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A special thank you goes out to Author Julie Smith.

Mrs. Smith stopped by BES to read her newest book "Bugs In My Breakfast".

Congratulations Avery Jones and Dexter Barefield for being chosen as the December Students of the Month. Both students will be honored at a special breakfast sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Freeport held December 14th at the Coastal Branch Library in Santa Rosa Beach. 

Dinner with Santa

November 16, 2016

Dinner with Santa will be Thursday, December 8 from 4:30-7:30.

Please join us as we celebrate Holidays around the world! There will be caroling, pasta dinner, Candy Cane Lane and a photo opportunity with Santa himself!!

Don't forget to bid on one of the fabulous Holiday Baskets at the Silent Auction. All procedes go to support educational and S.T.E.M. programs at BES. 

Congratulations Cindy Griner and Mary Brown for being selected as the Teacher of the Year and ESP of the year.

This is Mrs. Griner 2nd year as a 3rd grade teacher at BES and Mrs. Brown has served as the Kitchen Manager for 11 years. We are very happy for these two ladies and the dedication they have shown at Bay Elementary. 

Way to go!

Thank you Dugas Foundation

November 15, 2016

Thank you Rita Forbes and the Dugas Foundation for a $2,205.00 grant donated to Bay Elementary. The money will be used to purchase books and promote student reading.

We are thankful to annouce that Jim Shirley and his teams at The Bay Restaurant and Great Southern Cafe will be hosting the meal portion of our Thankgiving Feast this Friday, November 18th.  Please RSVP by WEDNESDAY to if you plan to attend and the # on Friday.  Students have already been counted.

We still need desserts, papergoods and volunteers to assist with serving.  To sign up, visit

THANK YOU JIM SHIRLEY, THE BAY & GREAT SOUTHERN for your generous donation!  We are THANKFUL!

9:45-10:30  Kindergarten Feast in Cafeteria

10:30-11:15  1st Grade Feast in Cafeteria

11:15-12:00  2nd Grade Feast in Cafeteria

10:30-11:15  3rd Grade Feast in Gym

11:15-12:00  4th Grade Feast in Gym

Art to Remember Orders

November 7, 2016

Art to Remember Orders will be in the week of Dec. 5th.

If  you didn' get a chance to order you may do so from the  Art to Remember website at: