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Yellow Jacket Sports (March 28 – April 3)

3/31 CE Byrd Softball at Simsboro vs. Simsboro V | 5:00 pm

4/1  CE Byrd Track Rustin Meet @ Ruston HS

4/1  CE Byrd Softball at Byrd vs. CalvinV | 5:30 pm

4/1  Boys Lacrosse Varsity vs. Caddo Magnet @ Lee Hedges | 7:00 pm



Teacher Appreciation Week 2022 is March 28- April 1. Let’s show our thanks and gratitude to our teachers, faculty, and staff for all they do in and out of the classroom. We appreciate all their efforts and want to make them feel extra special. CLICK HERE to make your grade-specific donation to help provide lunch daily and gift cards. You can also scan the QR code below. Thank you!

Scholarship – The North Louisiana High School Fishing League scholarship application is available in the Counseling Office. It is due TODAY at 2pm.

Scholarship – The LSUS Foundation has added the scholarships. CLICK HERE for details.

Seniors – If you took a picture in your cap and gown here at school, you may go by Room 115 after school TODAY to pick them up.  Harrington House is asking for each student to sign for their pictures so make sure you have a picture ID with you, also.

Seniors – The deadline to apply for Mu Alpha Theta has been extended to TOMORROW at 3:00 pm. You must see Mr. Evans in Room 120 to sign up. Cost is $16.

Mamma Mia! – The full list of performances is as follows: Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 6:00 pm • Friday, April 1, 2022 at 6:00 pm • Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 2:00 pm • Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 6:00 pm • Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 3:00

Students – If you are interested in joining High Life, please come to room S301 to pick up an application.

Students – If you are interested in joining the Heartbeat of the City Marching Band Auxillary Color Guard for the 2022 Competitive Season, there will be an afternoon clinic on TODAY and TOMORROW of this week in the band room. Come learn how to twirl flags and spin rifles with the Heartbeat of the City! Please see Mr. Mayeux in G1 or Room 109 of the main building for more details.

Senior GirlsShreveport-Bossier Alumnae Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment Information Meeting • Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. • First Baptist Church Shreveport Chapel • Major changes have been made in the recruitment process. Make sure you find out what to do now. No packets or photos are needed tis time. • Please register at www.shreveportpanhellenic.com• If you cannot attend, a video recap will be on the website a short time later.

Astra Club – If you attended Shreve Island or have a parent who works there, and you would like to volunteer to work at their Field Day on May 6 please see Mrs. Prothro.

Seniors – There will be a meeting of all the seniors during EIP on Tuesday, April 5, in the auditorium.

Seniors – Please submit up to THREE pictures for the Senior Slideshow on the last day of school. The deadline for picture submission is April 26. Send your pictures together in one email to byrdseniorclass@gmail.com. Pictures are best when they are high school pictures – 9th through 12th grade – and when they are group pictures. Please DO NOT submit baby pictures! Pictures should be school appropriate, or they will not be in the slideshow.



Students – Pre-Med Day for high school students is Sunday! We still have a few spots available. Please send your students the attached flyer and have them go to shipcaresla.org for more information!

Students – Student Council Week will be April 4 through 8 so we will be having dress-up days. Teachers, please join in, too! Monday – Groutfit Day (Wear an all gray outfit – apparently it’s a TikTok trend?!?) • Tuesday – USA Day (Wear your best Red, White, and Blue) • Wednesday – Wacky Wednesday • Thursday – Seniors are senior citizens, underclassmen are children/babies (Faculty – Feel free to choose either if you want to dress up!) • Friday – Future Friday (Students are supposed to dress for the career they want) (Teachers – maybe what you wanted to be as a child?!)

College Visit – University of Arkansas, 4/11

Juniors who took the PSAT – We will administer the SAT to those juniors who took the PSAT in October. The SAT will be given Wednesday, April 13, at no cost to students. Students must see Mrs. Byrd or Mrs. Lacy in the Counseling Office to pick up the paperwork.

StudentsProm will be held on Saturday, April 23, at Byrd High School from 7:00 until 11:00 pm. You may NOT purchase tickets if you are on the debt list.  All debts must be paid by Monday, April 4.

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

Student Opportunity – Swim Instructor @ Geaux Swim located at 231 Mt. Zion Road, Shreveport, LA – the newest indoor pool in the city! No previous experience necessary, we train on site!  $14 per hour, flexible schedule. Contact Travis at 318-614-3340 or apply on Facebook job posting! Check us out at www.geauxswim.com

StudentsCLICK HERE for 2022/2023 Transfer Information for parents/legal guardians, staff, and the community that reside within the geographic boundaries of Caddo Parish.

Students– Department of the Air Force Summer Hire Lifeguard Certification ProgramCLICK HERE for more information


Upcoming Deadlines:

Contest – CADA: Essay Contest for all high school students. Topic: Living my Best Life Things I Do to Deal with Stress. Deadline April 5, 2022. CLICK HERE for rules and info.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Girl Up – We need all members of Girl Up to bring a donation of one package of diapers or one package of feminine products to the girls locker room. We will be conducting a drive for the local Women’s organization Bare Necessities.  Each Box or package will count 1 service hour. You need to turn in donations to Mrs Levermann in the girls’ locker room or if you turn into the 3rd floor science building area you must notify Gracie or Diamond on the Girl up remind so we can keep up with service hours. You can pick up your service hour sheets in the girls’ locker room.

Z-Club is collecting items to benefit Project Celebration’s shelter for women and children. Please drop off items in S206 or S111. Items needed: activities for adult women while in shelter (like coloring books, colored pencils, workbooks, journals, playing cards, etc.), enrichment/sensory items or toys for children, pillows for beds, small trash cans for bathrooms, wall plug in air fresheners , -razors for shaving, -craft supplies/hobby supplies and storage for these items, -gift cards for Walmart or other stores, queen sized sheets and comforters  ($5 = 1 hour, 5 hours max).

Service Hour Opportunities – Softball is about to start its season and they have a ton of home games this year.  They are hoping to get some student volunteers to help run the concession stand this year.  Volunteers will just need them to help take orders and serve.  Click the link to sign up. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4EACAC2CABF4C16-2022

Seniors – Did you attend University Elementary?  If so, please see Mrs. Prothro.  They have asked you to come to their 5th-grade celebration on April 22.  You will be excused from school.


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