A Sneak Peak into Fourth Grade Goings-On

Posted by Anna Phillips Progressive Principal of the Week: We actively teach community-building skills and concepts that foster collaboration, inclusion, and service to others This week was a week where students really had to come together as a community in order to get things done, but that is also what made this week so inspiring:

Woodworking, Tire Swinging, and Person of the Week: Baker Preschool Learning

Last week Erickson was the person of the week and the children really enjoyed learning more about their friend. We learned so much about Erickson as he told us the story and history of each thing he brought in. Thank you to his family for coming in to read a favorite book, Steam Train, Dream

Baker Birthday Books

Celebrate your favorite student’s birthday while supporting Baker’s library! To sponsor a book in our library, we ask for a suggested donation of $30 per book.  Send us the name and birthdate of your student, and our Librarian, Ms. Fisher, will invite them to select a book from our newly acquired collection.  They can affix

Name-A-Seat Donation

Thank you for supporting Baker through our Name-A- Seat Campaign. A Baker Demonstration School representative will contact you directly regarding the text to be engraved on your plaque.   Seats @ $1,000 (Plaque: 4” x 2”, four lines of text with 45 characters per line max.) Seats @ $500 (Plaque: 3” x 1”, three lines

What to Support – Programs

Program Support - From the Inside Out Our faculty frequently describes their teaching environment as a student’s “second teacher” given the impact they have on the learning experience. Our facility renovations support the “second teacher”,  and we have identified critical areas of opportunity to ensure our campaign also makes a significant impact on each individual

What to Support – Transformative Renovation

Transformative Renovation - From the Inside Out Through this campaign we are going to build opportunities to apply knowledge gained inside, to the outdoors. This isn’t about teaching outdoors. It’s about using the outdoors to teach. Our transformed spaces include three distinct project phases:   Enhancing our school entrance and auditorium Building a new athletic field

Why Give

Testimonials I am so pleased to have the opportunity to share my thoughts regarding the renovation/re-design of our playgrounds and exterior learning environments at Baker. As I think about this project, three words come to mind: thrilling, resourceful, and inspirational.  Let me explain. As a life-long Progressive Educator it is thrilling to see our community

Baker Benefit – Auction

Behind the Scenes Tour of Lincoln Park Zoo Go behind the scenes at Lincoln Park Zoo when you embark on your private Zoo-fari! You and your group will have an All-Access Pass as zoo experts take you to areas that are off limits to everyone else but you! You'll get to see giraffes, rhinoceroses, snow

Baker Benefit

On Friday, March 3, more than 200 guests joined together at SPACE for Baker’s Annual Benefit. This year, the Benefit specifically supported Baker’s Scholarship Fund, which ensures no student is turned away from Baker due to financial reasons. Thanks to the support of so many community members, the Benefit raised more than $115,000 for Baker!