Welcome to the Monte Vista High School Science Department!

Dept Promo.mp4

Monte Vista science teachers include six Golden Apple Award Winners (given by popular vote of the student body), one Latino Champion of the Year finalist, one San Diego American Chemical Society Teacher of the Year, one Oceanography Teacher of the Year, one Noyce Master Teacher, three La Mesa Rotary Club Outstanding Teacher, and one physics teacher who was awarded a very large grant to purchase the most current technology for our physics lab.

Teacher Course(s) Taught  Phone Number    Email
 Marisa Alvarado * Biology
AP Environmental Science
 619-660-3016 malvarado@guhsd.net
Shahrzad Ardjmand Science 1C/2C
 619-660-3020 sardjmand@guhsd.net
 Michael Copeland Science 1/2C
 619-660-3013 mcopeland@guhsd.net
 Paula Delgado Oceanography
Anatomy & Physiology
 619-660-3017 pdelgado@guhsd.net
 James Enos Honors Physics
Science 1/2C
 619-660-3019 jenos@guhsd.net
 Christine Hoover-Smelko Biology
 619-660-3018 chooversmelko@guhsd.net
 Samuel Sandoval Honors Biology
Sheltered Biology
 619-660-3015 ssandoval@guhsd.net
 Donald Steinbock Physics
 619-660-3014 dsteinbock@guhsd.net

 Val Vitkauskas
Science 1/2C

* Department Chair