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

Last year we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of El Molino and said goodbye to a school leader whose dedication and commitment to the students, faculty, staff, and community of El Molino were unwavering, Ms. Doria Trombetta. Having the good fortune of three years of Ms. Trombetta’s mentorship has afforded me the understanding and ability to guide El Molino into these next 50 years...

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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.

Graduation Day 6/4
This years seniors graduation ceremony will be on June 4 at 6:30pm
Day on the Green 5/28
Day on the Green will take place on May 28 at 12:00pm
Senior Awards Night 5/21
Senior awards night is at 6:30 on May 21

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

May 22, 2015

Directing Change Awards

On Tuesday, May 19th Digital Filmmaking students Cade Van Stone and Forest Murnane visited the State Capital as regional winners for the Directing Change PSA competition. Directing Change is a program that challenges High School and College students to produce PSAs raising awareness of mental health issues. Forest and Cade won first place in their region which consisted of 6 Northern California counties. The winners visited with state legislators and were treated to a red-carpet award ceremony at the Crest Theater in downtown Sacramento.

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May 19, 2015

Four El Molino athletes chosen All-Empire

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat honored four El Molino athletes as 2015 All-Empire Athletes of the Year. All-Empire athletes are Kayla Allen, volleyball, basketball, softball, and Tony Gemini, wrestling, football and track.  All-Empire scholar athletes are Jocelyn Santibanez, softball, swimming and soccer, and Brady Lane, cross country and track.

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May 19, 2015

Varsity baseball Lions score 9-1 romp over Analy Tigers

At press time, El Molino was in third place in the Sonoma County League standings after a 9-1 romp over Analy. The Lions will have a big say in who is crowned league champion when they close out the regular season schedule with a game against Sonoma Valley (May 15, Arnold Field, 7 p.m.).

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