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Robotics and Coding Across the Grades

  • Students in grades K and 1 created "Kindness Keychains" to show appreciation to members of our Baker family.  

Digital Citizenship

  • What does good digital citizenship look like? Students at Baker are engaged in ongoing conversations learning about online safety and how to create a positive digital footprint.

  • Baker buzzes with kindness! Service projects, stories, assemblies, and surprises spread compassion and joy all week.

Baker Highlights

  • students watching MOCA presentation

    Second-grade participated in a virtual field trip facilitated by the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in NYC. As part of the district’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) curriculum, this virtual experience allowed students to explore Chinese and Chinese American food cultures and traditions and learn about the diverse regional cuisines found across China.

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    students looking up at eclipse

    Curiosity and amazement during the eclipse viewing!

    students watching author presentation

    On Friday, March 15th, 2024, acclaimed author and illustrator David Biedrzycki visited Baker Elementary to present to students in grades K-2. His dynamic and engaging presentation captivated the young audience as he provided step-by-step instructions on transforming ideas into writing and illustrations. Biedrzycki clearly showed the creative process in action, enthralling the students who witnessed it unfold before their eyes.

     

Meteorologist Visits Grade 3

  • The third-graders were excited to meet John Marshall, a meteorologist, who helped them explore the wonders of weather and even unveiled the secrets of the green screen used in weather forecasts!

EMB Service Learning Projects

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    Baker Gives Back

    Baker Gives Back encouraged students to write inspiring messages of kindness on post-its. They were then weaved into a banner and affixed to the cafeteria wall. The colorful display serves as a constant reminder of the positivity and support that fills the school hallways, making lunchtime a place where everyone feels welcome.

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  •  3D tic tac toe boards

    3D Tic Tac Toe: Connecting Generations Through Play

    students in grades 3-5 designed and 3D-printed Tic-Tac-Toe boards as gifts for the community. The boards were donated to the Great Neck Social Center and the Hance Family Foundation Toy Drive. Fifth graders also presented boards and played games with kindergartners at Parkville School, while third graders brought joy to seniors at the Atria.

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  • The Joy of Reading

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