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Welcome to El Molino High School

A message from Principal Matt Dunkle

Welcome to a new school year! El Molino High School continues to be a school where all students are safe and supported. We believe that all students are entitled to an education that provides them with the ability to graduate college and career ready and to participate in a variety of post-secondary opportunities of their own choosing. To ensure that each student can learn in an engaging and empowering environment, it is essential that the campus be a safe learning environment for all students. I firmly believe that our teachers and staff are committed to providing all students the necessary education essential for success after high school in a safe, supportive, engaging, and empowering school.

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COVID-19 and Distance Learning Update! 

Hello, Lions!

I hope you and your families are safe and healthy.  This is a challenging time for us all.  Please know that we are here to support and assist you as we work together to get through this very trying time.
We miss you all a great deal.  Walking around campus and not having the opportunity to see and talk with each of you throughout the day is lonely and frustrating.  Although we are not on campus together, we are together in spirit and through constant communication.  Not only will you be engaged with your teachers each day and, to maintain our El Molino family, we will also be checking-in with some of you each day until we are reunited.
I know this is especially hard for our Seniors.  We empathize with you and are working to come up with ways to help make this a positive end to, not only your Senior year, but your time as an El Molino Lion!  Each member of the El Molino staff is endeavoring to generate ideas to do this.  We, like always, are open to your suggestions.  Please share your ideas with Jeno, Alfonso, and Catherine.  They will take these to their Leadership class meetings which will be held virtually each Monday.   El Mo, You know!
Please click here for a copy of the El Molino Distance Learning Schedule for Spring 2020.  Be flexible because, as we know, things are changing rapidly.  We will be in constant communication about any changes that occur.  It is imperative that you check your school email and Google Classrooms daily.  Also, watch the El Molino Instagram and Facebook posts for additional information.
We truly miss each of you!  I wish were all together on campus.  In the meantime, please be safe and do your best to stay healthy – follow social distancing, hand washing, and other health and safety protocols.  When we do come together, I want us ALL to be present!  And, I am confident we will because Together, We are El Molino!
  • Click here for a Parent/Home Learning Guide form our superintendent.
  • Click here for a letter from our superintendent and here for the Spanish version.
    Please also visit our Facebook and Instagram page for constant updates.

For families who do not have internet connection there are a few options.

  1. Many cable companies are offering free or reduced-fee internet access. Some are waving installation fees and/or providing free equipment.  They are also prioritizing K-12 families installation.
  2. Additional Information about these programs can be found HERE or below:

El Molino Bulletin, May 29, 2020


Check out the latest issue of Lions Lines here.

Please visit our Senior page (found at the top of the website) for important, updated info for your soon to be grad!

    • Cap and Gown- Start thinking about ordering your cap and gown. Visit for their latest deals. Take a look now because prices go up soon!
    • Senior Page- If you would like to honor you Senior buy purchasing a Senior Page in the yearbook, please contact Ms. Sophie Dassonville, [email protected]

Order your yearbook today!! Check out fo your 2019-2020 yearbook!

Get the latest updates on our school, students, staff and great accomplishments of our 2019-2020 year so far!



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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.

Parent News

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August 6, 2019

Important Update – 2019-2020 Bus Route and Bus Pass Information

Click here for an important update regarding bus route and bus pass information for the 2019-2020 school year.

February 7, 2019

Parent Support Meetings

Parenting Can Be Tough, But You Are Not Alone! El Molino High School in partnership with Thunder Proactive Consultation will be hosting parent evening meetings. Join us in the El Molino High School Library to explore issues as they pertain to your student, such as boundaries, communication, skill building, self care, and adolescent substance use.

Our next parent meetings will be on March 28, and May 30 at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please join us, and together, we can be proactive.

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October 5, 2018

Information from the California Depart of Health

For information from the California Department of Health about vaping and your child, please click this link:

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