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Sheila Jepson - Principal


Sheila started her career in 1986 as a high school Special Education teacher at Bonny Eagle.  In 1995 she worked for 2 years at the district office - one year in Curriculum and one year as the Asst Special Education Director.  She returned to BE as an assistant principal then became the principal in 1999.  She served as principal at BE until 2006. 

Alberto Morales - Co-Assistant Principal


Alberto Morales has been a public school teacher for 23 years, two decades of which has been with the Portland Public Schools. He comes to Portland High School after teaching English for the last 11 years at Casco Bay High School. Prior to that, he taught both English and Spanish at Deering High School for seven years, and taught Spanish at Portland, Reiche, Adams, and Lyseth schools for two years before that.

Sarah Obare - Co-Assistant Principal


Sarah joined the Portland Public Schools in 2009 as a mathematics teacher at Deering High School. For the past nine years, she has served as a teacher leader at Portland High School, leading the ninth-grade team and teaching mathematics. Before joining the district, she taught at both the middle and high school levels in Baltimore and throughout Maine.

Lance Johnson - Co-Curricular/ Athletics Director


Lance has spent the last 25 years working in the Alternative Education and Math Departments at Portland High School.  He also spent 21 years as an assistant football coach at Portland High, and the last 10 years as the head football coach at Scarborough High School.