Principal

Principal Dawson

Principal Adam Dawson

adam.dawson@smusd.org

(760) 290-2214


Knights Family! I am excited to welcome you to the 20-21 School Year.  I take great pride in serving as the Principal of this dynamic high school, where academics, athletics, activities, and arts support a vibrant and inclusive student body.  SMHS is truly a partnership made up of students, staff, parents, and community members, committed to developing the academic, social, emotional, and physical well- being of ALL Knights through an engaging and rigorous learning environment.  This partnership is grounded in Knight PRIDE.  The 20-21 school year is already proving to be one of the most unique school years in history.  With "grace & flexibility" we will continue to rely on this partnership to ensure all students are in a safe, supportive, and nurturing learning environment.  Each partner modeling Positive, Respectful, Involved, Determined, and Engaged actions on and off-campus, in order to make SMHS a learning environment accepting of ALL. As partners in education, we are ALL on a mission, supporting our students through meaningful relationships to discover their passions and future educational and career pursuits. Our focus in EVERY remote classroom is to inspire students to think critically, creatively, and collaboratively. SMHS staff is proud to serve and empower ALL Knights toward personal growth and honorable contributions!  We are going to stick together and grow as a community throughout this new realm of remote learning. 

Principal Dawson