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Yellow Jacket Sports (April 11 – April 17)

4/12  CE Byrd Softball at North Caddo vs. North Caddo | 6:00 pm

4/12  Boys Lacrosse JV vs. Captain Shreve @ Lee Hedges | 7:00 pm

4/14  CE Byrd Track BTW Meet Caddo Parish @ Lee Hedges

4/14  Boys Lacrosse Varsity vs. Captain Shreve @ Lee Hedges | 7:00 pm



Please join us for our April PTSA meeting TODAY, April 12, at noon in the auditorium.  Please contact Kristin Parsons with any questions at 318-422-4768.  Everyone is welcome!!!

Foundation Sponsorship – The C.E. Byrd Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit corporation, would appreciate your support for the 2022-2023 school year. CLICK HERE for the C.E. Byrd Donor Sheet

Seniors – All SENIORS interested in hosting Senior Party, please complete the survey ASAP:  https://forms.gle/Kb9HprkPvYxM32z27

KBYRDCLICK HERE for the new KBYRD episode!

Senior GirlsShreveport-Bossier Alumnae Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment Information MeetingTOMORROW 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.

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

Key Club – Interviews for girl members will be held TOMORROW at 4:00 pm in Room 311.  You must scan the QR code that is around school, complete the application, and put your preference of interview dates on there.  You will not be interviewed without the application completed.

Prom Contracts are available outside the main office.  Remember they must be completed and signed by your parent before being brought to the bookkeepers office.  Once the bookkeepers verify you are not on the debt list they will sign your contract and enter your information on the computer so you are able to purchase tickets. Prom will be held on April 23 so get your contract today!

Students – Temp IDs are being added to the debt list daily.  You may owe for a temp ID even if you have previously been cleared from the debt list.  See a bookkeep to pay for temp IDs.

Youth and Government – Our last debate of the school year is Wednesday, April, 20, at 7 :40 AM in the Learning Center. Be there! Also, come pick up an officer intent to run form from S306. We are looking for great leadership for next year!

Juniors – The Junior Ring Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 17.  If you would like to participate, you must sign up on local level events by Friday, April 29.

St. Mark’s Cathedral Alumni – See sign up for field day.  Please let Mrs. Prothro know if you sign up so she can excuse your absence. St. Mark’s Cathedral School Field Day 2022 is looking for volunteers for Friday, May 6.  Volunteers should arrive at the locker rooms (Thornhill) by 7:30 AM for instructions and setup. ALL student volunteers should plan to stay until everything is cleaned up (approximately 12 noon). Hours will NOT be handed out until everything is cleaned up. Please sign-up below and help us make this year’s FIELD DAY a success! For any additional questions contact Aaron Bergman at abergman@smc.school or (903) 861-0698. CLICK HERE to sign up.

Students – AP CAPSTONE Graduation Honor Cords are now available for purchase on Local Level Events (https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/20187) The AP Capstone Cord is for graduating seniors who have taken and completed BOTH AP Seminar AND AP Research. Cords will be given out at Senior Honors Assembly. 



College Visit Wiley 4/14

Golf – Calling all junior golfers in grades K5-8th!! Join the C.E. Byrd Boys and Girls Golf Teams for a fundraising clinic on Friday, April 15, 2022 from 9am-12pm at David Toms 265 Academy. All skill levels welcome!!  To register, please go to https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/19559

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.

JV Cheer clinic has been postponed until April 19 and 20 with tryouts on April 21.

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

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.

Presidential Volunteer Service Award Recipients – There will be a luncheon in your honor on Friday, April 29, at 12:00 p.m. in the Learning Center.  Your first-hour teacher will have a form for you to complete, and return to Mrs. Prothro.

StudentsDo you want to be a part of the award-winning Gusher staff? Applications for the 2022-2023 school year can be found outside Ms. Saulsbury’s room 115. Applications need to be returned by Friday, April 29th, interviews will be held in May.

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


Student Opportunities:

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

12th Grade Students – If you attended University Elementary at any time from Kindergarten – 5th Grade, please see Mrs. Prothro.

Southfield School Alumni – If you have won any awards this year, please email them to Mrs. Prothro at MProthro@caddoschools.org.

Student Job Opportunity – Kumon Math and Reading Center

Students – There will be a 5th Grade Class Reunion for graduating seniors and teachers at Eden Gardens Magnet on Tuesday, May 24 from 4:00-5:00 pm. We will catch up with each other, watch our 5th-grade finale video, tour the school, and enjoy refreshments. We look forward to welcoming our eagles back to the nest- we sure hope you can join us!

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

Students – This summer, Title 1 will host two different educational summer camps. Employees are needed for both programs. To apply for the camp being hosted at SPAR sites with the Parent Resource Center, please complete the attachments and return them to Rosalind Glover-Bryant by email- RGBRYANT@caddoschools.org Click here to apply for Beyond Summer Camp with the Homeless Education Program.

StudentsParish of Caddo Summer Work Program. CLICK HERE for details.



Support your Fellow Jackets:


Upcoming Deadlines:

BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ STATE – Any 11th graders who are interested in attending Boys’ or Girls’ State, please see Mrs. Prothro ASAP.  The deadline is coming up.  This is a fantastic leadership opportunity that is recognized nationally.  See Mrs. Prothro for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities:

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – You must provide your own transportation.  You cannot miss any tests, class projects or EOC tests, and you must not be on the Debt List

  • Students 9th – 11th Grades – Judson Elementary Field Day – If you would like to volunteer at Judson’s Field Day on May 6th, please see Mrs. Prothro ASAP.
  • Students 9th – 12th  Grades – Southfield Field Day – If you attended Southfield, and you are interested in volunteering on April 29th, please see Mrs. Prothro ASAP
  • Students 9th-12th Grades – Shreveport Community Renewal Croquet Contest – If you are interested in volunteering on Wednesday, April 27th, Friday, April 29th and/or Saturday, April 30th, please see Mrs. Prothro ASAP.

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.

Fairfield Elementary Magnet Alumni Senior Class of 2022 – There will be a 5th-grade class reunion for students and teachers on Fairfield Magnet school grounds on Friday, May 6 from 3:30-5:30 pm.  We will celebrate with pizza and cupcakes. Then we will reminisce by looking through old yearbooks and by watching our 5th grade DVD @ 5:00.  We know this is an extremely busy time of year, but we hope everyone can make it for a few moments of fun!

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).


CLICK HERE for all scholarship opportunities.

CLICK HERE for a full list of community service opportunities.

CLICK HERE for a full list of contests.