Admin Team

Meet our Administrative Team

Cliff Mitchell

Cliff Mitchell
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 Nathan Baker, Assistant Principal Nathan Baker
Assistant Principal, Lo- Z

Statement of Purpose:
It is my goal to prepare all our student Grizzlies for student success; to be responsible, independent, thoughtful and creative young adults who reach their full potential academically, socially, physically and emotionally. I believe all students are scholars and will meet or exceed academic proficiencies, prepared to excel in college, military or career and beyond. To ensure students attain success it is imperative I support the MH staff by being a competent, fully engaged leader who will seek to understand, who holds high personal regard and will follow-through in my actions connected to student success.

Where I came from…

I was born in San Diego and grew up in San Marcos. I graduated from SMHS in '95

Where I Went to College:

I graduated from University of California San Diego in 2000 with a BS in Biochemistry and Cellular Biology. In 2001 I earned my single subject life science and chemistry credential from California State University San Marcos. In 2007 I completed my MA in Education with an emphasis in Education Administration

My Career in Education: 

2001-2004; Teacher SMHS Biology, Chemistry

2004-2009; Teacher MHHS Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, Biochemistry, Teacher of the Year 2008-09

2009-2010; Teacher Atholton HS Colombia MD Biology

2010-2012; Teacher MHHS Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, Biochemistry, Crystal Apple Award 2011-12

In addition to teaching I have had the pleasure of being in several different positions including:

Freshman Boys Soccer Coach

Varsity Boys Soccer Coach

BTSA Support Provider

CSUSM Student Teacher Coordinator

EEI Teacher Leader

AP Coordinator

Science Team Leader

2012-Current; Assistant Principal MHHS

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 Shez Sirimanne, Assistant Principal

Shez Sirimanne
Assistant Principal, A - Ll

Statement of Purpose: 

My passion for education drives me to consistently learn, improve, and tackle new challenges, so that I can best play my role in the success of our school community. I believe in giving opportunities to students and staff to grow and lead, in academic, athletic, and community service settings. Creating an environment and culture of excellence and equity that prepares student for their futures should be our noble endeavor. I believe it is important to listen to many different stakeholders, consider multiple perspectives, foster collaboration, embrace diversity, show compassion, and trust and empower our grizzly family to reach our shared goals. 

Where I Came From:


I was born in Sydney, Australia but have lived in North County San Diego for most of my life.

Where I Went to College:
I have my Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Cal State San Marcos, then returned for my Teacher and Admin Credential.

My Career in Education: 
I started my teaching career at Mission Hills in 2005.
I’ve taught many different math courses.
PLUS Advisor (Peer Leaders Uniting Students)
ONE Advisor (TV News on campus)
ASB Director
Cross Country and Basketball Coach
Now, I am fortunate to help my Mission Hills community as Assistant Principal

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