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Sylva-Bay softball team competes in MAIS State Tournament

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 10/02/15

The softball team places 2nd in the MAIS South State Tournament.  They will now go on to compete in the MAIS Class AA State Tournament that will take place October 3-5th.  Their first game will be against Canton Academy on October 3, 2015 at 11 am at Shiloh Park in Brandon, MS.  If you have the time this weekend, please come out and support your Sylva-Bay Saints!  You can see the bracket at .

Uniform company on Site at SBA

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 09/21/15

SBA's uniform company will be on site at SBA Thursday, October 8th from 3:00-5:30 pm.  Please visit the gym lobby to browse styles and sizes for Fall/Winter!

Support Our Troops T-shirts for Sale!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 09/01/15

This year, Sylva-Bay Academy would like to pay tribute to our troops!  Students will be able to wear these shirts to school on September 18th and we ask that everyone wear them to the game on September 18th!  Deadline to order the T-shirts is September 9th.  All proceeds will go to The Fisher House, which provides military families housing close to their loved ones during hospitalization for illness, disease, or injury.  

Changes to 2015 Varsity Football Schedule!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 08/23/15

MAIS has made some changes to our football schedule.  Please take note of the changes made to the next 4 varsity football games.  

     2015 Varsity Football Schedule
UPDATED 8/21/15
Date Opponent Home/Away Kickoff
21-Aug Central Holmes Christian School Home 7:00
28-Aug Leake Academy Away 7:00
4-Sep Columbus Academy Away 7:00
11-Sep Prentiss Christian School Home 7:00
18-Sep Columbia Academy Home 7:00
25-Sep OPEN WEEK    
2-Oct Wayne Academy Away 7:00
9-Oct Heidelberg Academy Away 7:00
16-Oct Winston Academy */** Home 7:00
23-Oct Newton Academy Home 7:00
Bold denotes District Games
* Homecoming 
** Senior Night

2015-2016 Open Houses

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 07/20/15

SBA K3 through 2nd Grade open house will be August 6, 2015, beginning at 6 pm. Please make plans to visit your child's classroom to bring supplies and become acquainted with your child's teacher. 

Staff reports August 6 from 8:00 am until 3 pm for Teacher Orientation. 

Classroom preparation for teachers will be held 8/7/2015. 

Students report August 10 at 8:00 am!

Go Saints!

Uniform Company On Site Visit

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 07/02/15

Uniforms and Accessories of Meridian will be on site at SBA July 8 from 12:30 to 5:30. Dressing rooms available for sizing try-ons!

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Uniform Free Day tomorrow

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 05/14/15

Tomorrow, Friday, May 15 is uniform-free day at SBA. Please remember to abide by the dress code. Go Saints!

Athletic Banquet

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 04/21/15

The Athletic Banquet has been moved to Saturday, April 25th at 7:00 p.m. If anyone needs to make changes to their attendance status, please contact Cari Ely at 601-764-2157 tomorrow morning.

Retirement Reception

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 04/10/15

A Retirement Reception will be held to honor Mrs. Glenda's Winn's years of dedicated service to Sylva-Bay Academy families. All current and former students, parents and friends are invited on April 21, beginning at 6:oo pm in the SBA Cafeteria. SBA's Elementary Awards program will begin at 7:00 pm in the gym.

Athletic Banquet

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 04/01/15

 The Athletic Banquet will be held on Friday April 24th.  All SBA student athletes will receive a free dinner.  All other guests and family members will be $15.00 each.  All athletes and guests must sign up to attend in Mrs. Cari's office.  The deadline to sign up to attend is Friday April 10th.  Please make checks payable to SBA Booster Club.

Uniform Sale going on NOW!!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 04/01/15

Uniforms and Accessories of Meridian is hosting a 10% off sale right now on their website! Order now through April 4 to receive 10% off PLUS free shipping! (Note: The discount will be reflected after the transaction is completed)

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:

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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! 

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