Cape Middle School principal not returning

Mark Kiehne
Mark Kiehne

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Former principal Mark Kiehne is officially out at Cape Central Middle School.

Superintendent Dr. James Welker says former principal Mark Kiehne is no longer working at CMS, and Rex Crosnoe is now serving as interim principal.

We first reported Tuesday the district put Kiehne on administrative leave.

Friday , Superintendent Dr. James Welker says the board approved Kiehne's resignation, saying he's leaving to "pursue other interests."

Dr. Welker could not comment on Kiene's dismissal, only saying that it's a personnel matter.

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