Hello…I love teaching Kindergarten children and I am thrilled to be part of your kinder’s first year at Georgetown. I can’t wait to get to know you and your families. Here is a little bit of information about myself.
I grew up in the Forest Grove area and am a graduate of Hudsonville High School. I graduated from Hope College with Language Arts/Elementary Education degree and obtained by masters degree in Early Childhood from Western Michigan University. I have been teaching in the Hudsonville district for 33 years! How time flies!. I spent 19 years as a Pre-Kindergarten teacher at South, Jamestown and Forest Grove. I then moved up to Kindergarten and across town to Georgetown. I love sharing information and reading books to the kinders. Living out my childhood dream of being a teacher and following in my mother’s footsteps (she was a kindergarten teacher for Hudsonville too and we were able to team teach for 2 years. What wonderful memories! ) each day is AWESOME! I am so excited for the opportunity to teach your kinder.
When I am not at school, I like to spend time with my family…..my husband of 37 years, Randy, and our daughters, Hannah, son-in-law Cory and our sweet granddaughters Madeline (2 1/2) & Abigail (6 months) and Julia, son-in-law Josh and adorable granddaughter Eleanor (7 months). Randy works for the Christian Reformed Church of North America as a Missionary Support Supervisor. Hannah is an Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) teacher for Cedar Springs Public Schools. Julia is a PA (Physican Assistant) for Spectrum Health (oncology department) Adult Blood and Bone Marrow Clinic.
A few other things that I enjoy are *baking (making pies are my favorite), *reading books (especially when I can enjoy the sunny weather in my pool), *running, *drinking Hot Carmel Apple Cider from Starbucks, *shopping (even if it is just ‘window shopping’), *traveling to new places in the summer, *Detroit Tiger baseball games *being at the beach (Holland State Park or at Florida by the ocean), *collecting children books and *ironing (Yes, you read that correctly).
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I am looking forward to a fabulous year with your kinder. Thank you for sharing them with me.
Warmly, Kathy Bohl
Mr. and Mrs. Bohl
Mrs. Bohl (Oma) with Eleanor, Abigail, Madeline (L-R)
Our family vacation in Florida during spring break last year.