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Yellow Jacket Sports (Dec 14-Dec 20)

12/18-12/19 Varsity Girls Soccer @ Alexandria – Grae Classical Christian


9th Graders – If you are interested in applying to be a Lyle Leader, please complete the application, and return to Mrs. Prothro by TODAY Lyle Leaders is an organization unique to Byrd that participates in leadership activities and service activities from 9th-12th grades.  The organization was begun by one of our Hall of Fame Alumni Association members with a $100,000 donation to the school. CLICK HERE for the application.

Boys Freshman Basketball tryouts will be TODAY at 2:00 pm in the gym.  Please bring your physical form and a copy of your grades.  Physical packets may be picked up in the front office

The spirit trailer will be open this Saturday morning near Jacks Landing from 11-1 pm. Come grab your spirit wear for the state championship!

State Championship Information – Tickets for the Division I LHSAA State Championship game between our C.E. Byrd Yellow Jackets and Catholic (Baton Rouge) on December 27th will be $25. These tickets will go on sale either Sunday or Monday at NSUtickets.com . We will find out the exact time that tickets will go on sale on Saturday. NSU has a clear bag policy in their stadium.  No regular ‘purses’ or bags allowed.

Seniors – Get your senior pics and messages in ASAP so Gusher can make their Christmas deadline.  You may email them to gusherads2021@gmail.com

Senior Graduation Information – Due to the many restrictions placed on visitors this year, ordering your graduation supplies are now being handled online or in person at Graduate Sales, 3524 Youree Drive, phone 318-865-0409.  Their online website is graduatesalesyouree.com and office hours are Monday – Friday 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.

JUNIORS – It’s not too late to order your class ring.  You can order your ring online at www.balfour.com  Ring order packets are available in room S-105 or the main office. Call or Text Graduate Sales 318-549-0082 with any specific questions. ELECTRONIC CLASS RING CATALOG: CLICK HERE  ORDER VIDEO: https://youtu.be/x7nfd7WNUXk

Dual Enrollment – Dual enrollment applications are now available for LSUS Spring semester. Students in the following courses can apply: AP Biology- Wrobel, Human Anatomy or Medical Terminology next semester- White, Fine Arts Survey, Advanced Math- Sermons, PreCalculus, Statistics, and AP Calculus- Algood only, Physics Honors and AP Physics- Jefferson. Instructions are available on the Class of 2021 or Class of 2022 Counseling pages. Please read the information carefully and complete all required steps. The deadline to apply is January 11. Please contact the 11th or 12th grade counselor if you have any questions. 11th grade – Tamiko Lacy – tslacy@caddoschools.org 12th grade – Amanda Byrd – asbyrd@caddoschools.org

Seniors – The Louisiana Department of Education will award a community service endorsement for seniors who meet the following criteria:  9th – 10 hrs, 10th – 20 hrs, 11th – 25 hrs, and 12th – 25 hrs for an 80 hr total. Forms and information are available at https://www.louisianabelieves.com/courses/diploma-endorsements. Students must return the Student Documentation Form and District/School Tracking Form to the counseling office by January 14th to receive the endorsement. See Mrs. Byrd in the counseling office if you have any questions.

Students who wish to join the 2020-2021 CE Byrd Boys and Girls Track teams or Cross Country teams, please contact Coach Plaza at jep1932@icloud.com or 318-272-1671.

Basketball season is upon us! Online tickets at https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/12284.  

CLICK HERE for a full list of community service opportunities.
CLICK HERE for a full list of contests.
CLICK HERE for all scholarship opportunities.