BAKER CITY:  School District Office access update

BAKER CITY: School District Office access update

In light of the Governor’s recent order regarding social distancing and the “Stay Home. Stay Safe.” campaign, Baker School District offices at 2090 Fourth Street will remain open to accommodate patrons, staff and parents.

“We are here to serve students, parents and the community,” said Superintendent Mark Witty. “Our desire is to maintain a safe, respectful environment for patrons while complying with the Governor’s orders.”
District Office staff will be working regular hours throughout this period of school closure. Regular hours are 7:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Thursday, and 7:30 – 4:00 on Fridays.

Baker School District utilizes approved disinfectant procedures on a regular basis while maintaining the recommended 6-foot social distance protocol.
Patrons wishing to do business with the District are encouraged to call (541) 524-2260 or email lisa.young@bakersd.org as the first avenue of communication. Those wishing to conduct face-to-face business are asked to follow sanitation protocol, including maintaining a social distance of 6 feet or more.

Nationally recognized Baker School District 5J (BSD) in Baker City, OR, is the largest of three rural school districts in Baker County, serving 1,700 students and employing over 110 educators and staff. District elementary schools include Brooklyn Primary School, Haines Elementary, Keating Elementary School, and South Baker Intermediate. Baker Middle School and two high schools, Baker High School and Eagle Cap Innovative High School, are also part of BSD. Additionally, BSD sponsors two charter schools, Baker Web Academy and Baker Early College, each offering teacher-supported online education. BSD provides next-generation education for the future of Eastern Oregonians and launched Baker Technical Institute (BTI), a career and technical program that partners with regional employers and industry experts to provide innovative education in hands-on fields. BSD believes strong schools are the foundation of strong and vibrant communities and is committed to preparing students to become successful life-long learners.