Student Services Staff

  • We are here to help all our students. Please contact us with your needs.


 Amy Carver, Registrar

Phone: 913.667.6250

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Amy Carver, Registrar

Amy is starting her first year at DHS as Registrar. Please contact her for anything relating to student enrollment, transcript requests, and employment verification. 


 Crissy Johns, Counselor

Phone: 913.667.6250

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Crissy Johns, Counselor

Mrs. Johns works with students last name A-G. In addition, she handles College Now, College Board Coordinator-Advanced Placement coordinator, ACT test coordinator, Scholarship coordinator and Senior Awards Program.

Mrs. Johns received her Bachelor's Degree from Pittsburg State University and her Master's in School Counseling from Emporia State University.


 Lindsay Hothan, Counselor

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Lindsay Hothan, Counselor

Mrs. Hothan works with students whose last names begin with H-N. In addition, her roles involve working with College/Military Representatives, PSAT Coordinator, and Freshman Focus.

Mrs. Hothan has a Bachelor of Science in Education from Pittsburg State University and Masters in School Counseling from The University of West Alabama.


 Kris Wilkens, Counselor

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Kris Wilkens, Counselor

Mrs. Wilkens works with students whose last names are O-Z.  Furthermore, she helps coordinate the VEP program, Summer School, District College Planning Night, and Eudora-De Soto Technical programs.

She received her Bachelor's degree from Emporia State University and her Master's in Counseling from Northern Arizona University.


 Joe Kordalski, Social Worker

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Joe Kordalski, Social Worker

Mr. Joe has been with the De Soto School district since 2007. Prior to that he worked with in the nonprofit sector of Social Welfare for 7 years.  As the School Social Worker he provides support and direct services to a wide range of students at Lexington Trails, De Soto High and The Bridge (18-21 Program). He believes that students need a supportive and inclusive school environment to succeed academically and socially.  Mr. Joe welcomes all calls from parents and inquiries from student in discovering what he can do to support the student’s or family’s needs, goals and ambitions.

Mr. Joe serves in the following roles:

  • McKinney – Vento Liaison for the district - In this role, he works to identify and assists families experiencing housing transitions and homelessness.  I also work with the following building level and district supports;
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Team Member - The TBI team supports students and families across all grade levels who have experienced a TBI
  • catPRIDE Sponsor - catPRIDE supports activities that encourage positive decision making and the avoidance of destructive decisions.
  • HERO Club Sponsor – (Helping Educate Regarding Orientation) HERO Club supports creating an inclusive and welcoming school culture from an LGBTQ+ perspective

Mr. Joe received his Bachelors of Social Work from Kansas State University and his Master of Social Work from the University of Kansas.


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