Section: Education

Essay winner: what makes America unique

Essay winner: what makes America unique

Gregory Papadin is the winner of the 2013 essay contest sponsored by Sonoma Valley Repulican Women Federated. The teenager, off to... Continue

Boosting student activities at Sonoma High

Boosting student activities at Sonoma High

Veronica Brooks, co-president of the Sonoma Valley High School Boosters, starts another year of fundraising to support 40 student activity... Continue

Grad Night celebration seeks community support

Grad Night celebration seeks community support

Sonoma Valley High School’s Grad Night 2013 brings Sonoma graduates together for a drug and alcohol-free celebration. Grad Night... Continue

La Luz honors ESL Students

La Luz honors ESL Students

Pride, empowerment and a few tears marked a ceremony for the 46 students who completed English as Second Language (ESL) classes from... Continue

‘Youth of the Year’ candidates

‘Youth of the Year’ candidates

Yecenia Vargas, Raquel Paz, Pio Valenzuela and Eric Gonzalez are the finalists for the Boys & Girls Club’s annual Youth of the... Continue

Connected: Music, creativity and the family legacy

Connected: Music, creativity and the family legacy

Award-winning speech by Emilie Marenec To be honest, I haven’t invented an App, or battled a life threatening disease. At the age... Continue

Royal power couple gets its kicks

Royal power couple gets its kicks

Halli Dobson and Pedro Napoles may be the reigning Sonoma Valley High School Homecoming Queen and King, but they are not resting on... Continue

Red & White Ball raises $150,000 for local schools

Red & White Ball raises $150,000 for local schools

Sonoma Valley Education Foundation Executive Director Laura Zimmerman couldn’t be more pleased with the turn out at this year’s... Continue

Intervention options help students stay on track

Intervention options help students stay on track

The Sonoma Valley Unified School District provides a variety of intervention options for students struggling academically to meet grade... Continue

Spitzer joins Altimira staff as VP

Spitzer joins Altimira staff as VP

Come August, Mary Ann Spitzer will join the team at Altimira as middle school’s new vice principal and academic coordinator, pending... Continue