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SBA Saints News and Events

Uniform Free Day

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 03/17/15

This Friday, March 20, will be a Uniform free day at SBA. 

Please remember to abide by SBA's dress code. See handbook for details. 

Go Saints!

Attention Senior Students and Parents:

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 03/16/15

FAFSA Workshop today at SBA 3:30 - 5:30! Come for assistance in filing your college bound student's Federal paperwork. The FAFSA is required for the Jasper County Tuition Guarantee Program. Senior parents, this is your best opportunity to receive free assistance in filling out this required form!

Baseball Game Reschedule

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 02/24/15

Today's baseball game against Newton has been rescheduled. The game will be played this Saturday, February 28, beginning at 11:00 with JH. This game will be followed by Varsity at approximately 1:00 pm. These games will be played at SBA.

Don't forget SBA's Beauty and Beau Pageant, which will begin at 2:00 in the gym. (Pageant photos begin at Noon)

Go Saints!

Cheer for the Lady Saints!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 02/16/15

SBA Lady Saints will be playing at 1:00 tomorrow in the MAIS State Basketball Tournament. Players will be leave at 10:00 a.m. Good Luck Ladies! Go Saints!!!!

Valentine's Day Balloons

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 02/09/15

Don't forget your Valentine this Friday! Order your Valentine's Balloons today!

Uniform Reminder

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 01/12/15

Students and Parents, 

Please refer to SBA's published uniform policy when helping your child choose the clothing they will wear to school each day. If you have questions about what is allowed, please contact the school.

Find the uniform policy by clicking here.

Newsletter and News Articles

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 01/06/15

All Class Reporters need to turn in a news story to Robin Mackinaw by Friday, January 9. 

Teachers, please submit your news items using the "News Form". Blank copies will be placed in your box.

Parents and Friends, if you have an idea for a News Story or an item you would like to see included in the SBA Newsletter, email your ideas and/or photos to:

Go Saints!

Exams begin tomorrow!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 12/17/14

Semester Exams Thursday and Friday. School will dismiss at Noon both days. 

School will be closed from Noon on Friday, December 19 until January 5, 2015.

Have a wonderful Christmas Saints! 

SBA Raffle Winners

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 12/02/14

$  100.00    Jason McCarty
$  200.00    Gracie White
$  300.00    Keith Ballard
$  400.00    Julie McNeil
$ 1500.00    James Patrick Hinton
$ 2500.00    Dale Thornton
$ 5000.00    Mike Moss

Order your SBA Basketball T-shirt Today

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 11/20/14

Click here for a printable form to order your SBA Basketball shirt! Don't delay! 

Turn your order form with your payment in to the office. 

Go Saints!

Basketball today at SBA

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 11/18/14

The Basketball game today against Jackson Victors will be played at SBA beginning at 4:00 pm, all teams.

New SBA Raffle Date

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 11/11/14

The date for the drawing of the SBA Raffle winner has been moved to December 1 at halftime of the high school girls basketball game against Wayne.

SBA to face Marshall Academy this Friday in 2nd Round Playoff Action

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 11/03/14

School will be dismissed at 11:20 am this Friday, November 7, to allow players and fans to travel to Holly Springs, MS to face Marshall Academy in 2nd round playoff action. Directions can be found at Go Saints!

SBA Girls Cross Country Wins State!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 10/29/14

Congratulations to the Girls Cross Country team! State Champs! Go Saints!

SBA Varsity Cheer Team Wins State!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 10/23/14

Congratulations to SBA's Varsity Cheer Team! MAIS State Champions! For a picture of the Champs with their medals, click here!

PeeWee Basketball Practice Schedule October 13th - 17th

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 10/10/14

?Practice Schedule October 13th - 17th
Monday October 13.............5:30 - 7:00 pm
Thursday October 16...........6:45 - 7:45 pm
Tuesday October 14............5:30 - 7:00 pm
Thursday October 16...........5:30 - 6:30 pm

PTO Meeting and Officer Elections

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 10/06/14

A PTO (Parent/Teacher Organization) meeting will be held on October 16 at 6:00 in the SBA Cafeteria. During this meeting, officers will be elected and fundraising will be discussed. Please make plans to attend this meeting. 

Cody Prewitt visits SBA Homecoming

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 09/22/14

At half-time of SBA's Homecoming game against Wayne, two special presentations were made honoring SBA Graduate and Ole Miss Standout Cody Prewitt. On behalf of the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools, Mr. David Drake presented a plaque recognizing Cody as the First player from the MAIS to be selected as a Consensus All- American. Jamie Holder, SBA Board President, along with Chad Odom, SBA Athletic Director, presented Cody with a framed jersey, announcing the retirement of his SBA number, 25.

While at Sylva-Bay, in just his senior year, Cody had 1762 all purpose yards, 25 Touchdowns, MAIS All State Selection and MAIS South All-Star Player, Clarion Ledger Dandy Dozen Selection, The Jackson Touchdown Club player of the Week, District MVP Sophomore, Junior, and Senior year.   Class A Track 100 meter record 10.83, Overall Class Track 200 meter record, 21.56 and Overall Class Track Triple Jump record 46 feet 4 inches.

Currently for 2014, Cody is Pre-Season 1st Team All-American, consensus preseason All SEC 1st team, rated the nations #1 Safety by lindy’s, named to the watch list for the Bednarik Award, CFPA Defensive Back Trophy and the Jim Thorpe Award Watch List.  In 2013, Cody was selected first team All-American by Associated Press, USA Today, and Lindy’s.  Cody was the 55th 1st Team All-American selection in school history.  He was voted to the All SEC 1st Team by the Associated Press, League Coaches, Sporting News, and College Sports Madness.  He was ranked the #20 player in the SEC by  He is a Thorpe Award semi finalist and played in every game with 11 starts as Free Safety.  Cody led the SEC and finished tied 7th nationally with 6 interceptions.  As a sophomore, in 2012 he was named College Football News All America Honorable Mention, Finished 2nd on the team with 80 tackles, His freshman season in 2012; he played in all 12 games with 4 starts as free safety.

Today is Homecoming!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 09/19/14

Today is Homecoming! Pep Rally begins at 10:30 am! School dismisses at 11:20 am!

Homecoming activities begin at 6:00 pm! Kickoff is at 7:00 pm!

Special presentation at Half-time!

Welcome SBA Alumni and Saints Fans! Go Saints!

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