Section: Education

Jones inspires mentees

Jones inspires mentees

Alexis Jones, left, spent an afternoon motivating mentees and mentors at the Lodge at Sonoma recently. She is pictured here with mentor... Continue

Farmers market math lesson

Farmers market math lesson

On a recent morning, Moldovan Academy’s new Junior Kindergarten students held a farmers market at the school, selling produce for pennies,... Continue

Teens explore Quarryhill Botanical Garden

Teens explore Quarryhill Botanical Garden

Standing in front of the Tibetan monument at Quarryhill Botanical Garden are, from left to right: Martha Pine, Quarry Hill docent,... Continue

Drawn together

Drawn together

Principals from 12 Valley schools and directors from three non-profits gather for their share of a $88,500 donation from the Sonoma... Continue

Local teens work to make creeks and parks safer, cleaner

Local teens work to make creeks and parks safer, cleaner

Local teens worked with the Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps to clean trails, parks and more this summer. Pictured here, a teen crew... Continue

Local school supply drive will aid children around the world

Local school supply drive will aid children around the world

Children in Iraq enjoy the school kits they received lat year. Last year, the Plaza-based store Baksheesh collected 522 school kits.... Continue

KSVY Radio Host wins national scholarship

KSVY Radio Host wins national scholarship

Univision, the largest Hispanic radio and television chain in the United States, selected Sonoma Valley resident Ahtziri Fonseca,... Continue

Planting for the future

Planting for the future

Isidro Corona, vineyard manager for Sonoma Creek Land and Farm Vineyard Management instructs 4-H member Ryan Sherwood in the proper... Continue

Algebra Boot Camp preps incoming freshman

Algebra Boot Camp preps incoming freshman

Ah, algebra.  According to educators, algebra is one of the most important building blocks of mathematics and science.  It is also... Continue

School budget approved

The Sonoma Valley Unified School District board approved the 2011-2012 school budget on Tuesday night with a unanimous vote. Deputy... Continue