Miss Kohlbus enjoys staying active and reading. Field hockey has been a part of her life for over ten years! She started playing in 7th grade and continued to play at the college level. Without a doubt, field hockey has played a huge role in shaping the person Miss Kohlbus is today, which is why she is an assistant field hockey coach at Red Lion Junior High. Miss Kohlbus enjoys being creative and loves interactive activities. She also enjoys reading silently whenever there is free time. English is a subject that came naturally to her, but she loves it because it encourages her to think independently and at the same time allows for creativity. Students have called Miss Kohlbus the "grammar queen” because she is always correcting their grammar. Miss Kohlbus is an avid reader, especially during the summer. Her favorite novels include The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns, both by John Green, and A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. Her favorite books of summer 2016 were Me After You, Finders Keepers, The Beginning of Everything, and Liv, Forever.
People have told Miss Kohlbus that they have never seen her not smiling. The Outer Banks in North Carolina is one of her happy places; she considers herself a beach bum in the summer. Puppies and elephants always manage put a smile on her face no matter what. Lastly, Miss Kohlbus is happiest when she sees students striving in and out of the classroom. Seeing others enjoying life and smiling is something she does not take for granted. Miss Kohlbus cannot wait to share her passion for teaching with you this year!