Elizabeth M. Baker Elementary School

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Dismissal Procedures

  • The safety of all Baker students is our foremost priority. Please remember that no vehicles other than school buses are permitted in Baker's bus circle between 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM. Parking is available on Baker Hill Road during these dismissal times. Any changes that are made to a child’s dismissal plan must be submitted in writing (e-mails are not official or acceptable). Please send a written and signed note with your child detailing your desired changes. We thank you for your cooperation. 

Featured Video

  • Sensory Path

    This SENSORY PATH in Mrs. Venegas' kindergarten classroom is carefully designed with a set of activities to give children the sensory input they need. Students jump, bend, and breathe along the path releasing built-up energy!

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Grade 5 Robotics

  • A Day of Teaching & Learning

    A day of student and teacher learning took place today at Baker Elementary School. Elementary teachers from various Nassau and Suffolk county school districts visited Baker to learn and grow as professional educators. Shanna Schwartz from the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (Columbia University) facilitated a day of professional learning around the teaching of reading and writing in the primary grades (K-2).

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STEAM Museum

  • All students at Baker visited the mobile STEAM museum. Students were encouraged to explore the museum at their own pace and visit stations that appealed to their individual interests.

Recent News

  • Young People's Concert

    Our fifth graders attended the Young People’s Concert at North High School. We are excited to support and celebrate the incredible talent of our Great Neck children. 

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  • Author Visit

    Shana Corey, award winning author and editor, visits grades 3 - 5 at E. M. Baker School on December 6, 2018! Students enjoyed hearing where she gets her ideas from, how she revises her drafts, and also some of her favorite writing tricks, such as alliteration.

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  • Grade 3 FaceTimes with Atria Residents

    To celebrate our 3D printing project, grade 3 students communicated via FaceTime with Atria residents. Students created 3D planters and donated them to the Atria, each with a tiny cactus. During the FaceTime, students shared a little about the process and answered questions.

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  • Cards for Troops

    To celebrate Veterans Day, second graders made thank you cards for American troops serving overseas. Each card features a red, white, and blue illustration, as well as a handwritten message. The cards were donated to a nation-wide program entitled, 100,000 Thank Yous, to be included in care packages for military members deployed around the world.

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  • Calming Strategies

    We are beginning to utilize "calming" strategy baskets in the cafeteria and during recess.  Students choose a strategy that is appropriate for them. These are intended to help students manage their feelings independently.  

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  • Ride for Life 2018

    E.M. Baker School welcomed Ride for Life founder Chris Pendergast to speak with students about overcoming obstacles and dreaming big. Baker School is a proud supporter of the Ride for Life, which raises awareness for ALS. Each spring, fourth and fifth-grade students cheer on Mr. Pendergast and his fellow ALS patients when they visit Baker School on their Ride for Life journey from Montauk to Manhattan.

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