BIA's Russian Week Begins
BIA will celebrate its annual Russian Week, beginning on Monday, January 14 and ending on Friday, January 18. Our Russian Week will end with a concert, conducted by the Russian Immersion students on Friday, January 18 at 5:00 p.m. There will be refreshments after the concert, with an assortment of Russian foods and appetizers. Please join us as we celebrate everything Russian.
Language Immersion Fair
BIA is hosting its annual Langauage Immersion Fair this January 25. The Fair is to provide information for non-BIA families about the school's Language Immersion Programs and the advantages of a language immersion education. Please, inform relatives, friends and others you know who are curious about your children's education to attend.
TIME: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
DATE: January 25
PLACE: BIA Multi-Purpose Room
Click on the link below to open the flyer for more information
BIA's Robotics Teams Won...
On Saturday, January 12, BIA's Robotics Teams participated in the Hopkins Robotics Cup competition. Our elementary team won the teamwork challenge and were tournament champions. All four of our teams made it to the finals for teamwork challenge. In the individual challenges, we had students come in 1st, 3rd, 5th and 6th place. The judges recognized two of our teams for their robot designs and engineering notebooks. 35 teams from 20 schools competed, and BIA won 5 out of 8 of the awards, including the Hopkins Cup, which makes them the Baltimore City champions for the 4th year in a row!! Go BIA!
On Thursday, January 10, BIA's National Academic League (NAL) team competed against the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women. The final score was 60 - 22. Our reaserch team, led by Daniyah Sorenson, received a perfect score of 20 points out of a possible 20. Our Team's MVP for this game was Femi Ogundahunsi. The next game will be on Wednesday, January 16 agains AFYA. We are so proud of our students and wish them the best for their next game.
Enrollment for 2019-2020
Our applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now available as a Word document online, or as a paper copy from the Main Office. As a full language immersion program, our entry points for new students are Kindergarten and First Grade only. Students are admitted through a lottery.
The application deadline to be considered for the lottery is 3pm on Friday, February 8, 2019. The lottery will be held at 4pm on Friday, February 15, 2019. All age-eligible city residents who apply by the application deadline will be entered in the lottery.
All applicants who are Baltimore City residents must be placed before non-city residents may be considered. If placed, non-city residents must pay tuition fees of approximately $10,000 per year to Baltimore City schools.
Students entering Kindergarten in 2019-2020 must turn 5 by September 1, 2019. Students who turn 5 between September 2 and October 15 may be eligible to apply for early admission to Kindergarten through Baltimore City Public Schools. Here is a link to more information about the early admission process: https://www.baltimorecityschools.org/Page/24367
Please find a link to the 2019-2020 application form here:
BIA 2019-2020 Application Form
If you have any questions about enrollment, please call our Business/Operator's Office at 443-278-9417.
We do still have some spots left for the current school year in Kindergarten & First Grade. Below is the application for the current school year:
Free Use of Language Software
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CANCELLED: BIA Board Meeting
3:15 PM - 5:15 PM Extended Learning Opportunity (ELO) Reading for Selected Students
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM BIA Language Immersion Fair