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The Baker Blast April 17, 2021

Mrs. Kemp's 7th grade scientists look for evidence of a chemical change during a science lab.

Upcoming Dates

Half-Day Thursday, April 22nd

On Thursday 4/22 we will have our first fully in-seat half day across the district where we are bussing all levels.

8th Grade M-STEP

The 8th Grade M-STEP assessment will be administered, Wednesday, April 21st. Please note that there will be NO SCHOOL for the non-testing 8th grade students. If you are not participating in the M-STEP, you DO NOT need to come to Baker. This day will be dedicated to administering the M-STEP test in-person at Baker to the opt-in students. We will run a similar schedule to the PSAT test. Transportation, grab and go breakfast and lunch will be provided. 6th & 7th grade students will have a normal virtual Wednesday.

All A's & Honor Roll

The 3rd Marking period All A's & Honor Roll lists are available. Please click on the link below to access them.

Spring Track Season

Track season begins April 21 for 7th and 8th Grade students. Please review the information below.

The Troy School District will run a shortened outdoor middle school track season this spring with the four Troy middle schools and Avondale Middle School. Practices start April 21st and they will begin daily around 3:00 p.m. There will be four dual track meets in May, and a City Track Meet on June 1st.

Both in-seat and online students may participate. Whether learning in seat or online, students will need to come up to school for practice from home. Please note that students will not be able to stay at school until practice time. Students will need transportation to/from practice if they are not close enough to walk/bike.

Final Forms

VERY IMPORTANT - All paperwork is NOW done on Final Forms website. Please click link below, create account and complete all paperwork before season begins. You do NOT need to pay until the season starts. Any questions, please contact Colin Quinn, Baker Athletic Director - cquinn@troy.k12.mi.us or any of our other coaches.

8th Grade Boys – Coach Alex Welsh awelsh@troy.k12.mi.us

8th Grade Girls – Coach Colin Quinn cquinn@troy.k12.mi.us

7th Grade Boys – Coach Paul Couretas pcouretas@troy.k12.mi.us

7th Grade Girls – Coach Ali Ali-Ahmed aaliahmed@troy.k12.mi.us

Baker Scheduling Information

Registration Deadline Friday, April 23rd by 3:00 PM.

Baker Middle School and the Troy Virtual Middle School registration is now open for the 2021-22 School Year. The window for registration will run from Wednesday, April 14th at 8:00 AM - Friday, April 23rd by 3:00 PM. Please reach out to your building administration and student's counselor for assistance in the planning process.

High School Scheduling Information (This Year's 8th Graders)

Math Summer Bridge Course

"Pre-requisite: Students must have an excellent record in mathematics in each of the first three quarters of Math 6 and teacher recommendation. Please note that students who have been successful in this course in the past have typically earned As in all three quarters."

Application and Enrollment:

The application to the Middle School Math Summer Honors Academy must be completed on-line through the PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal. The PowerSchool form will be open between March 22 and April 30, 2021. Students will be notified, via email, by May 14 if they have been accepted. Upon acceptance, registration instructions will be sent via email.

  • Log into PowerSchool at ps.troy.k12.mi.us (web version only)
  • Click the Icon Forms from the Left Menu
  • Open the form Middle School Math Summer Honors Academy

High School Summer School

Online registration opens April 15th! All course information will be updated on Eleyo at that time. Please click on the link above to see the 2021 HSSS Brochure.

Baker Middle School Return to Learn Family Guidebook

Daily Health Screening

As a part of our Return to Learn Plan, all students attending school in-person, will need to complete a daily health screening. Please note that you only have to submit the screening on the days your student is physically in class. It's very important that you do this by 7:45 am. Students will not be able to attend school in-person if the screenings are not done. This is not intended to be punitive in any way, but it is a critical measure in protecting the safety of all.

DAILY STUDENT HEALTH ASSESSMENT INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Log in to your Parent Portal on PowerSchool
  • Click “Student Assessment” in the banner across the top
  • Answer 4 questions about your student’s health that day
  • Click submit (and repeat the process for every student in your family)

It’s very important that you keep your student home if you answer “Yes” to any of the questions or your child is ill in any way. Don't forget--this doesn't mean they have to miss school. They can simply join virtually from home as they have been doing so far. We considered this in the designing of our hybrid plan.

Attendance Hotline

Please call 248.823.4601 to report absences

Attendance is an important factor in your students academic success. Regular and punctual attendance is an expectation for our learning environment, regardless of the format! All student absences must be called in to our attendance hotline before school starts, the morning of your student’s absence (248.823.4601). The attendance hotline is available 24 hours per day.

Baker PTO Information

If you would like to get involved as a volunteer or receive more information about the PTO, please contact the board at bakermspto@gmail.com. Be sure to join the PTO Facebook Group: BakerMS PTO 2020-21.

Yearbook Order Information

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