Team Beyond

Abigail Jolma

jolmaabigail@aasd.k12.wi.usMrs. Swanson

Mrs. Jolma has been an eighth grade math and science teacher at Kaleidoscope Academy since 2015.  She loves getting the opportunity to meet and work with so many different students on a daily basis.  She is excited to be a part of the amazingly dedicated Kaleidoscope staff!

Mrs. Jolma grew up in Rockford, Ill and graduated in December of 2014 from University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a degree in Middle Level Education specializing in Mathematics and Science with a minor in Special Education.  Additionally, she is working towards her Master's in Educational Technology from Marian University and will received her diploma in December 2018. When not in school, Mrs. Jolma loves to spend her time outdoors, visiting her family, and reading.  She also loves to play and coach volleyball. 

Amanda KranzuschMrs. Kranzusch
kranzuschamand@aasd.k12.wi.us

Mrs. Kranzusch is a 8th grade Kaleidoscope teacher who primarily teaches English Language Arts and World Geography, but is currently also teaching Accelerated 7th grade Math.  Mrs. Kranzusch has taught in the Appleton Area School District since 2004 and been with Kaleidoscope Academy since 2009.  She has grown up in the Fox Cities and graduated from Menasha High School before receiving her undergraduate education from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. There she received a degree in Elementary Education (1-8) and a minor in ESL (English as a Second Language.) 

Teaching at Kaleidoscope offers her the ability to create a caring and collaborative environment for her students as well as allowing them to take risks and try new things.

Mrs. Kranzusch has been married to her husband since 2004 and had a son, Owen, in 2012. In her spare time, she likes to take photographs, scrapbook, sew, read, and spend time with family and friends. She has also been lucky enough to travel in and outside the United States. Someday she would like to possibly teach or live abroad.