Two Atascadero schools get a new principal

Kibbe Rubin
Kibbe Rubin Courtesy photo

The Atascadero Unified School District has a new elementary school principal.

Kibbe Rubin will serve as principal of Atascadero Fine Arts Academy and Creston Elementary School, starting July 1, according to a news release from district Superintendent Deborah Bowers.

Rubin, who has worked for Atascadero Unified for nine years, has taught at the Fine Arts Academy for five years, district officials said.

She succeeds Kirk Smith, who retires as principal of the Fine Arts Academy and Monterey Road Elementary School on June 30, and Julie Anne Davis, who is stepping down as Creston Elementary principal to lead Monterey Road Elementary.

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