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Baker Middle School

Amy Latimer, Principal | Wayne Greer & Nikki R. Shockley, Assistant Principals​​

Frequently Asked Questions

frequently-asked-questions.jpgHow do I report an absence?
​Please call the Attendance Message Line at 253-571-5088 and leave a message stating your name, your student's name, the reason for the absence, the anticipated return date and your telephone number.  Please also be sure to send your student with a note when they return to school.
 
How can I pick up my student(s) for early dismissal?
Please send your student with a note in the morning and deliver it to the Attendance Office before the first class. Mrs. Heizenrader will give your student(s) an early dismissal slip.  This process will be the quickest and most efficient.

Where can I find more information regarding athletics?
Please visit our Athletics Page and if you still need further clarification, please contact our Athletic Director, Melanie Wyckoff, by calling 253-571-5008 or via email: mwycko1@tacoma.k12.wa.us.

How can I purchase new uniform shirts or other Bulldog Gear?
Purchases can be made with Ms. Nisley or Mrs. Rosario in the main office.  View our prices here.
 
Where can my student get assistance with their locker?
Please stop by the Attendance Office and talk to Mrs. Heizenrader.

What should I do if I've lost my school ID card?
Please come to the main office to purchase a new ID card from Ms. Nisley or Mrs. Rosario.  All students are expected to have school identification with them while on campus.

Who do I contact for help with Home Access Center?
Please contact Ms. Guilliot by calling 253-571-5061 or by emailing kguillio@tacoma.k12.wa.us.
 
How do I add money to my student's lunch account?
You can do this online by visiting Lunch Money Now or by bringing in money to the lunch cashiers.

What is the procedure for my student having medication at school?
Students may not carry medication with them at any time during the school day.  All medication must be checked in at the nurses' office.  Please call Mrs. Ells or Mrs. Maitrejean at 253-571-5057 if you have any questions prior to bringing in medication.
 
I'm looking for a place to volunteer... how do I sign up?
Visit our volunteer page and contact Ms. Nisley if you have any further questions.
 
For all other questions, please contact the main office at 253-571-5000.