How to Have an Amazing Year

As we begin our 102nd year of school at Baker, we are embarking on one of the least predictable years of school that we’ve had in the last century. We acknowledge the strain of the pandemic and the racial reckonings of this summer, as well as the deep promise of the...

Stand-up Comedian Turned Teacher: Alex Haines

Even though Baker is locally situated on Chicago’s North Shore, its history and teaching practices have a national reputation. Many teachers come to Baker early in their career and are deeply influenced by the experience of teaching in such a unique progressive...

Baker and You: What is Your Story?

This fall I have had the pleasure to meet with so many new-to-Baker families, hear their stories and learn how their transition is going. Our new families are a diverse cohort from Chicago, Evanston, Wilmette and surrounding areas, each with their own story about what...