, to share our dreams and make new friends.

El Molino High School is a 41-acre college-like campus renowned for its diversity, student friendly atmosphere, integrated athletics programs and rigorous approach to academics.

21st Century

The future will ask our kids to be nimble,
curious, flexible, adaptive and smart. How
do we prepare this generation for success?

Hands-On Learning

Help our students focus, analyze, define, evaluate, explain and solve problems.

Advanced AP Classes

Teach effective speaking, writing, reading, and technological skills vital to 21st Century communication.

Career Focused

Develop creative thinkers who possess curiosity and imagination to innovate in the workplace.

Involved Community

Foster collaboration skills, such as goal-setting, decision-making, and resolution of conflicts to achieve common goals.

El Molino News
50 years of education continues

November 25, 2015

El Molino alum Skip Cassady remains a dedicated Lion

Skip ​Cassady, 51, is an integral part of El Molino High School’s sports family. ​A 1983 El Molino alum, ​he ​is the junior varsity football public- address announcer and the varsity squad’s sideline spotter. He keeps the scorebook for El Molino’s boys basketball teams and is the announcer for the Lions’ varsity baseball team. When the Lions play away from their Forestville campus, Cassady either drives from his Guerneville home or rides the bus with the players.

November 17, 2015

Press Democrat letter to the editor- Music In Schools

EDITOR: I wanted to thank the team at The Press Democrat for running the story about the music program in west county schools (“A musical revival,” Tuesday).

Music and the arts are vital to a well-rounded education, and one couldn’t ask for a better teacher. I’ve worked with Sadie Sonntag, and she really does have an energy, presence and commitment that inspires you to give it your all.


Rohnert Park

November 11, 2015

Safe School program joins El Molino and Analy to create positive climate

For the first time, Safe School Ambassadors had a joint training with Analy and El Molino students last Thursday and Friday, Oct. 29 and 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts. In the past, the schools have done the trainings separately.

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