Montgomery’s Sackett takes top prize at Poetry Out Loud

[imagebrowser id=40] Montgomery High School's Kaitlyn Sackett took home the top prize in the county's Poetry Out Loud contest Sunday, earning a spot in the state contest next month. Sackett will represent Sonoma County at the state competition in Sacramento March 23 and 24. Rancho Cotate's Veronica Spalding, a senior, [...]

By | February 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Elsie’s ag program gets new PlasmaCAM

Elsie Allen High School has a new PlasmaCAM computer-automated cutting system thanks to a slew of donations from the community. American AgCredit gave the final $10,000 to allow school officials to buy the $20,000 piece of equipment, according to Elsie ag treacher, Grant Ermis. Other donors include: Willie Tamayo, Gail [...]

By | February 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Organizers: Schools Plus’s ‘Night’ earns record funds for arts, sports

“A Night Under the Lights,” the annual gala fundraiser hosted by Schools Plus, pulled in $130,000 to benefit athletics, arts and drama programs in Santa Rosa City Schools’ middle and high school campuses, organizers say. The Oct. 19 fete featured dance performances by students from Santa Rosa and Maria Carrillo [...]

By | November 8th, 2013|1 Comment

Elsie celebrates dedication of its farmworker mural

 [imagebrowser id=30] Elsie Allen High School officially dedicated its mammoth farmworker mural Friday night with a community celebration and remembrances from people immortalized in the piece. The fete also included artists - most of them students - who worked on the piece over the course of seven years under the [...]

By | October 8th, 2013|0 Comments

Elsie Allen hosting University Center shadow opportunities

Elsie Allen High School is now offering student shadow opportunities for the award-winning University Center program on campus

By | September 6th, 2013|0 Comments

Area schools reaching out to Elsie in time of loss

Elsie Allen High School teacher and football coach Patrick Troya died suddenly Tuesday

By | September 5th, 2013|0 Comments

SRCS trustees assigned graduation posts

Ceremony assignments are set to be formalized tonight for the string of Santa Rosa City Schools graduation festivities. For those interested, here is the lineup of which trustees will preside over which events. All graduations are on May 31 except for Mesa which is on May 30: Elsie Allen and Midrose, [...]

By | April 24th, 2013|0 Comments

Joint choral performance by SR City Schools a hit

[imagebrowser id=12] The choral programs from all five Santa Rosa City Schools high schools came together on one stage last Friday for the annual William Barclay Memorial Scholarship Concert. Typically held at Santa Rosa High, this concert was staged at Sonoma State University’s Weill Hall. Superintendent Socorro Shiels on Wednesday night [...]

By | February 27th, 2013|0 Comments

Montgomery’s Petersen wins top Poetry Out Loud prize

 Nelly Gudino Kennedy Petersen   Kennedy Petersen of Montgomery High School was the top vote getter in the Sonoma County Poetry Out Loud contest held this week. With the win, Petersen heads to the state competition in Sacramento Marcy 24-25. If she prevails there, Washington, D.C. is next April [...]

By | February 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Elsie’s Garcia, Vargas are co-students of the month

Elsie Allen High School’s Cristina Garcia and Alexis Vargas are both Santa Rosa City Schools students of the month for February. Garcia, a junior, and Vargas, a senior, are both cheerleaders for the Lobos. Garcia is described as an amazing personality who is a loving friend and daughter. Vargas is [...]

By | February 13th, 2013|0 Comments