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Wade worked at Kirkwood for over 30 years as a teacher, coach, and administrator

Mike Wade retires

Nicholas Whittington, features writer March 14, 2021

At the end of 2020, Mike Wade, long-time KHS teacher and principal, retired. Wade served Kirkwood for over 30 years, coaching two varsity sports and graduating five classes of students. The students of...

VOK: 12.20

VOK: 12.20

Willie Parks: TKC: What is the craziest experience you’ve had as a walking counselor? Parks: “I did have to come across a lunch table to grab a girl from jumping on a guy during lunch. She...

Walking on sunshine

Walking on sunshine

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor December 12, 2016

Her job description is “being the school mom.” Cindy Ricks, head walking counselor, planned to retire three years ago but said she was not ready because she loves her job. She has been working at KHS...

Hayes helps

Hayes helps

Emma McNail, features writer March 9, 2015

One is a pilot for the U.S. government and works for the Air Traffic Control police. Another is a personal trainer who is opening his own gym. The third is in the U.S. Coast Guard. Not to mention athletes...

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