HHS Office Staff

Phone: (816) 732-5523

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B.A. – Avila University M.A. – William Woods University Ed.D – Baker University Dr. Parkhurst began at Holden in 2015.  Prior to Principal, he served as Assistant Principal and District Activities Director at Holden. His teaching experience includes being a Social Studies teacher and coach in the Belton and Sherwood school districts. Prior to teaching, he was an assistant football coach at Avila University.

Dr. Joseph Parkhurst - Principal

Phone: (816) 732-5523

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B.A. – University of Central Missouri M.A. – William Woods University Mr. Gudde has been at Holden High School since 2001. Prior to serving as the Activities Director, he served as a High School Math Teacher at Holden. He has coached Football, Cross Country, Wrestling and Track over the years. He graduated from Holden High School in 1995.

Mr. Spencer Gudde - Athletic Director

Phone: (816) 850-4444 ex. 7015

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B.A.- Northwest Missouri State University M.A. in School Counseling- Missouri Baptist University Mr. Beenken started at Holden in 2019. He spent the previous seven years teaching 7-12 grade social studies at Gallatin High School where he was also an assistant football and basketball coach. Ryan and his family reside in Holden. 

Mr. Ryan Beenken - 11th/12th Counselor

Phone: (816) 850-4444 ex. 7002

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Mrs. Kendra Jones - Admin Assistant

Phone: (816) 850-4444 ex. 7001

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Mrs. Kristie Daniels - Nurse/Admin Assistant

Phone: (816) 850-4444 ex. 7039

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B.A. – University of Central Missouri M.A. – University of Central Missouri Ed.S – University of Central Missouri Mr. Guevel began at Holden High School in 2020. Mr. Guevel serves as the Assistant Principal and A+ Coordinator at HHS. Prior to Holden, he served as a social studies educator and coach in the Oak Grove and Richmond School Districts.

Mr. Grant Guevel - Assistant Principal

Phone: (816) 850-4444 ex. 7016

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B.S. in Psychology - Culver-Stockton College M.A. in School Counseling w/CMH- Missouri Baptist University Miss Kackley began at Holden High School in 2020 as the 9th & 10th Grade Counselor and 504 Coordinator. She also serves as the Assistant Middle School Boys Basketball Coach. Her previous experience includes 3 years as a Paraprofessional in a Self-Contained Emotional Disturbed Classroom in the Fox C-6 School District. Miss Kackley is a 2020 graduate from Missouri Baptist University with a Masters of Art in School Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health and also holds a Bachelors from Culver-Stockton College.

Ms. Melissa Kackley - 9th/10th Counselor

Phone: (816) 732-6784

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B.S.E. – University of Central Missouri M.S. – University of Central Missouri Lisa Baker started at the Holden R-III School District in 2001.  Prior to serving as Technology Coordinator, she served as the Communications and Grants Coordinator at Holden. Her teaching experience includes being a Library Media Specialist, Elementary Teacher and Title I Reading Teacher in Holden.  

Ms. Lisa Baker - Technology Director

Phone: (816) 850-4444 ex. 1234

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Mrs. Jennifer Mann - MOSIS/Curriculum Director

Phone: (816) 850-4444 ex. 7003

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Mrs. Renita Dougherty - Admin Assistant