Rob Baker



Robert Baker has been the Principal at Novi Middle School since 2018. This year, he is the primary point of contact for the 7th grade.  He was previously an assistant principal at Novi High School from 2011-2018.  From 2005 - 2011 Mr. Baker taught Spanish, Civics, Economics, International Relations and IB Theory of Knowledge.  Mr. Baker holds a BA from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor in Spanish and Organizational Studies, an MA in International Studies from the George Washington University, an MA in Education from the MAC program at the University of Michigan, and and Ed. S. from Eastern Michigan University in Educational Leadership.  Mr. Baker is a proud husband and father of twin girls.  Contact Principal Baker or call at 248-449-1602.

Angie Southworth


Assistant Principal

Angie Southworth has been a part of the Novi Community School District since 2006 and returns to Novi Middle School as Assistant Principal for the 2022-2023 school year. She was previously the Novi High School Dean of Students. She taught in the language department for 13 years at Novi Middle School, before serving as Dean of Students for two years. Ms. Southworth earned her BA in French from Michigan State University and pursued a Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Madonna University.  She completed her Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Oakland University in 2016. Ms. Southworth is a proud Novi graduate herself and enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. Contact Assistant Principal Southworth or call at 248-449-1607.

David Sinopoli-Smith


Dean of Students 

David Sinopoli-Smith is so excited to be a part of the Novi Community School District. He previously was a middle school science, math, and school leadership teacher in Dexter, MI. He also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer where he taught science, math, and English in a remote village in Western Africa. Mr. Sinopoli-Smith earned his BA in Secondary Integrated Science and Mathematics Education from the University of Michigan and received his Masters in School Leadership from Eastern Michigan University in 2020. Mr. Sinopoli-Smith enjoys reading, traveling, hiking, and spending quality time with his family. Please contact Dean Sinopoli-Smith or call 248-449-1611  if you have any questions or concerns regarding anything student support related.