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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

CAPS Preschool and UPK Holiday Fun 

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The CAPs Preschool and UPK Program at Edward J. Bosti Elementary School created a wonderful celebration for students and parents prior to the holiday break.The celebration began with the children singing holiday songs for their parents, followed by making gingerbread houses and reindeer food with parents. Santa also visited the school atrium providing each student with a wrapped storybook. 

Congratulations to the faculty and staff for creating such a warm and festive celebration. 

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Date Added: 1/4/2023

Gingerbread Boy Hunt

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Edward J. Bosti Elementary School students hunted through the school’s hallways to find the gingerbread boy. For the past several days, the students read several versions of the beloved classic tale, which culminated in a scavenger hunt filled with clues and images to assist in their finding the character. Not only was the game fun and engaging, but the hunt also encouraged the students to use their deduction skills. 

Date Added: 12/30/2022

Quick Thinking Saves a Student’s Life

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Jamie Lockhart, a teaching assistant at Edward J. Bosti Elementary School, was honored during the Dec. 13 board of education meeting for her heroic efforts in saving a student who was choking on a grape. 

“It was her quick thinking that saved the student,” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lynda Adams said. “We thank you.” 

Date Added: 12/23/2022