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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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    • Summer School will be at Laguna High School Monday, June 13 through July 21st.

      Summer School is designed for students who need to make-up lost credits.  Students attending Summer School will need to report to Laguna High School at 7:30 am on the first day of school.

    • Diplomas for 2016 Graduates will be available June 20th – June 24th and starting August 1st  Monday – Friday from 7:00 – 3:30pm:

      Graduates or a parent/guardian MUST stop by our Registrar Ms Bloom’s office to pick up and sign for receipt of the diploma.  Diplomas will not be mailed home. If the student is over 18, parent/guardians must bring a signed letter from the graduate giving permission to pick-up.

    • Student email address patterns have changed for continuing students:

      The new STUDENT email address will be: First initial + the first four letters of last name + last 3 digits of your permanent ID (not student #) For example if your name is Mary Smith and your permanent ID is 1920003456, your new email address will be:  Your password did not change. If you set up an email previously in Aeries, it will no longer work. Your new email will be your login for the aeries portal. As it turns out we have to make a change in order to get all the new emails working in Aeries. We will be working on this over the summer. If you need immediate access to Aeries, please e-mail and we will set your email up ASAP.

    • Registration and Course Request information is now available online Chick here to view info

    • 2016-2017 Curriculum Planning Guide is now available

      Click Here to download

    • Eighth Grade Registration:

      If you are unable to attend a registration session or have any questions about the registration process, please call 824-6575. Information about registration can also be found here-Eighth Grade Registration letter

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    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

  • After School Tutoring

    Academic Tutoring is now available after school. Click for more info

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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

June 24, 2016

El Molino alumnus chosen to be Healdsburg’s new fire chief over 47 applicants

Jason Boaz was sworn in as Healdsburg’s new fire chief June 6 at the City Council meeting. He was selected after a nationwide search and rigorous process to fill the position. A Sonoma County native, he graduated from El Molino High School and attended Santa Rosa Junior College, then UC Santa Barbara.

Link to Press Democrat article


June 22, 2016

Class of 2016 College Accceptances!


El Molino High School is proud to announce that its 136 graduating seniors were accepted to 65 colleges and universities in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Many schools accepted multiple Lions, led by Humboldt State which accepted 14 and Chico State and Sonoma State which welcomed 12 each. At the junior college level, Santa Rosa Junior College accepted 54 Lions.

Colleges accepting El Molino’s graduating seniors are:

Arizona: Arizona State, University of Arizona.

California: Cabrillo College, Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal State East Bay, Chico State, CSU Channel Islands, CSU Fullerton, CSU Monterey Bay, CSU Stanislaus, Fresno State, Humboldt State, Monterey Peninsula College, Sacramento State, San Diego State, San Francisco State, San Jose State, Santa Clara University, Santa Rosa Junior College, Sonoma State, St. Mary’s College, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Los Angeles, UC Merced, UC Riverside, UC San Diego, UC San Francisco, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz, University of San Diego, University of San Francisco, University of the Pacific.

Colorado: Colorado State, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Denver.

District of Columbia: Georgetown University.

Hawaii: Hawaii Pacific University, University of Hawaii.

Idaho: Boise State, University of Idaho.

Illinois: University of Chicago.

Indiana: Purdue University.

Massachusetts: Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Michigan: Michigan State.

Montana: Montana State, University of Montana.

Nevada: University of Nevada Reno.

New Mexico: University of New Mexico.

New York: Parson’s College

Oregon: Oregon State, Portland State, University of Oregon, University of Portland, Willamette University.

Pennsylvania: Penn State.

South Carolina: Clemson University

Tennessee: Belmont University.

Utah: Neumont University.

Washington: Seattle University, University of Puget Sound, University of

Washington, Western Washington University.

June 22, 2016

​Farm Bureau Foundation Awards ​$16,000 in scholarships to five El Molino High School graduates

Congratulations to the five El Molino graduates recently awarded scholarships by the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County. The foundation honored more El Molino graduates than any other Sonoma County high school except Petaluma High School.

From the Class of 2016: Julia Almind, Jake Dutton, Jordan Dutton

From the Class of 2015: Amanda Raffety.

From the Class of 2011: Dakota Kantala.

Julia Almind, 18, daughter of Chris and Melony Almind of Jenner. Almind recently graduated with the Class of 2016, she plans to study agriculture business at Santa Rosa Junior College.

Jake Dutton, 18, son of Steve and Theresa Dutton of Sebastopol also recently graduated with the Class of 2016. In the fall, he is attending Cuesta College majoring in Viticulture. He plans to eventually transfer to Cal Poly, SLO. He hopes to return to Sonoma County to manage his family’s vineyards.

Jordan Dutton, 18, is the daughter of Steve and Theresa Dutton of Dutton Ranch in Sebastopol. She recently graduated with the Class of 2016 and plans to attend University of California, Davis this fall. She will be pursuing a degree in Agriculture Business.

Amanda Raffety, 18, is the daughter of Douglas and Lisa Raffety of Forestville. She graduated from El Molino in 2015. Currently she attends Santa Rosa Junior College and is studying veterinary medicine.

Dakota Kantala, 23, daughter of Keith and Jackie Kantala graduated from El Molino in 2011. After High School she attended Santa Rosa Junior College before transferring to California State University, Chico. She plans to major in Animal Science in the fall.


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