School Administration

Dr. Karim Shortridge

Dr. Karim Shortridge Principal
Dr. Karim Shortridge was appointed principal of Reservoir High School on July 1, 2020. He is returning to high school leadership after four years of leadership in middle schools and he is eager to connect with the students and parents of Reservoir High School (RHS). Dr. Shortridge is a husband and proud father of three children. He began his career in education as a middle school special education teacher in the Baltimore City Public School System (BCPSS). This experience was both very demanding and highly rewarding. As a young educator, he quickly learned the value of building positive and productive relationships with teachers, students and their families. Dr. Shortridge began his experience as a high school administrator in Washington County Public Schools and moved from Assistant Principal to Principal of Smithsburg High School. Coming to HCPSS in 2013 with 7 years of high school experience, he was appointed Principal of Oakland Mills High School, where he led the development of the early college program. Dr. Shortridge graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a Bachelor’s degree. He holds a Master’s of Science degree from Hood College in Educational Leadership, as well as a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Shortridge’s work with students is guided by the values of equity, inclusion and high expectations. He believes in listening to others and making informed decisions, which are grounded in the best interest of students. His goal is that RHS continues to be an amazing school environment for students to be academically challenged, participate in extracurricular activities, and have an enriching high school experience. He is dedicated to the success of all students and to support and encourage each child in achieving his/her maximum potential by instilling an intrinsic sense of worth, academic curiosity, and a life-long love of learning.

Dani Borgia

Dani Borgia Assistant Principal (A-D)

Cameron Rahnama

Cameron Rahnama Assistant Principal (E-L)

Ellen Johnson

Ellen Johnson Assistant Principal (M-R)

Kamille I Wilson

Kamille Wilson Assistant Principal (S-Z)

Marcus D. Lewis

Marcus Lewis Activities and Athletics Manager
Mr. Marcus Lewis from a teacher of Marriotts Ridge High School to AAM of Reservoir High School. Mr. Lewis brings 27 years of experience in high school education. Three years of the 27 were in private institutions and 24 years with the Howard County Public School System. Mr. Lewis has held many teaching roles, such as Physical Education teacher, Special Education teacher, and Alternative Education teacher. He has held many coaching roles, such as Head Varsity Football Coach at Marriotts Ridge High School. Assistant Varsity Football Coach at Calvert Hall, Marriotts Ridge, Magruder, Mount Saint Joseph, Oakland Mills, and Woodlawn. Head JV Football Coach at Mount Saint Joseph and Oakland Mills. Head Varsity Basketball Coach( Bowling Brook Prep, Marriotts Ridge, Oakland Mills (Boys and Girls). Head JV Basketball Coach for Hammond and Marriotts Ridge, Head JV Baseball Coach at Oakland Mills, and Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach at Oakland Mills. He earned a Master of Arts, Special Education from Coppin State University, Baltimore, MD, and a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources from the University of Delaware, DE. "I am excited to become an AAM for a Multitude of reasons. First, I will be able to take what I have learned from my experiences over the past 27 years and implement them into a program that will emphasize, support, and supplement the work being done in the classroom. Having an athletics and activities program that is an extension of the classroom is of the utmost importance. Second, Through the AAM position, I feel I can effect positive change that will be beneficial to all parties involved in the educational process to include: the students, teachers, coaches, parents. Third, being able to provide a safe, nurturing environment where all students can feel empowered, develop leadership skills and grow socially are aspects I have always wanted to convey on a larger scale to ALL student/athletes." Lewis stated in the announcement.