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Yellow Jacket Sports (May 17 – May 23)



Congratulations to our new Youth and Government officers for 2021-2022: President – Chloe Miller, Vice President – Jack Eli Ford, Historians – Wyatt Watkins and Caroline Hannigan, Public Relations – Jack Parsons and James Stratton, Debate Leaders – Jackson Ballew and Michael Burford. Please come by S306 this week.

Congratulations to the 2021-22 Z-Club OfficersGrayson Noles, President, Kelly Chu, Vice President, Lily Moloney, Historian, Skylar Burke, Service Chairman, Lola Carlisle, Social Chair, Kate Schwab, Treasurer, Lizzie Whitton, Zonta Representative, Haley Crager, Senior Representative, Elizabeth Davis, Senior Representative, Anna Marie Kemper, Junior Representative, and Hannah Pearce, Junior Representative.

Seniors and senior parents – Important graduation information has been posted to the Class of 2021 Canvas page in the Graduation Modules. There is an information sheet, as well as a graduation video that explains what to expect at graduation. Please review this information. Tickets for graduation are now available.

LSUHSC will be here TODAY at 12:30 to administer the second dose of the Pfizer Vaccination. If other students wish to register and get the first dose, they need to use the link HERE.

2021-2022 Top Jackets – There is a mandatory meeting THIS AFTERNOON at 4:00 pm in the Learning Center.  You must attend if you did not attend the morning meeting

CLICK HERE for information regarding C.E. Byrd’s Writing Camp.

Juniors – If you ordered your class ring from Balfour with Graduate Sales and you did NOT sign up to participate in the ring ceremony, you can pick up your ring TOMORROW in the main office.  You will need a picture ID to get your ring.

Softball Tryouts – Tryouts will be TODAY from 4:30 until 6:30 pm.

Seniors – Please check the Class of 2021 names list in your English class, or the Class of 2021 Canvas page. You need to verify that your name is spelled correctly for the graduation program as well as your diploma. If there are any errors, please notify Mrs. Byrd at asbyrd@caddoschools.org.

CLICK HERE for the Registration Form for the Caddo High School Credit Recovery “Virtual” Summer School – Session 1: June 7 – June 30 (15 Days of Instruction) The online registration is from June 1-4, 2021. Complete this form between June 1 – 4, 2021 to register for summer school Session 1 (June 7 – June 30, 2021). Instruction will take place through Edgenuity/Canvas Classroom with teacher support available Monday – Thursday from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. There is no cost for the 1/2 credit course. Upon principal approval, you will receive an email/phone call with next steps for beginning the class.

Attention incoming freshmen: Pep squad fitting dates are Monday, May 24 from 4-5:30 pm and Wednesday, June 9 from 12-1:30 pm. All fittings will be in the learning center on the kings highway side of the school. You only have to attend one fitting. The price of pep squad this year will be approximately $550. Please contact Coach Duncan for any more information. Mduncan@caddoschools.org

Upcoming Deadlines:

Each year the Louisiana Solid Waste Association offers scholarships to 3 high school seniors in memory of some very special people in the Environmental Industry.  The application is available at www.lswa.us (Links to an external site.) (HOMEPAGE- click on scholarships, once on scholarships page click on download the scholarship application).  The deadline to apply is TOMORROW and the recipients will be notified by July 1. All recipients will be recognized at our Fall Conference on September 16, 2021 in Lafayette, Louisiana.

The Louisiana Folklife Center at Northwestern State University is sponsoring the NSU Louisiana High School Essay Contest. This is open to students in grades 9-12. Students will address the prompt “Louisiana Heroes”. Winners will be awarded a $1600 scholarship to NSU. The deadline is June 1. Additional information is available in the counseling office or at https://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu.

Volunteer Opportunities:

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