New to the Nest

Welcome to the Nest!

This fall, many new students from Catholic, private and public schools will join our school and all bring many different talents, gifts and interests to SBA.  There are so many things to know, learn and remember so we hope this information will help you get started.  Let’s prepare to soar!  

In the list below, you will find several items of importance.  Some are forms that need to be completed and returned; others are for information only.  


Please CLICK HERE for our 2017-18 Calendar Highlights.



Athletic Program

SBA provides a diverse and well-rounded sports program with 27 athletic teams, plus dance and cheer. On average, we have more than 500 student-athletes competing (many in more than one sport). SBA retains membership in and abides by the constitutions, by-laws and regulations of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA).

Athletic Info Flyer


Important Summer Dates

Boys Basketball Evaluations - June 1
For more information, click here to contact Coach Rob Sabau.

Girls Basketball Evaluations - June 1
For more information, click here to contact Coach Caleb Marcum.   

Football Summer Program - Summer practice begins May 30.
For more information, click here to contact Coach John Cooley.
Click here to check out our upcoming football events.

Boys and Girls Golf Evaluations - August 4-6
For more information, click here to contact Coach Barbara Hervey.

Boys Soccer Evaluations - June 1
For more information, click here to contact Coach Nick Dressman.

Girls Soccer Evaluations - June 2 & 3

  • June 2:  5:00 pm-6:30 pm  Please arrive at 4:30 pm for required paperwork and check-in.
  • June 3:  10:00 am-11:30 am  Please arrive no later than 9:45 am for warm-ups.

For more information, click here to contact Coach Hugh Jackson.

Volleyball Tryouts - May 30 & 31 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
For more information, click here to contact Coach Erica Lear.

Eagles Summer Baseball Program Evaluations - May 23 & 24 at 6:00 pm
For more information, click here to contact Coach Brandon Patton.

Softball Evaluations - June 1
For more information, click here to contact Coach Joe Pearson.

Boys Lacrosse - For more information about the program, click here to contact Coach Steve Shipowitz.

Girls Lacrosse - For more information about the program, click here to contact Coach Nesto Rivas.

Dead Period - The TSSAA mandated Dead Period is June 25-July 9.  During this period, the SBA athletic facilities will be closed.

Sports Physicals - Physicals are required by the TSSAA for all athletes.  You may use your family physician or take advantage of the SBA Student Day Saturday at Campbell Clinic.  They will offer physicals to SBA students on April 30 at 7:30 am.  The cost is $20.00 and does require specific physical form.
Personal Family Physician Form - click here
Campbell Clinic Form - click here

For more information about all sports, please visit and click on the specific sport. 

Facts Tuition Management

SBA uses FACTS Tuition Management for tuition payments.  All SBA families must enroll annually with the FACTS Tuition Management Program.  To view our FACTS Program page, please click here.

Band Program

SBA has 3 great opportunities for musicians: Jazz band, Rock and Soul Band, and the Concert Band. Any students that play an instrument are welcome to join the concert band. We have the rare opportunity for string players to participate in the concert band. Keyboardist or guitarists may join as well if they are willing to play percussion.  The Jazz band and Rock and Soul band require a pre-screening.

Choral Program

Students interested in Concert Choir, Vocal Fusion, or Women's Chorale should contact Mr. Michael Williams for more information about participation, applicable auditions, responsibilities, and opportunities related to our growing choral music program ( Students are highly encouraged to consider being a part of the choral program at SBA - it really is a great place to be. Mr. Williams strives to make the program a haven where students can come to dive into music, create, and explore. The choral program at SBA is growing, and we want students who desire a place to belong, to experience music, and to find a group of friends that will be with them throughout their high school journey. Choir is for everyone: artists, athletes, scholars, young women, and young men. "Your job is to be brave enough to try - my job is to teach you how to do it successfully. Come join us. We really do want you here."

MacBook Distribution

In order for your child to receive his/her laptop, each student, and at least one parent, will be required to attend one of the MacBook distribution sessions scheduled for July 17-20.

Click here to sign up for your laptop distribution session.

MMI Dining Services

St. Benedict at Auburndale has partnered with MMI Dining Systems to provide quality food services for our students, faculty, staff and guests. To view our Eagle Cafe page for more information, click here.

New Family Social

Our New Family Social will be held Sunday, July 30.  Check back in mid July for further details.

Student Uniforms

School uniform information is available in the Student Handbook and uniforms are available for purchase at Parker School Uniforms, 1658 Appling Road, Cordova, TN or online at

Spirit Shop

SBA spirit wear may be purchased on Thursdays during each lunch period.  These items can be worn on Friday with the student's SBA uniform.  During the summer, you may purchase spirit wear at the school office. 

Student Handbook

The 2017-2018 Student Handbook will be available later this summer.

SOAR (Student Organizations & Registration)

SOAR will be on Thursday, August 3 from 8:30 am-11:30 am and 5:00 pm-6:30 pm in the gym.  A SOAR packet will be emailed later in the summer with forms and information you will need for that day.

Summer Reading

All students will be required to complete a summer reading assignment.  Click here to find the information about your summer reading assignment.

Summer Math Packet

All students enrolled in Algebra I, Geometry or Algebra II will be required to participate in the Summer Math program.  Click here to find the information about your summer math assignment.

Textbook Information

The SBA online Bookstore (MBS Direct) will open on July 6.   Freshmen and Transfer students should not download digital books until you have your MacBook. Your instructors will help you download your books the first week of school. Click here for more information about purchasing textbooks.