Melanie Mackay

This central California native grew up loving life outside, digging up , and running around to discover anything new she could uncover. All growing up, she was told she was slated towards humanities–NOT math. Like many, math was said with a sigh–until she had a math teacher in high school changed everything. He taught Mel […]

Hayley Johnson

With a background in philosophy, social science and music, Hayley is the 10th grade Humanities teacher at High Tech High Mesa. Having spent the last ten years in Los Angeles, Hayley recently made the trek back down to San Diego to be closer to friends, family and the slightly-less-gridlocked San Diego freeways.

Oscar Carrion

Hi, my name is Oscar Carrion and I am a 10th grade humanities teacher at HTHM. I grew up with family carne asadas, guitar playing, and basketball in Chula Vista, CA. I went on to receive a BA in Sociology from UCLA. I enjoy reading about physics, philosophy, history, sociology, and science fiction. I also […]

Emily Usaha

Hi! My name is Emily Usaha and I am so grateful and excited to teach Environmental Chemistry at High Tech High Mesa. I grew up here in San Diego in a town called Rancho Penasquitos where I spent my days exploring the canyons and Black Mountain looking for rattlesnakes, coyotes, frogs, and all kinds of […]

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