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Ms. Chelsea Hawkins 2nd grade class recently won the nonfiction reading contest at BES. Ms. Hawkins class read, tested and earned 676 AR points  from January 4th - February 23rd. They were treated to a walk to Eden State Park and a special picnic.

Way to go Ms. Hawkins Class!

GREAT things are happening at Bay! Thank you Bay Boosters for supporting our students learning and purchasing over $10,000 hands-on STEM robots and coding for ALL GRADE LEVELS in our school. We appreciate YOU, our parents and community for your continued support.

The Walton County School District Calendar for 2018-19 has been board approved and released.  

Bay's Meet the Teacher will be Thursday, August 9, 2018. 

Visit the School Calendar & Bell Schedule Page to link to all calendars for the WCSD.

Kindergarten Round Up was a success! Upcoming Kinder students enjoyed a tour of the school, playing in the Kinder classrooms and meeting our dynamic Kinder teaching team!
If you have not registered your Kindergartener for 2018-19, please stop by the office in the next few weeks. Welcome to the Bay family!

Smart Device Class

March 26, 2018

Smart Device Class

What is your child's phone providing?

Monday, March 26, 2018

6:30-7:30 p.m. @ Pierce Family CAC

336 College Ave DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

You are invited to attend this FREE class for parents that addresses "smart" technology, smart devices, and how to better protect our children.

Please RSVP online by 3/23 at For more information, email or call 850-833-9237, Ext. 233

Literacy Night

March 13, 2018

Literacy Night

Where: Bay Elementary

When: March 13th, 2018 from 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.

Are you ready for an evening of investigative crime, clues, and good old-fashioned detective work? Come join us here at Bay Elementary. Bring your stealthiest sleuths for this unforgettable night of criminal-catching and crime-solving fun! You and your family will work together to figure out which suspect committed the crime. Are you ready to put your detective skills to the test? To complete the challenge, detectives must be here at 5:00 p.m. sharp

Thank you dad's for supporting the Bay Elementary School Jump Rope for Heart and Popcicles with Pop event that was held recently. We raised over $4,000.00 to send to the American Heart Association. We appreciate your participation and support!

Jump Rope for Heart

February 8, 2018

Jump Rope for Heart &

Popsicles with Pop

Get your heart start pumping and join in the jumping!

The following classes will be participating in Jump Rope for Heart on the following days during their PE time.

Tuesday February 20- 10:00- 4th Grade- Goldstein & Tidwell 

                                    11:00- 3rd Grade- Tomblin, Sasser, & Rentz

                                    12:55- 2nd Grade- Adams, Hawkins & Flowers

Wednesday February 21- 11:00- 3rd Grade- Lawson

Thursday February 22- 10:00- 4th Grade- Martin, Hackney, 

                                   12:55- 2nd Grade- Conoway, Palmer, Graber

Be sure to cool off with some cool dads and enjoy some Popsicles with Pop

after this special Jump Rope For Heart event! See you there!

Congratulations Jada Hunt and Gavin Chick for being selected as the February Students of the Month for Bay Elmentary.

Gavin and Jada attend Mrs. Hackney's 4th grade class. Mrs. Hackney reports that they were selected for their leadership abilities and their willingness to help others in class.

We are proud of you, Jada and Gavin.
Way to go!