Education feature: Texico school renews vocational arts program

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Texico’s Lucas Walthers practices soldering with teacher Terry Whitener observing at Texico High School. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Texico High School is reviving its vocational arts program. For years, one teacher taught the vocational arts and was in charge of the Future Farmers of America and leadership programs. [...]

Delaying vote on vocational issue wise choice

Like most area taxpayers, we’re not sure if Clovis needs a $12.5 million vocational institute for high school students. We do agree with Clovis Municipal Schools Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm that voters need more information before they’re asked to make that decision. Seidenwurm has talked about needing a vocational school since her June 2005 arrival in [...]

Clovis superintendent recommends not putting vocational bond on ballot

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Clovis Schools Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm believes voters need more information before deciding whether to fund a vocational center for Clovis High School students. School officials were considering asking voters to approve a $12.5 million school bond tax to build a Career and Technical Institute. Seidenwurm said she made her [...]

Board to make bond tax decision

CNJ staff The Clovis Municipal Schools board meets today to decide whether to ask voters in January to approve a $12.5 million bond to fund a vocational center. The bond to build a Career and Technical Institute for Clovis High School near the Clovis Community College campus will ask for a 1.25 mil levy for [...]

Tammy Reid

Tammy Reid, 43, of Lubbock, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005, at University Medical Center after a short illness. She was born Aug. 19, 1962, in Oshkosh, Neb., to Sonny and Bonnie (Olson) Stanley. She graduated from Clovis High School and Odessa College, where she received licensed vocational nurse’s degree. She worked in Andrews, Texas, and [...]

Community college seeks space for burgeoning health programs

By Eric Butler: CNJ Correspondent Clovis Community College is looking to expand. CCC officials are asking for a 25,000-square-foot health care education facility. Cost of the facility would be about $3 million, officials estimated. College trustees on Wednesday authorized school officials to request funding through the state’s Commission on Higher Education. The proposed building would [...]