Written by Vince A. Figueroa, EAHS Foundation Board President I hope this newsletter finds each of you safe and well, as our community works together to move out of the purple tier in the coming weeks. Each year we go through the fundraising process leading up to our annual event and for some years now…

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Written by Angelica Salas de Torres, Teacher at Elsie Allen High School The MEChA Club and Art Department started collaborating last year to create a mural on campus that celebrates Elsie Allen, her Pomo heritage, lobo school spirit, and student diversity. The mural design incorporates Elsie Allen weaving a basket under a California native Oak…

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Written by Vince A. Figueroa, EAHS Foundation Board President Happy Holidays! As President of the Elsie Allen High School Foundation, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your amazing support and wish you a very Happy Holiday season. As we wrap up our 7th year of serving our amazing young Lobos and community, I wanted…

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Written by Mayra Sosa, Counselor at Elsie Allen High School Led by the amazing Mathematics and ASB Leadership Teacher, Mrs. Rosa Maria Martinez, the ASB Leadership class was able to coordinate a safe, socially distanced, Thanksgiving canned food drive supporting the Redwood Empire Food Bank in November of 2020. When we asked Mrs. Martinez to explain how this…

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  Written by Vince A. Figueroa, EAHS Foundation Board President Welcome to the 2020-21 school year at Elsie Allen High School (EAHS)! It is my sincere hope that this newsletter finds each of you safe and well as we work through a global pandemic, and wildfires ravishing our community and state. The smoke is clearing, bits of…

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Alumni #WhereAreTheyNow Spotlight: Yudith Vargas – Class of 2004 First and foremost, thank you so much Yudith Vargas for your leadership, service, and response during this unprecedented pandemic. Yudith is the Associate Director of Nursing at Santa Rosa Community Health (SRCH) and a Registered Nurse by trade. She has the honor of leading and working…

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Alumni #WhereAreTheyNow Spotlight: Erica C. Formway – Class of 1999 Erica Formway is a proud Elsie Allen High School alumni from the Class of 1999. She went straight to college and graduated from the University of the Pacific in 2003, with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration. She then went on to receive her…

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Alumni #WhereAreTheyNow Spotlight: Jonathan Alvarado – Class of 2017 Jonathan is an Elsie Allen grad and 2017 Foundation Scholarship Recipient. He now attends Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and is in his 3rd year of a Physics major and on track to graduate in Spring 2021. He had nothing but great things to say…

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Alumni #WhereAreTheyNow Spotlight: Omar Medina – Class of 1997 (1st Graduating Class of EAHS) Today we bring you an Alum with lots of firsts, Santa Rosa City Schools Trustee Omar Medina. He is part of the first graduating class of Elsie Allen High School, a first generation American, first from his family to graduate from High…

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Alumni #WhereAreTheyNow Spotlight: Ben H. Nguyen – Class of 2010 As an immigrant-refugee from Vietnam, and a first generation American and college graduate, Ben has lived a tale of ambition, hardship and persistence that has allowed his own freedom in America. In 2010, Ben graduated from Elsie Allen High School being the first from his family to…

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