Elizabeth M. Baker Elementary School

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  • First Grade Families

    Join us Thursday, November 29 at 12:55 pm for a 1-hour classroom reading lesson and mini-workshop on reading comprehension. The event begins in your child's classroom followed by a mini-workshop in the auditorium. RSVP by Wednesday, Nov. 21st. by responding on the above link.

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  • PTC Wizard Sign-Up for Parents

    The PTC Wizard system enables elementary school parents to schedule parent-teacher conferences online. Parents can begin to schedule conferences when the window opens at 8 am on November 16th. It will close at 9 pm on November 30th.

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  • Veterans Day Observed

    Schools Closed ~ November 12th

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  • Book Fair ~ Nov. 13th - 15th

    Shopping Night - Nov. 13th @ 6:30 PM ~ The book fair will continue during school hours Nov. 14th and 15th. Please see the attached schedule.

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  • Kindness Day at Baker

    On December 7th, Baker will celebrate Kindness Day. The UPTC has graciously funded "Kindness Boomerang," an assembly presented by Life Vest Inside. The Life Vest Inside company works to cultivate awareness about how children can affect real and positive change in the people around them, simply by 'living kindness' and by embodying empathy and compassion in our day to day lives.

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  • Introducing Baker's Health Team

    Learn all about the familiar and new faces that make up our terrific mental health team at Baker.

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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. 

  • The grade 5 Digital Citizenship Workshop focuses on the topics of digital citizenship, digital footprints, and cyberbullying.  Fifth graders and their parents were presented with a variety of digital scenarios to discuss and share how students would react in each situation.  Responses were texted and the results were viewed in real-time. Information was presented to help inform students and parents regarding social media platforms, safeguarding personal and private information and cyberbullying.

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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  • Spider Inquiry

    Third graders in Ms. Brock's class learned about similarities and differences between different types of spiders. In teams, students worked together to create a scientific illustration of a spider's movement.

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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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Recent News

  • 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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  • Same But Different

    The first module in the Same But Different program raises awareness about mobility issues. Dr. Ed Kranston met with third graders and explained how he uses modifications to perform everyday tasks. 

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  • Harlem Wizards Visit Grade 4

    Students in grade 4 receive a visit from the Harlem Wizards in anticipation of the upcoming Staff vs Wizards game on October 25th at NMS.

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  • Fire Safety Program

    Students in K-2 learn about fire safety in a special assembly program.

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  • Baker's Green Team

    The Baker Green Team kicks off this year's recycling initiative. Each Tuesday, our Green Team collects paper and plastic from classroom bins. The barrels are then weighed, and the totals are recorded. Go Green!

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  • STEM Discoveries

    Students in Mrs. Greenspoon's room participate in the Tallest Tower Cup Challenge.

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