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SBA Saints News and Events

Updated Football Schedule Posted

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 07/16/14

Please view the updated JH and Varsity Football Schedule here.

Website Update Scheduled

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 06/30/14

The SBA website will begin the yearly cleaning and updating process beginning July 1. During the cleaning process, some pages may be unavailable. Following the process, all Supply lists and information for the upcoming school year will be available online. Hard copy lists are available in the office. The office is open from 8 am to Noon daily over the summer.

The current SBA website will be archived and available via link which will be listed on this bottom of this page. 

Thank you for your patience. 

If you have suggestions for website improvements, or requests for specific data, please email

Go Saints!

Uniform Company and TEAAM Insights on campus July 10

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 06/27/14

SBA’s uniform company will also be on campus from 11 AM – 6 PM on July 10. 

There is an informational meeting scheduled for July 10, 2014 to be held at 6:00 PM at SBA regarding our partnership with TEAAM Insights.  TEAAM professionals will be on hand to answer your questions regarding their optional services for students with learning challenges. Visit for more information.

Exams Tomorrow!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 05/19/14

Tuesday, May 20 and Wednesday May 21 are exam dates for SBA. School will dismiss at Noon on these days. 

Have a safe and happy Summer!

Go Saints!

Drivers Ed

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 05/07/14

Students interested in taking Drivers Ed this summer, please sign up in the office. Class room time will last for approximately 2 weeks and driving times will be scheduled after that. The price for the class is $250.00. Class will begin Tuesday, May 27 at 8:00 am. 

K5 and Senior Graduation Photos posted on Shutterfly

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 05/03/14

#weoutlikeshout Here it is! Senior Graduation 2014! Click the link to view photos and purchase your copy of any or all of the 148 photos from last night's Graduation! Congratulations Class of 2014!

K5 Parents, don't forget to visit the album from our special photo shoot, "When I Grow Up" at the following link:

Remember you are helping to fund your Annual with every purchase! Visit all the albums and revisit the highlights of your year! Go Saints!

Early Dismissal

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 04/29/14

SBA will dismiss at 1:00 PM today due to the threat of severe weather. There will be no after-school care today. Please make arrangements to pick up your student by 1:00 PM.

Athletic Banquet Date Change

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 04/22/14

The Athletic Banquet has been moved to May 9th due to Baseball Playoffs. 

Go Saints!

Spring Portraits Tomorrow

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 03/26/14

Thursday is Spring Portrait Day. Students may wear clothing of their choice, provided choices follow the dress code. No gym shorts or sweat pants allowed.

SBA Mourns the Loss of Board Member

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 03/24/14

Franklin Stevenson Hammons, age 68, a resident of Raleigh, died Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Lackey Memorial Hospital in Forest. 

Funeral Services were conducted at 11:30 am Tuesday, March 18 from the Leaf River Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Bro. Danny Dickerson officiated. 

Mr. Hammons was an esteemed member of the SBA Board of Directors since 2011. SBA offers its condolences to Mr. Hammons' family.

Spelling Bee Winners

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 03/23/14

Congratulations to the SBA Spelling Bee Winners,

August Jones, 4th Grade
Kathryn Moss, 5th Grade
Mark Edwards, 6th Grade 
Keegan Tumblin, 7th Grade
Kathryn Moss will compete in the State Spelling Bee on April 15.

Uniform Free Day Tomorrow!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 03/20/14

Friday, March 21 has been declared a Uniform Free Day. Students may wear the clothing of their choice, provided all items meet the dress code policy. 

Help for Thomas Butler

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 03/06/14

Dear Sylva-Bay Family, 

 Life does not always give us an opportunity to celebrate. There are also sad moments in life in which one needs to cope. But it is during these sad moments that someone needs support and strength. That support and strength can come from us at Sylva-Bay Academy. 

 As you may already know, Thomas Butler, father to Brandon and Tyler Butler and husband to JJ Butler suffered 3rd degree burns to 70 % of his body on Sunday March 2nd. Not only is his family facing extensive medical bills but the hardship of travel costs and expenses to be with him at the JMS Burn Center in Central Mississippi Medical Center. Magnolia State Bank has an established fund called the Hope Fund for needs such as this for our community members. If at all possible, please take the time to donate to the Butler family. 

Any amount is welcomed and all contributions are tax deductible. Checks need to be made out to Magnolia State Bank Hope Fund and please note Thomas Butler on your donation. Donations may be made at any Magnolia State Bank location. Donations may also be dropped off in the office and SBA will deliver the donations to the bank. 

There will also be a blood drive Monday, March 10, in the parking lot of First Baptist Church on the hill in Bay Springs. Mississippi Blood Services will be on site 2:00 -7:00 pm. Sign up for a time slot with Dawn Harris by texting or calling 601-764-7350 or Janice Tumblin 601-670-1740. 

 Thank you and please continue to pray for Thomas Butler and his family.

Beauty and Beau Pageant this Friday!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 03/03/14

All participants need to turn in forms and payments immediately for the pageant. Also, please turn in your pictures for the photogenic contest as soon as possible. Deadline for all payments, forms and photos is Wednesday. 

Cheer Tryouts Today

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 02/27/14

Good luck today to all our Saints trying out for our Cheer Teams! Go Saints!

SBA Saints Basketball Class A State Playoffs Today!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 02/19/14

SBA Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball State Playoffs today at Rebul Academy! Girls begin at 4:00 pm! Boys game will follow at 5:15 pm!

Let's go Saints!

Baseball AND Basketball!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 02/17/14

SBA Baseball begins today at SBA! Games start at 4 pm! Which sport will you support today? Basketball or Baseball?? Decisions, decisions! Go Saints!

SBA Varsity Teams Headed to State Playoffs

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 02/17/14

SBA Girls Varsity Basketball will play today, Monday, February 17, at Rebul Academy, vs. Greenville, beginning at 4:00 pm.

SBA Boys Varsity Basketball will play Wednesday, February 19, at Rebul Academy, beginning at 5:15 pm.

Go Saints!!!

SBA - Home of Great Basketball!

by Sylva-Bay Academy on 02/16/14

Congratulations to SBA Varsity Girls - South Central Runners Up!

and to Varsity Boys - South Central Champs!

The following players have been named to the All Tournament Team:

Anna Claire Odom
Mallory Odom
Marlee Blackwell
Thomas Tullos
Grant Nygaard
Craig Campbell
Kendrick Abney

Way to Go Saints!

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