District News

January 14, 2016

Analy Student Film Makers Featured on KRCB

In partnership with freelance producer Rhian Miller and North Bay Dreamers, Analy Advanced Media students turned their cameras inward to learn more about the struggles and challenges of undocumented immigrants. Under the guidance of Analy teacher Ann Humphrey, students were instrumental in getting this project created from planning to interviewing and filming. Analy students Maria Salcido and Bismark Torres agreed to share their stories with their classmates. The results were transformational for all involved. For more information and to view the films click on the News item title above

December 7, 2015

CalFresh

CalFresh is a supplemental nutrition program that helps households increase their ability to buy healthy foods so that all Californians have enough to eat. The Sonoma County Human Services Department designated Catholic Charities, an independent non-profit, as a community partner to work with schools to ensure that the greatest number of students and their families have access to CalFresh benefits. Parents can apply for CalFresh benefits for their children even if everyone in the family may not qualify. Healthy food and good nutrition supports student learning and success in school! Click to title above for more information in English and Spanish

November 19, 2015

Water system teaches hands-on skills and environmental awareness

Students at Laguna High School in Sebastopol are getting a practical lesson on dealing with drought conditions and water pollution while, at the same time, gaining valuable vocational skills. This somewhat new program is getting students out of the classroom and into the garden for a more holistic approach to environmental science. Click the title above for more information.

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About West Sonoma County Union High School District

The West Sonoma County Union High School District is located in Western Sonoma County stretching from the rural orchards and dairies north of Petaluma on up the coast to the historic reaches of Fort Ross. The largest residential area in the District is the city of Sebastopol, located fifty miles north of San Francisco and 10 miles west of Santa Rosa.

The District lies within the world famous wine, grape, and apple producing region of Sonoma County. North of Sebastopol the communities of Forestville, Cazadero, Graton, Guerneville, Occidental and Monte Rio offer a slower paced life style for middle-income families who work in the area. A growing trend sees more families moving north from the congestion and pace of the larger urban areas of the San Francisco Bay.