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Yellow Jacket Sports (August 30 – September 4)

9/2 Volleyball vs. Magnet | 5:00 PM

9/2 Varsity vs. Huntington @ Independence Stadium | 7:00 PM CLICK HERE for tickets.


NEW TODAY

ANNOUNCEMENT: After the Labor Day weekend, Caddo Parish Schools and Ochsner LSU Health will begin COVID-19
testing in all Caddo Parish Schools. Tests are strictly voluntary! This particular test is a non-invasive test
that will be administered in the presence of trained personnel.

CLICK HERE for a full letter from Mr. Badgley

CLICK HERE for testing link.

CLICK HERE to register for Pfizer Covid-19 vaccination.

 

MORE INFORMATION

Students – Pictures will be taken THIS WEEK during your English class.  TOMORROW will be Freshmen and Sophomores and THURSDAY will be Juniors and Seniors (if they have not already taken a picture at Harrington House.) Order envelopes will be handed out in their English classes.  They are due back the day you take your picture. CLICK HERE for “How to Order” or see below.

 

College Visit – LSU September 9th

StudentsAUDITIONS for our fall play, Murder on the Orient Express will be September 14 and 15, at 6:00 pm in the auditorium. Stop by Mr. Williams’ Room (200 in the main building) for audition information.

StudentsIf you are interested in joining Drama Club, scan the QR code on the signs around the school or stop by Mr. Williams’ Room (200 in the main building). Deadline for joining in October 1st.

Students – Kbyrd needs your questions for their newest weekly segment, “Tea Time with Katie and Mary.” Question boxes are located in front of the auditorium in the main building and in front of the KByrd room in S305! If you need advice or have a question that you want on next week’s episode, drop in one of the boxes!

Students and Staff – Hey Jacket Family! Let’s Rep the city in style with “We Built This City” Back to School Byrd T-Shirt on local levels! Prices and delivery information are on the site. https://localevents.com/details16510

Students – Join us in helping save the planet! Pick up an application from any science teacher and join the Horticulture and Environmental Club.

Spanish Club – If you are interested in joining the Spanish Club, you may pick up an application outside room 118.

College Visits – La Tech 9/24, Univ of Arkansas 10/22.

Spanish Club – If you are interested in joining the Spanish Club, you may pick up an application outside room 118.

StudentsAny student interested in joining the Byrd Swim team, please contact Coach Steve Carter at stephenrcarter@bellsouth.net or 318-572-9560. The first swim meet is August 31st, and physical packets for LHSAA must be completed before a swimmer can swim in the meet. 

Swim Team- Any student interested in joining the Byrd Swim team, please contact Coach Steve Carter at stephenrcarter@bellsouth.net or 318-572-9560. The first swim meet is August 31st, and physical packets for LHSAA must be completed before a swimmer can swim in the meet.

Scholarship Opportunity -The Heisman High School Scholarship program honors hundreds of the nation’s most accomplished, community-minded high school senior athletes each year. CLICK HERE for more information.

 

Upcoming Deadlines:

The Security Department of Caddo Parish School System, Division of Mental Health, Wellness, and Safe Schools, is sponsoring several poster contests to highlight various prevention initiatives. CLICK HERE for information and entry form.

RULES: Students may enter all contests (one poster per contest limit per child.)  Poster size – 11”x14”; Judging criteria: Originality, Impact (The theme must be somewhere on the poster); Neatness

  1. Suicide Prevention Week – Finding Purpose: Taking Care of Ourselves and Others – September 10th
  2. Mental Health Awareness Week – Together for Mental Health – October 7th
  3. National Diversity Week – Differences United – October 7th
  4. Character Education Week – Color the World with Character – October 22nd
  5. Red Ribbon Week – Drug Free Looks Like Me – October 29th
  6. Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – STOMP Our Bullying – November 12th
  7. Internet Safety Prevention Week – Do Your Part #Be Cyber Smart – December 10th

Volunteer Opportunities:

COMING SOON

 

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