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Yellow Jacket Sports (March 8 – March 14)

3/9 SJV/V v Haughton | 4:00 pm
3/9 BLJV v Magnet @ LH | 7:00 pm
3/11 SJV/V v Parkway | 4:00 pm
3/13 SV @ Pineville Tourney |9:00 am


March PTSA meeting will be TODAY at noon in the Learning Center.

Jackson Ballew, Hadley Tompkins, and Michael Cosse have entered the Byrd hydroponic farm into a national Blue Ocean Entrepreneurial competition. A significant part of this competition is receiving a number of likes on our youtube video commercial. CLICK HERE to watch. We are asking all students and parents to like the video.

Congratulations to Molly McNulty who finished in 2nd place in the Bossier Parish Community College Science and Engineering Fair.

Seniors – If you are interested in participating in the Senior Ring Ceremony, please go by Room S105 or the main office to pick up an information sheet regarding requirements and cost.

StuCo Elections – Student Council Intent-to-Run for Office forms for the 2021-2022 school year are available in room 202. Intent-to-Run forms are due by TOMORROW. Campaign Week is March 22nd through March 26th, and elections will be the week of March 29th.  Only students who want to hold officer positions need to pick up a packet. Members-at-large will fill out applications in April.

Renaissance will be held during both lunch shifts on THURSDAY.  Please look for the list in your classroom.

College Visits – Navy THURSDAY, Army National Guard FRIDAY.

Seniors – We are having a Senior Ring Ceremony on FRIDAY at 6:30 pm in the auditorium.  Check your Canvas soon for details!

Key Club – Information is now posted on Canvas for freshmen boys that are interested in joining Key Club. We look forward to having you!

Boys and Girls State – Please see Mrs. Prothro if you are interested in attending Louisiana Boys or Girls State this summer. CLICK HERE for the video. CLICK HERE for the brochure. CLICK HERE for Covid guidelines.

National Society of Black EngineersTODAY The National Society of Black Engineers is hosting an event where high school students will have the opportunity to learn about being an engineering student and various career opportunities in engineering. The main purpose of the event is to expose students to the field of engineering by giving attendees the opportunity to talk to current NSBE college students and young professionals. This will also be an excellent opportunity for attendees to learn about NSBE and the wonderful support system that the organization offers. CLICK HERE for the flyer.
College Visits – Southern Arkansas University, March 24

Upcoming Deadlines:

Students – C.E. Byrd’s literary magazine, Perspectives, is now accepting entries. Students are encouraged to submit their original short stories, poems, or one-act plays for consideration for publication; visual art is also welcome. The topic and format are left to your imagination! All accepted entries will be published in a hard-copy magazine in May of 2021. Use this link to submit your written entry https://forms.gle/dCLausAtjGxhrtek8. If you are interested in submitting visual art for consideration, email the art as an attachment to perspectivesentry@gmail.com. See Mrs. Maier or your English teacher for more information. The due date for submission: FRIDAY.

Fighting Hate for Good Art and Poetry Contest – Entries due to Ms. Prothro by March 19. CLICK HERE for the entry form and information.


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