Family Engagement Survey

Hello Baker families!  Thank you to our community, families, teachers, students and staff for your support in 2018.  Welcome back and happy 2019! 

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“The Georgia PTA Family Engagement Committee is proud to announce a partnership with United Way of Greater Atlanta, Watch DOGS and Strong Fathers Strong Families. With support from The Georgia Department of Education.”

Georgia PTA needs your feedback
Please take a moment to complete the survey


TERRIFIC Kids Award Recipients

PTA is proud to partner with Kenworth Golden Kiwanis to honor some exceptionally terrific Baker Bears in November of 2018.   

Terrific Kids are: Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable!

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Congratulations to: 

Asher Allen, Olivia Beach, Leah Byrd, Aniah Edwards, Kayson Fernandez, Raegan Horton, Milit Patel and Thatcher Pope for demonstrating respect!

Tripp Daniel, Daniel Hamadani, Abigail Meskimen, Sophia Smith, Matthew Stone & Priscilla Vasandani for demonstrating patience!

Leila Burley, Adrian Estrada, Henry Gallindo De Souza, Zaylee Hutchinson, Hala Obeidat, Camila Ortiz, Bryant Riggins, Mandi Rukuni, Charlie Scheving, Elly Son, Justin Truong and Antonio Williams for demonstrating self control!

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Keep being terrific kids; we can’t wait to see what you accomplish in the new year!



Box Tops Collection Winners

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Thank you to everyone who participated!  So far, PTA has collected over $700 in Box Tops this school year.  Our goal is $1,000.  Don’t forget to clip while you’re cooking for the holidays.  Download a harvest collection sheet here.

Congratulations to our Fall Box Tops Collections winners!

  • Third Place – Ms. Perkin’s Class with 432 Box Tops!
  • Second Place – Ms. O’Banion’s Class with 539 Box Tops!!
  • First Place – Ms. Metzger’s Class with 2,593 Box Tops!!!

Thank you for supporting Baker Elementary PTA.


Holiday Giving Tree


Baker Elementary PTA and Summit Baptist Church invite you to be a light to others.   The Baker Elementary Giving Tree Project allows Baker families to help their Baker community with clothing, holiday meals, school supplies, and holiday gifts.

To participate in the gift drive, take a take a tag from the holiday tree in the front lobby and return the item listed on the tag to the large gift wrapped box by December 7th.

For questions about making a donation, contact Debra Prather at or Jill Carter at

To request holiday assistance, contact Natalie Swiney at 

Job Well Done!

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A message from Baker Elementary PTA’s co-president, Debra Prather:
A Big Thank you to Baker Administration, Teachers, Parents, Children and Community for all you have done to make this years Boosterthon a Wonderful Success!
We had an absolute blast working with all of you.  You are all winners in my book!  Extra Congratulations to:
Ms. Kelly’s Kindergarten Class – Most Money Collected
Ms. O’Banion’s Kindergarten Class – Most Spirited
Our other top pledging classes were:
Kindergarten: Kelly
1st grade:
2nd grade: Krug
3rd grade:
4th grade: Roberts
5th grade: Erni
Total Pledged Profit is $18,524.
AMAZING!  Job well done.

Georgia PTA Night with the Hawks

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We are excited to announce that Georgia PTA has partnered again with the Atlanta Hawks to host a  Georgia PTA Night on November 3, as the Atlanta Hawks take on the Miami Heat at State Farm Arena! 

The first 200 tickets purchased will be entered into a raffle for participation in a special fan experience and earn money for Baker Elementary PTA!

Yearbooks are available. Help wanted.

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2018-2019 Baker Elementary Yearbooks are available online. 

Order yours today for the best possible price at Yearbook Market.  *Follow the hyperlink.  Then click on the blue/green price tab on the yearbook picture.

PTA and our Yearbook Committee Director want you to have the best yearbook possible!  Join us in the learning commons for a quick yearbook volunteer meeting on Friday, October 26th at 12:30 pm.

Don’t have time to volunteer during the day but have some beautiful Baker bear pictures?  Share them with us at