Windsor grad Tracy wins Bouverie scholarship

Recent Windsor High School graduate Nick Tracy was named the 2012 winner of David Bouverie Scholarship at the Bouverie Preserve last week. The $1,500 scholarship was established in memory of Phyllis Ellman who is called the “founding mother” of the Bouverie Preserve Environmental Education Program. The scholarship fund provides academic scholarships [...]

By | June 8th, 2012|1 Comment

Windsor High’s Vineyard Academy honored with SSU award

Windsor High School has been awarded the Sonoma State University School of Education Jack London Secondary Education Award for their Vineyard Academy. Teachers honored include: Marie Ganister, Bernard Kaufman, Jonathan Weller and Louis Ganzler. Students in the program compete in the Chefs of Tomorrow competition, create menus for visiting dignitaries, design wedding [...]

By | May 3rd, 2012|2 Comments

Loads of live music at Analy’s Fall Fest

UPDATE: A keen reader noticed that I listed an incorrect web site for the Analy music boosters. The corrected address is shown below. Thanks, Jim. _____ Looking for some good music to enjoy this weekend? Upcoming is two days of live music from student musicians from Sonoma and Marin counties [...]

By | October 19th, 2011|1 Comment

Three seniors grab National Merit awards

Three Sonoma County students have received National Merit scholarships. To read about them, click here http://bit.ly/otYYOW Thirteen students who were in the class of 2011 were named semi-finalists. To read about them, click here http://bit.ly/qYAZIn

By | July 15th, 2011|2 Comments

Piner students chefs honored

Just in time for lunch, check out the award-winning menu prepared by 17 Piner High School culinary arts students who took home the top prize at the “Chefs of Tomorrow” competition at Vintner’s Inn on April 7. Lamb loin with cocoa nib crust, mint chimichurri and a forget-me-not flower Chili [...]

By | April 12th, 2011|3 Comments

Windsor High sending 4 to state debate tourney

Winsor High School has qualified four students to compete in the high school debate competition April 15-17 in San Diego. Jason Fauss and Jonathan Jeffrey posted the league’s best record. The WHS team won first place sweepstakes in parliamentary and public forum debate. The competition, held at James Logan High [...]

By | March 15th, 2011|0 Comments

‘Those kids are going to be forever changed’

Something unique came from many of the interviews yesterday with people affected by Otter Vilagomez’s leap from the Golden Gate Bridge Thursday. Vilagomez lived and reportedly made it to shore largely on his own strength. Many of the folks that I talked to spoke at length about the humanities core [...]

By | March 11th, 2011|0 Comments

UPDATED: Windsor finishes 2nd in debate tourney

UPDATE: New news from Windsor. Just got a note from Coach St. Amant, who informs ExtraCredit that senior team captains Jakob Christensen and Amy Jeffrey qualified for the California State Finals April 15-17 in San Diego. The pair earned their spot by posting a 4-0 record last weekend at a qualifying tournament held [...]

By | January 24th, 2011|0 Comments

UPDATED: O’Connell to visit Windsor High today

UPDATE: Windsor High Principal Marc Elin just sent these photos over from today's luncheon with State Schools Superintendent Jack O'Connell. Check them out. ______ Outgoing state superintendent of schools Jack O’Connell will visit Windsor High School this afternoon and take a tour of some of the school’s career technical facilities, [...]

By | October 20th, 2010|0 Comments

Six local debaters headed to state tourney

UPDATE: Spelling corrected below. Thanks. ___________ Six Sonoma County high school debaters have advanced to the upcoming state championship debate and speech tournament after scoring well at the qualifying tournaments last weekend across the East Bay. From Analy High School, Gordon Allen secured a spot in Lincoln Douglas debate; Nate [...]

By | March 17th, 2010|1 Comment