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Yellow Jacket Sports (December 13 – December 19)

12/17-18  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Lion Cup @ Baton Rouge


StudentsEat at Newk’s TONIGHT, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Place your receipt in the basket at the front counter and a portion of your purchase will come back to Boys Lacrosse!

Wrestling – This is the last week to sign up and be on our wrestling team! We have approximately 50 days left in the season. We need all sizes especially in desperate need of smaller sizes – 90lbs-130 lbs. Do you want a challenge? We got
it! Go online to Byrd Athletics and fill out paperwork, then come by the wrestling gym after school.

Juniors and SeniorsQuinlan College will have an event on January 9 where they will walk sophomore and junior students and parents through the basics of college admission and the financial aid process. This event will take place
ton Sunday, January 9, from 5:00 – 6:30 pm at D1 Sports, 727 American Way, Shreveport.



College Visits SAU 12/15

StudentsIt is time again for our annual 5k fundraiser for the softball team.  There are two options for this year’s event.  You can sign up for the live event that will start at the school on January 15 at 8 am or you can sign up to do the event virtually.  With both options, you get a purple long sleeve t-shirt.  We will have door prizes and snacks for participants at the live event!  Click the link below to sign up! As faculty, you get 25% off.  Just put in the code: ford

https://runsignup.com/Race/Register?raceId=60453. Thank you for your support!  We are looking forward to a great season!

Please help us honor our Veterans on National Wreaths Across America Day. December 18 at 11:00 am at the Greenwood Cemetery located at 130 E. Stoner Ave. We’d love to have all of CE Byrd join us for the ceremony. Here is the WAA Web address: www.wreathsacrossamerica.org You can also just Goggle: Wreaths Across America 2021 for lots of interesting information.

Softball is once again selling the wonderful Down Home Sausage!  Price is $40 for a 10-pound box.  It must be purchased at https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/16875

StudentsByrd Fishing Team is looking for one more angler! You do not need a partner or a boat to participate. Anyone interested please Contact Brad Kent at 318-393-1312. We fish 6 tournaments between Feb and June. All tournaments are local.

Show your school spirit: SUPPORT BYRD BASEBALL! CLICK HERE: https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/18302

WorkKeys – On January 4th and 5th the ACT WorkKeys test will be given to students who were absent on the original test date and to students qualifying for retest in one or more sections.  See Mrs. Eason in the counseling office if you have

Senior ads are for sale until January 7 in room 115, local level, or by speaking with a Gusher staff member. All artwork is due to gusherads2022@gmail.com or to room 115 by January 7.

Pre-Med Day for high school students is on Sunday, January 23 and attendance is $100, which includes lunch. Students can register for Premed Day on SHIP’s website, https://www.shipcaresla.org/pre-med-workshop. See the flyer below for more info and if anyone has any questions, they can email Jessica Williams at jkw001@lsuhs.edu.

Students – Yearbooks are on sale until January 31 for $65 these can be purchased from a Gusher staff member, payforit.net, or in room 115 with Ms. Saulsbury.

Juniors and Seniors – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is welcoming high school juniors and seniors to be a part of #CAP. The organization seeks to demystify the College Admissions Process for students. Virtual instruction will provide a hands-on approach that includes all of the steps from researching various colleges to completing the application process. Sessions are held the 1st Monday of each month via Zoom. Areas of Emphasis include ACT/SAT, Essay writing, HBCU information, Scholarships, Life skills & More. Requests to join should be submitted to akasro.cap@gmail.com

The Allied Health Education and Discovery (AHEAD) Program is a 5-day summer program for Louisiana high school students interested in exploring the health career programs offered at LSU Health Shreveport – School of Allied Health Professions: Medical Laboratory Scientist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, Public Health Professional, Respiratory Therapist, Speech-Language Pathologist. Apply today at www.lsuhs.edu/AHEAD! Applications are due March 15, 2022. For more information, please contact: Madeline Barclay, MPH at madeline.barclay@lsuhs.edu


Upcoming Deadlines:

Internet Safety Prevention Week – Do Your Part #Be Cyber Smart – Deadline is December 10. Turn the posters into Mrs. Byrd in the counselor’s office. Contest rules CLICK HERE.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Astra Club Members – Order your Astra t-shirt from Local Level. The cost is $25. A QR code will be up around the school. https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/17457


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