Our Principal

Mr. Mike Berrie

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Mr. Mike Berrie

Mike Berrie has been in education since 1994.  Eight of those years were spent in the classroom as a social studies teacher.  As an administrator, he has been a department chair, assistant principal, director of teaching and learning, and now principal.  Mr. Berrie received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Northern Illinois University and then attended North Central College to obtain teacher certification.  He went on to gain his master’s degree in educational leadership from Northeastern Illinois. Currently, Mr. Berrie is taking doctoral classes in educational leadership through Concordia.  Mr. Berrie lives in Gurnee with his wife, Debra, and daughter, Lani.

Associate Principal for Curriculum and Instruction

Mr. Mike Baird

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Mr. Mike Baird

Born and raised in Antioch, Illinois, Mike Baird attended Antioch Community High School and then went to Illinois State University where he received an undergraduate degree in mathematics.  After college, he taught math and coached baseball at Richmond-Burton Community High school for eight years.  He then moved to Round Lake High School where he taught math for one year and then became the math division chair for two years.  Mr. Baird is currently the Associate Principal for Curriculum and Instruction for Round Lake High School.  He is also married to Jo Baird and has three daughters and one son.

Assistant Principal

Mr. Andy McDowell

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Mr. Andy McDowell

Mr. McDowell has been employed at Round Lake High School since 2010-2011.  He spent his first four years as a teacher and Dean of Students. The following four years he was Assistant Principal of Operations and Safety. The 2018-2019 school year will be his first year as Assistant Principal of Student Services. He earned his B.S. in Biology from UW-Oshkosh, M.A. in Teaching from National Louis University, and an M.A. in School Leadership from Concordia University.

Assistant Principal

Mrs. Lisa Mari

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Mrs. Lisa Mari

Lisa Mari entered education in 1994 and been in administration since 2006. She has Master’s degrees in Social Work and Educational Leadership. She is also a licensed clinical social worker. She has experience in school social work in the general education setting and SEDOL’s Therapeutic Day School. Lisa is a Nonviolent Crisis Intervention instructor. She joined the RLAS-116 family five years ago as the Special Education Coordinator (secondary-level) and looks forward to her work with the Round Lake High School team.

Assistant Principal

Mr. Mike Mizwicki

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Mr. Mike Mizwicki

Mr. Mizwicki joined Round Lake High school as the Assistant Principal/Athletic Director on July 1, 2009. He also oversees athletics throughout the district as well as the PE, Health, and Drivers Education department at RLHS. Mr. Mizwicki holds a Bachelors of Science in History from Northeastern Illinois University and a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from Delta State University. Prior to beginning his position at Round Lake High School, Mr. Mizwicki taught PE, Health, and Drivers Education at the high school level for 9 years. He also coached at both the high school and college level for 11 years.