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The BHS Student Council sponsored a friendly competition during the week of Valentine’s Day. Students who purchased a heart entered into a competition to see if they could resist talking to the opposite sex and keep their hearts, while at the same time trying to capture the hearts of their c…

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The BHS Student Council raised over $500 to be split between the families of Lance Lawrence and Jaxson Apple. Several individuals donated items, including Forsyth student Makenna Chander, Kristen Fleury, head woman’s softball coach at DSU, Terry Curry, Diane VanGorden, Alsyon Lineback, Maria…

Mrs. Oberlander’s second grade class finished reading both “Nate the Great” and “Nate loves Pancakes”, so they decided a celebration was in order. The kids sampled each pancake and used adjectives to describe each one. They had pancakes from all over the world such as Slovakia (Palacinky), G…

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On Jan. 24, Mrs. Oberlander’s second graders had the chance to bring their own teddy bears to school. The students learned about Theodore Roosevelt, as well as learning how teddy bears came into existence, and how they are constructed. They also read stories to their teddy bears.

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It’s a plane, it’s a bird, it’s Superman! If you were at the basketball games on Feb. 7 when the Baker Spartans hosted the Forsyth Dogies, you saw many students and some fans dressed as Super Heroes. They were there to recognize two young boys with ties to the Baker community who are battlin…

The Baker Boys JV team had an excellent matchup with Forsyth on Feb. 7, with a final score of 35-13 for the Spartans. Sophomore Garrett Lesh led the Spartans with an impressive 20 points overall, along with 8 rebounds and 4 steals. Ethan Gundlach was next in scoring with 6 points and 3 rebou…

On Feb. 7, the Baker Spartans hosted the Forsyth Dogies. The Spartans came out strong and led 13 - 7 after the first quarter. In the second quarter the Dogies rallied and made a comeback. When the buzzer rang at the end of the half, the Dogies led 26 - 23. After the half both teams battled b…

The Lady Spartans C-Squad lost a close game to Forsyth when they hosted the Dogies on the Spartan court on Feb. 7, ending the game 35-41. Eve Uecker led the Spartans in scoring, ending the night with 13 points, 3 rebounds and 4 steals. Teja Dietz put in 7 points for her team, along with 3 re…

The Baker Girls’ Varsity team faced a tough opponent when they hosted the Forsyth Dogies on Feb. 7. The Lady Spartans had a tough night scoring, finishing the evening with a 20-40 loss to the Dogies. The Spartans were led by Anika Ploeger and Mya Hadley, who both ended the evening with 6 poi…

On Jan. 26, Jenna Paul and Mrs. Robertus, adviser, traveled to Bozeman for a Winter FCCLA State Executive Council (SEC) meeting. Upon arrival, they stopped for a quick lunch and headed to the hotel conference room. The group started the meeting with a quick icebreaker. Then, they began discu…

The Spartans Girls JV team scored a resounding victory over Wolf Point when they travelled to play the Wolves on their home court on Feb. 8, winning the game 53-30. Alex Williams led the Spartans in scoring with a 14 point total for the evening, along with 6 rebounds and 5 steals.

On Feb. 8, the Spartans traveled to Wolf Point to challenge the Wolves. The Lady Spartans had a slow start to the game and at the end of the first quarter the Wolves led by 10. The Spartans fired back in the second quarter to tie the game, and finished the game with a final score of 53-47.

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February 5 is an exciting date for Mrs. Downing’s first grade class; they have been in school for one hundred days! On Feb. 5, Mrs. Downing’s first grade class finally reached the milestone of 100 days in school. To celebrate, the class wore 100 Day hats and ate delicious 100 Day cupcakes. T…

On Jan. 28, Plevna Concert Choir and Cadet Choir performed in the 56th annual Americanism program at Baker High School. To open their portion of the performance, the Concert Choir sang a gorgeous rendition of “Let Freedom Ring”. Following immediately after was the Cadet Choir, singing a love…

On Jan. 29, Mrs. Wagnon purchased a new Baritone/ Euphonium for the Plevna Band Department, which is a nice addition to the brass section of our band. Thanks to the completion of a Grant Gift to the Plevna Music Department, the Plevna Band was able to purchase this new brass instrument for t…

Earlier in December, Mrs. Downing’s first grade class worked on writing and illustrating their own stories. All of the students wrote a story entitled If I had A Pet Elephant. Their books explained what they would do if they had a pet elephant of their very own. The books have recently been …

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George Feydeau’s plays have been a very fortunate choice for Baker students competing in Classical Duo. In 2012, Ryan Espeland and Tessa Kilsdonk brought home the state title in Classical Duo with their adaptation of “Don’t Walk About Nothing On”. In 2014, Darby Bettenhausen and Isaac Rost s…

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day the members of Baker High School Student Council are hosting a friendly competition. Titled The King and Queen of Hearts, this competition is a creative way for students to participate and interact with each other while competing at the same time.

On Jan. 29, the Baker Speech and Drama team began their long trek across the state. Their destination; the 2020 Class B-C State Speech and Drama Tournament held in Bigfork. Competition began on Jan. 31, with the first three rounds and continued the following day with the fourth round, along …

Mrs. Bidwell’s kindergarten students filled their “Good Deed” jar with the buttons they earned for their good behavior and good deeds. To celebrate, they had a Frozen Party. They made snow with a magic powder and water, after which they had a Frozen sing along dance party. They then enjoyed …

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The Baker Speech & Drama team went to Roundup last weekend to compete for divisionals. Under the guidance of coaches Darby and Austin Waldbillig, the team took third place sweeps for Class B Drama, for the second time in their second year as coaches. For those on the team that placed six…

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Dave Breitbach, Principal and Athletic Director at Baker High School, was selected as the 2020 Class B Activities Director of the Year. ADs are nominated by members of the Montana Interscholastic Athletic Administrators’ Association.

The last semester of school is going to be very busy for Student Council.  

On Jan. 23, Baker High School held its annual science fair, which feature students exhibiting projects relating to psychology, biology, and physical science.

Mrs. Susa’s 7th grade reading class has a fun way to find new books to read. When students finish reading a book, they can put the book on a cup of coffee that is posted on the wall for other students to see. Mrs. Susa came up with this idea when thinking of new ways to decorate the classroo…

The Plevna Music Department has purchased a new 3 octave xylophone with the money raised from the Quilt Raffle. Mrs. Bruha made and donated the quilt to the Plevna Music Department. It is the first xylophone the band has had. This is a portable model, perfect for easy moving when it comes ti…

There are two MSU honor roll lists: the President’s List and the Dean’s List. To be eligible for the lists, students must be enrolled in at least 12 college-level credits.

As a Community Service Project, Mrs. Schumacher’s student council incorporated the wonderful idea of creating Thanksgiving and Christmas goody baskets for the senior citizens of our community. They included several little cakes and a sundry of bright fruits, packed to the top with festive tr…

The team traveled to Huntley Project this past weekend in what was the final meet of the regular season. Those who placed in Huntley Project include the following: Rachel & Caleb Rost placed 2nd in Classical Duo. Jolyn Rost & Skylar Wall placed 6th in Dramatic Theatre. Olivia Gunders…

The team traveled to Culbertson this weekend to compete under coach Austin Waldbillig. The students’ hard work led to Baker taking 2nd for the Drama sweeps. Coach Waldbillig said, “Everyone worked really hard this weekend. I am proud that these guys continue to show such dedication to their …

Mrs. Oberlander’s second grade class made snowman hats as their Christmas art projects. The students painted a can black and glued it to a black plate. To add the finishing touches, the students then wrapped silver ribbons around their hat and glued a white flower to their ribbon. Voila! A S…

Mrs. Spencer’s fifth grade completed their Christmas Around the World projects. After each student drew a different country from a hat, they were tasked with researching different Christmas traditions, food, and geographic facts on their country. The students were also asked to discover how …

When students and staff entered the halls of BHS on Dec. 20, they were met by the beautiful music of the BHS Choir and presented candy canes to complete their day. The choir has been very busy this season, performing for a multitude of events and groups to spread Christmas cheer.

Every year SADD has sponsored a “Wear Your Hat to School” on the last day of the year in December. The students and staff pay $1.00 for the opportunity to wear a hat of their choosing for the day and the money is then donated to the Community Cupboard. This year, over $40 was raised in this …

On Dec. 20, Mrs. Oberlander’s second grade class made a visit to Superior Care Villa in Baker. While they were there, each of the students had the opportunity to read books to the senior citizens. The students also decorated Christmas cookies with the residents. Overall, the second grade stu…

On Dec. 16, Ms. Kirschten, BPA adviser, traveled with the Plevna BPA students to Baker for the Regional BPA Meet. There were six students competing this year; Trinity Rieger, Ashley Sander, Brentan Beyers, Bret Edgell, Hadyn Mellon and Cooper Peterson. Trinity Rieger competed in Fundamental …