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JUMP-A-THON 2022

Author Visit

  • Students zooming with Author

    On Thursday, March 24, 2022, Baker K - 2 students enjoyed a virtual visit with award-winning author Kate McMullan. Readers and writers in grades K, 1, and  2 heard how Mrs. McMullan is inspired by the world around her like a couch-eating garbage truck! Her stories made her books come alive and will continue to inspire Baker students to read and write in the days and weeks to come.

Baker's Highlights

  • Book Drive Highlights 

    Click the book jacket to learn more about Baker's Book Drive.

    The Great Kindness Challenge Book

    Click the book jacket to view our Kindness Week highlights.

Dash Robot Across the Grades

Robotics and Coding Across the Grades

Wellness Resources

PTO Presentation State Exams

Highlights

  • STEM Project in Grade 3

    Mrs. Greenspoon and Mrs. Ladew's class worked with Mrs. Sullivan in science to study the layers of the earth, tectonic plates, and the causes of earthquakes and volcanoes. They wrapped up the unit with a Lego Wedo project. First students learned how to build and program the robots, then they tested 3 houses to see which was the safest shaped structure during an earthquake, Finally, students used the information from their testing to create their own structures using toothpicks and marshmallows and tested their durability.

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  • Mock Caledcott Results

    Grade 2 enjoyed a Mock Caldecott award program presented by Ms. Rachel Sferlazza, Head of Children's Services from The Great Neck Library, on Wednesday, December 22, 2021. Readers voted on one of three titles for the Baker Mock Caldecott winner! We can't wait to find out if our book winner is in the running for the ALA Caldecott Award announced in January 2022!

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  • Virtual Author Visit

    In this virtual visit for students in grades 3, 4, and 5, Mr. Soentpiet treated students and staff to a tour of his incredible studio.  We saw how his illustrations begin with pencil sketches and progress through a multi-step process of painting. Students viewed many brushes, paints, and paint palettes used to create his award-winning illustrations.  Mr. Soentpiet left us with the advice that his mother gave him as a boy: work hard, follow your dreams, and believe in yourself! 

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