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Students participate in leadership conference Fifteen students from Yucca Middle School, Clovis Freshman Academy and Clovis High participated in the New Mexico Career Technical Education Fall Leadership Conference Oct. 16-18 in Bonita Park. More than 300 career and technical education students took part in workshops at the conference focusing on developing leadership skills in the […]

School board holding work session

CNJ staff The Clovis Municipal Schools Board will hold a public work session Oct. 23 regarding building a career and technical institute, according to Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm. School officials invited community members to a meeting Wednesday to discuss the need for a vocational institute. “The purpose of the meeting was to talk to a large […]

Call center ups capacity

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More than 100 employees at the SEI customer care center in Clovis provide technical support round-the-clock for such clients as McDonald’s. (Freedom Newspapers: Andy DeLise) By Jean Verlich: CNJ news editor Housed inside the 45,000-square-foot SEI call center is a replica of the computer system in a McDonald’s restaurant. It is capable of simulating an […]

Clovis junior high reconfiguration outlined

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer A twofold recommendation to soothe growth and social issues within Clovis schools was outlined Tuesday during a meeting hosted by school officials. Made by an advisory board of teachers, administrators, and parents, the recommendation would: -Create a separate school for ninth-graders. -Create two middle schools to house seventh- and […]

SEI to add jobs with $300,000 in state funds in Clovis area

By Jean Verlich: CNJ news editor SEI-CCS LLC plans to add up to 80 jobs by the end of the year to its Clovis bilingual customer care center, nearly tripling the number of employees, according to a company spokesperson. The company received $282,108 in state Job Training Incentive Awards to create 71 of the jobs, […]

Hobbs keep composure in win over Wildcats

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Clovis senior Tigg Bunton scored 33 points in Tuesday’s 85-72 loss at Hobbs. (Hobbs-News Sun: Hobbs-News Sun photo: Daniel Howell) Special to the CNJ HOBBS — Russ Gilmore and his Hobbs Eagles coaching staff has felt for the better part of the season that the best way to get the Clovis Wildcats out of their […]

Hey, computer illiterates, this is fun

Leonard Pitts Jr. It is spring. I walk into my home office ready to work. My computer is not. It seems to have smoked crack overnight and will not function, despite repeated rebooting, several sharp slaps to the CPU and curses upon the name Bill Gates. I call technical support. Technical support explains that I […]