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Week of November 4th


  • Monday
  • Tuesday
    • Dollar Day – Crazy Socks & Hats
    • Basketball Home vs. Kirk Academy
      • 7th Grade: 3pm
      • Jr. High: 4pm
      • Varsity: 6:30pm
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
    • Basketball @ Hartfield Academy
  • Friday
    • FIRM DEADLINE for Senior Ads!
    • Try to have OCC box materials turned in! They are shipping out on Nov. 14th!

Looking Ahead

  • Nov. 11th – Veterans Day Program – Gym @ 9am
  • Nov. 14th – FALL Athletic Awards 8am in Gymnasium (swim, football, soccer, cross country, softball, & cheer)
  • Nov. 14th – Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Deadline
  • Nov. 14th – Blue & White BINGO Night RESCHEDULING
  • Nov. 20th – Blood Drive!
  • Nov. 21st – Hangout with the Headmaster – 7th grade PARENTS only – 6pm
  • Nov. 25th – 29th – Thanksgiving Break
  • 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 – SEMI-FORMAL
  • Dec. 17th – Hangout with the Headmaster – 1st – 3rd grades – 6pm
  • Dec. 19th – K3 – K5 Christmas Program – 8:30am

Student Announcements

  1. Senior Yearbook ads are due this Friday. This is a final deadline. You do not have to have pictures, just your form and payment to secure your spot!
  2. The Balfour Representative will be back on Wed Nov 6 during break to assist any student with their invitation orders. An $80.00 deposit is required to place an order. Make checks to Balfour.
  3. Anyone interested in playing golf there is a sign up sheet in the office and be sure and mark yes or no beside your name if you are a member of the Cleveland Country Club.
  4. Bayou Blues will have a mandatory meeting Monday during break in the elementary music room.
  5. EVERY member of the Junior Class must go to Mrs Braswell’s room at break Monday! Get your food and go quickly to the meeting.
  6. All Cross Country runners need to turn in your uniforms ASAP to Coach Melissa Beck.
  7. There have been several jackets turned into the office. If you are missing one, please come by and claim. After today they will be in the cafeteria to be claimed.

Patrons League

Want to sign up to get some of your volunteer hours? Here’s our Basketball Gate/Concessions sign up!

Dollar DaySince it’s cold outside and you can’t see those cute socks, we are adding HATS to this deal. Bring $1 and CHOOSE crazy socks or a hat!

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

4th – 6th: Cooper Fioranelli

1st – 3rd: Kerington Burrell

K3 – K5: Dixon Taylor

Charitable Causes

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!

STICK IT to the Staff

Click here to go straight to our fundraising page for STICK IT to the Staff! This is going to be such a fun day!

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! 👏🏼🎉

Junior High & High School

Verse of the Week

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”

-Hebrews 11:1