October 16, 2019
A Note From Our Executive Director

The power is back on in time for Homecoming Week at Sonoma Valley High School! You might notice a lot of activity around town this week as high school students prepare for Homecoming festivities. We encourage you to visit the Plaza tonight to see the lighting of City Hall to kick off the celebrations! In addition to Homecoming events, all 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students took the PSAT this week. This was a great opportunity for students to practice and have first-hand experience with what the SAT is like, at no cost to them!

Don’t miss the Friends and Family event at Benziger and Imagery Wineries on November 6th, benefiting the Education Foundation. They are generously donating $1 for every bottle purchased during the event, so get out there and support our schools!  

And if you have the opportunity to attend the Mentoring Alliance’s Cuban Party on Oct 26, there are only a few tickets left! The Mentoring Alliance provides an important service to our students.The majority of students who are nominated for a mentor are selected by the school district staff, and there are fully-staffed Mentor Centers located in many of our schools. See you at the party!

~Mary Favaro
Homecoming Week is Here!
Homecoming week is packed with festivities at SVHS
Come and celebrate a great hometown tradition with these fun events for Sonoma Valley High School’s Homecoming Week:

Wednesday October 16, 7:30pm: "Light Up the Plaza” 
Gather with SVHS and Y.E.S. students as City Hall is lit up in green lights to celebrate SVHS Homecoming. Join with fellow community members, the SVHS marching band, homecoming candidates, and SVHS varsity cheerleaders. With support from SVEF, Y.E.S. students will serve cookies, hot chocolate and apple cider.

Friday October 18, 1:00pm: Homecoming Parade
Cheer for your favorite floats as SVHS students parade down Broadway from SVHS to the Plaza. Who will win the prize for best float on the “Cereal” theme? Find out at the big game Friday night.

Friday October 18, 7:00pm The Big Game
Cheer on the Varsity Dragon squad as they take on Petaluma in the Homecoming game. Halftime ceremony will crown this year’s Homecoming Queen and King and float winners will be announced.

G o D r a g o n s !
Partner Spotlight
Friends & Family Event Benefits Students
Benziger and Imagery Wineries are donating $1 of every bottle purchased on Wednesday, November 6th to the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation! Select wines are 50-60% off, and wineries are open until 8:00pm. Stock up for the holidays and support our schools! 
November 6th, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Benziger Family Winery, 1883 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen
Imagery Winery, 14335 Sonoma Hwy, Glen Ellen
Thank you Benziger Family Winery for supporting our students! 
Celebrate Sonoma's Mentors
Saturday, October 26
Presentation to Host Speaker in November
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