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Message from the Principal

School communities require leaders that are forward-thinking, student-centered, and innovative.  With over 20 years in education, I have had great opportunities to imagine the school I want to lead and I am thrilled to be Principal at Los Coches Creek Middle School, Go Wildcats! I am a graduate of Cajon Valley, having attended Avocado Elementary and Emerald Middle School.  I grew up down the street in Jamul. Most recently I worked as a school administrator in the neighboring Santee School District. Previously, I worked as a consultant with USD and before that I was an instructional coach at High Tech High. 

I live in San Carlos with my husband John and my two high school daughters Kayden and Avary. We have 2 chickens, 2 dogs and a beta fish. We love the beach, trips to Mexico, and being together at home making good food and great memories. 

I can’t wait to meet each and every member of our school community. My door is open, I invite you to come sit down with me so we can get to know one another. I can’t wait to learn and lead at LCC!

JoHanna Simko
simkoj@cajonvalley.net
619-938-8600