Elizabeth M. Baker Elementary School

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  • PTO News

    Miss Chocolate Fundraiser: Flyers were sent home with your children last week. If you would like to place an order, please note that form orders are due October 4th and online orders can be placed until December 15th. 

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  • Photo Days

    Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 24th are photo days at Baker. Please click on the Photo Days link to view the class schedule.

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  • School Closed

    School will be closed on the following dates: Wednesday, October 9th for Yom Kippur ~ Monday, October 14th for Columbus Day

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  • Jump-a-Thon

    So you think you can jump? Our 3rd Annual Jump-a-Thon will be held on Friday, November 1st from 8:15 AM – 9:00 AM. Come show off your skills and help send qualifying Baker students to the GNPS Summer Program. We have raised over $2,000 each year, and your support is greatly appreciated. Faculty members will be present to assist students reach their goal as we come together to raise funds for this worthy cause. Mr. Dombrowski, one of our 5th grade teachers, will be the guest DJ! Permission slips and sponsor forms have been sent home with your child(ren). Students must be dropped off at 8:15 AM and must have a signed permission slip in order to participate. Permission Slip/Sponsor Sheet due 10/30.

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  • Student Dismissal Process

    Read about these important changes.

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All Baker Parents

  • Please be sure to take a look at our new Parent Handbook.  It contains answers to many parent questions, as well as our procedures and practices.  The handbook can be translated by clicking on the TRANSLATE tab at the top of the Baker site.

     

     

More News

  • Ride for Life 2018-19

    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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Music Happenings

  • students on instruments

    Fifth grade students in Ms. Alexandrou's class perform their compositions on xylophones, Boomwhackers and the keyboard. Students used rhythmic and melodic concepts learned in fourth grade to write their own musical pieces. Students will continue to revise, perform and conduct their compositions in vocal music during the coming months.

Baker Rock Garden

  • Staff creating rock display

    Look for the new inspirational rock display as you approach the Baker entrance!  Our Baker Family designed these rocks with motivational messages during our first Baker Pride Day.

Morning Meditation

  • students doing meditation

    Students beginning the day at the Morning Meditation Center in Ms. Feinstein's class! Students are using a breathing ball, colorful LED tea lights, and reading peaceful books.

Baker Highlights

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    All Are Welcome book cover

    This year Baker will read five shared books across the grade levels connected to our Habits for Life. Dr. Grimaldi and Dr. Sweet read the first book, All Are Welcome, during the morning announcements to initiate "Baker Reads". 

     

    students

    Mr. Lynch and Mrs. Cascino's class tracking the movement of the sun! Students were making observations and predictions about how the sun impacts shadows, and how they will change as the day moves on.

     students writing on flat screen

    Students in Mrs. Chatelain's class share their work on the multi-touch SMARTboard flat screens. 

    class photo with Sparky the Fire Dog

    Mrs. Greenspoon and Mrs. Pappas’ third grade class loved meeting Sparky the Firedog following the EMB Fire Safety Assembly!

    Students in Science Class

    Mrs. Sullivan and fifth grade students performing "magic" with mysterious substances!

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