The Dripping Springs ISD board of trustees voted in the early hours of April 27 to hire new principals at Dripping Springs Elementary School and Sycamore Springs Elementary School.

Jamie Eubanks, who has served as assistant principal at Dripping Springs Elementary for four years, will become begin as principal of the school immediately, replacing Kellie Raymond, who will begin the transition to her new role as principal of Cypress Springs Elementary School.

"I am excited about this wonderful opportunity to serve our school community to which I feel deeply connected,” Eubanks said in a district statement. “I am eager to continue leading alongside such amazing staff, students and parents to provide an exceptional educational experience for every student who walks through our doors."

Kirsten Bloomfield has been hired as principal of Sycamore Springs Elementary School. She currently serves as principal of Iron Horse Elementary Schopol in Douglas County, Colorado, according to DSISD.

"I can't wait to begin developing strong relationships and bonds with the staff, students, and families at SSE," Bloomfield said in the statement.

Bloomfield replaces current Sycamore Springs Elementary principal Kristen Ray, who has been promoted to a new position as DSISD's director of elementary education. Ray will pass the baton to Bloomfield on June 1.