Yellow Jacket Sports (August 14-21)
This is the new checkout note form. Please use this when your child needs to check out of school. CLICK HERE to download form.
Astra Club – It is time to join for the upcoming year. Forms are in Mrs. Prothro’s office.
Astra Club – Our first service project will be to make Christmas shoebox gifts for the children in El Salvador. Each member is asked to make one shoe box, but there is no limit to the number you can make. The directions are on the PTS email blast, or you may come to Mrs. Prothro’s office to pick up directions. CLICK HERE for information.
Dual Enrollment applications are now available for LSU-Shreveport. Students in the following courses can apply at LSUS – Algood– Precalculus, AP Calculus, AP Statistics; Dr. White – Medical Terminology, Carberry – English IV enriched, English IV AP. Byrd will pay for one core English, math, science, or social studies course/semester at either LSUS or LaTech, as long as funds are available. Students are encouraged to apply early. Instructions are available from these teachers, or cebyrd.com. Please read all information carefully and complete all required steps. Deadline to apply is Wednesday, August 23rd, at 4pm. Please contact the 11th or 12th grade counselor if you have any questions. 11th grade- Tamiko Lacy- email@example.com. 12th grade- Amanda Byrd- firstname.lastname@example.org
Students – If you are interested in joining the swim team, you may go to cebyrd.com and click the “Athlete Registration” link. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com or see Mrs. Carberry in Room 202.
Students – Send in your designs for the third annual Homecoming t-shirt design contest! The theme is “Crush the Cowboys” with a superhero theme. The winner gets a free Homecoming shirt! Designs will be accepted from August 14th through the 25th! Send all designs to firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 easy ways to get involved with the PTSA:
Get your passports out and ready and travel with us to London and Paris in June 2024! All you have to do is go to www.explorica.com/Williams-
Support Your Fellow Jackets!
Your Link to EVERYTHING Byrd!
CLICK HERE for the Local Level Events page that includes ALL Byrd events. You can also scan the QR code below.
Scholarships & Contests
Seniors – A financial aid step must be completed in order to graduate. If you need assistance completing your FAFSA, please let Mrs. Byrd in the Counseling Office know.
Seniors – You must complete one of the following financial aid steps IN ORDER TO GRADUATE: 1) Complete the FAFSA (available at studentaid.gov) This is your TOPS application, as well as application for federal grants and student loans; 2) Complete the Louisiana TOPS form- if you are not completing the FAFSA (available at mylosfa.la.gov). If you choose this step, you must print a confirmation and bring it to the Counseling Office; 3) A parent or legal custodian, or a student legally emancipated or of the legal age of majority, may certify a waiver in writing to the LEA (See Mrs. Byrd for this form) . Only one step is required- you will not complete the FAFSA and the TOPS form. The FAFSA is also the TOPS application. The FAFSA application is available beginning October 1st. Students should complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA application using 2021 income tax information. The FAFSA Completion Guide is attached to this e-mail and is also available on the Class of 2024 Canvas page.
CLICK HERE for all scholarship opportunities.
CLICK HERE for a full list of community service opportunities.