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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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  • Athletics- Summer Workout Schedule

    Almost all of our sports programs maintain a summer schedule and it is an important time for athletes to train for their upcoming seasons. At the link you will find more information and the schedule of the summer workouts for our teams. Click here for more information.

  • Summer Mini Camps

    El Molino High School is pleased to offer our one day Summer Mini Camp series once again. Click here for more information.
    Click here for the Registration Form

  • Free Sports Physicals

    Free Sports Physicals at El Molino on Wednesday August 5th.  Contact Mike Roan at for an appointment.  All athletes will need to bring a sports packet to this physical and will need to have a completed packet submitted to the office in order to begin participation

  • Summer School 2015 Schedule and Application

    Click here to see schelule and application

  • 2015-2016 Curriculum Guide

    Click here to download

  • 8th Grade Parent Night Presentation

    Click here to view

  • 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

  • After School Tutoring

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

  • Yearbook Sales

    Get your yearbook now before prices go up! Click here to order your Yearbook

  • 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

June 14, 2015

Thanks for the memories

Sonoma West honors graduating senior athletes Lani Gaspar, Tony Gemini, Jeremy Pearson, Brady Lane, Eddie Taylor, Steven Mori, Montag Genser, Brett Franceschi, Elijah Larsen-Yskamp, and Eric Grajeda.
Read the full article on the Sonoma West website

June 13, 2015

El Molino class of 2015 hallmark class for new principal

The 2015 class of graduates at El Molino High School in Forestville enjoyed perfect weather and a nearly glitch-free ceremony, last Thursday evening. Parents of the 128 graduating students were joined by more than a thousand other family members, friends and teachers under blue skies to watch the high school seniors move on to the next phase of their lives.

Read the full article on the Sonoma West website.

June 13, 2015

El Molino students win Farm Bureau scholarships

El Molino grads Ashley Corbett, class of 2013, and Dakota Kantala, Class of 2011, are winners of college scholarships from the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County.

Read the full article on the Sonoma County Farm Bureau website

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