Hidden Valley parents trying to honor Kronick

Parents  from Hidden Valley Satellite have launched an effort to raise money to purchase benches in honor longtime Hawks teacher Sandy Kronick. Kronick died after suffering a heart attack in 2012 just one week after his retirement. The main bench is slated to overlook the playground on the Parker Hill [...]

By | January 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Which school has the best attendance rate? The worst? (And why it matters)

Santa Rosa City Schools has released its annual attendance rates for 2011-12, tallied by school. Here is are the average rates of absenteeism (ranked highest to lowest) on each campus: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Brook Hill, 5 percent Steele Lane, 4.94 percent Doyle Park, 4.71 percent Monroe, 4.57 percent Lincoln, 4.24 percent [...]

By | November 14th, 2012|3 Comments

Doyle Park’s Karla Ayala is student of the month

Doyle Park Elementary School sixth grader Karla Ayala is Santa Rosa City Schools student of the month for May. Ayala is described by Doyle Park staff as an “excellent, motivated student.” “Karla is the epitome of a life-long learner,” the staff wrote in endorsement of Ayala’s being honored. “She is [...]

By | May 9th, 2012|0 Comments

UPDATED: How did the first day of kindergarten go?

UPDATE: Here is a link to some photos from the first day of school: http://bit.ly/nBjE4N ___ Press Democrat photographer John Burgess and I spent the morning of the first day of school in Santa Rosa City Schools at Doyle Park Elementary Tuesday. A good chunk of that time was spent in [...]

By | August 17th, 2011|3 Comments

Trustee Gonzalez: ‘This is the process’

After more than two hours of emotional public debate about the future of the rapidly growing Santa Rosa Charter School for the Arts, school board member Laura Gonzalez wanted to make something perfectly clear – no decisions have been made. Some parents, both at last night’s public forum at the [...]

By | February 3rd, 2011|0 Comments

UPDATED: Arts charter forum Wednesday night

UPDATE: A letter to the editor in today's Press Democrat serves as a reminder of the two upcoming public forums scheduled to discuss the future of Santa Rosa Charter School for the Arts and Doyle Park Elementary School. The dates and times of the upcoming meetings are listed below. To [...]

By | February 1st, 2011|0 Comments

Erick Tinajero is elementary student of the month

Erick Tinajero of Doyle Park is Santa Rosa City Schools elementary school student of the month. Tinajero, a sixth grader at Doyle Park, was described as an extremely responsible and talented student who delights in new things and remains interested in, and fascinated by, all that he does.  The staff [...]

By | November 24th, 2009|0 Comments