Week of October 24th

πŸ†• Announcements πŸ†•

  • Monday
    • Cross Country @ Choctaw Trails
      • State Meet
    • Basketball @ MRA Preseason Tournament
      • Girls Only
      • JV - 2:00pm
      • HS - 4:00pm
    • Elementary Operation Christmas Child Box BEGINS
      • All boxes must be completed and turned in on Nov. 10th!
  • Tuesday
    • PSAT
      • Selected 9th & 10th
    • Basketball @ MRA Preseason Tournament
      • Girls Only
      • JV - 4:15pm
      • HS - 5:15pm
    • Spiritual Emphasis Week
  • Wednesday
    • Spiritual Emphasis Week
  • Thursday
    • Bayou Blues @ Azalea Commons
      • 10:00am
    • Spiritual Emphasis Week
    • Halloween Carnival & Haunted House
      • 4:30-7:30pm
      • Tickets WILL be sold at the gate OR wristbands will be sent home after school
    • MAIS Chess Tournament
      • Jackson, MS
      • Bus departs from BA @ 6:15am
    • Peyton Aldridge Concert
      • BA Football Field - 7:30pm
      • Call the office for tickets!
  • Friday
    • FCA Meeting
      • 7:30am
    • MONDAY is the LAST DAY for Senior & 6th Grade Yearbook Ads!
    • Varsity Football @ Oak Forest for Playoffs
      • 7:00pm
  • Looking Ahead
    • 10/31 - Last Day for Senior & 6th Grade Yearbook Ads
    • 10/31-11-4 - Scholastic Book Fair
    • 11/1 - Distance Learning Day 7th-9th ONLY
    • 11/1 - ACT 10th-12th 
    • 11/1 - Elementary Grandparent's Night
    • 11/2 - MAIS Quiz Bowl
    • 11/11 - Veteran's Day Program - 9:00am
    • 11/17 - K5 Thanksgiving Program - 8:30am
    • 11/21-11/25 - Thanksgiving Break
    • 12/2 - School-wide Distance Learning Day
    • 12/5 - Prospective Student Open House - 5pm - 7pm
    • 12/8 - District Spelling Bee
    • 12/8 - Elementary Christmas Program
      • 1st - 3rd: 9:30am @ Morrison Chapel
      • 4th - 6th: 6:00pm @ Morrison Chapel
    • 12/9 - School-wide Christmas Sing-along
    • 12/12 - New K3 & Current Student Enrollment OPENS
    • 12/12 - Christmas BAND Concert @ Morrison Chapel
veterans day
animal shelter
grandparents day

Elementary OCC Shoeboxes are UNDERWAY!

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Secondary Student Announcements:

Announcements: Monday Oct 24 

**Peyton Aldridge will be in concert this Thursday Oct 27 7:30 p.m at Bayou’s Football Field. We have tickets in the office for sale. Students are $10.00 and Adults are $15.00. Cash or Check (NO VENMO).  Make checks to BPAC Productions LLC.** 

  1. There is a box on the wall across from the vending machines for you to submit prayer request you may have throughout the year. These can be prayer request for yourself or someone else. Please write your request on a slip of paper and drop it in the box so we can pray for you. Adding names is optional. 😊
  2. Parking decals for students’ cars for the 2022-23 year are in the office. Please be sure and bring your DL and insurance card (or a copy) to the office so I can give you your parking decal. All students who are driving their car to school are required to have one of these visible from their car window. 


  1. Our Varsity Football Team will be playing Oak Forest at Amite La this Friday for the 1st round of the playoffs. Good Luck Colts!!
  2. Our Cross Country Team will be traveling to Clinton today to participate in the State Meet at Choctaw Trails. Good Luck Runners!! *THEY WILL BE OUT ALL DAY** 
  3. Our JV and Varsity Basketball girls will kick off their basketball season today at the MRA Preseason Tournament. JV Girls will play at 2:00 and our Varsity Girls will play at 4:00. Good Luck Girls!! Teams will be dismissed at 9:30.
  4. 7th through 12th graders..the bands for Haunted House and Haunted Oculus Room are on sale for $8.00 each. Come by and see Ms Claire Marquis if you want to purchase them. We will be selling tickets at the gate Oct 27th. The Haunted House/oculus room starts at 4:30 on Oct 27th. Please come out and support the Student Council and Community Service Club. 😊
  5. If you are interested in playing golf, so see Mrs. Beth Heinsz in the Colt Store!!
  6. Bible study will be each Wed at 1:00 in Mrs. Smith’s room.  
  7. The decorating committee is wanting to have a door decorating competition for Halloween. The students have loved this in the past and bringing it back will be so fun!

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dress up days



πŸŽ‰ Secondary Student of the Month πŸŽ‰


πŸŽ‰ Elementary Students of the Week πŸŽ‰

πŸ•The Elementary Student of the Week is sponsored by Papa John's Pizza in Cleveland, MS. Special thanks to Papa John's!πŸ•
The Bayou Academy Students of the Week for October 17th are:
πŸ”΅K3-K5: Savannah Barnett
πŸ”΅1st-3rd: Charlie Hardesty
πŸ”΅4th-6th: Eli Hardesty
Congratulations to our Students of the Week! πŸŽ‰πŸ’™


πŸ’™ Ways to Support Monetarily πŸ’™

We have several ways you can give to Bayou Academy.  Some of these are super simple and don't cost YOU a dime!
CLICK HERE for Kroger Community Rewards! (This does not affect your Kroger Rewards.)
You can give directly to the Bayou Academy Foundation by CLICKING HERE or mailing a check to
P.O. Box 1044, Cleveland, MS. 38732.
All monetary donations are 100% tax deductible.

πŸŽ‰ Employee of the Month πŸŽ‰



πŸ™πŸ½ Verse of the Week πŸ™πŸ½

"Give all your worries & cares to God, for He cares for you."
-- 1 Peter 5:7