Retiring from North Adams Schools at the end of the school year are, from left, Rick Koester, Mike Thieme, Cindy Wass, and Supt. Dr. Wylie Sirk. (Photo provided)
North Adams Community Schools held an open house at the administration building on Wednesday to honor the retirement of five employees.
Retirees include Superintendent Dr. Wylie Sirk, who has been with North Adams for 19½ years; Mike Thieme, a bus driver for 40 ½ years; teacher Rick Koester, 38 years; and Cindy Wass, a paraprofessional for 27 years.
Also retiring is Nancy Ulman, a custodian for 25½ years.