Dr. Adam Bailey Principal

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Dr. Adam Bailey Principal

Dr. Bailey has served Sonora High School as Principal since the 2013-14 school year. Since that time the staff and students have been recognized for academics, athletics, and activities. In 2015 Sonora High School was awarded as a Gold Ribbon School for the iPaTh Program and a Title I Achieving School by the California Department of Education. The Sonora IB Program has earned a Dell Foundation Grant for Excellence and Equity, one of only five schools in the Nation to have earned this distinction. The Sonora Agriculture Department has consistently been awarded at the County and State Level. Sonora High School Athletics has earned numerous trips to the CIF Championships, with the Boys Basketball Team winning a CIF Championship in 2015. Programs such as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Society, and Associated Student Body have provided and promoted a positive school climate here at Sonora. 
 
Dr. Bailey has been in education since 1993. He has been an Elementary and Middle School Teacher, Teaching Vice-Principal, Elementary School Principal and served as a High School Principal for three years before coming to Sonora. 
Mr. Marvin Atkins APIO

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B.A. History-Minor in Political Science M.S. Educational Administration

Mr. Marvin Atkins APIO

Marvin Atkins serves as the Assistant Principal of Instruction and Operation (APIO) at Sonora High School. Marvin has spent the last 20 plus years serving in education as a classroom teacher and administrator.  Marvin has served the Fullerton Union High School since 2014/15. Prior to coming to the District, Marvin served as an assistant principal at Lakeside High School in the Lake Elsinore Unified School District, Pioneer Valley High School in the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District, North Moore High School the Moore County School District in North Carolina and from 2008 through 2010, he served as assistant principal at Fontana High School in the Fontana Unified School District (FUSD). Marvin served as the ASB Director and teacher at Summit High School, ASB Advisor and Social Science teacher at Curtis Middle School in San Bernardino Unified School District, and ASB Advisor and Social Science teacher at Salem High School in Virginia Beach City Public Schools from 1999 to 2004. Marvin earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, and his Master’s degree, teaching credential, and Administrative Services Credential from National University, San Bernardino. Marvin lives in Lake Forest and enjoys spending quality time with his children.

Mrs. Katie Wright APPS

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Mrs. Katie Wright APPS

Katie Wright serves as the Assistant Principal of Pupil Services (APPS) at Sonora High School. Prior to coming to FJUHSD, Mrs. Wright served as an instructional/academic coach, WASC Coordinator, and EL Advisor for the Orange Unified School District. She was also an English teacher of various levels (intervention, Ged. Ed., and AP) at both the middle school and high school levels and the English Department Chair at the high school level. Mrs. Wright holds a B.A. in English and teaching credential in English from Cal State Fullerton along with a Master's Degree in Education Administration and Administration Services Credential from Concordia University, Irvine. She hopes to begin her pursuit of a Doctoral Degree within the next few years. Mrs. Wright lives in Corona with her husband and toy poodle, Snickerdoodle. She is passionate about student equity and encourages both parents and students to get involved as much as possible with all the wonderful programs Sonora High School has to offer! There is definitely something for everyone here! 

Mr. Steve Cazares APSA

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Mr. Steve Cazares APSA

Mr. Steve Cazares is the newest member of the Sonora HS family and will be serving as the Assistant Principal of Student Affairs.  Prior to coming to FJUHSD, Steve dedicated 14 years as an educator in the Hacienda La Puente USD, fulfilling various roles from special education teacher, athletic coach, Assistant Principal, and Principal.  Most recently, he was a Program Specialist in the Chino Valley USD, working with school sites and families to navigate special education.  Steve earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Southern California and his Master of Arts and teaching credential from Azusa Pacific University.  Mr. Cazares lives in Brea with his wife, Michele, and their three boys and they are excited to be a part of the Sonora team.  GO RAIDERS!  

Mrs. Jacqueline Barry APSS

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Mrs. Jacqueline Barry APSS

Jacqueline Barry serves as the Assistant Principal of Student Services (APSS) for Sonora High School.  She started working for the Fullerton Joint Union High School District during the 2015/2016 school year where she served as the Dean of Academic Services. Prior to coming to FJUHSD, she worked for the Buena Park School District where she taught mathematics, served at the department chair, and was the coordinator of an intervention program.  Mrs. Barry received her BA and a teaching credential from San Diego State University and a Master’s Degree in Education Administration as well as an Administration Services Preliminary Credential from Cal State Fullerton.  She is currently working on her doctorate at Cal State Fullerton in Educational Leadership.  Mrs. Barry lives in Lake Forest with her husband and son, Billy (5). Mrs. Barry is committed to ensuring Sonora High School is a safe learning environment where all students can be successful.  Sonora is an amazing school with many great opportunities.