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Week of September 2nd


  • Monday
    • Happy Labor Day! No School!
  • Tuesday
    • Deadline for Locker Signs – turn in today!
    • Senior Portraits for Boys
    • Softball – Home vs. Pillow – SENIOR Night!
      • (B): 4:30pm
      • Senior Night Presentation
      • (A): Following Senior Night
    • Lady Colts Soccer – Home vs. Jackson Prep
      • Varsity – 4:00pm
      • Junior Varsity – 5:15pm
    • CANCELLED Swim Team practice – 7:00pm @ DSU Pool
  • Wednesday
    • Senior Portraits for Girls
  • Thursday
    • Senior Portraits for Girls
    • PeeWee Football @ Heritage Academy – 4:30 – 5:30pm
    • Junior Varsity Football @ Heritage Academy – 6:00pm
      • They will only play 1 JV game!
    • Swim Team practice – 7:00pm @ DSU pool
  • Friday
    • Varsity Football @ Washington – 7:00pm
      • Wear your BLUE!
  • Saturday
    • TIME CHANGES: Softball @ Canton Academy for Round Robin
      • Canton vs. Winston – 9am
      • Canton vs. Bayou – 11pm
      • Bayou vs. Winston – 1pm
    • CANCELLED (See above instead) Softball @ Porter’s Chapel – 2pm
    • CANCELLED Swim Team Practice – 12:30pm @ DSU Pool
  • Looking Ahead:
    • September 9 – CANCELLED Lady Colts Soccer @ JA – 4pm
    • September 9 – Softball @ Washington
      • (A) – 4:00pm
      • (B) – 5:30pm
    • September 9 – Swim Team Practice – 7pm @ DSU Pool
    • September 9 – Grandparents Night & Book Fair
    • September 9 — Interest Meeting for Shooting Club with 4H
      • Bolivar County Extension Office @ 5:30pm
    • September 10 – DOLLAR DAY! Bring $1 and wear your big bows & ball caps!
    • October 26 – Bayou Bash – Save the Date!

Student Announcements

  • All students who drive to school, who haven’t brought their DL and proof of insurance, please remember to do so this week if you want to continue driving your car to school.
  • Seniors: just a reminder that your parking area begins at the North Corner of the high school building and extends to Morrison Chapel Road. You are NOT to park in front of the building. You CANNOT park/block the entrance coming into the faculty parking lot. You MUST leave an opening for cars to pull through.
  • Any student interested in participating in Shooting Sports Club through 4H, there are information sheets in the office to be picked up. This is for ages 8 and up. You must have turned 8 by January 1, 2019. If you have questions, contact Ashley Kerr at 662-843-8361. First practice will begin Sept. 15th at 2:00pm.

Together Making the Difference Capital Campaign

Students released 300 balloons Friday night in celebration of reaching (and passing) our capital campaign working goal!

Thank you to all who made this possible. Please continue to be in prayer as we try to reach our vision goal! If you would like to talk with someone about this campaign, please do not hesitate to give us a call. If you would prefer to e-mail, you can send it to the Director of Advancement – Kacie Davis at

Patrons League

School Wide $1 Days

Bring a dollar to school and add a little something extra to your uniform that day. All money will need to be given to your homeroom teacher for elementary and to your English teacher in Junior High and High School. 

Elementary – 

  • September 10th – Big bows and Baseball hats 
  • October 8th – Jeans
  • November 5th – Crazy sock day 
  • December 10th – Ugly Christmas sweater/ Holiday wear (red & green)

JH/ HS – 

  • September 10th – Flip flops, Birkenstock and Crocs 
  • October 8th – Jeans 
  • November 5th – Crazy sock day 
  • December 10th – Ugly Christmas sweater 

“We hope you will consider coming to join us for an annual Bayou Bash. This year we are shifting gears and fundraisers. Instead of Harvest Festival and Spring Social we are having the Bayou Bash! 
Bayou Bash is a paid dinner, where you purchase tickets in advance. While waiting on dinner to start, the drawdown and silent auction will be taking place. You can bid on more items in a live auction that will be held after dinner.  We hope to make this an annual event for all of those who support Bayou Academy. Go ahead and mark your calendars for October 26th at Airport Grocery!”

Drawdown Tickets for ½ Tuition Sale – September 3 – October 22

Are you feeling lucky? This year all Bayou Academy families have the opportunity to sell Drawdown tickets. For every 3 tickets a family sells, their name will be entered for a chance to receive ½ off tuition for one student for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are feeling extra lucky purchase a $100 drawdown ticket at your chance to win $20,000. 

If you are interested in selling tickets you can pick up your families tickets at The Image Specialist Monday – Friday from 8 am -12 pm  or 1 pm – 5 pm. For any questions please email the

Elementary Students of the Week

Winners of the Gear Up 4 the Game Tailgate are:

Elementary: 1st Grade – You win a Pizza Party! (We will let you know in plenty of time so your parents don’t have to pack your lunch that day! Everyone wins! 😜)

Secondary: 7th Grade – You win a JEANS day! (We will let you know in plenty of time when the day will be.)

Verse of the Week

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.” – Exodus 20:12