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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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  • We Are El Molino

    Find out what makes El Molino an outstanding school. “We Are El Molino” is a short documentary video told from student’s and parent’s perspectives. We Are El Molino Video

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  • Activity Bus

    El Molino Activity Bus Begins Monday August 25, 2014. The bus will leave El Molino at 5:45 pm and will make stops in Guerneville and Monte Rio.Please contact the El Molino main office for additional information (707-824-6550).

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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

July 24, 2015

Recent Graduate Profiled in Press Democrat

Three years ago, Jocelyne Santibañez, as a first-generation American and incoming high school sophomore, would not have considered herself a leader.

But now, she says she very much feels like one. That’s after she overcame her fears of being in front of big crowds to be a rally commissioner at El Molino High School, traveled to Mexico to help a small village repair its soccer fields, and earned a scholarship to attend Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania in the fall. That step will make her the first in her family to attend a four-year college.

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July 24, 2015

Sonoma West publishes El Molino Honor Roll

Sonoma West has published the names of El Molino High School students who made the spring 2014-2015 Honor Roll by earning a grade point average of at least 3.0. Some students who have earned a place on the El Molino Honor Roll are not included pursuant to Education Code 49073 Release of Pupil Directory Information allowing directory information to remain private.

Each of the students earning recognition on the Honor Roll has achieved scholastic distinction and should be commended for the effort and diligence that led to academic success.

Together we are El Molino!

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July 24, 2015

El Mo grads win All-American swim honors

Christine Lewis and Megan Warren, El Molino Class of 2013, have received All-American honors as members of the Santa Rosa Junior College swim team.

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