Baker Elementary Weekly Update

Week of May 8th-12th

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Monday- 5/8

  • Full Day

Tuesday -5/9

  • Full Day
Wednesday- 5/10
  • Full Day
  • 3rd Grade Field Trip Elephant Sanctuary

Thursday- 5/11

  • Full Day
  • Transition Night 5:00
  • 4th Grade Field Trip Polk Home

Friday- 5/12

  • Full Day
  • Bulldog Run


May 2023

5/10- 3rd Grade Field Trip Elephant Sanctuary
  • Transition night 5-6pm @ Baker
  • 4th Grade Field Trip Polk Home
5/12- Bulldog Run (Field Day)

5/15-4th Grade Field Trip Adventure Science Center
5/18- 4th Grade Celebration @ 6pm Baker Gymnasium
5/22-Last day of school (Full day)



Transition Night:

Please see the Title I Newsletter here:

Bulldog Run:

Parents an letter was sent home Thursday with information about the Bulldog Run on May 12th. There was also an envelope sent home for kids to get sponsors. Please make sure all money is turned in by May 11th.

The Well Outreach Food Pantry Jetpack Program:

The JETPACK Program is a free food program providing nutritious, non-perishable food to students each weekend during the school year. Each student who participates in the JETPACK program will receive a drawstring bag of food each Friday containing basics for breakfast and lunch for the weekend. Information collected on the registration form and the names of children participating are kept confidential between The Well Outreach and the school. The food is provided at no cost to the child.

Visit or call (615) 932-9355

You can register for JETPACKS here.

Outside Food: Parents, please help us out! Students are not allowed to bring outside food into the cafeteria (McDonalds, Hardees, Taco Bell etc.). If you get breakfast at one of these places, please make sure it is consumed before you come into the cafeteria. If you are visiting for lunch and bring in outside food, we will make a space available for you to eat, but breakfast we do not have enough people to help supervise. Thank you for your help.

Parents of 3rd Grade Students: Parents, please see here for VERY IMPORTANT information regarding a new law pertaining to 3rd grade retention! Please pay special attention to #2 in the document, affecting ALL 3rd grade students in the State of Tennessee this year. We will be sending home paper copies with all 3rd grade students. There is also information regarding the new grading scale for 3-12 grades.

Car Rider Tags:

Please make sure your car rider tag is visible in car rider line so that we can see it in order to call the number. If you do not have a tag, you will be asked to park and go to the front door to sign your child out. Please make sure you have your photo ID.

Computer/Device Agreements:

Parents, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade . Computer device agreements have been sent home. We need these returned ASAP with the deposit for the exact amount of $30. If you write a check, please make check out to Baker Elementary.

Bus Routes:

Need help finding what bus your child will ride and what time pick up and drop off is?

1. Please go here to look up your street address. Remember, only students who live in the Baker School Zone can ride a bus.

2. Once you have your street address, go here to see where bus will pick up and drop off.

Dress Code:

Please make sure students are coming to school in dress code. Thank you for your help.

Lunch with your child:

Parents, you are welcome to eat lunch with your child. There are a couple of things we ask:
  • Please bring your photo ID as you will have to check in at the office.
  • Please keep cell phones put away while in the lunchroom.
  • Please only eat lunch with your son/daughter.
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4th Grade Parents

You are invited to the Whitthorne Preview Night, Tuesday May 9th. Please see flyer above and use the QR code to register.