Bayou Vista Elementary School

St. Mary Parish Schools

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Bayou Vista Elementary prepares all students for academic success.

District Notifications

  • The Office 365 portal link on district websites is now available. Users should use the portal to gain access to applications and email until further notice.

    New employees will be issued accounts as soon as the system upgrades are completed.

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BVES E-Flyers


  • Arrival and Dismissal

    Posted by BVE Web Administration on 8/3/2020

    Arrival: 7:30       Tardy: 8:00



    2:50 Mrs. Colleen's Class

    2:55 PK/K front of school: All PK/K students with older siblings get picked up in the back. No exceptions.

    3:00 Car riders in the back

    3:05 Walkers and Bike Riders

    Please see the For Parents/Information Needed to Begin School section for any other back-to-school information.

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  • Welcome Back!

    Posted by BVE Web Admin on 7/30/2020

    Welcome back, Gators! View our virtual Open House video from Mrs. Gunner.  Soon, you will receive one from your teacher as well! We miss you and can't wait to see your smiling faces!

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  • Strong Start 2020

    Posted by BVE Web Admin on 7/28/2020

    Mrs. Gunner shared info about Strong Start 2020 in our virtual Open House video. Strong Start 2020 can be found on the Louisiana Department of Education website. 

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  • Instructional Continuity Plan

    Posted by BVE Web Admin on 7/27/2020

    The St. Mary Parish School Board recognizes that there may be occasions that require the closure of district schools, including events such as weather and health emergencies. If an emergency occurs, the district will make every effort to ensure that educational opportunities for our students can continue while they are at home. In the past few years, the district has acquired a comprehensive collection of online content and digital resources that can be accessed from locations beyond our traditional school sites. The district will provide mobile devices for students to check out for home use to support continuing learning without interruption. The district will also extend internet access to users via school and community hot spots.

    The district’s Instructional Continuity Plan (ICP) has four primary components: Content Delivery, Implementation, Mobile Devices, and Internet Access.

    Implementation offers sample schedules for situations where to traditional school attendance must be altered or suspended.
    Content Delivery explains which resources students will use for core instruction and which materials can be used as supplemental resources to enhance core instruction.
    Mobile Devices provides the steps the district is taking to ensure that district students who need mobile devices to access instructional resources will be provided with one, upon request, for the duration of the school closure period.
    Internet Access    for students poses the greatest challenge to ensuring that our students can continue their studies while at home. Partnership with service providers is crucial to providing free or reduced-cost internet service to students if district schools must close due to emergency situations.
    The district has developed a webpage with information for parents and students about this plan. The website is located at and included the latest version of the Instructional Continuity Plan. 

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  • Guidelines in the new Handbook

    Posted by BVE Web Admin on 7/24/2020

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the health of students and staff, we have developed routines and procedures for cleaning and safety. Our guidelines and practices are in line with the recommendations from the CDC, Office of Public Health, and the St. Mary Parish School Board. Stipulations will be followed closely and effectively as required. In the event that we have to go to distant learning, Bayou Vista Elementary faculty and staff will put forth all efforts to ensure learning continues. Due to this pandemic, many things discussed in this handbook, such as clubs, field trips, student events, etc. are subject to change based on the recommendations of health officials. View our school handbook, mask protocol, and other school year information in the "For Parents" Section above.

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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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  • Additional News Items

    Posted by Michele Besse on 6/1/2019

    Additional news items may be found on the school's News Archives page.

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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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  • 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 or 1-800-MEDICARE.

    For Affordable Care Act:

    • Compare plans and quality ratings at, 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

    See past postings at the SMP CyberSAFE archives page.

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