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April edition of Colt News

Click here to download the April edition of the Boght Hills newsletter [PDF].

A message from Principal Kim Greiner

As the old adage goes, “April showers bring May flowers”, but with April also comes NYS Assessments in grades 3-6 English Language Arts and Mathematics. Our teachers have prepared the students well and we anticipate another successful year. »READ MORE

Pi Day Celebrations

On March 14, fitfth grade Boght Hills mathematicians celebrated National Pi Day by enjoying a breakfast that represented how they model and use strategies to solve word problems.  Students estimated, measured, reasoned and used π to find the circumference of a variety of circles. »READ MORE

North Colonie elementary students earn top spots in 15th annual Limerick Contest

Five North Colonie elementary students earned recognition from the William K. Sanford Town Library for their self-created Limericks.  There were 242 entries in this year's competition, which spans all schools in the North Colonie and South Colonie school districts, in addition to all of the private and parochial schools in the town of Colonie. »READ MORE

Boght Hills fifth grade visits NYS Capitol

The entire Boght Hills fifth grade visited the NYS Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 25th, for a field trip to learn about the building's history and construction.  Students were split into two groups; one group got to tour the Capitol, while the other group got to interview Assemblyman Phil Steck and Senator Neil Breslin. »READ MORE

Boght Hills first and third graders make Valentines for solider in boot camp

Mrs. Carroll’s third graders and Mrs. Doolittle’s first graders recently spent time making Valentines for a soldier in army boot camp who is stationed in Fort Jackson, SC. The solider, Diana Nuñez, is the daughter of another Boght Hills teacher, Mrs. Nuñez. »READ MORE

Boght Hills students become inspired at Albany Institute of History and Art

After a trip to the Albany Institute of History and Art, Boght Hills 6th graders decided to use their talent to create clay scarab amulet necklaces. Their finished products were inspired by authentic pieces they saw during their field trip. »READ MORE

First grade students participate in hands-on science activity with Siena professor

As a culmination to their science studies, first grade Boght Hills students spent time with Siena Astronomy Professor Moustakas, also a Boght Hills parent. » READ MORE

Students participate in PTA fundraiser

The Boght Hills PTA coordinated a book fair fundraiser at the Colonie Center Barnes and Noble Bookstore.  Many students had art work on display, sang, or played instruments.


Holiday celebration pictures

Our students had lots of fun during their classroom holiday celebrations! »FACEBOOK LINK

A-Boght Times December edition

The latest edition of the A-Boght Times is now available - hot off the presses! » DOWNLOAD IT (PDF)

New Boght Hills PTA website

PTA President David Morlitz has launched a new website specific to the Boght Hills PTA. The new site will be used for credit card payments, surveys, last minute event announcements, etc. »GO TO THE WEBSITE

Boght Hills K-Kids collect food to feed 22 families

580 non-perishable food items were collected by the Boght Hills K-Kids during the month of November. »READ MORE

Photo: Mrs. Compton's "Mathematical Superheroes"

Mrs. Compton’s 5th grade Alternate Math students at Boght Hills pose in their “Mathematical Superhero” costumes to demonstrate that no math problem is unsolvable when you utilize the power of your brain. Watch out Common Core, here we come! » VIEW PHOTO

2013-14 supply lists now available

Download your child's supply list for the 2013-14 school year.


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Price Chopper Tools for Schools program has begun

The Price Chopper Tools for Schools program has begun for this year. If you have registered your Price Chopper card in the past it needs to be reregistered this year. » READ MORE


Mrs. Kim Greiner
38 Dunsbach Ferry Rd.
Cohoes, NY 12047
Phone: (518) 785-0222
Fax: (518) 785-8801

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