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Baker Benefit FAQ

Ready to join us for the Baker Benefit on Friday, February 26, but not totally sure how it all works? We’ve got all the answers you need!

The Joy of Running the Baker 5K With My Child

By David Beazley One of the more interesting parts of being a parent is getting to relive parts of your childhood, and as the end of last school year approached, I found myself thinking about the joy and misery of my experience with grade school “field day” events. I’m sure my school’s intentions were noble,

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

Never Been to the Benefit? Don’t Worry!

As parents new to Baker last year, my husband and I also were newcomers to the Benefit, and we could not have enjoyed ourselves more.

A Fuller View of Success

In the rush for success, we can lose the whole child, pursuing a two-dimensional view of success. That’s why at Baker, we focus on the possibilities in every child, helping each to reach new horizons, growing toward the future.

Eighth-Graders Hit the Pool for Cardboard Boat Races

Baker eighth-graders put months of research and design work to the test last Friday, hitting the pool for our annual cardboard boat races. Taking what they learned about buoyancy, density, and the physics of water with Middle School science teacher Natasha Itkin, students worked in teams of three or four to design and build boats made

Baker Talent Show: Music, Magic & Unicycles

Baker students from grades 2-8 entertained classmates, families, faculty, and staff last Friday at our annual Student Council-sponsored talent show. Thanks to all the wonderful singers, dancers, musicians, storytellers, magicians, and unicyclists!

Introducing the Baker Parenting Roundtable Series

Baker is proud to host a series of parenting roundtables this semester in cooperation with the Family Service Center. All events are free and open to the public.

See You at the Baker Benefit!

On behalf of the Baker Parent Organization and event co-chairs Jena Karcazes, Lisa Spiegler, and Lisa Winn, I am excited to welcome all parents, grandparents, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends to join us at the Baker Benefit on Friday, February 26. This annual event promises to be a fun celebration of Baker and our incredible community,