Summer is a wonderful time to catch up on book reading. We ask students to read the books listed below and to write a journal with the following information: Title of the Book Author Main Character Plot What did you like most about the book? Reading List Popper’s Penguins by […]
Learning Math and Russian through play and setting a strong foundation for life is an option BMA now offers to our students on Saturdays.
Tired of online learning with your 1st Grader? Come join our traditional in-class Grade 1 program. We have 2 spots still open. Call us at 224-250-0872 today.
In consideration of the COVID-19 virus and the Governor’s mandate, we are transitioning our BMA STEAM students to online classrooms effective Monday, March 16.
Every year, Blooming Minds opens its doors to all students who want to participate in Olympiads. This year, we would like to compete both on an individual level and as a BMA STEAM Team. Two teams will compete, elementary school team – grades 1 – 5, and middle school team […]
Summer Session: June 15 – August 10 Days: Saturdays Time: 11:00 – 11:45 AM Cost Per Session: $207 Materials to bring: Notebooks (2), Pen, Pencil, & Eraser. Class size: 6 students Summertime is the time to get a head start for the next school year. Writing is usually more challenging […]
We are proud to announce the launch of the new Academy logo as part of the ongoing evolution of our brand. We’ve been growing and evolving over 10 years, and now it is time for a change. We have refreshed our logo for older children to reflect who we are […]
Blooming Minds Academy Daycare will open its doors to prospective students and their parents on Friday, February 15 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Enrollment for 2019 – 2020 is now open, and we want to answer any questions you may have and let your children experience what our academy is […]
Due to the anticipated arctic weather tomorrow, Blooming Minds Academy will be closed. Please, be safe and warm.
Dear Parents, Although, we do not recommend driving this morning, as the road conditions are very bad, Blooming Minds Academy will be open today to accommodate those of our parents who are not able to take time off work. Please, stay safe!
Dear Parents, A winter storm warning is currently in effect. A number of schools in the area canceled tomorrow’s classes. As it has not started snowing yet, we have not cancelled school tomorrow morning. However, please be advised, in the event the roads’ conditions will be bad tomorrow morning, we […]
Dear Parents, The International Math Kangaroo Olympiad is a once a year event that is going to take place on March 21st, 2019. We are happy to be a part of it. Enrollment is in process and will take until December 15 while space is available. Any students in grades 1 through 12 […]
Dear Parents, Grandparents, and Students, Blooming Minds Academy will be closed on Monday, September 3 in the observance of Labor Day. Please, note: students who will miss classes because of the holidays will have their classes extended 15 minutes for 3 weeks to make up for the missed hours. (This […]
The drums are rolling, and all of us at Blooming Minds Academy in Wheeling are excited! We have received the list of Kangaroo Math Olympiad results and are ready to post the list of national and state winners. Thousands of students have participated, so the battle of great minds was […]
Dear Parents of our Saturday Arts & Crafts Class’ Students: Since the beginning of the school year, we had a pleasure to observe the inquisitive nature of our students. Through our observation and based on the advice of our parents, we have decided to adjust the course of this class, […]
Upcoming music school concert, dedicated to the beginning of a new school year is scheduled for September 16. ” template=”default” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]
We are excited to see that we are off to a great start this year! All pre-assessments will be completed during next few weeks. Our students are in top academic shape, as always, which makes us very happy and proud. As time flies, we would like to remind our 6th […]
2017-2018 School Year enrollment has officially begun. This year, we will have limited enrollment for Blooming Minds Academy classes. We will only enroll 30 students for our morning classes (which is substantially less than usual) and we will have limited enrollment for our evening and weekend classes. As such, we […]
I can’t stop admiring the power of children’s creativity and imagination. During our science class, we discussed different architectural styles, learned how to read drawings, built various constructions, based on the drawings offered. At the end, children could build anything they wanted. Not only they were able to build AMAZING […]
Having pets can be healing for the family. Pets have proven to tighten the bond between family members. In normal family dynamics, tensions erupt, as we are in fact human beings. Family life can be further stressful when there is a child involved, or two. However, studies have proven that […]
Dear Parents: To celebrate Thanksgiving, the Academy will be closed Thursday, November 24 through Sunday, November 27. We will resume on Monday, November 28. Happy Thanksgiving!
October 29 at the Academy was a magical Halloween carnival. All tickets were sold a few weeks before this evening. Our teachers have prepared an interesting and varied holiday program. And our students and their parents took part in a costume ball and competitions. There was a lot of music, […]
Enrollment is currently open for a Dance program for children ages 2 – 14 at our Wheeling location. Children and their parents (for Mommy-and-Me Dance Project) will enjoy a variety of dance styles: classical dance, ballet, folk dance, contemporary dance, creative movement, and more.
Register for a free music skills assessment prior to August 15, and you will not have to pay an annual registration fee! (New students only, please.) http://bloomingmindsacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/Music-School-Flyer_A2.pdf
Summer Learning Program is an academic program that will run from June 6 to August 14. It focuses on Math and English. The program offers a variety of options to meet the needs of the students with different knowledge levels: Advanced-level students will be challenged with gifted-level education to maximize […]
We are excited to announce our new program: Academic Music School for children ages 4 – 18. Our music program is based on the traditional Russian musical school approach: children are taught not only their chosen instrument discipline, but they are also required to attend classes in solfeggio, music literature, music […]
We are excited to begin our 2015-2016 School Year on August 24th. Please, ensure that all registration forms are submitted by this date, and tuition is paid in full. We are looking forward to a productive and exciting new start!
Dear Parents: This is just a reminder: on Saturday, July 4th, Blooming Minds Academy will be closed. Happy 4th of July!
Intellectual Development Through Play Dear Parents, We are grateful for the opportunity to continue offering our intellectual development after-school programs at GEMS World Academy! Beginning Monday, September 14, we will be offering our Blossoming Threes (ages 3-4), Kindergarten Prep (ages 4 – 5), and Youthful Academics (ages 5 – 6) […]
Finally! Class schedule is ready and posted for our new location in Niles. Enrollment is now open for all classes. To register, please call our main number: 847-340-0427. Niles Class Schedule
Dear Parents: Due to inclement weather, we will move our morning classes from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. tomorrow, Monday, February 2nd. We hope this will allow for the roads to be cleaned, so that you can safely come to school. If by 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, we will not see […]
Blooming Minds Academy will be offering free demo class to new students on Saturday, January 24 at 11:00 a.m. Please, help us spread the word! Our new location is at 8746 N. Shermer Rd., Niles, IL 60714 (Rhythm & Beyond). Beyond the trial class, we will be offering regular classes at […]
Dear Parents, On Friday, January 9th, Blooming Minds Academy will be open and will offer classes according to the regular schedule. Blooming Minds Academy
Dear Parents, Due do the adverse weather conditions, all evening classes will be canceled on Thursday, January 8th. Please, stay warm and safe! Blooming Minds Academy
This is just a reminder: there will be no school from December 22 to January 3. Classes will resume on Monday, January 5th. Happy Holidays!
Do you have a little lady at home who loves her doll? We share your daughter’s passion! We have decided to share our love for dolls by opening a new program – Academy for Dolls. The program will include sewing and knitting for favorite dolls, learning new hairstyles, table manners […]
Dear Parents: This is just a reminder: due to the upcoming wonderful holiday – Thanksgiving Day, there will be no classes from November 25 to November 30. The office will also be closed. Happy Thanksgiving! BMA
On Monday, August 25 Blooming Minds Academy will welcome back its wonderful students! The first week will be attributed to the celebration of knowledge. Children are encouraged to be dressed up, to create excitement of starting school. We will have little official “линейка” at the beginning of each class for […]
Dear Parents: Please, note our 2014 – 2015 evening schedule has been updated. In addition to our traditional intellectual development classes, we have added more classes designed to challenge our children intellectually, such as Logic for Smarts and Science. Since a lot of our students start playing musical instruments, and […]
Dear Parents, At this time, 2014 – 2015 calendar and Fall 2014 class schedule have been posted. Please, note: Morning classes: enrollment is available on a 2-days a week or 3-days a week basis. In order to enroll, please submit an updated Student Registration Form. To secure a spot in […]
Dear Parents! We are excited to invite our morning full-time students to celebrate the end of 2013-2014 school year with us! This year we will attempt to perform a mini-play – The Wolf and the 7 Kids. (“Волк и семеро козлят”). The scenario for the play is attached. Please, review […]
Dear Parents; As you already know, Blooming Minds Academy will host Olympiad 2014 in Russian and Math from May 22 to June 7 for all children ages 4 – 6, who attend our classes in the morning, in the evening, and on Saturdays. We consider this to be an important […]
There will be two levels of the Russian Olympiad: 1. Foundational Level (ages 4 – 5) 2. Advanced Level (ages 5 – 6) Both levels will include demonstration of competency in the following tasks: 1. Poem recitation; 2. Writing; 3. Reading and text comprehension; 4. […]