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...

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...

Creating Your Own Great Thanksgiving Listen

When I was in college, I kept a notebook of interviews that I had with my grandparents over various holiday visits to their California home. During quiet moments together, I would ask them questions about their life experience. In one of those moments, my...