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Custodian's song comes to an end

May 27, 2011

TOPEKA, KS — An end-of-year tradition occurred for the final time on Wednesday, according to WIBW-TV.

Every year, Jim Knowland, a janitor at Whitson Elementary School, has ended the school year by singing Alice Cooper''s revered hit single "School''s Out for Summer," the article stated.

According to the article, in honor of his retirement, Knowland was a part of the fifth-grade graduation ceremony and had the students help him out on the song.

Knowland began working for the school district in the 1970s to pay his way through college, deciding to stay on even after earning two degrees.

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