Clovis schools superintendent makes changes in ranks

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Rhonda Seidenwurm has been Clovis schools superintendent since June 1, but already she has made changes in the ranks. The retirement of Lonnie Leslie, assistant superintendent of business and operation, spurred the creation of a new position she’s called deputy superintendent. Ladona Clayton, formerly the district’s assistant superintendent of […]

Interim school superintendent ready to re-retire

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer When former Clovis schools superintendent Neil Nuttall accepted a position as president at North Central Missouri College last winter, retired assistant superintendent of instruction G.C. Ross was recruited to serve as interim superintendent. Ross, with more than three decades of experience under his belt, seemed a natural fit, according […]

School boss has ‘great’ plans

By Marlena Hartz : CNJ staff writer She plays bridge and loves William Faulkner’s prose. She shares a passion for education with a love of theater, classic literature and poetry — interests that were planted by an eighth-grade teacher. Meet Rhonda Seidenwurm, the woman poised to fill the position of Clovis Municipal Schools Superintendent on […]

School board picks outsider


Cindy Kleyn-Kennedy, left, technology specialist with Clovis schools, was among dozens who crowded into Thursday’s school-board meeting in which Rhonda Seidenwurm was named superintendent. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz : CNJ staff writer Clovis school board members on Thursday offered the superintendent’s position to Rhonda Seidenwurm, deputy superintendent of instruction for Las […]