Rusty Sims has been named principal of San Antonio High School and Valley Oaks School. He will start July 1.

Current principal Lyn Moreno is retiring.

For the past six years, Sims has served as principal at Carpe Diem and Sonoma Mountain high schools. Prior to that he taught English at a junior high in Las Vegas and multiple subjects at schools throughout the Petaluma district: Petaluma High School, Petaluma Junior High, Carpe Diem and Casa Grande High School.

Sims has earned National Board Certification in English.

His annual salary will be $106,104, according to the district.