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Week of December 3rd:

  • This Week:
    • In keeping with a tradition that Dr. Granville started, we would like to ask our Bayou Academy families to participate in a dessert/baked goods drive for our Sheriff’s Department, as a thank you to them for directing traffic and helping keep our families & school safe.

      If you would like to contribute, you may drop off your goodies to one of the school offices on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m or Thursday, Dec. 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. We will deliver to the Sheriff’s Office after 10:00 a.m. on Thursday morning.

  • Monday:  
    • Elementary Christmas program in the gym at 6:30 p.m.  Elementary Christmas Program attire should be as follows:  Boys wear red shirt and khaki pants.  Girls wear red dresses or outfit with a red top.  6th grade class – unless you have a speaking part, wear the above attire.  Children should be in their classroom by 6:00 p.m. tonight!
  • Tuesday:
  • Wednesday:
  • Thursday:  
    • District Spelling Bee for 4th and 6th grade.
    • Cookies with Santa in the cafeteria from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday:
    • Christmas Sing-a-Long in the gym at 8:30.  Students wear uniform bottoms and any Christmas top.

Looking Ahead:

  • Tuesday – Friday, December 11th – 14th – 1/2 days.  Dismissed at 11:15.  Exam schedule:  12/11 – Language and Science; 12/12 – Reading and Math; 12/13 – Spelling and Social Studies.
  • Thursday, December 13th:  K3 – K5 Christmas program at 8:30 in the gym.
  • December 15th – January 2nd – Christmas Holidays.

Verse for the Week:

Glory to God in the highest, and on Earth peace, good will toward men.  Luke 2:14

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Week of December 3rd:

  • Weekly Announcements: 
    • Winter Wonderland 7th & 8th grade dance is Friday, December 14th, from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.  $10 wristbands.  Forms are due Friday, December 5th.  Girls wear semi-formal short dresses (dress code); guys wear khakis, button down shirt & blazer.
    • In keeping with a tradition that Dr. Granville started, we would like to ask our Bayou Academy families to participate in a dessert/baked goods drive for our Sheriff’s Department, as a thank you to them for directing traffic and helping keep our families & school safe.

      If you would like to contribute, you may drop off your goodies to one of the school offices on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m or Thursday, Dec. 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. We will deliver to the Sheriff’s Office after 10:00 a.m. on Thursday morning.

    • Students:  If you will be getting your license or permit over Christmas holidays, you must get a proof of attendance form before we get out for Christmas.  See Ms. Shellie.
    • Semester classes can be exempt from mid term exams.  Seniors must have a 90 and above and all other students must have a 93 and above.  Exam review is Monday, December 10th.
    • Exam schedule on:  Tuesday, December 11th:  1st (8:00 – 9:30) and 6th period exams (10:00 – 11:30).  Wednesday, December 12th:  2nd (8:00 – 9:30) and 4th period exams (10:00 – 11:30).  Thursday, December 13th:  3rd (8:00 – 9:30) and 5th period exams (10:00 – 11:30).  Friday, December 14th:  7th period exam (8:00 – 9:30) and make up exams (10:00 – 11:30).
    • All make up tests must be completed by Friday!!!!
  • Monday:  
  • Tuesday: 
    • Basketball games at home versus Mag Heights at 3:00.  7th grade games!!!!
    • Soccer games at Cleveland Central.  Junior Varsity plays at 4:30.  Varsity plays at 7:00.
    • Tennis meeting at both breaks in the high school library.
  • Wednesday:
  • Thursday:
    • Basketball games at Pillow at 3:00 – 7th grade boys play only  followed by JV girls at 4:00 and so on.
    • Chapel at 8:10.
  • Friday:
    • FCA at 7:30.  12th grade is in charge of food.
    • Soccer game at home versus Delta Streets at 3:00 – varsity only.
    • Basketball games at St. Joe at 4:00.
    • Balfour rep will be here at 11:30 for letter jacket orders.
    • Christmas Sing-a-Long is in the gym at 8:30.  Students wear uniform bottoms and any Christmas top.  Everyone is invited!!!!

Looking Ahead:

December 11th – 14th:  Exams.

FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES:  John Butler Edwards

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.  Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.   Proverbs 1: 7-8

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Announcing the “Dr. Granville Memorial Scholarship”

We are proud to announce the addition of our “Dr. Granville Memorial Scholarship” at Bayou Academy.  This scholarship will be given to one graduating senior each year (beginning May 2019) in honor and memory of our late Headmaster, Dr. Dave Granville.  Recipients of this scholarship will be awarded a fixed amount (to be determined) by meeting specific criteria.  The criteria will be announced at a later date, but will be academic ambitions of which Dr. Granville was passionate.

This scholarship will be such an honor to receive for years to come.  If you feel led, there is a “Donate” button located at the bottom of our homepage, OR you may click the link below to be taken directly to our donation link.  You can choose “Granville Scholarship” from the drop-down menu.  You do not have to have a Paypal account to make a Paypal donation – there is a section to make payments with your regular credit card.  It even allows for monthly donations, if you prefer.

Click Here to be taken to our donation page.

Please continue to be in prayer for the Granville family over the holiday season! Please feel free to share this post with all of your friends and family.

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Week of November 26th:

  • This Week:
    • Box top deadline is Friday!!!!
  • Monday:  
  • Tuesday:
    • Little dribblers will be performing at halftime during the Varsity girls’ game!!!!
  • Wednesday:
  • Thursday:  
  • Friday:
    • Box top deadline.

Looking Ahead:

  • Monday, December 3rd:  Elementary Christmas program in the gym at 6:30 p.m.
    Elementary Christmas Program attire should be as follows:  Boys wear red shirt and khaki pants.  Girls wear red dresses or outfit with a red top.  6th grade class – Mrs. Ann Marie will tell you what to wear – NO BLUE JEANS!!!!
  • Thursday, December  6th:
    • District Spelling Bee for 4th and 6th grade.
    • Cookies & Milk with Santa from 5-7pm
  • Friday, December 7th: School wide Sing-a-long. Students may wear uniform bottoms and a Christmas top.
  • Tuesday – Friday, December 11th – 14th – 1/2 days.  Dismissed at 11:15.
  • Thursday, December 13th:  K3 – K5 Christmas program at 8:30 in the gym.
  • December 15th – January 2nd – Christmas Holidays.

Verse for the Week:  Rimmer Jennings

God so loved the world he gave his one and only Son and anyone that believes in him will not die, but have eternal life.  John 3:16.

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Week of November 26th:

  • Weekly Announcements: 
    • FCA t shirts are on sale.  Forms are in the high school office.  Deadline:  Tuesday, November 27th!!
    • Winter Wonderland 7th & 8th grade dance is Friday, December 14th, from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.  $10 wristbands.  Forms are due Friday, December 5th.  Girls wear semi-formal short dresses (dress code); guys wear khakis, button down shirt & blazer.
    • Juniors are selling poinsettias.  $$ is due Friday, November 30th.
    • Balfour rep will be here Friday, November 30th, at 12:00 noon in the high school library for letter jacket info.
  • Monday:  
    • Soccer game at home versus Riverfield at 3:00.  Team dismissed at 1:30.  Varsity only.
  • Tuesday: 
    • Basketball games at home versus Pillow at 3:00.  7th grade girls play only followed by JV games at 4:00.
    • FCA t-shirts are on sale.  Deadline:  TODAY.   Forms are in the high school office.
  • Wednesday:
    • Soccer game at home versus Manchester at 5:00.  Varsity only.
  • Thursday:
  • Friday:
    • FCA at 7:30.  7th grade is in charge of food.
    • Soccer games at Laurel.  Team dismissed at 10:45.  Junior Varsity plays West Jones County at 4:00 and Varsity plays Laurel High at 5:15..
    • Juniors:  Poinsettia $$ is due Friday – NO EXCEPTIONS.
    • Balfour rep will be here at 12:00 noon with letter jacket info.

Looking Ahead:

Saturday, December 1st:  Soccer game at Laurel – time TBA.  Basketball games at Riverfield at 2:00 – Varsity only.

Tuesday,  December 4th:  Basketball games at home versus Mag Heights – 3:00 – 7th grade games.  Soccer game at Cleveland Central – time TBA.

Thursday, December 6th:  Basketball games at Pillow at 3:00 – 7th grade games.

Friday, December 7th:  Basketball games at St. Joe at 4:00.  Soccer game at home versus Delta Streets at 3:30 – Varsity only.  Christmas Sing-a-Long at 8:30 in the gym.

FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES:  Thomas Craft

Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.  Psalm 55:22

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Week of November 12th:

  • This Week:
  • Monday:  
    • Veteran’s Day program – 9:15 in the gym.
  • Tuesday:
    • Pumpkin decorating contest – pumpkins due by 12:00 p.m.
    • Deadline for Harvest Festival $2.00 raffle tickets – turn $$ in by 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday:
    • 6th grade yearbook ads are due!!
  • Thursday:  
    • Harvest Festival at the Cleveland Park Commission – 5:30 – 8:00.
  • Friday:
    • K5 Thanksgiving program in the gym at 8:30 a.m.
    • K3 Thanksgiving feast at 11:00 in the cafeteria.

Looking Ahead:

  • November 19th – 23rd:  Thanksgiving Holidays.
  • November 30th:  Box top deadline.
  • December 3rd:  Elementary Christmas program in the gym at 6:30 p.m.
    Elementary Christmas Program attire should be as follows:  Boys wear red shirt and khaki pants.  Girls wear red dresses or outfit with a red top.  6th grade class – Mrs. Ann Marie will tell you what to wear – NO BLUE JEANS!!!!
  • December 11th – 14th – 1/2 days.
  • December 13th:  K3 – K5 Christmas program at 8:30 in the gym.
  • December 15th – January 2nd – Christmas Holidays.

Verse for the Week:  Ashlin Hill

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.  Ephesians 2:10

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Week of November 12th

  • Weekly Announcements: 
    • Students who are getting their driver’s license permit during the Thanksgiving Holidays need to come to the high school office and get a Proof of Attendance Form by Friday, November 16th!!!
  • Monday:  
    • Basketball games at home versus North Sunflower at 4:00 – no 7th grade games.
    • Veteran’s Program at 9:15 in the gym – Bayou Blues will be performing.
    • Soccer practice at the Cleveland Park Commission gym:  Junior Varsity – 2:30 to 3:30.  Varsity –  3:00 – 4:45.
  • Tuesday: 
    • Basketball games at Greenville Christian beginning at 3:20 – 7th grade boys only.    Regular games begin at 4:00.
    • Soccer game at home versus Riverside at 3:00 – Varsity only.
    • Harvest Festival raffle tickets are due by 1:00 today!!!!
  • Wednesday:
    • Soccer game at home on the football field versus Riverside at 5:00.  Varsity only.
    • Last day to submit Senior Yearbook ads!
  • Thursday:
    • Harvest Festival at the Cleveland Park Commission from 5:30 to 8:00.
    • Soccer practice on the practice field:  Junior Varsity – 2:20 – 3:30.  Varsity – 3:30 – 4:45.
    • Balfour rep will be in the library at 11:00 for any late senior invitation orders and to deliver non-invitation items.
  • Friday:
    • FCA at 7:30.  8th grade is in charge of food.
    • Soccer game at home versus Porter’s Chapel at 3:00 – Varsity only.
    • Varsity baseball tryouts at 3:30 on the baseball field.

Looking Ahead:

Monday, November 19th:  Basketball games at home versus North Point at 4:00.

Monday – Friday, November 19th – 23rd – THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS!!!!

FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES:  Trace Hendon

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.  James 1:5

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Week of November 5th

  • This Week:
    • CONGRATULATIONS to our Elementary Chess team!!!  Lower Elementary placed 1st overall and upper elementary placed 2nd overall!!!  Also, Thomas Ferretti placed 2nd overall in the individuals!
    • Operation Christmas Child is under way!! Boxes and their postage ($9 each) will be collected and mailed Friday, November 9th!
    • Footage of all 2018 football games for Pee-Wee, Junior Varsity, and High School football (playoff games included), are now available for purchase. Footage of the games will be provided to you on a flash drive (one team footage per flash drive).  Cost is $20.00 for one flash drive.  Additional flash drives are available for $5.00 each. Checks should be made out to Bayou Academy. Please send your order details and payment in an envelope marked with your child’s name to one of the school offices.  All proceeds will go towards the purchase of a new video camera for the athletic department.  DEADLINE:  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH!
  • Monday:  
  • Tuesday:
    • REMEMBER TO VOTE!!!!
  • Wednesday:
  • Thursday:  
  • Friday:
    • DSU speech and hearing screening.
    • Operation Christmas Child boxes will be mailed.

Looking Ahead:

  • November 12th:  Veteran’s Day Program is 9:15 in the gym.
  • November 13th:  Pumpkin decorating contest – pumpkins due by 12:00 p.m.  Deadline for Harvest Festival $2.00 raffle tickets – turn $$ in by 1:00 p.m.  Ag Day.
  • November 14th: 6th Grade Yearbook ads $$ DUE!
  • November 15th:  Harvest Festival at the Cleveland Park Commission.
  • November 16th:  K5 Thanksgiving program in the gym at 8:30 a.m.  K3 Thanksgiving feast at 11:00.
  • November 19th – 23rd:  Thanksgiving Holidays.
  • November 30th:  Box top deadline.
  • December 3rd:  Elementary Christmas program in the gym at 6:30 p.m.
  • December 11th – 14th – 1/2 days.
  • December 15th – January 2nd – Christmas Holidays.

Verse for the Week:   Havens Fioranelli

Give Thanks to the Lord, because he is Good;  for his Faithful love endures forever.  1 Chronicles 16:34

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Week of November 5th

  • Weekly Announcements: 
    • Footage of all 2018 football games for Pee-Wee, Junior Varsity, and High School football (PLAYOFFS INCLUDED), are now available for purchase. Footage of the games will be provided to you on a flash drive (one team footage per flash drive).  Cost is $20.00 for one flash drive.  Additional flash drives are available for $5.00 each. Checks should be made out to Bayou Academy. Please send your order details and payment in an envelope marked with your child’s name to one of the school offices.  All proceeds will go towards the purchase of a new video camera for the athletic department.    DEADLINE:  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH!
    • Basketball and Soccer schedules have been revised.  See “ATHLETIC” pages on website.  
  • Monday:  
  • Tuesday: 
    • Soccer game at Canton at 6:00.  Varsity game only.
    • Balfour rep will be in the library at 11:00 for senior invitations.
    • REMEMBER TO VOTE!!!!!
  • Wednesday:
  • Thursday:
    • Basketball games at home versus Washington at 3:00.  7th grade games – 3:00 and 3:30!
  • Friday:
    • Balfour rep will be in the library at 11:30 to take senior invitation orders.
    • FCA at 7:30.  9th grade is in charge of food.
    • Soccer game at home versus Riverside at 3:15.  JV only!!

Looking Ahead:

Saturday, November 10th:  Soccer games at home versus Heritage.  1:00 – Varsity and 3:00 – Junior Varsity.

Monday, November 12th:  Veteran’s Program in the gym at 9:15.  Everyone is invited!!

Tuesday, November 13th:  Deadline (1:00 p.m.) for Harvest Festival raffle tickets.

Thursday, November 15th:  Harvest Festival at the Cleveland Park Commission.

FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES:  Sara Chesley Cobb

But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles;  they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.  Isaiah 40:31

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Week of October 29th

  • Announcement:  If you need help or have questions about the uniforms, please view our Uniform Guidelines. If your question is not answered there, feel free to reach out to us at the school.  
  • This Week:
    • Operation Christmas Child is under way!!
    • Footage of all 2018 football games for Pee-Wee, Junior Varsity, and High School football, are now available for purchase. Footage of the games will be provided to you on a flash drive (one team footage per flash drive).  Cost is $20.00 for one flash drive.  Additional flash drives are available for $5.00 each. Checks should be made out to Bayou Academy. Please send your order details and payment in an envelope marked with your child’s name to one of the school offices.  All proceeds will go towards the purchase of a new video camera for the athletic department.
  • Monday:  
  • Tuesday:
    • Art cards go home in folders.
  • Wednesday:
  • Thursday:  
    • MAIS Chess  Tournament at 9:30 at the Brandon Municipal Complex, 1000 Municipal Drive in Brandon.  Bus will leave at 6:45 a.m.  If your child is not riding the bus, please call the high school office and let us know!!
    • Art cards due back in office to be sent for printing.
  • Friday:

Looking Ahead:

  • November 9th:  DSU speech and hearing screening.
  • November 11th:  Operation Christmas Child boxes due.
  • November 12th:  Veteran’s Day Program is 9:15 in the gym.
  • November 13th:  Pumpkin decorating contest – pumpkins due by 12:00 p.m.
  • November 15th:  Harvest Festival at the Cleveland Park Commission.
  • November 16th:  K5 Thanksgiving program in the gym at 8:30 a.m.
  • November 19th – 23rd:  Thanksgiving Holidays.
  • November 30th:  Box top deadline.
  • December 3rd:  Elementary Christmas program in the gym at 6:30 p.m.

Verse for the Week:  

But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.  1 Corinthians 2:9