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Jill Hellevang - ELA

My name is Ms. Jill Hellevang and I look forward to working with your student this school year.

Jill Hellevang ELA - KCVA

Contact Information


Phone/Text: 816-226-7055


Office Hours

Tuesday and Thursday - 10am-12pm

One-on-One Instruction

Monday - Friday by appointment

Debbie Kilgore - ELA

Debbie Kilgore ELA - KCVA

Contact Information


Phone/Text: 816-482-9236

Meeting Times

Tuesday 10:00 am English 10 Meeting Thursday 10 am Advisory Meeting

I have been at KCPS since 1990. My husband and daughter are also teachers in other districts. I have two kids in their 20's and a dog named Patrick Mahomes. I teach English 10 and 11 this year.

Dave Laurence - Math

My name is Dave Laurence. I have been a math teacher in Kansas City for more than 30 years: I started teaching at East High School in 1987. This is my 35th year, and I still love what I do. I have many hobbies as well, including music (I'm a professional pianist and organist.) and gardening. Contact me anytime day or night if you need help.

Dave Laurence Math - KCVA

Contact Information


Phone/Text: 816-482-0783

Advisory meetings every Monday & Thursday at 1:00 PM.

C. La Shea Wilson - Math

C La Shea Wilson Math -KCVA

Contact Information


Phone/Text: 816-944-0327

Office Hours


Tuesdays 9:30 am - 10:00 am & Thursdays 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

My name is C. La Shea Wilson. I have been in education for 16 years, now, and I love every second of it. If you ever need anything please do not hesitate to ask me.

If you need one-on-one tutoring or to request a conference please click on of the following:
Advisory Students

Algebra 1 Students

Algebra 2 Students

Parent or Student Conferences

Jennifer Hood - Social Studies

This is my third year with KCPS and second year with KCVA. I have 10 years of experience in the healthcare field. I received my Bachelors and two Master's degrees from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri, and one Master's degree from the University of Phoenix. I love history and psychology, and I am a firm believer in remaining a life-long learner.

Jennifer Hood Social Studies - KCVA

Contact Information


Phone/Text: 816-406-1813

Office Hours

Fridays from 9:30 - 12:30

Gayle Richberg - Science

Gayle Richberg Science - KCVA

Contact Information


Phone/Text: 816-406-3899

Office Hours

Physics First: Tuesday 10:00-12:00

Environmental Science: Wednesday 10:00-12:00

Biology: Wednesday 1:00-3:00

Chemistry: Thursday 10:00-12:00

I have taught a variety of Science Courses for many years. I also have experience in Engineering and Toxicology. I have created two High School Robotic Teams and work on another team. I have also created Environmental Teams. I have also created a Biomedical Project Lead the Way Course for a School District. I love Science.

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