Wagon Mound Supt. fired by board

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By Mercy Lopez

Sheryl McNellis-Martinez’s tenure as superintendent at Wagon Mound Public Schools came to an abrupt halt on Thursday evening as a split board voted to let her contract expire at the end of the month. The board also put her on paid administrative leave until June 30.

Board chair Tony Rubin and board members Andres Martinez, Sonia Cruz-Olguin, and Tom Herrera opted to let McNellis-Martinez’s contract expire. The lone dissenting vote against letting McNellis-Martinez’s contract expire, which comes with a yearly salary of $99,000, was from board member Eldie Cruz.

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