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Quinn Sengupta ’09 Awarded an Honorable Mention by the National YoungArts Foundation

The YoungArts Foundation recognizes the nation’s top talents in the visual literary and performing arts. Quinn, an accomplished jazz pianist, was awarded a full merit scholarship at the University of Miami.

Charlie Rose ’12 Inducted Into the National Junior Classical League (NJCL) Latin Honor Society

After receiving Maxima Cum Laude on the National Latin Exam, Charlie earned a trip to the 60th annual NJCL Convention in Las Vegas. His mother adds: “He continues to love Latin, and the Latin Community at NCP has been so welcoming. I’m grateful that Baker laid the groundwork for him to have such a rewarding

John Baker ’11 is a National Merit Semifinalist

Congratulations to John Baker, who is one of only four National Merit Semifinalists in Loyola Academy’s Class of 2015. John is the only Baker grad in LA’s graduating class this year and the only male from that cohort to win the award. Way to go, John!

Baker Alumni Compete at Championship Track Meet

Congratulations to Chester Beck ’13, Theo Beck ’11, Grace Goodman ’13, Jack Glassman ’14, Sophie Levine ’14, and Amber Malik ’13, who competed at the October 2014 CSL Conference Cross Country Championship Meet. Jack posted a personal best time at the meet while Theo and Sophie made All-Conference, placing among the top 14 runners at

Rena Newman ’12 Honored With Multiple Awards

Baker grad Rena Newman, now a junior at Evanston Township High School, was awarded First Place in Advertising and Second Place in Editorial Cartooning at the Illinois High School Association journalism finals. Rena was also honored with a 2015 Achievement Award in Writing, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). In addition

Baker Grads Excel in Debate

Congratulations to Baker grads Allison Grimsted ’13, a state runner-up in the JV Congressional Debate, and Nina Kaushikkar ’14 and Joseph Mossbridge ’14, state runners-up in novice Public Forum debate.

Count down to the 5K

I feel like I should have something deep to say. It’s been raining a lot so despite my big plans to run more the week before the 5K, I’m still running 2—maybe 3 times a week. Today I finished work early and ran. Bonus run.  It was 74 degrees and 3:00 in the afternoon.  Up

I hate to run, but I love the 5K #4

Here I am at the two week count down to the 5K.  I think about running almost every day.  I had no idea you could think about running this much, and yet I know that I don’t think about it nearly as much as some people do. Can I run today? Do my legs hurt

Baker Parents Serve the World – Anya Tanyavutti

At Baker we strive to instill in our community our values as a school. Often, our parents also live these values out in the world. Current parent, Anya Tanyavutti, is one of these parents. Anya is the mother of a PreK student in Ms. Kim’s PreK class. Below is a conversation between Baker and Anya about

Healthy Sports Drink – Coconut & Lime

This drink’s ingredients are a natural version of popular store bought sports drinks but without the junk your body doesn’t need! Trace mineral drops add to the electrolyte content of the drink. Due to soil depletion, many people do not get enough trace minerals in their diet, so this is an excellent way to incorporate more