Julie Kinrade, Counselor
Julie received her bachelors from University of Northern Iowa. She got her Masters of Science in Education from Western Illinois University. Julie also worked as a Junior High Behavior Disorder Teacher at Dubuque Washington. She was an Elementary Behavior Disorder teacher at Cardinal & Briggs in Maquoketa. Then she worked for North Scott as a Elementary Counselor. She was also the Middle School counselor here in Maquoketa before she came to the High School. Julie is married to Steve Kinrade. She has 5 children; Zachary, Hannah, Isaac, Sarah, and Abraham. Julie’s job consists of providing social/emotional counseling, information about college planning, careers, standardized testing, etc, distributing scholarship information and works with students on class registration/schedules.
Amanda DeWulf, Counselor
Amanda is a graduate of the University of Iowa. She has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with endorsements in Reading K-8 and Talented and Gifted K-12. She holds two Master’s degrees from the University of Iowa. Amanda has earned a Master of Arts in Education (Special Education, Strategist 1 7-12) and a Master of Arts in School Counseling K-12. She has earned National Board Certification in Early Adolescent English/Language Arts and is a National Certified Counselor. Amanda has taught at a variety of grades, including elementary, middle and high school. Amanda started her career teaching middle school Reading/Language Arts for two years at St. Joseph’s School in DeWitt, Iowa. She then taught high school special education for three years at Calamus-Wheatland Jr./Sr. High School. She also taught junior high Reading/Language Arts for two years at Calamus-Wheatland Jr./Sr. High School. Amanda started her counseling career at Clinton High School and was a high school counselor there for seven years before coming to Maquoketa High School. Amanda is married to Ken DeWulf and lives in Maquoketa, Iowa. The Maquoketa High School counseling department provides students with a comprehensive, developmental counseling program, centered on an engaging curriculum that encourages the highest level of student achievement through their growth in academic, social/emotional, and career domains.
Renea Yarolim, Counseling Secretary
Renea received her Associate of Arts degree from Clinton Community College in Business/Accounting. She is married to Doug Yarolim and has four children: Jacob, Amber, Andrew, and Austin. Renea has 7 grandchildren. At the Maquoketa High School counseling office Renea assists with registration, scholarships, scheduling and many other duties.