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Edward J. Bosti Elementary School

50 Bourne Boulevard
Bohemia, NY 11716-4999
Principal: Laura Kimball


Welcome To Edward J. Bosti Elementary School
The Bosti Community is a child centered environment that celebrates each student’s unique talents. Through a wide variety of learning opportunities, students will strive to reach their highest level of achievement in an atmosphere of mutual respect and responsibility. We aspire to develop compassionate life-long learners who will be our Leaders of Tomorrow. Rooted in Tradition Energized by Unity Inspired by Pride Our community accepts this, "The Bosti Challenge"


Character Education Mission Statement
The mission of the Edward J. Bosti Character Education Initiative is to empower all children in our community with the knowledge, skills, and aspirations needed for the development and practice of positive character traits throughout their lives.   



Current News

Bosti kindergarteners cook up mathematical fun

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Kindergarteners in Ms. McNally’s class at Edward J. Bosti Elementary celebrated the completion of their shapes unit in math by turning their classroom into an Italian restaurant. 

Students became chefs, making “shape pizzas” and topped them with different shapes to represent pepperoni, mushrooms, ham and onions. After the students added their “toppings”, they counted and recorded how many of each shape they had.


Date Added: 5/16/2024

Bosti second graders create their own nonfiction works

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Students at Edward J. Bosti Elementary put a new twist on the classic book report, using the Book Creator program to create their own digital nonfiction books.

Ms. Manzo’s class of second graders started their nonfiction unit in January. From there, they were taught how to research, learned note-taking and how to turn those notes into complete sentences. Then, in the computer lab, Educational Technology Specialist Victoria Pappas taught students how to use the Book Creator app and they practiced with its different tools and functions.


With all they’d learned, the second graders created books surrounding an animal of their choosing. Using the digital library, myON, the curricular content hub, PebbleGo, and the school’s library books, students performed research on their animals. Each book contained a table of contents, an “about the author” page, fun facts and information on their animal’s habitat, food life cycle and more.

On April 18, the class held a book celebration to launch their finished literary creations. Students were asked to read one another’s finished projects and create questions about their book for their peers to answer. Still to come, students will record their voices, reading their books to turn their projects into audiobooks.

“I think that using Book Creator for this project was very motivating for them, and they grew as writers because of it,” said Ms. Manzo.

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Date Added: 4/26/2024