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Sonoma Valley High School Hall of Famers announced  Sonoma Index-Tribune

What do a country and western singer, a Top Gun pilot and a newspaper publisher have in common? Alumni in these careers are among Sonoma Valley High ...



Youth theater founder Suzanne Duran dies at 66  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Suzanne Coleman Duran, the founder of Broadway Bound Kids in Sonoma, died on May 19. She was 66. Duran had been suffering from leukemia for the past ...



UPDATED: Sonoma student arrested for gun threat to high school  Sonoma Index-Tribune

A Sonoma Valley High School student's threatening social media post has led to the arrest of the student and an unsettling few days for students and families in ...



Memorial Day in Sonoma – Sonoma Sun | Sonoma, CA  Sonoma Valley Sun

For the 61st time, Sonoma Valley Joint Memorial Day Observance will be held in Sonoma, a patriotic ceremony with moments of somber reflection and uplifting ...



REPORT: Many Sonoma high school graduates unprepared for college, careers  Sonoma Index-Tribune

While Sonoma Valley High School has a high graduation rate, the number of graduates who are adequately prepared for college and careers has fallen and ...



Inside a Sonoma Valley High School senior project: Lizza Moore  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School student Lizza Moore is building a radio telescope for her senior project. Her passion for the project, she says, was largely inspired ...



Mr. Dragon event causes controversy at Sonoma Valley High School  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The debate over the name of an annual high school event pitted traditionalists against those more concerned with inclusivity. Mr. Dragon, a talent show spoof of ...



Public meeting on Sonoma Valley High School field project on Jan. 28  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The Sonoma Valley Unified School District (SVUSD) will be updating the fields at Sonoma Valley High School. The district has determined that an Environmental ...



Sonoma Valley student arrested for Snapchat threat  Sonoma Index-Tribune

A Sonoma Valley High School student's threatening social media post has led to the arrest of the student and an unsettling day for students and families in the ...



Sonoma Valley High School Grad Night tickets on sale  Sonoma Index-Tribune

SVHS aims for 100 percent participation in all-night event.



Sonoma Valley High hosts student art show  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Nearly 200 Sonoma Valley High School students will be participating in the school's upcoming second annual spring show of 3D, industrial, photography and ...



Meet the Sonoma Valley High School Homecoming Court!  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Daniel Gallo and Madison Schiffman. Madison Schiffman was born and raised in Sonoma, by Buck and Emily Schiffman. Madison has played on the soccer ...



U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Sonoma Valley High Makes List  Sonoma Valley, CA Patch

Sonoma Valley High Makes Elite U.S. News List - Sonoma Valley, CA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how ...



Sonoma Valley High School crab feed nears  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Each year more than 500 families, staff, alumni and community supporters crowd the Sonoma Valley Veterans Memorial Building in support of the clubs, ...



Sonoma Valley High School crowns its 2018 Homecoming King and Queen  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School crowned its 2018 Homecoming King and Queen at halftime of the varsity Dragons' Oct. 12 loss to Petaluma High School (see ...



Sonoma school community mourns the passing of Linda Dillon  Sonoma Index-Tribune

*Service* for former longtime Sonoma Valley High teacher will take place on Feb. 16.



Sonoma Valley High School dance showcase on April 5 and 6  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The Sonoma Valley High School Dance Showcase is at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6 in Golton Hall on the SVHS campus. Tickets are $5 and ...



PHOTOS: Sonoma Valley High School student art on display  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Nearly 200 Sonoma Valley High School students participated in the school's second annual spring show offering an array of artistic statements in a variety of ...



Spate of fights break out involving girls at Sonoma Valley High School  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Numerous fights have broken out at Sonoma Valley High School in recent days, all of them involving girls, and officials said they do not know the reasons but are ...



Inside Sonoma Valley High School's Dragon Haven  Sonoma Index-Tribune

In need of a relaxing, therapeutic setting? The Dragon Haven at Sonoma Valley High is a perfect spot on campus for students to unwind and care for their mental ...



Sonoma Valley High school welcomes new water fill station  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School has its first water fill station on campus, thanks to the SVHS Boosters Club. The new Elkay water dispenser is located on the north ...



Inside Sonoma Valley High's Mr. Dragon event  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School's annual Mr. Dragon competition, a parody of beauty pageants, took place in Golton Hall on March 7. Among the events that seven ...



Sonoma Valley High School back-to-school registration begins Aug. 13  Sonoma Index-Tribune

All good things must come to an end and ready or not, it's that time of year again, so to all current and incoming Sonoma Valley High School students: ...



Sonoma Valley High's new athletic fields will need an EIR  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The Sonoma Valley school district is asking for public input on the first stage of a required EIR, until Feb. 15.



Sonoma Valley High crowns prom king and queen  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School held its prom on Saturday, April 13. The Prom Court winners were seniors Sebastian Lopez and Fatima Guiterrez.



Sonoma Valley High launches Student Advisory Committee  Sonoma Index-Tribune

As Sonoma Valley High School's administration continues its efforts to increase communication with students, a new Student Advisory Committee has been ...



10 Sonoma County high school seniors honored for leadership and volunteering contributions  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Students honored at the Youth *Service* Awards, sponsored by The Press Democrat, volunteered at a food bank and a memory care program. Some traveled to ...



Lorna Sheridan: Education Roundup  Sonoma Index-Tribune

New audiobooks, the Dragon Hall of Fame,a job fair and more in this week's roundup.



Sonoma Valley High School junior collects donations for Camp Fire  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School junior Ella Sutter organized an impromptu collection of donations for Camp Fire survivors on Sunday afternoon at Sonoma Valley ...



Strictly Business: Sonoma Valley business news, April 26  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Morton's: The cafe at Morton's Warm Springs recreational resort will reopen for the summer on Saturday, May 4. The café serves seasonal, organic food and ...



Sonoma Valley High student leaders create forum for broad input  Sonoma Index-Tribune

A new forum has been introduced for representatives from every grade at Sonoma Valley High to discuss issues and ideas with the school's student leaders.



Editorial: Sonoma High's 'Mr. Dragon' feels the heat  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The Sonoma Valley High School “Mr. Dragon” contest has been the subject of recent criticism after several students decried the event for a lack of gender ...



Mike Boles, Sonoma Valley High's new athletic director, believes in commitment  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley's new athletic director brings basketball chops to the big floor.



Sonoma Valley High unveils podcasting studio in media arts lab  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Last month, teacher Peter Hansen christened a brand new broadcast studio inside the Media Arts building at Sonoma Valley High School. The students in his ...



The sky's the limit for Sonoma Valley High grad Josh Overn, '01  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma native Joshua Overn has taken the phrase “sky's the limit” quite literally. The former Sonoma High School athlete is now enjoying a career as a ...



Sonoma Valley high school spring sports wait for the weather  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Though delayed by winter rains, the spring season begins for Sonoma Valley High athletes in a variety of sports.



Credo High School draws students from across North Bay, including Sonoma Valley  Sonoma Index-Tribune

When the bell rings at Credo High School, students spill out into the hallways and open space areas with a clamor typical of teenagers. The way they are ...



Sonoma High's dance showcase – Sonoma Sun | Sonoma, CA  Sonoma Valley Sun

Students rehearse for the annual Sonoma Valley High School Dance Showcase, a program choreographed and performed by teens in the school's dance ...



Sonoma Valley High hosts youth job fair  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School hosted a Youth Job Fair at the high school on Monday, April 29. Dozens of companies met with students to discuss summer jobs, ...



Sonoma Valley High names new principal  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley Unified School District has hired Justin Mori as the new principal of Sonoma Valley High School beginning with the 2018-19 school year.



Sonoma Valley High School grad goes macro with micro greens  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Jerome Cunnie discovered his green thumb back in high school when he began working on the garden in his mom's backyard. Little did he know, he would ...



Catching up with a Sonoma Valley High Grad: Ellen Angeloni  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Only five years out, Sonoma Valley High School graduate Ellen Angeloni sets an example for younger students on using internships to lay a path to early career ...



Sonoma Valley High chooses Nike partnership for athletic program  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School has entered into an agreement with Nike that will give all of the school's athletic team uniforms and other apparel that distinctive ...



Sonoma Valley High students attend conference at Harvard  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School's Model United National Club was at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts last week attending a Model U.N. conference for ...



Valley Forum: A look at the Sonoma Valley school district's widening achievement gap  Sonoma Index-Tribune

I have a question for you: What does a typical AP or honors class look like at Sonoma Valley High School? And what does the factor of diversity play? Have you ...



Sonoma Valley High's food services program to take over No Name Café  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Students at Sonoma Valley High School were surprised and disappointed last week to learn that the high school's popular No Name Café will close this week ...



Sonoma student advocates for a more diverse curriculum at SVHS  Sonoma Index-Tribune

In the middle of my junior year, I began the daunting task of developing recommendations for a more diverse curriculum for Sonoma Valley High School.



Sonoma Valley High hires new vice principal  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Shawna Hettrich has been hired by the Sonoma Valley Unified School District to serve as the new vice principal and leadership/activities director at Sonoma ...



The Addams Family on stage at SVHS  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The Sonoma Valley High School production opened last weekend and it runs on the Little Theater stage through this Sunday, Feb. 10.



Sonoma senior project inspires 5th graders to aim for college  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School students Estefany Celis and Karen Mendez are focusing their senior project on the importance of dual-immersion elementary ...



Sonoma Splash, school district may partner to build pool  Sonoma Index-Tribune

A local nonprofit and the school district are working together to forge an agreement to build a pool at Sonoma Valley High School - maybe two.



Sonoma Valley High students participate in harvest  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The SVHS AgriTechnology Academy students picked sauv blanc grapes on Sept. 20.



Lorna Sheridan: Education Roundup, April 30  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Free audiobooks: The SYNC Audiobooks for Teens program will give away 28 young adult books, two a week from April 25 through Aug. 1. Authors include ...



Letters to the Editor, March 26  Sonoma Index-Tribune

School district on path toward tyranny. EDITOR: I'm writing regarding our children at Sonoma Valley High School attacking each other (“Rash of Girl Fights ...



Sonoma Take Back the Night march planned for April 25  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School, La Luz Center, The Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance and the Boys & Girls Club of Sonoma Valley are joining forces for the ...



Inside Sonoma's student-staffed No Name Cafe  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School's very own micro-business, the No Name Cafe, sells healthy snacks and meals to students and staff at break, lunch, after-school ...



A collaborative connection for high school parents – Sonoma Sun | Sonoma, CA  Sonoma Valley Sun

Attention new Sonoma Valley High School parents: did you know there is a group for SVHS parents to help them navigate the high school? Founded by parents ...



Catching up with a grad: Builder Seth Maze, SVHS '00  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Contracting has always been a part of Seth Maze's life, starting in his early childhood with family and friends. “I grew up around it. I always loved that hands-on ...



Sonoma classrooms welcome new teachers  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The Sonoma Valley Unified School District welcomes 10 new staff this week, including two elementary school teachers, four high school teachers, two middle ...



Sonoma schools absenteeism varies widely  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Chronic absenteeism in the Sonoma Valley Unified School District was higher than the state average in 2018, according to a report presented last month by the ...



Memorial planned for Sonoma Valley High graduate Jake Paine  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Friends of Sonoma Valley High School graduate Jake Paine, '16, are invited to attend memorial services in his honor.



Sonoma police beat: Man attacks teen with baseball bat  Sonoma Index-Tribune

A man was arrested on suspicion of child abuse after allegedly hitting a boy with a baseball bat near Sonoma Valley High School, and another man was ...



New lights, grass, clubhouse come to Sonoma's Arnold Field  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Arnold Field is finally getting the makeover its fans have been longing for. The baseball field squeezed between the Sonoma Valley Veterans Memorial Building ...



New principal named for Sonoma elementary school  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Catherine Larkin to take over for Jason Sutter on July 1.



Pool status update from district on Tuesday night agenda  Sonoma Index-Tribune

An update on the possible construction of a pool at Sonoma Valley High School is slated for the Sonoma Unified School District board meeting this evening, ...



Sonoma swimmers almost sweep Justin-Siena  Sonoma Index-Tribune

If we had touched first 400 freestyle we would have won the match,” said coach Jane Hansen of the boys narrow loss to Justin-Siena.



Sonoma Valley High combats e-cigs  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Despite the 2016 law that raised the smoking age in California from 18 to 21, smoking among teens has reached “epidemic” levels, according to federal Food ...



Raising a flag for pride, diversity and inclusion at Sonoma Valley High  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The local LGBTQ Connection's Youth Leadership Team is comprised of eight Sonoma Valley High School students. Throughout the year, the group plans and ...



Community comes out for Sonoma Valley High career panels  Sonoma Index-Tribune

More than two dozen local business owners and executives, both from community members and graduates of Sonoma Valley High School, came to campus in ...



Sonoma Valley High grad Joey Gullikson spikes water polo career  Sonoma Index-Tribune

In the world of collegiate water polo, Joey Gullikson is making a name for himself in the coaching ranks. Gullikson is in his fourth season as associate head ...



Sonoma Valley High seniors' future plans  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The approximately 275 graduating seniors in Sonoma Valley High School's class of 2018 shared their plans for next fall with the school Dragon's Tale ...



Sonoma principal to leave at end of school year  Sonoma Index-Tribune

After six years as principal of Prestwood Elementary School, Jason Sutter has announced he will leave at the end of the current school year to take a position as ...



Endorsement: Omar Paz, Jr. for school board  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Few public entities have experienced the kind of staff upheaval that the Sonoma Valley Unified School District has seen in the past 18 months. From the ...



Student reporter: good grades, or actual learning? – Sonoma Sun | Sonoma, CA  Sonoma Valley Sun

Jacquelyn Torres | Sonoma Valley High School. Let's say that you are offered two choices: either you receive a D in a class, but you will have learned the subject ...



Sonoma community mourns Cyndi Horstman, 52  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Longtime Sonoma resident Cynthia Lynn Horstman died on Jan. 7 due to complications from liver failure. She was 52. Horstman was born in Greenbrae on Dec.



Sonoma Valley Author's Festival launches new free Plaza event  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The Sonoma Valley Authors Festival is hosting a free Plaza event this May featuring two notable authors taking part in the second incarnation of the festival ...



New principal sought for Sonoma's Creekside High School  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Creekside High School principal Sydney Smith has taken a new role as full-time coordinator of student services for the Sonoma Valley Unified School District.



New school year brings new beginnings in Sonoma Valley  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The start of the school year is always a new beginning, but this year is even more so than usual in the Sonoma Valley. School starts Aug. 20 with a new ...



Sonoma Valley student test scores still lag county, state  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley students' results on standardized tests again lagged behind those of students in the county and the state.



Hervy Williams named head coach of Sonoma Valley High varsity football  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Hervy Williams, coach of the 2018 Sonoma Valley High School junior varsity football team, has been named the new head coach of the varsity team for 2019.



'Lady Dragons': Is gender name for sports teams empowering or patronizing?  Sonoma Index-Tribune

A movement is underway to purge the term 'Lady Dragons' from SVHS sports.



Editorial: Should Sonoma slay the 'Lady Dragon'?  Sonoma Index-Tribune

“Horses sweat, men perspire and ladies gently glow.” – Victorian-era etiquette dictum. Sonoma youth, be forewarned: This week, a bunch of middle-age ...



Sonoma Authors Festival offers free program to public and students  Sonoma Index-Tribune

In its second year the Sonoma Valley Authors Festival kicks off Friday with a free program for Sonoma Valley students chock full of speakers across a breadth of ...



Former Sonoma Valley High math teacher victim of April house fire  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Former SVHS math teacher, and father of local athlete John Litzenberg, died following a fire at his Sonoma home.



Meet the Teachers! – Sonoma Sun | Sonoma, CA  Sonoma Valley Sun

For their first assignment, these teachers — new to the Sonoma Valley Unified School District — share a little about their themselves. More new teachers will be ...



Sonoma Valley's tennis team stymies American Canyon in 7-0 sweep  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The boys varsity tennis Dragons rebounded from their 2-7 loss to Vintage last week with a 7-0 sweep of American Canyon on Thursday, March 7. They now hold ...



Sonoma Valley softball pre-season gets underway with no-hitter  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Kicking off the pre-season with a win, the Sonoma Valley High School softball team drove a couple long balls while Kennedy Midgley stifled Redwood High with ...



Sonoma Valley High grad launches ACT test prep start-up  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Thanks to a Sonoma Valley High School alum and his college roommate turned business partner, there is a new option for high school students seeking ...



New college center at Sonoma Valley High  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Just as the college application season began heating up last month, Sonoma Valley High School began welcoming students to a new and improved College ...



Yurhitzia Santiago named Sonoma Valley Boys & Girls Clubs Youth of the Year  Sonoma Index-Tribune

An audience of several hundred supporters of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley on Thursday listened to four teen club members deliver short but moving ...



Sonoma Valley High School student art on display  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Nearly 200 Sonoma Valley High School students participated in the school's second annual spring show of 3D, industrial, photography and studio arts on ...



Under the Sun: Justin Mori, the new high school principal  Sonoma Valley Sun

Justin Mori took over as principal of Sonoma Valley High School on July 1, replacing departing principal Kathleen Hawing, who has returned to teaching.



Lorna Sheridan: Education Roundup, May 14  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Melodrama: This year will be the final production of the Dunbar School fifth grade melodrama in its current form. Tickets are on sale now and will also be ...



Sonoman pinning a promising future at Pinterest  Sonoma Index-Tribune

A peek inside a career at Pinterest with SVHS grad Carly Wallace, '08.



Bill Lynch: Howard Costello, a teacher when it counted  Sonoma Index-Tribune

I had the honor recently of helping Don Costello compose the obituary for his father, Howard W. Costello, a math teacher and coach at Sonoma Valley High ...



Sonoma students win photography awards  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Students of Sonoma Valley High School photography teacher Andy Mitchell brought home one first place and eight honorable mention prizes in the recent fall ...



'FieldTurf' coming to Sonoma's parks, school playing fields  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Artificial field turf is spreading like crabgrass at Sonoma Valley schools. Currently approval is expected for the installation of a new “FieldTurf” at Altimira Middle ...



Caps aloft, scenes from Sonoma Valley High's graduation  Sonoma Index-Tribune

As twilight began to fall on Friday, June 1, the sun was also setting on the high school careers of the 284 Sonoma Valley High School students who gathered at ...



Big wins at fair for Sonoma Valley 4-H members  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley High School students and the town's local 4H Club brought home an array of awards at the recent Sonoma County Fair. SVHS senior Annie ...



Sonoma students return from work group in Puerto Rico  Sonoma Index-Tribune

The Sonoma-based nonprofit Seeds of Learning sent its first-ever work group to Puerto Rico in March and the inaugural trip was comprised almost entirely of ...



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