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LANCE PRINCE, ACT CONSULTANT FOR MAIS

Mr. Prine will be here Thursday, October 18th,  from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Individual appointments can be made by emailing Cariline Hill at carolinehill@bayouacademy.net and scheduling 20 minute times. From 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., he will be in the high school library for an open meeting.

Topics:

How the SAT helps with scholarships and ACT.

FAFSA, MTAG and common pitfalls.

Finding those scholarship opportunities that are often hidden away.

Recommended timeline for taking ACT. What grade should you start?

Scholarship Criteria

Researching Colleges

SAT or ACT?

Get2college.org

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Week of September 17

  • This Week:
    • Bayou Patron League Friday apparel is now available ONLINE!  heidisonline.com
    • School day picture orders are due Friday, September 21st.
    • Volunteers are needed for the MAIS AAA  Fast-Pitch Tournament Saturday and Monday- PLEASE SIGN UP!!!!!
  • Monday:  
  • Tuesday:
    • Pee Wee game at home versus Kirk at 5:00.  No pep rally!
  • Wednesday:
  • Thursday:  
    • Pee Wee game at home versus St. Joe at 5:00.  Pep rally at 2:15.
  • Friday:
    • School day picture order deadline!

Looking Ahead:

  • October 5th:  Box Top deadline.
  • October 10th:  Flu shots available – more information to come.
  • October 15th & 16th:  Fall Break

Verse for the Week:  Ava Cosue

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other,  as God in Christ forgave you.  Ephesians 4:32

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Week of September 17

  • Weekly Announcements: 
    • Bayou Academy School Calendars are for sale in the high school office – $15.00 each.
    • Bayou Patron League Friday apparel is now available ONLINE!  heidisonline.com
    • School day picture orders and SENIOR picture orders are due Friday, September 21st.
    • Volunteers are needed for the MAIS AAA  Fast-Pitch Tournament Saturday and Monday- PLEASE SIGN UP!!!!!
  • Monday:  
    • Softball game at home versus Kirk at 5:00.
    • No swim practice tonight!!!!!
    • No JV Cheer practice today!
  • Tuesday: 
    • Softball game at Pillow at 4:00.
    • Soccer game at St. Joe at 4:00.
    • Cross Country Meet at Marvell at 2:00.  Team dismissed at 10:00.
    • Football games at home versus Kirk:   Pee Wee @ 5:00; “B” team @ 6:00; JV @ 7:00.  NO PEP RALLY!
    • Mini swim meet versus Cleveland Central at 6:30 at DSU.
  • Wednesday:
    • Soccer game at Manchester at 3:30.
    • MAIS State Swim Meet at DSU.
  • Thursday:
    • Football games at home versus St. Joe:   Pee Wee @ 5:00; “B” game @ 6:00;  JV @ 7:00.
    • Pep rally at 2:15.
  • Friday:
    • Varsity football game at Kirk at 7:00.
    • FCA at 7:30.  9th grade in charge of food.
    • Deadline for ALL school pictures!!!

Looking Ahead:

Saturday, September 22nd:  North AAA Fast-Pitch Tournament at Bear Pen.

Sunday, September 23rd:  JV Cheer practice 1:00 – 4:00.

Monday, September 24th:  North AAA Fast-Pitch Tournament at Bayou.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes:   Ally Powell Howarth

I can do all this through him who gives me strength.  Philippians 4:13

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Week of September 10

  • This Week:
    • Bayou Patron League Friday apparel is now available ONLINE!  heidisonline.com
    • PLEASE BE AWARE OF RESERVED SPACES FOR “SPRING SOCIAL” PARKING!!!!
    • Elementary Book Fair – September 10th – 14th.
  • Monday:  
    • Homecoming lunch orders are due today!!!!
    • Grandparents’ Night at 5:30 – 7:30.
  • Tuesday:
    • Dough Raiser night at Dominos!!!!
    • School pictures will be sent home in students’ folders.
  • Wednesday:
  • Thursday:  
    • Pee Wee games (“A” and “B” game) at home versus Indianola at 4:30.
  • Friday:
    • Homecoming!!  Pep rally at 11:00.  Dismissed at 11:45.

Looking Ahead:

  • October 5th:  Box Top deadline.
  • October 10th:  Flu shots available – more information to come.

Verse for the Week:  Ellie Chandler

I can do all things through him who gives me strength.  Philippians 4:13.

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Week of September 10

  • Weekly Announcements: 
    • Bayou Academy School Calendars are for sale in the high school office – $15.00 each.
    • Bayou Patron League Friday apparel is now available ONLINE!  heidisonline.com
    • PLEASE BE AWARE OF RESERVED SPACES FOR “SPRING SOCIAL” PARKING!!!!
    • Tennis sign-up sheet in the high school office.  Deadline:  Thursday – 9/13.
    • Name the Colt Contest:  Deadline is Tuesday, September 11th.  $1.00 per entry!  Name will be voted on Wednesday, September 12th.
  • Monday:  
    • Cross Country meet at Jackson Prep – team dismissed at 12:00.
    • Soccer game at Washington at 3:00 – team dismissed at 1:13.
    • Softball game at home versus Lee at 5:00.  SENIOR NIGHT – between games!!!!!!
  • Tuesday: 
    • Softball game at Kirk at 5:00.
    • ASVAB for 11th grade at 12:30.
    • Teen advisory meeting at the Bolivar County Library at 4:00 p.m.   This is a group that plans and implements teen programs and this will count toward your community service hours.
    • Deadline for Name the Colt!!
  • Wednesday:
    • Soccer game at Manchester has been CANCELLED!
  • Thursday:
    • Football games at home versus Indianola Academy beginning with Pee Wee at 4:30 “B” game at 6:00.  JV game at 7:00.
    • Pep rally at 2:15.
    • Soccer game at home versus Lee at 4:00.
    • Deadline for tennis sign -up.
  • Friday:
    • Varsity football game at home versus Lee at  7:00 – HOMECOMING!
    • Presentation for the Inaugural Sports Hall of Fame will be at 6:30 on Colt Field.  PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY!!  Honorees are:  Caleb Reed, Jud Thigpen, Mary Margaret Bryant Kovac, Lisa Pearson Horn, Dennis Short, Bill Mann, David Crowe, Cory McLendon,  James Glorioso and Coach Lauren Lasuzzo.
    • Homecoming Dance 9th-12th grade, after football game.  Theme:  Glow in the Dark.
    • NO FCA!!
    • Pep Rally at 11:00.

Looking Ahead:

Monday, September 17th:   Football games at home versus Kirk.  Pee Wee games at 5:30 (“A” game , then “B” game, followed by Junior Varsity at 7:00.  No “B” game.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes:   Katie Rizzo

Have I not commanded you?  Be strong and courageous.  Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.  Joshua 1:9

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Week of September 4th

  • This Week:
    • Bayou Patron League Friday apparel is now available ONLINE!  heidisonline.com
    • Homecoming t-shirts are on sale.  Orders must be turned in by 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 6th.
    • Students of the Week (August 20th) – Aubree Claire Livingston and Connor Brackin.
    • Students of the Week (August 27th) – Thomas Steele Davis and Cooper Fioranelli.
    • PLEASE BE AWARE OF RESERVED SPACES FOR “SPRING SOCIAL” PARKING!!!!
  • Monday:  
  • Tuesday:
    • Supper forms are due TODAY for Grandparents’ Night!!
  • Wednesday:
    • Power to Succeed Program for 6th – 12th grade parents is in the gym at 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:  
    • Pee Wee game at home versus Kirk at 4:30.
    • Power to Succeed Program for 6th grade is in the gym at 11:40 a.m.
    • Deadline for homecoming t-shirt orders  – 8:00 a.m.!
  • Friday:

Looking Ahead:

  • September 10th:  Grandparents’ Night.
  • September 10th – 14th:  Elementary Book Fair and Spirit Week!
  • September 14th – Homecoming
  • October 5th:  Box top deadline.

Verse of the Week–  Cole Chacon

The Lord is my strength and my shield, my heart trusts in him and he helps me.   My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.   Psalms 28:7.

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Week of September 4th

This Week: 

  • Weekly Announcements: 
    • Homecoming t-shirts are now on sale! Extra order forms are in the office.  Orders must be turned in by 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 6th.
    • Bayou Academy School Calendars are for sale in the high school office – $15.00 each.
    • Bayou Patron League Friday apparel is now available ONLINE!  heidisonline.com
    • Students that do not go to 7th period on pep rally days will be suspended for skipping class!
    • PLEASE BE AWARE OF RESERVED SPACES FOR “SPRING SOCIAL” PARKING!!!!
    • NEW – Tennis sign-up sheet in the high school office.  Deadline:  Thursday – 9/13.
  • Monday:  
  • Tuesday: 
    • Softball game at home versus Indianola at 5:00.
  • Wednesday:
    • Soccer game at Indianola at 4:00.
    • Power to Succeed Program for PARENTS at 6:00 p.m. in the gym.
    • Softball game at home versus Mag Heights at 4:00 – CANCELLED!
  • Thursday:
    • Football games at home versus Kirk Academy beginning with Pee Wee at 4:30 “B” game at 6:00.  JV game at 7:00.
    • Pep rally at 2:15.
    • Power to Proceed Program for students will be in the gym.  11th & 12th Grade – 9:20 a.m.; 9th & 10th grade – 10:30; 6th, 7th & 8th grade – 11:40.
    • Deadline for homecoming t-shirts – 8:00 a.m.!!
  • Friday:
    • Varsity football game at St. Joe at  7:00.
    • FCA at 7:30 in the cafeteria.  10th grade responsible for breakfast food.  Bring $10.00 dues.

Looking Ahead:

  • September 11th:  Teen advisory meeting at the Bolivar County Library at 4:00 p.m.   This is a group that plans and implements teen programs and this will count toward your community service hours.
  • September 14th:  Homecoming Dance 9th-12th grade, after football game.
    • Student Council will have a table set up in the HS hall for students to pick up their registration/liability form.  All forms must be signed by parents and payment included for you to get your wristband for the dance.  Deadline to turn in forms and payment is Friday, Sept. 7.  Bayou students are allowed ONE guest.  Cost for wrist bands are $10/person.  The theme for the dance is “Glow in the Dark.”

Fellowship of Christian Athletes:   Anna Chloe Crews

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.  Matthew 6:33

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Week of August 27th

  • This Week:
    • Bayou Patron League Friday apparel is now available ONLINE!  heidisonline.com
  • Monday:  
  • Tuesday:
    • Last day to sign up for swim team!!!!!  Call high school office – 843-3708.
  • Wednesday:
    • All BPAC orders are due.
  • Thursday:  
    • Pee Wee game at Lee at 5:00.
  • Friday:
    • Parent swim team meeting in the cafeteria from 5:45 – 6:15 for interested students 1st grade – 12th grade!
    • Homecoming t-shirts are now on sale.  Order forms were e-mailed out!
      • Orders must be turned in by 8:00am on Thursday, September 6th.

Looking Ahead:

  • September 3rd:  LABOR DAY – NO SCHOOL!
  • September 10th:  Grandparents Night.
    •  Supper forms are due Tuesday, September 4th. (Please note, this is the day we come back next week!)
  • September 10th – 14th:  Elementary Book Fair and Spirit Week!
  • September 14th – Homecoming
  • October 5th:  Box top deadline.

Verse of the Week–  Case Chacon

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.  2 Timothy 4:7.

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Week of August 27th

This Week: 

  • Weekly Announcements: 
    • NEW:  Homecoming t-shirts are now on sale! Extra order forms are in the office.  Orders must be turned in by 8:00am on Thursday, September 6.
    • Bayou Academy School Calendars are for sale in the high school office – $15.00 each.
    • Junior High girls:  Sign up sheet for basketball – DEADLINE:  TODAY – Friday, August 31st 
    • Bayou Patron League Friday apparel is now available ONLINE!  heidisonline.com
  • Monday:  
    • Softball game at Mag Heights at 5:00 – team dismissed at 1:13.  Cross Country Meet at Choctaw Trails – team dismissed at 12:30.
    • Senior pictures for BOYS.
    • Today is the last day to sign up for volunteer hours at Boyle Day on September 1st.  See Caroline Hill.
  • Tuesday: 
    • Soccer game at Marshall at 4:00 – team dismissed at 12:30.  Softball game at home versus North Delta at 5:00.
    • Senior pictures for GIRLS.
  • Wednesday:
    • Homecoming pictures for the newspaper at 10:00 a.m.  Wear uniforms.
  • Thursday:
    • Football games at Lee Academy beginning with Pee Wee at 5:00.  “B” game at 6:00.  JV game at 7:00.
  • Friday:
    • Varsity football game at home versus Pillow at  7:00.
    • FCA at 7:30 in the cafeteria.  11th grade responsible for breakfast food.  Bring $10.00 dues.
    • Parent swim team meeting in the cafeteria from 5:45 – 6:15 for interested students 1st grade – 12th grade!
    • Homecoming pictures will be taken at 10:00 a.m.  Wear uniforms!

Looking Ahead:

  • September 3rd:  LABOR DAY – NO SCHOOL!
  • September 11th:  Teen advisory meeting at the Bolivar County Library at 4:00 p.m.   This is a group that plans and implements teen programs and this will count toward your community service hours.
  • September 14th:  Homecoming Dance 9th-12th grade, after football game.
    • Student Council will have a table set up in the HS hall for students to pick up their registration/liability form.  All forms must be signed by parents and payment included for you to get your wristband for the dance.  Deadline to turn in forms and payment is Friday, Sept. 7.  Bayou students are allowed ONE guest.  Cost for wrist bands are $10/person.  The theme for the dance is “Glow in the Dark.”

Fellowship of Christian Athletes:   Peyton Young

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.  Proverbs 3: 5-6

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Week of August 20th

  • Monday:  
    • School day pictures for K3 – 1st grade – wear uniforms – do not wear white shirts.
  • Tuesday:
    • School day pictures for 2nd – 6th grade – wear uniforms – do not wear white shirts.
    • Pee Wee football game at Pillow at 6:00 – “B” game followed by “A” game.
  • Wednesday:
  • Thursday:  
  • Friday:

Looking Ahead:

There is a sign-up sheet in the HIGH SCHOOL OFFICE for anyone interested in joining the Swim Team. This is for grades 1-12! Call office for more information or to have your child’s name added to the list.

September 10th:  Grandparents Night.    Supper forms are due September 4th.  Grandparent’s/Grandfriend’s night STAMPED and ADDRESSED envelope(s) or emails for invitations are due tomorrow, August 21st.

September 10th – 14th:  Elementary Book Fair.

October 5th:  Box top deadline.

Verse of the Week–  Taylor Bufkin

For God so loved the world that he gave his only son that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life.  John 3:16