Robi Phinney, the current vice principal at La Pine Middle School, was recently named to serve as the interim principal at La Pine Middle School. She will begin her new position July 1.
Phinney has served as the vice principal at La Pine Middle School for one year. Prior to that she spent 10 years in the classroom, primarily working at Pine Ridge Elementary School in Bend.
“I love the middle school setting. I appreciate our teachers’ passion and commitment to our students,” said Phinney. She believes developing relationships with students and parents is key at the middle school level and fostering those relationships is something she is deeply committed to.
Phinney replaces Jim Boen, who will oversee middle school instruction in the district and continue in his role as South County Administrator.