New staff: Mr. Kenneth Tucker, Music

A new way of getting to know our staff


Teacher selfie

We take pride in our staff, and now we get to know them with their “last ten.” 

What was the last restaurant you visited? “I was at Lion’s Choice yesterday.”

  • Do you go to Lions Choice a lot? “Yes.”
  • What did you order? “A roast beef with swiss cheese.”
  • Do you usually get the roast beef and swiss cheese sandwich? “Yeah, I do.”

What was the last TV show or movie you watched? “I went to go see ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’”

  • Do you go to movies often? “I do go to movies quite often.”
  • What kind of movies do you like seeing? “I really like everything.”
  • Did you like Guardians of the Galaxy? “Yes, I did.”

What was the last thing you ate? “I had a yogurt about an hour ago.”

  • Do you tend to have yogurt as a snack? “Yes, I had it for lunch already today.”
  • What kind of yogurt is your favorite? “Strawberry banana.”

What was the last thing you did at your former job or school? “I had graduation in May, and that was my last responsibility at the high school.”

  • Did you teach at your old job? “Yes, I have been teaching for 20 years.”
  • Did you teach music there, too? “Yes, vocal music.”
  • Was it in Missouri? “Yes, it was in Pacific.”
  • Was it all grades? “It was ninth through twelfth.”
  • Was your old school a lot different than this one? “It was a lot different, and a lot smaller.”
  • How is your old school different than this school? “This school is much larger. It has twice as many students.”
  • Anything else that is different? “It was not in St. Louis county!”

Who was the last person you had a phone call with? “My wife this morning.”

  • Do you talk to her on the phone often? “Yes at least two or three times a day”
  • How long have you been together? “We have been married 13 years. We met in 2000, so we have known each other for 14 years.”

Who was the last person you hugged? “My children when I dropped them off at school this morning”

  • How old are they? “Four, eight and 10.”
  • What are their names? “Noah is four, Bradley is eight and Emma is 10.”
  • Do you have any funny stories about them? “We just recently got a puppy, so watching them play with her is funny.”
  • What type of dog is it? “She’s a boxer.”
  • What’s her name? “Daisy.”

What is the last store you went to? “I went to Walmart last night.”

  • Do you often go to Walmart for your groceries? “Yeah, all the time.”

What was the last soda you drank? “Coke Zero and currently drinking it.”

  • Is Coke Zero your favorite type of soda? “Coke Zero and Diet Dr. Pepper.”

What was the last out of state place you went to? “I went to Europe this summer.”

  • Where did you go in Europe? “I went to England, France, Germany and Italy.”
  • How long were you there for? “Two weeks.”
  • Who did you go with? “I went with a music organization.”
  • Did you perform there? “We did.”
  • Who did you perform with? “People from all over Missouri.”
  • Did you meet up on the weekends to practice? “We rehearsed for a couple days before the tour.”
  • Where did you perform in Europe? “In England, France and Germany in churches.”
  • What kind of music do you sing? “All types really.”

Who was the last person you communicated with over social media? “Mrs. Renner in the band office.”

  • Why were you communicating with her? “We are Facebook friends.”