Middle School Camping Trip Brings Students Together

Students in grades 6-8 learned about community, responsibility, nature, and cooking and playing outdoors together during Baker’s annual Middle School overnight camping trip to White Pines State Park in Mount Morris on Sept. 24-25. Working in their advisory groups, students teamed up to pitch tents, plan and cook meals, organize activities, and divide responsibilities for

Book Fair Coming Soon!

Mark your calendar for the final week of October: It’s nearly time for the Baker Book Fair! Sponsored by the BPO, this annual event is a great opportunity to purchase wonderful books for child and adult readers of all ages, with proceeds going to support the Baker library program, or purchase books for donation to

Visiting Drone Photographers Hit New Heights

Troy and Mitch from Drone Media Chicago visited Baker on Sept. 16 to teach Middle School students about drone photography. Ms. Fisher’s photography class and Ms. Crawford’s tech class got an up-close look at the high-flying robotic camera in action and learned about the technology, history, and future of flying drones.  

Family Fun at the Fall Festival

The rain had us a little worried for a minute, but the annual Fall Festival on Sept. 12 was a blast! Thanks to all the families who made our first community event of the semester such a success, and to the wonderful BPO volunteers who made it possible. PHOTOS: Fall Festival  

Best-Selling Author Visits Baker

We were thrilled to welcome best-selling children’s author Jon Scieszka to Baker on Sept. 1 for a special visit with students in grades 3-5, many of whom dressed up like scientists to celebrate his popular Frank Einstein series. Mr. Scieszka had the children howling with laughter at stories about his beloved characters, his family, and

First Day of School Photos

Thanks to all the students, parents, faculty, and staff who helped make the First Day of School a blast. It was so wonderful to see everyone! See more photos at our Facebook page.