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Week of October 21


  • Monday
    • First Day to turn in Storybook Pumpkins for Elementary!
      • Oct. 21 – Oct. 28 – Get them in!
  • Tuesday
    • Get your drawdown tickets sold and turned in!
    • 5th Grade Sings @ Indywood
    • Cross Country – STATE – Choctaw Trails in Clinton, MS.
      • This has been rescheduled for October 28th
  • Wednesday
    • Cheer Competition @ MS Coliseum in Jackson, MS.
  • Thursday
    • Pep Rally – 12:35pm
      • Senior Recognition for Football & Cheer
    • Varsity Football HOME vs. Pillow Academy
      • Senior Night – 6:30pm
      • Kickoff – 7:00pm
      • Elementary Monster-Mash @ Half-time! Kids can wear their costumes!
  • Friday
    • Varsity football game MOVED to Thursday night due to weather.
  • Saturday
    • Bayou Bash – 6pm @ Airport Grocery
  • Looking Ahead
    • Oct. 29th – Colt Carnival/Haunted House K3 – 11th Grade
    • Oct. 31st – MAIS Chess Tournament – Jackson, MS.
    • Nov. 5th – Pop-Up Shop for Patrons League Wear
    • Nov. 8th – Deadline for Senior Yearbook Ads
    • Nov. 14th – Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Deadline
    • Nov. 14th – Blue & White BINGO Night
    • Nov. 21st – Hangout with the Headmaster – 7th grade only – 6pm
    • Dec. 7th – Holiday Hustle 5K & Fun Run (See Patrons League section below)
    • Dec. 12th – Elementary Christmas Program – 6:30pm
      • 1st – 6th grades
    • Dec. 13th – Junior High Winter Dance – 7:00pm
    • Dec. 17th – Hangout with the Headmaster – 1st – 3rd grades – 6pm

Storybook Pumpkins – Turn yours in ASAP!

Student Announcements

  1. All Student Council & Community Service Club members, if you haven’t done so already, must bring (2) LARGE bags of candy by this Friday Oct 25 for the Colt Carnival. You must bring to Claire Marquis & have your name checked off the list. The candy is used for the Trunk or Treat cars.
  2. All Soccer girls, except Juniors, will need to bring their jerseys to turn into Coach Matt this week.
  3. Senior Yearbook Ad forms have been sent out. They are due by Nov. 8th.
  4. Bayou Academy Video Game Club will meet on Friday morning at 8:00 am during 7th period in Mr. Sheets room.
  5. Teachers, if you are planning on going to the Halloween teacher party tomorrow night, be sure and give your food order and money to Mrs. Claire today. Sorry Gentlemen, this is for ladies only!
  6. Mrs. Glenda Causey from Chamber of Commerce asked if 3 volunteers could dress up like elves or any Christmas character and come to the Gingerbread house on December 15th, 1-3 pm for Story Time. You must have your own costume! Contact her at 662-719-3293.  

Patrons League

Bayou Bash

Drawdown Tickets for ½ Tuition Sale – LAST DAY IS TUESDAY, 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 family’s tickets at The Image Specialist Monday – Friday from 8 am -12 pm or 1 pm – 5 pm. For any questions please email the

Dollar Day – November 5th

Holiday Hustle 5K & Fun Run

It’s time to sign up for our Holiday Hustle 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run! This will be held on December 7th at 4:30pm. You can register for this event by CLICKING HERE and following the prompts to register! The run will be downtown and you’ll be going through the downtown Christmas lights! Sign up and join us for a fun night!

Elementary Students of the Week

Bayou Academy’s Students of the Week for the week of October 20th through the 25th are:
Left:  Peyton Gray (Upper Elementary)
Right:  Sophie Antici (Lower Elementary)
Congratulations! We are proud of you! 🎉


Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes

The elementary is participating in Operation Christmas Child with Samaritan’s Purse. All boxes must be packed and ready to go on November 14th! Please help us with this worthy cause! Each box costs $9 to ship. If you can spare anything to help ship our boxes, please label your money and send to your homeroom teacher. Thank you so much!

Teacher of the Month

Congratulations to Mr. Josh Sheets for being named the Teacher of the Month for September. You inspire your students and go above the call of a teacher. It is obvious to everyone around you that you value and cherish your students. We are so fortunate and blessed to have you with us at Bayou Academy! Thank you for all you do for Bayou & your students! You also air guitar better than anyone else, ever! 🎸 Congratulations, Mr. Sheets! 👏🏼🎉

Verse of the Week

I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.

-Phillipians 4:13