Bayou Vista Elementary School

St. Mary Parish Schools

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Bayou Vista Elementary prepares all students for academic success.

District Notifications

  • Sign up for the Meals-to-You program, which will deliver packages of shelf stable breakfasts and lunches/suppers to the homes of each child ages 1-18. All parents/ guardians will need to complete an online application form and submit it by Tuesday, March 31th (updated date). Access to the online form is available at the following link: https://mealstoyou.org/emergency-meals-to-you-application/.  

    Meal boxes will be provided on a first come, first served basis, so parents/guardians should sign up online as quickly as possible. More information on this program can be found on the district website

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BVES E-Flyers

GATOR NEWS

  • Helpful Resources

    Posted by BVE Web Admin on 3/16/2020

    We know that missing school isn't easy for our Gator family. It's so important to continue learning at home so our time together wasn't forgotten! We'd like to share some websites with you to help you keep our Gators learning, thinking, and growing! Kids can work on some of these sites on their own or together as a family! Try some of the experiments, solve problems, and go on a virtual field trip together!

    Please visit our Links page as well as specific resources that fit your child's needs on their grade level team page. 

    Communication is the key to a successful learning environment. We hope that your family stays healthy and safe, and we send our love and support! 

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  • Announcement of School Closure

    Posted by BVE Web Admin on 3/13/2020

    Governor Edwards has announced that schools will be closed beginning on Monday, March 16th and will remain closed until April 13th. St. Mary Schools will observe Spring Break from April 13th-17th and will reopen on Monday, April 20th. Please check our school and district websites for more developments as the situation continues to unfold.  

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  • Stop the Spread

    Posted by BVE Web Admin on 3/11/2020

    Take simple actions every day to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses. See our flyer in PeachJar, print it up, and post at home. 

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  • Everyone Counts! Statistics in Schools Week

    Posted by BVE Web Admin on 3/6/2020

    Bayou Vista Elementary is participating in the U. S. Census Bureau's Statistics in Schools (SIS) program to unite schools around the country in an effort to count every child in the 2020 Census. 

    The national census is conducted every 10 years. Data from this census is used to determine funding for many programs including special education, classroom technology, teacher training, after-school programs, and school lunch assistance. 

    In mid-March, your family should begin receiving official Census 2020 mail with instructions on how to respond. By April 1, 2020, every home should receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. You will have three options for responding:

    *Online
    *By phone
    *By mail


    Bayou Vista Elementary urges every family to participate. The Statistics in Schools flyer in English and Spanish can provide you with additional information for this important upcoming event. You can find these flyers in our Peachjar E-Flyers area.
    2020 Census Everyone Counts Logo  

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  • Coronavirus Preparation for Parents and Schools

    Posted by BVE Web Administration on 3/6/2020

    In recent news, all schools have been asked to share recommendations that represent best-practices for promoting good health in our community and in our schools. This information is posted For Parents and Schools. The letter from Mr. Stadalis  is sent home with students as well as posted to Peach Jar.

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  • Orange Leaf Fundraiser!

    Posted by BVE Web Admin on 3/4/2020

    St. Mary Parish Schools are entered into a contest at Orange Leaf for the month of March.  Elementary will compete with elementary, high school against high schools. 20% of sales from each school goes back to that school.  The school that wins, will receive an additional $200 for their school. Please go enjoy Orange Leaf and say "Bayou Vista Elementary"!!

    Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt logo

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  • Get our school calendar sent to your phone!

    Posted by BVE Web Admin on 3/4/2020

    Missing important dates for school? Looking for a way to have all school dates at the tip of your fingers? Access our school calendar to have all BVE school dates sent to your phone's calendar! Use this calendar link for instructions.

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  • March Newsletter

    Posted by BVE Web Admin. on 3/4/2020

    Our March Newsletters went home in test folders this week and are posted to the website under Parents, Newsletters.  Please check for important dates and notes!

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  • SMP Earns Student Empowerment Badge

    Posted by BVE Web Admin. on 2/17/2020

    St. Mary Parish has been recognized by Project Tomorrow for its participation and commitment to engaging our stakeholders in local decisions on education issues. The district has earned the Speak Up District of Student Empowerment national distinction for our participation in the Speak Up Research Initiative in October 2019. 

    If you missed the first opportunity to contribute your thoughts to Speak Up, it's not too late. The survey links were reopened on February 1, 2020, and will remain open until May 1 for students in grades 3-12, parents (in English or Spanish), school employees, and community members. 

    Use this link to contribute your ideas and opinions about educational technology, career exploration, and schools of the future: https://speakup.tomorrow.org/S/ZETK 

    District of Student Empowerment 2019-20 Speak Up Logo

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  • 2018-2019 School Performance Score

    Posted by BVE Web Administrator on 11/7/2019

    BVES is proud to announce our 2018-2019 school performance score. We have once again achieved a "B" on our school report card with a score of 88.9, and a Student Progress Score of 105.9. This has earned us a "Top Gains Honoree" status! 
    An informational parent meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 12th at 5:15 PM to share more details. 
    School reports can be viewed on the Louisiana School Finder website. A copy of the school report card can also be found under Peachjar.  Congratulations to our students, faculty, and staff for this excellent achievement! With our parent and community support, we are continuing to rise!

    Top Gains Honoree

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  • All important new student information can be found under the "For Parents" Section above.

Character Counts!

  • March 9, 2020 - March 13, 2020

    Posted by Gidget Everitt on 3/6/2020

    Student: "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."  -John Wooden

     

    Staff: "Be brave, teachers. Today you may face big challenges, impossible tasks or difficult problems. Or you may not, and your students might. Whatever the case, put on your brave face and teach on!"   -Unknown

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SMP CyberSAFE

  • Be Wary of Open Enrollment Scams

    Posted by Susan Dupre on 11/13/2019

    Two important deadlines are quickly approaching for adding or changing your health coverage if you use one of the following options: 

    • Medicare:  December 7
    • Affordable Care Act (ACA): December 15

    Gretchen Abraham from the FTC's Division of Consumer & Business Education has shared the following tips on the Federal Trade Commission's website to help you avoid being scammed:

    For Medicare:

    • There are no Medicare sales representatives. Anyone who tried to sell you Medicare insurance is a scammer. 
    • You do NOT have to join a prescription drug plan to keep your Medicare insurance. Medicare Part D is voluntary and has nothing to do with your regular Medicare coverage.
    • Telephone scammers posing as "official agents" may ask for personal information, offer free equipment or services, ask for a quick payment, or threaten you. Just hang up.
    • Help with Medicare is available at medicare.gov or 1-800-MEDICARE.

    For Affordable Care Act:

    • Compare plans and quality ratings at healthcare.gov, where you can also enroll.
    • This year, you can also sign up for an ACA plan directly with certain certified partners.  Make sure a company is on the Certified Partner list before giving them your information. 
    • After you apply for ACA, you may get a phone call from the Marketplace asking you to verify information or supply additional information. If you are unsure about trusting the caller, ask the representative to mail you a letter with instructions for completing your application.
    • Help for ACA is available from the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596.  You can also meet with a local assistant in your community who will offer free assistance. Local assistance can be found through the Local Assistance tool.
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  • SMP CyberSAFE Archives

    Posted by Susan Dupre on 8/5/2019

    CyberSAFE
    See past postings at the SMP CyberSAFE archives page.

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