Yellow Jacket Sports (March 22 – March 28)
ACT Makeup – The make-up ACT will be given TODAY to all 11th grade students absent on the initial test day of March 9th.
College Visits – Southern Arkansas University, March 24 | NSU, March 25
Congratulations to Coach Johnson for being inducted into the Louisiana High School Basketball Coaches’ Association Hall of Fame! We are so happy for you Coach!
Congratulations to Caddo District PTA and Louisiana PTA Award of Excellence in Visual Arts winner Sydney Moss and to Award of Excellence in Photography winner Ellie Lawrence.
Seniors – You have to complete a financial aid step in order to graduate. Most students will complete the FAFSA application. The FAFSA is the TOPS application, as well as a general financial aid application that indicates if you are eligible to receive any grant money (this is money you use for college or technical school and you do not have to pay back), as well as student loans. If you need help completing your FAFSA, please click the link below: https://fafsahelp.paperform.co/. This the link is also available in the Class of 2021 Canvas announcements.
Softball – The softball team is hosting a fundraiser Strikeout Cancer Game April 12th! We are selling t-shirts to help raise funds for the C. Wright Pink Ribbon Project here in Caddo Parish. Mrs. Wright, who is a breast cancer survivor and founder, will be throwing out the first pitch. Please consider buying a shirt or making a donation to help out their nonprofit. Here’s where you can purchase a tshirt! Due date is TODAY. https://soc2021.itemorder.com/product/18647357
StuCo Elections – Student Council Campaign Week is TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY 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.
Students – Come out to support the Boys Lacrosse teams this week as they take on the Renegades of South Bossier at Byrd! JV is at 7 pm tomorrow and Varsity plays at 7 pm on Thursday! There is a $5 entry for ages 10 and up but FREE admission for Byrd students with school ID!
Students – Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA who are interested in becoming a member-at-large for Student Council next school year need to fill out a form https://forms.gle/aai7D33amze2XxFc6 by April 2nd. QR codes will also be available around the school to scan the link.
The honor graduate list is posted outside the Counseling Office and on the Class of 2021 Canvas Page. Honor graduates are all students with a 4.0 gpa, plus the top 5% of the remaining graduating class. This year it includes all students with a 3.91 or higher cumulative grade point average. Honor graduates are eligible to purchase and wear a purple and gold honor cord, which will be distributed at the Senior Awards Assembly (TBA). You can purchase immediately at locallevelevents.com, or in the counseling office beginning April 1st. If purchasing at school, you must have exact change/cash only. Cost is $10. Cords must be purchased by April 23rd to receive them at the assembly. Purchase cords online at https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/14444 Your access code is your student ID number without the preceding 0.
Math/Science Magnet students may wear the magnet stole at graduation. This is the white satin stole with letters BHS printed on the end. You can purchase immediately at locallevelevents.com, or in the Counseling Office beginning April 1st. If purchasing at school, you must have exact change/cash only. Cost is $16. Purchase stoles online at https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/14446 Your access code is your student ID number without the preceding 0.
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.
Fighting Hate for Good Art and Poetry Contest – Entries due to Ms. Prothro TODAY. CLICK HERE for the entry form and information.
The Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier is excited to continue its annual scholarship program for young ladies in Caddo and Bossier Parishes who demonstrate high academics and a commitment to community service. Each year, we award two $1,000 scholarships – one to a student in Caddo Parish and one to a student in Bossier Parish. Requirements and applications are available on our website at www.jlsb.org/scholarships. The deadline is March 31st.
The Bossier Federal Credit Union scholarship application is available in the Counseling Office, or at www.bossierfcu.org/scholarships This scholarship is available for any high school senior in Caddo, Bossier, or Webster parish entering college in fall 2021. You must submit the application, current transcript, and a typed, double-spaced essay of 500 words. The essay topic is “Who is someone in your life that you consider to be a role model? How has this person impacted your life?” Deadline is April 1st.
Our local GUMBO (Games Uniting Mind and Body) meet on Saturday, April 24 at Lee Hedges Stadium. This is a track and field meet for young people with physical impairments and visual impairments. You may volunteer from 8:00am-11:00am for the field event competition or from 10:00am-1:00pm for the track events. Please feel free to volunteer for the entire games from 8:00 am-1:00 pm if available. All times are estimates only and will be confirmed closer to 4/15/2021. Please email Dianna Watson at email@example.com with any questions or to sign up to volunteer. Covid precautions will be followed. CLICK HERE to register.