Matt Dunkle named incoming principal at El Molino

El Molino High School vice principal Matt Dunkle has been named principal of the Forestville school beginning July 1. Dunkle replaces Doria Trombetta, the Lions’ longtime leader who announced her retirement in January. Dunkle has been vice principal at El Molino since 2011 before which he was an independent education [...]

By | April 15th, 2014|0 Comments

Lynn Woolsey donates Congressional papers to SSU

Lynn Woolsey has donated her legislative papers to Sonoma State University. Woolsey, a Democrat from Petaluma, retired this year after serving two decades in the House of Representatives. She has handed over 97 boxes of legislative papers, including introduced bills, speeches, awards, manuscripts, and visual media, according to the school. [...]

By | December 27th, 2013|0 Comments

SSU Model UN hosting international films screenings

UPDATE: There is no fee, but donations will be accepted. ______________________ Sonoma State University’s Model UN and UN Association will host a film festival this weekend on campus. On Friday and Saturday, films will be screened in Warren Auditorium (Ives 101). Shows begin at 5 p.m. and there will be [...]

By | October 10th, 2013|0 Comments

Santa Rosa’s concussion testing under way

Sonoma County’s largest school district has started doing baseline concussion testing for its student athletes, Santa Rosa City Schools board president Bill Carle said at Wednesday night’s school board meeting. More than 300 athletes were given the computer-based test last week, he said. The goal remains to test every student [...]

By | September 12th, 2013|0 Comments

Sheila Garvey takes over today at McNear

Sheila Garvey has been named principal at McNear Elementary School in Petaluma, according to officials with the Petaluma City Schools district. Garvey begins her new post today. Last year Garvey was an administrative intern at Mary Collins at Cherry Valley, a kindergarten through eighth grade campus. Prior to that, she [...]

By | July 1st, 2013|0 Comments

UPDATED: Local programs, educators honored with ‘Jack London Awards’

UPDATE: Piner-Olivet School District Superintendent Jennie Snyder sent this photo of student and staff of Northwest Prep receiving the award Wednesday night. ____ The Sonoma State School of Education will honor a slew of education programs and teachers for outstanding innovation at a ceremony on campus tonight. The Jack London [...]

By | May 2nd, 2013|0 Comments

College career fair at SSU Tuesday

Sonoma State University is holding the annual college fair  for prospective students and their parents on Tuesday, May 7. The Western Association of College Admission Counseling is the main host of the event. Representatives from more than 150 colleges, universities, technical and specialty schools, military academies and programs will be [...]

By | May 2nd, 2013|0 Comments

SSU picks up awards at Model U.N. event in NYC

[imagebrowser id=18] A delegation from Sonoma State University picked up “distinguished delegation” awards at the annual National Model United Nations in New York City last week. The team was split up into two countries – representing Serbia and Ukraine – and met with ambassadors from both countries. The teams spent [...]

By | March 29th, 2013|0 Comments

REMINDER: SSU offering low cost health exams through April 20

REMINDER: Sonoma State University will again offer low-cost physical exams this spring. The exams cost $20 and include blood pressure check, urinalysis and hematocrit for anemia. Pap smears cost $35, cholesterol check is $15, hearing tests are free and a DMV physical exam is $65. The exams can be utilized [...]

By | March 26th, 2013|0 Comments

Tech High dominates county science fair

A record number of schools participated in the annual Sonoma County Science Fair Feb. 23, with six entries earning top marks. Of the more than 120 middle and high school students who participated, a total of 44 students earned blue ribbons in the contest, thereby securing a spot at the [...]

By | March 4th, 2013|0 Comments