Maria Carrillo High School

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Maria Carrillo High School
Address
6975 Montecito Boulevard
Santa Rosa, California 95409
Information
Founded1996
SuperintendentSocorro Sheils
Grades9-12
Enrollment1599 (2011-2012)
LanguageEnglish
AreaSonoma County
Color(s)Green & Gold
MascotPuma
Team namePumas
PrincipalRand Van Dyke
Vice PrincipalClaudia Unruh
Assistant PrincipalRandolph Burbank
Assistant PrincipalCraig Wycoff
Telephone(707) 528-5790
Website
 
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Coordinates: 38°28′50″N 122°39′32″W / 38.48056°N 122.65889°W / 38.48056; -122.65889[1]

Maria Carrillo High School
Address
6975 Montecito Boulevard
Santa Rosa, California 95409
Information
Founded1996
SuperintendentSocorro Sheils
Grades9-12
Enrollment1599 (2011-2012)
LanguageEnglish
AreaSonoma County
Color(s)Green & Gold
MascotPuma
Team namePumas
PrincipalRand Van Dyke
Vice PrincipalClaudia Unruh
Assistant PrincipalRandolph Burbank
Assistant PrincipalCraig Wycoff
Telephone(707) 528-5790
Website

Maria Carrillo High School is a public high school located in Santa Rosa, California, United States. It is managed by the Santa Rosa City Schools district. It opened in 1996 and is located in the Rincon Valley neighborhood of Santa Rosa.

History[edit]

Maria Carrillo High School was originally named after Maria Ygnacia Lopez de Carrillo. The school opened in 1997.[2] In 2011, a YouTube video of Maria Carrillo student Kayla Kearny speaking at a Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial assembly went viral after Kearny came out during her speech.[3]

Curriculum[edit]

Maria Carrillo follows curriculum as mandated by the Santa Rosa City Schools district. The school offers English classes, fine arts, mathematics, physical education, social sciences, and science classes. The latter include biology, chemistry, oceanography, zoology, physics, and physical science.[4] The school has a culinary program, in which students learn cooking skills and compete for awards at local Santa Rosa restaurants.[5]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Sports[edit]

The school has a girls and boys basketball team. In November, 2011, the girls basketball coach resigned after being accused of bullying team members over the course of his career at the school.[6] There is a track and field team, which is part of the North Coast Section competition field.[7] There is also a baseball team, which, as of 2004, were the two-time North Coast Section champions.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Maria Carrillo High School
  2. ^ "Maria Ygnacia Lopez de Carrillo (1793-1849)". University Library. Sonoma State University. Retrieved 6 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Clark, Leilani (February 2, 2011). "Breaking Silence". News Blast (Metroactive). Bohemian. Retrieved 6 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Curricular Areas". Maria Carrillo High School. Santa Rosa City School. Retrieved 6 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Chefs of Tomorrow". biteclub (Press Democrat). April 4, 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2014. 
  6. ^ Benefield, Kerry; Moore, Derek (November 10, 2011). "Azevedo steps down from Maria Carrillo post". PrepSports (Press Democrat). Retrieved 6 July 2014. 
  7. ^ Caruana, Albert (November 14, 2012). "Catching up with Maria Carrillo coach, Greg Fogg". Cross Country Express. Retrieved 6 July 2014. 
  8. ^ Robertson, Jordan (March 12, 2004). "Maria Carrillo's team (almost) has it all". News (SF Gate). San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 6 July 2014. 

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