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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

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!

Arts Showcase Takes Center Stage

Middle School students hosted an exhibition of their incredible work from last semester’s arts classes, showcasing visual arts, dance, drama, music, photography, and technology projects and performances on Jan. 13. [Baker parents, see the full photo gallery at Vidigami!]

Students Shine at Holiday Sing

Thank you to all the students, families, faculty, and staff who made our annual Holiday Sing such great fun!

Holiday Shopping Event Brings Baker Community Together

Baker parents, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends kicked off the holiday season Dec. 4 with a shopping fundraiser at Wilmette boutique Lad & Lassie, enjoying fun, fellowship, and a few light bites while supporting our school. Thank you to everyone who made the event such a success!

Book Fair Supports Library Program

Baker families made our annual Book Fair a great success, thanks to the generosity of both the dedicated BPO volunteers who put together a wonderful event and the shoppers who supported it so generously, with proceeds going to support the David A. Baker Library and our library program and individual books donated to classes of all ages. [Baker parents, log

Family Fun and Creativity at the Cardboard Challenge

Baker’s second annual Family Cardboard Challenge on Oct. 10 was a great afternoon of family fun and creativity! Featuring family members of all ages, this event was part of the Global Cardboard Challenge sponsored worldwide by the Imagination Foundation, a non-profit with a mission to find, foster, and fund creativity and entrepreneurship in children around the world. Baker parents, log

Family Fun at the Fall Festival

The rain had us a little worried for a minute, but the annual Fall Festival on Sept. 12 was a blast! Thanks to all the families who made our first community event of the semester such a success, and to the wonderful BPO volunteers who made it possible. PHOTOS: Fall Festival