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Baker Celebrates Fitness & Community With All-School 5K

Baker students, families, faculty, staff, and friends came together Friday, May 27, to celebrate physical fitness and community spirit at the Baker 5K, a cooperative run completed by all students in grades 1-8.

Baker Medalists Abound in National Latin Exam

Baker’s well-established strength in Latin was on display again as Middle School students and recent alumni shined in the annual National Latin Exam, earning a host of medals.

School Community Unites for YWCA Stand Against Racism

The Baker community participated in the annual Stand Against Racism, a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities.

Middle School Students Present Research at Math Expo

Middle school students worked individually and in small groups to tackle a host of research projects in our Math Expo, presenting their findings to classmates, faculty, and parents on April 20.

Speaking Up on LGBT Day of Silence

Founded in 1996, GLSEN’s (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network) Day of Silence is a day where students all over the world band together to make a powerful impact within their schools on the topic of LGBT bullying and harassment. Led by our new GSA, Baker students participated in the Day of Silence in a…

Alumni Open 30-Year Time Capsule

Baker’s inaugural Spring Fling family festival included a special event for returning alumni and faculty: the opening of a 30-year-old, student-made time capsule and the dedication of its successor, a plastic treasure chest marked for safekeeping until 2046.

Going Green at the Spring Fling

Thank you to all the students, parents, faculty, and staff who made Sunday’s inaugural Spring Fling such a blast! Coordinated by the BPO Environmental Committee, the event brought the Baker community together for a fun-filled afternoon of environmental-themed, family activities to kick off Earth Week. Families had fun with tie-dye shirts, dancing, hula-hooping, blowing bubbles, and drawing with sidewalk…

Eighth-Graders Celebrate High School Acceptances

Baker’s graduating eighth-graders had some very exciting options as they made their high school decisions this spring, after gaining admission at many of the best public and private high schools in Chicago and the North Shore, including all of the selective enrollment public high schools on Chicago’s North Side.