1-26-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 24 – January 30) 1/26  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Evangel @ CE Byrd | 6 pm 1/29 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Loyola @ CE Byrd | 11 am NEW TODAY  Congratulations to Nicholas Griffin and Gergely Szarvas, who have been named as candidates in the 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program! They are two of more than 5,000 …

1-25-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 24 – January 30) 1/26  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Evangel @ CE Byrd | 6 pm 1/29 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Loyola @ CE Byrd | 11 am NEW TODAY  Mamma Mia auditions have been postponed to TODAY AND TOMORROW at 6:30 PM in the auditorium. Come get the info sheet from Mr. Williams in room 200 …

1-24-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 24 – January 30) 1/24 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Airline @ CE Byrd *Senior Night* | 7:45 pm 1/26  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Evangel @ CE Byrd | 6 pm 1/29 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Loyola @ CE Byrd | 11 am NEW TODAY  Students – Senior Soccer night will be TONIGHT at our field where we …

1-21-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 17 – January 23) . NEW TODAY  Byrd Unplugged auditions will be postponed until further notice and won’t be held after school today. New audition dates will be posted outside room 116! Pre-Med Day for high school students is on Sunday 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 …

1-20-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 17 – January 23) . NEW TODAY  Congratulations to Caroline Hannigan for placing second in the essay contest and James Stratton for placing second in the current events contest at the LASC Convention this past weekend. Pre-Med Day for high school students is on Sunday and attendance is $100, which includes lunch. Students can register for Premed Day …

1-19-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 17 – January 23) 1/17 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Alexandria @ CE Byrd | 7:45 pm NEW TODAY  Congratulations to Caroline Hannigan for placing second in the essay contest and James Stratton for placing second in the current events contest at the LASC Convention this past weekend. Mamma Mia auditions have been postponed to next Tuesday …

1-18-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 17 – January 23) 1/17 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Alexandria @ CE Byrd | 7:45 pm NEW TODAY  Students – Are you interested in supporting our Byrd Baseball team? If so, Diamond Girls may be for you! There will be a Diamond Girls interest meeting in the Learning Center on TODAY during EIP. See Panos, Smith, …

1-13-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 10 – January 16) 1/13 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. West Monroe @ CE Byrd | 5:30 pm NEW TODAY  ATTENTION – There have been posts put out on social media that Byrd will be closed TODAY (January 13) and that is ABSOLUTELY  false. Seniors – The Louisiana Department of Education will award a community service endorsement …

1-12-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 10 – January 16) 1/13 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. West Monroe @ CE Byrd | 5:30 pm NEW TODAY  Seniors – The Louisiana Department of Education will award a community service endorsement for seniors who meet the following criteria:  9th – 10 hrs, 10th – 20 hrs, 11th – 25 hrs, and 12th – 25 hrs …

1-11-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 10 – January 16) 1/13 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. West Monroe @ CE Byrd | 5:30 pm NEW TODAY  IMPORTANT Astra Club – Our winter project will be to help the baseball team with Buzz Bash by donating gift cards for them to use at their fundraiser night. Each girl is asked to donate one gift …

1-10-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 10 – January 16) 1/13 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. West Monroe @ CE Byrd | 5:30 pm NEW TODAY  IMPORTANT Astra Club – Our winter project will be to help the baseball team with Buzz Bash by donating gift cards for them to use at their fundraiser night. Each girl is asked to donate one gift …

1-7-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 3 – January 9) 1/7-1/8 Men’s Varsity Soccer – EIL Tournament NEW TODAY  Senior ads are for sale until TODAY 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 TODAY. Dual Enrollment – Dual enrollment applications are now available for LSUS Spring semester and …

1-6-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 3 – January 9) 1/7-1/8 Men’s Varsity Soccer – EIL Tournament NEW TODAY  Senior ads are for sale until TOMORROW 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 TOMORROW. Dual Enrollment – Dual enrollment applications are now available for LSUS Spring semester and …

1-5-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 3 – January 9) 1/7-1/8 Men’s Varsity Soccer – EIL Tournament NEW TODAY  WorkKeys – TODAY 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 questions. Senior …

1-4-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 3 – January 9) 1/4 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Captain Shreve @ CE Byrd | 7:45 PM 1/7-1/8 Men’s Varsity Soccer – EIL Tournament NEW TODAY  TONIGHT!! Come out and support Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Captain Shreve @ CE Byrd | 7:45 PM IMPORTANT Astra Club – Our winter project will be to help the baseball …

1-3-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (January 3 – January 9) 1/4 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Captain Shreve @ CE Byrd | 7:45 PM 1/7-1/8 Men’s Varsity Soccer – EIL Tournament NEW TODAY  IMPORTANT Astra Club – Our winter project will be to help the baseball team with Buzz Bash by donating gift cards for them to use at their fundraiser night. Each …

KByrd Episode 13: Christmas Edition🎄🎄

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For this year’s Christmas Episode, we go over info before break, and we take a look at sports events around the city. Christmas doesn’t just happen in the United States, find out what other countries do for Christmas. Although Community Christmas didn’t happen this year, some of our KByrd members spread the holiday cheer. The teachers decorated their doors for …

12-17-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (December 13 – December 19) 12/17-18  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Lion Cup @ Baton Rouge NEW TODAY Please help us honor our Veterans on National Wreaths Across America Day. SATURDAY 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 …

12-16-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (December 13 – December 19) 12/17-18  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Lion Cup @ Baton Rouge NEW TODAY Mamma Mia! audition information is available in Mr. Williams’ room (200). You need this information if you plan to audition. Youth and Government – HO HO HO come get your YAG T-shirt in S306 this week!! Astra Club – Our …

12-15-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (December 13 – December 19) 12/17-18  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Lion Cup @ Baton Rouge NEW TODAY College Visits – SAU TODAY Astra Club – Our winter project will be to help the baseball team with Buzz Bash by donating gift cards for them to use at their fundraiser night. Each girl is asked to donate one …

12-14-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (December 13 – December 19) 12/17-18  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Lion Cup @ Baton Rouge NEW TODAY Students – Eat 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 …

12-13-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (December 13 – December 19) 12/13  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Pineville @ Pineville | 7:45 pm 12/17-18  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Lion Cup @ Baton Rouge NEW TODAY Please join us TONIGHT at Grub Burger for a girls basketball fundraiser.  Just order and make sure you mention Lady Jacket basketball and they will donate a percentage to …

12-10-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (December 6 – December 12) 12/10  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Caddo Magnet @ CE Byrd | 6:00 pm NEW TODAY Congratulations to our PTSA Reflections Winners: Literature: 1st    Kathryn Fincher 2nd    Aidan Green 3rd    Kavon Barnhill Visual:  1st    Catherine Briery 2nd    Sydney Moss Photography:   1st    Ellie Lawrence. March 2022 ACT …

12-9-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (December 6 – December12) 12/9  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Ruston @ Ruston | 6:30 pm 12/10  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Caddo Magnet @ CE Byrd | 6:00 pm NEW TODAY College Visit – A representative from the US Navy will be here TODAY during both lunch shifts down by the café. Congratulations to our PTSA Reflections Winners: …

12-8-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (December 6 – December12) 12/9  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Ruston @ Ruston | 6:30 pm 12/10  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Caddo Magnet @ CE Byrd | 6:00 pm NEW TODAY 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 Students – Yearbooks are …

12-7-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (December 6 – December12) 12/9  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Ruston @ Ruston | 6:30 pm 12/10  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Caddo Magnet @ CE Byrd | 6:00 pm NEW TODAY College Visit – A Representative from US Army will he here TODAY during both lunch shifts down by the café. Youth and Government – Our last meeting …

12-6-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (December 6 – December12) 12/6  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Natchitoches Central @Natchitoches | 7:15 pm 12/9  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Ruston @ Ruston | 6:30 pm 12/10  Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Caddo Magnet @ CE Byrd | 6:00 pm NEW TODAY College Visit – A Representative from Southern Arkansas Technical College will be here TODAY during both …

12-3-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 29 – December 5) 12/3-12/4 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Copa Acadiana NEW TODAY December ACT – The deadline to upload a photo for the December ACT is TODAY. If you have never uploaded a photo, you must do this by the deadline or your registration will be cancelled, you will not be admitted to test and …

12-2-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 29 – December 5) 12/3-12/4 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Copa Acadiana NEW TODAY Students – Come hear our very own Deputy Porter speak about his life TODAY morning at FCA, 7:45 in the Learning Center, and enjoy hot fresh donuts, too.  Students – Get your tickets to the Byrd Drama production of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient …

12-1-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 29 – December 5) 12/3-12/4 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Copa Acadiana NEW TODAY Students – Key Club will be hosting Christmas in the City TODAY beginning at 4:00 until 5:30 with live Christmas music, snacks, games and more.  Following that will be the movie Home Alone on the big screen behind the science building. Don’t forget to …

11-30-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 29 – December 5) 11/30 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Parkway @ Parkway | 6:00 PM 12/3-12/4 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Copa Acadiana NEW TODAY Students – The fall administration of LEAP 2021 for retesters will begin today.  All students who are scheduled to test have been notified.  All tests begin at 8:30 unless otherwise noted.  PLEASE …

11-29-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 29 – December 5) 11/30 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Parkway @ Parkway | 6:00 PM 12/3-12/4 Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Copa Acadiana NEW TODAY Students – LSU Shreveport is offering No Application Fee November. From now to TOMORROW, first-time freshmen can apply to LSU Shreveport at no cost. Students can visit apply.lsus.edu to begin the application …

11-19-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 15 – November 21) 11/19-20 Girls and Boys Varsity LHSAA Division 1 State Championship @ Sulphur Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center, Sulphur, LA 11/19-20  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Airline Tournament NEW TODAY Students – All members of Girl Up need to come pick up their Club cards in the dance studio. There is still time to …

11-18-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 15 – November 14) 11/19-20 Girls and Boys Varsity LHSAA Division 1 State Championship @ Sulphur Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center, Sulphur, LA 11/19-20  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Airline Tournament NEW TODAY Astra Club Members – South Highlands needs volunteers on TODAY from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. You must provide your own transportation. Please see …

11-16-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 15 – November 14) 11/19-20 Girls and Boys Varsity LHSAA Division 1 State Championship @ Sulphur Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center, Sulphur, LA 11/19-20  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Airline Tournament NEW TODAY First Nine Weeks Straight A and all A/B Students – Come by the Learning Center TODAY during lunch to get your candy and coupon and …

11-15-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 15 – November 14) 11/19-20 Girls and Boys Varsity LHSAA Division 1 State Championship @ Sulphur Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center, Sulphur, LA 11/19-20  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Airline Tournament NEW TODAY Congratulations to the Junior and Senior Anatomy teams.  This was their first year to compete in the statewide Anatomage anatomy & physiology tournament against …

11-12-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 8 – November 14) 11/13  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Soccer Fest @Lee Hedges | 2:00 PM NEW TODAY Congratulations to the Junior and Senior Anatomy teams.  This was their first year to compete in the statewide Anatomage anatomy & physiology tournament against 60 plus teams. and both teams did well, with the senior team making it …

11-11-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 8 – November 14) 11/13  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Soccer Fest @Lee Hedges | 2:00 PM NEW TODAY Congratulations to Jillian McCoy and Riley Quinlan, our HOBY delegates for the 2021-2022 school year.  They will attend a state leadership seminar this year!  We are proud of you! Student Council is hosting a blood drive in the …

11-10-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 8 – November 14) 11/13  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Soccer Fest @Lee Hedges | 2:00 PM NEW TODAY Congratulations to our Byrd Cross Country boys and girls teams who set individual and team school records last Thursday at the Region 1-5A Championships in Ruston.  The following Byrd Cross Country students qualified for the Cross Country State Championships …

11-9-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 8 – November 14) 11/13  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Soccer Fest @Lee Hedges | 2:00 PM NEW TODAY Congratulations to our Byrd Cross Country boys and girls teams who set individual and team school records last Thursday at the Region 1-5A Championships in Ruston.  The following Byrd Cross Country students qualified for the Cross Country State Championships …

11-8-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 8 – November 14) 11/13  Men’s Varsity Soccer – Soccer Fest @Lee Hedges | 2:00 PM NEW TODAY ASVAB – If you would like your child to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Test (ASVAB), please let me know by TODAY. We are offering this to all 11th graders, and any 12th graders who indicate that they …

11-5-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 1 – November 7) . NEW TODAY • The C.E. Byrd Marching Band wishes to thank its sponsor Boyd Family Dentistry, 2042 Line Avenue, and all of our fellow Yellow Jackets. Thank you for supporting The Heartbeat of the City! • ACT – The deadline to sign up for the December ACT exam is TODAY. Juniors …

11-4-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 1 – November 7) 11/4 Varsity Football vs. Southwood @ Lee Hedges Stadium | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Prudential Emerging Visionaries awards – TODAY is the last day for applications to be accepted from young leaders, ages 14-18, who bring powerful vision and real change to financial and societal challenges. Those selected may qualify for up to $15,000 …

11-3-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 1 – November 7) 11/4 Varsity Football vs. Southwood @ Lee Hedges Stadium | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Boys Basketball – There will be another tryout session on TODAY from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. Prudential Emerging Visionaries awards – DEADLINE TODAY, applications are being accepted from young leaders, ages 14-18, who bring powerful vision and real change …

11-2-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 1 – November 7) 11/1 Varsity Football vs. Southwood @ Lee Hedges Stadium | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY College Visit – A representative from Army National Guard will be here TODAY during both lunch shifts down by the café. Boys Basketball – There will be another tryout session on TOMORROW from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. Prudential …

11-1-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (November 1 – November 7) 11/1 Varsity Football vs. Southwood @ Lee Hedges Stadium | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest Winner – Caroline Carberry AP Exam Orders – Every student planning to take an AP Exam during the May 2022 AP exam administration must complete the google order form and submit required payment no …

10-29-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 25 – October 31) 10/30 Girls and Boys Varsity Red River High School Conference Championship @ Louisiana Tech Lambright Wellness Center, Ruston, LA NEW TODAY Congratulations to the Student of the Year finalists: Jackson Ballew, Trinity Blankenship, Michael Cosse, Isabel Lawrence, Alaina Palmer and Hadley Tompkins. Students enrolled in fall Dual Enrollment courses – The deadline …

Jackets in the News: 10-28-21

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Congratulations to the Student of the Year finalists: Jackson Ballew, Trinity Blankenship, Michael Cosse, Isabel Lawrence, Alaina Palmer and Hadley Tompkins. Congratulations to Kingson Wills who was selected as one of six semifinalists in the state of Louisiana for the United States Senate Youth Program. He will continue on in the competition to earn a $10,000 scholarship and a trip …

10-28-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 25 – October 31) 10/28 Varsity Football vs. Captain Shreve @ Lee Hedges Stadium | 7:00 PM 10/30 Girls and Boys Varsity Red River High School Conference Championship @ Louisiana Tech Lambright Wellness Center, Ruston, LA NEW TODAY Congratulations to the Student of the Year finalists: Jackson Ballew, Trinity Blankenship, Michael Cosse, Isabel Lawrence, Alaina Palmer …

10-27-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 25 – October 31) 10/28 Varsity Football vs. Captain Shreve @ Lee Hedges Stadium | 7:00 PM 10/30 Girls and Boys Varsity Red River High School Conference Championship @ Louisiana Tech Lambright Wellness Center, Ruston, LA NEW TODAY Girls Soccer tryouts are TODAY at Byrd from 6-8. Teams will be announced on Friday after school in the …

10-26-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 25 – October 31) 10/28 Varsity Football vs. Captain Shreve @ Lee Hedges Stadium | 7:00 PM 10/30 Girls and Boys Varsity Red River High School Conference Championship @ Louisiana Tech Lambright Wellness Center, Ruston, LA NEW TODAY Congratulations to Catherine Briery, Caroline Carberry, Chloe Miller, and Sydney Moss for placing in the Character Education Poster …

PSAT 2021 Reminder – Tuesday, 10-26-21 – Learning Center – 8:20 a.m.

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Remember to bring #2 pencils and a calculator. Adams, Elsie Allen, Destiny Baker, Andrea Belanger, Brennan Booras, Matthew Bracey, Nathaniel Bradford, Cailyn Briery, Catherine Burford, Michael Carberry, Emma Chism, Gracie Coleman, Madison Copa, Grace Cosse, Kalliope Crain, Devlyn Deal, Trace Dial, Ethan Dufrene, Jackson Ferguson, Anna Ford, Jackson Eli French, Carson Fuller, Courtney Gosslee, Campbell Green, Joshua Hamm, Mollie Hannigan, …

10-25-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 25 – October 31) 10/28 Varsity Football vs. Captain Shreve @ Lee Hedges Stadium | 7:00 PM 10/30 Girls and Boys Varsity Red River High School Conference Championship @ Louisiana Tech Lambright Wellness Center, Ruston, LA NEW TODAY Boys Soccer – Tryouts will be on TODAY, at Byrd at 6:30 pm and TOMORROW at Cargill Field 13 …

Jackets in the News: LA High School Athletic Association All-Academic Scholar-Athletes

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Louisiana High School Athletic Association All-Academic Scholar-Athletes –  3.5 GPA or higher Cross Country Seth Payne Ryan Pearson Trent Wells Arden Brainis   Swimming Mary Mangin Ryan Pearson   Volleyball Emma Bishop Caitlin Byrd Kathryn Fincher   Composite all-state academic 4.0 all 4 years Gergely Szarvas – Boys Swimming

10-22-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 18 – October 24) 10/22 Varsity Football vs. Airline @ Airline High School | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Congrats – Our Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Emily Maier!  Congratulations, Emily!  We are very proud of you, and we know you will do well!  Seniors and Senior Parents – 2022 Student of the Year Guidelines and …

10-21-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 18 – October 24) 10/22 Varsity Football vs. Airline @ Airline High School | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Congrats – Our Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Emily Maier!  Congratulations, Emily!  We are very proud of you, and we know you will do well!  Parents – If you received a letter stating your child needs a …

10-20-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 18 – October 24) 10/22 Varsity Football vs. Airline @ Airline High School | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Congrats – Our Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Emily Maier!  Congratulations, Emily!  We are very proud of you, and we know you will do well!  College Visits – University of Arkansas TODAY. Parents – If you received …

10-19-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 18 – October 24) 10/22 Varsity Football vs. Airline @ Airline High School | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Congrats – Our Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Emily Maier!  Congratulations, Emily!  We are very proud of you, and we know you will do well!  Parents – If you received a letter stating your child needs a …

10-18-21: PSAT on October 26th

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The following students have signed up to take the PSAT on 10-26-21 at 8:20 a.m. in the Learning Center.  They should report directly to the Learning Center on that date.  Please see Mrs. Prothro if you have questions. Adams, Elsie Allen, Destiny Baker, Andrea Belanger, Brennan Booras, Matthew Bracey, Nathaniel Bradford, Cailyn Briery, Catherine Burford, Michael Carberry, Emma Chism, Gracie …

10-18-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 18 – October 24) 10/22 Varsity Football vs. Airline @ Airline High School | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Parents – If you received a letter stating your child needs a vaccination, please get it taken care of as soon as possible.  Your child can attend school while you are waiting to take care of this. Seniors …

10-15-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 11 – October 17) . NEW TODAY Parents – If you received a letter stating your child needs a vaccination, please get it taken care of as soon as possible.  Your child can attend school while you are waiting to take care of this. Students – Do you love being on the water and snagging a …

10-14-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 11 – October 17) 10/14 Varsity Football vs. Benton @ Lee Hedges Stadium | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Parents – If you received a letter stating your child needs a vaccination, please get it taken care of as soon as possible.  Your child can attend school while you are waiting to take care of this. College …

TODAY: Fields of Faith

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FCA invites you to the Fields of Faith on TODAY (Wednesday, October 13th) from 5:45 until 8:00 pm at the Byrd Football field.  We will have food, fun, and fellowship. Join us, Jackets!

10-8-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 4 – October 9) 10/9 Girls and Boys Varsity Swim October YNWL High School Invitational @ YMCA BHP Billiton 10/9 Byrd XC October Invitational @ South Bossier Park | 8:30 AM NEW TODAY On Track Test Prep is hosting a Boot Camp for the October ACT in the Learning Center.  TOMORROW from 9:00 until 12:00.  Please call …

10-7-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 4 – October 9) 10/7 Varsity Football vs. Parkway @ Preston Crownover Stadium | 7:00 PM 10/9 Girls and Boys Varsity Swim October YNWL High School Invitational @ YMCA BHP Billiton NEW TODAY Football Announcement – Tickets for the Parkway game will be paper. We encourage your student to make this purchase at school,  but we …

UPDATED LIST: PSAT on October 26th

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The following students have signed up to take the PSAT on 10-26-21 at 8:20 a.m. in the Learning Center.  They should report directly to the Learning Center on that date.  Please see Mrs. Prothro if you have questions. Adams, Elsie Allen, Destiny Baker, Andrea Belanger, Brennan Booras, Matthew Bracey, Nathaniel Bradford, Cailyn Briery, Catherine Burford, Michael Carberry, Emma Chism, Gracie …

10-6-21: PSAT on October 26th

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The following students have signed up to take the PSAT on 10-26-21 at 8:20 a.m. in the Learning Center.  They should report directly to the Learning Center on that date.  Please see Mrs. Prothro if you have questions. Adams, Elsie Allen, Destiny Baker, Andrea Belanger, Brennan Booras, Matthew Bracey, Nathaniel Bradford, Cailyn Briery, Catherine Burford, Michael Carberry, Emma Chism, Gracie …

10-6-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 4 – October 9) 10/7 Varsity Football vs. Parkway @ Preston Crownover Stadium | 7:00 PM 10/9 Girls and Boys Varsity Swim October YNWL High School Invitational @ YMCA BHP Billiton NEW TODAY Football Announcement – Tickets for the Parkway game will be paper. We encourage your student to make this purchase at school,  but we …

10-5-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 4 – October 9) 10/7 Varsity Football vs. Parkway @ Preston Crownover Stadium | 7:00 PM 10/9 Girls and Boys Varsity Swim October YNWL High School Invitational @ YMCA BHP Billiton NEW TODAY Students – TODAY, immediately after school Key Club will be hosting an acoustic night in the coffee shop courtyard.  There will be snacks …

10-4-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (October 4 – October 9) 10/7 Varsity Football vs. Parkway @ Preston Crownover Stadium | 7:00 PM 10/9 Girls and Boys Varsity Swim October YNWL High School Invitational @ YMCA BHP Billiton NEW TODAY Students – TOMORROW, immediately after school Key Club will be hosting an acoustic night in the coffee shop courtyard.  There will be snacks …

10-1-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 27 – October 2) 10/1 Varsity Football vs. Natchitoches Central @ Lee Hedges | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY May 2022 AP Exam Ordering – It is time to begin the ordering process for AP exams scheduled for May 2022.  All AP students must create a College Board account at myap.collegeboard.org if you do not already have …

9-30-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 27 – October 2) 10/1 Varsity Football vs. Natchitoches Central @ Lee Hedges | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY May 2022 AP Exam Ordering – It is time to begin the ordering process for AP exams scheduled for May 2022.  All AP students must create a College Board account at myap.collegeboard.org if you do not already have …

9-29-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 27 – October 2) 10/1 Varsity Football vs. Natchitoches Central @ Lee Hedges | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY College Visit – The US Army will have a representative here TODAY during lunch down by the café. Astra Club Members- Mrs. Prothro needs students to volunteer to help at Reruns Are Fun, a fall and winter consignment …

9-28-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 27 – October 2) 9/28 Volleyball v West Monroe | 4:00 PM 10/1 Varsity Football vs. Natchitoches Central @ Lee Hedges | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Homecoming Week – StuCo will be coming around to first-hour classes for pictures and to count your participants. The top 3 classes based on a percentage of participation will win …

9-27-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 27 – October 2) 9/28 Volleyball v West Monroe | 4:00 PM 10/1 Varsity Football vs. Natchitoches Central @ Lee Hedges | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Homecoming Week – StuCo will be coming around to first-hour classes for pictures and to count your participants. The top 3 classes based on a percentage of participation will win …

9-24-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 20 – September 26) 9/24 Varsity Football vs. Haughton @ Haughton | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Haughton Football Game- Parents are urged to have their students buy football tickets for the Haughton game due to COVID restrictions.  Students may buy them before school and during lunch on Thursday and Friday.  Parents needing to purchase tickets may …

9-23-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 20 – September 26) 9/24 Varsity Football vs. Haughton @ Haughton | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Haughton Football Game- Parents are urged to have their students buy football tickets for the Haughton game due to COVID restrictions.  Students may buy them before school and during lunch on Thursday and Friday.  Parents needing to purchase tickets may …

9-22-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 20 – September 26) 9/24 Varsity Football vs. Haughton @ Haughton | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY BETA Club – Our first Beta meeting is tomorrow before (7:45 am) and after (4:05 pm) school in rm s112. Please be prompt! College Visit – A representative for the US Navy will be here TOMORROW during lunch outside the …

9-21-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 20 – September 26) 9/21 Volleyball At Airline | 4:00 PM 9/24 Varsity Football vs. Haughton @ Haughton | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Girls Soccer – Anyone interested in trying out for girl soccer there will be a mandatory Parent meeting TODAY at 6:30 pm in the learning center. This is a parent-only meeting due to …

9-20-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 20 – September 26) 9/20 Volleyball @ Loyola | 4:00 PM 9/21 Volleyball At Airline | 4:00 PM 9/24 Varsity Football vs. Haughton @ Haughton | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY CE Byrd Men’s Soccer Interest Meeting – Interested in playing soccer this year? Come to our information meeting on Monday, TODAY at 6:00 pm in the …

9-17-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 13 – September 19) 9/20 Volleyball @ Loyola | 4:00 PM 9/21 Volleyball At Airline | 4:00 PM 9/24 Varsity Football vs. Haughton @ Haughton | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Students – Beta Club applications are online.  Go to https://forms.gle/KSqVPA2gg2b4x9kGA to complete the application online and then pay club dues at payforit.net. The deadline for applications and …

9-16-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 13 – September 19) 9/20 Volleyball @ Loyola | 4:00 PM 9/21 Volleyball At Airline | 4:00 PM 9/24 Varsity Football vs. Haughton @ Haughton | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Students – If you would like to run for Class Officer, scan the QR code on Canvas or on the signs around campus. The deadline to …

9-15-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 13 – September 19) 9/20 Volleyball @ Loyola | 4:00 PM 9/21 Volleyball At Airline | 4:00 PM 9/24 Varsity Football vs. Haughton @ Haughton | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Students – AUDITIONS for our fall play, Murder on the Orient Express will be TODAY, at 6:00 pm in the auditorium. Stop by Mr. Williams’ Room …

9-14-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 13 – September 19) 9/20 Volleyball @ Loyola | 4:00 PM 9/21 Volleyball At Airline | 4:00 PM 9/24 Varsity Football vs. Haughton @ Haughton | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Students – AUDITIONS for our fall play, Murder on the Orient Express will be TODAY AND TOMORROW, at 6:00 pm in the auditorium. Stop by Mr. …

9-13-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 13 – September 19) 9/20 Volleyball @ Loyola | 4:00 PM 9/21 Volleyball At Airline | 4:00 PM 9/24 Varsity Football vs. Haughton @ Haughton | 7:00 PM NEW TODAY Contest – “America: Where Do We Go From Here?”  – See Mrs. Prothro for an entry form if you are interested.  The deadline is October 22. …

9-10-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 6 – September 12) 9/10 Battle on the Border vs. Tioga @ Independence Stadium | 5:30 PM NEW TODAY Next week, is National Pancake Day! Celebrate with Byrd Softball on 9/18. CLICK HERE to place your order. Pancakes will be served hot and fresh, drive-thru style. All current NHS members need to come by Mrs. Strong’s …

9-9-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 6 – September 12) 9/9 JV Volleyball vs Southwood @ Byrd | 5:00 PM 9/9 Varsity Volleyball vs Southwood @ Byrd | 6:00 PM 9/10 Battle on the Border vs. Tioga @ Independence Stadium | 5:30 PM NEW TODAY Students – Anyone interested in playing girls or boys golf this year, we will be having a …

9-8-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 6 – September 12) 9/9 Volleyball vs Southwood @ Southwood | 5:00 PM 9/10 Battle on the Border vs. Tioga @ Independence Stadium | 5:30 PM NEW TODAY Dual Enrollment – Students who completed dual enrollment applications for LSUS – you can begin making payments today. Tuition is paid online through www.lsus.edu/mylsus or in-person to the LSUS Cashier, …

9-7-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (September 6 – September 12) 9/7 Volleyball vs. Pineville | 4:00 PM 9/9 Volleyball vs Southwood @ Southwood | 5:00 PM 9/10 Battle on the Border vs. Tioga @ Independence Stadium | 5:30 PM NEW TODAY VERY Important Senior Information – September 2021: CLICK HERE ANNOUNCEMENT: All google classroom login information was reset.  If you/your student is …

9-3-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (August 30 – September 4)   NEW TODAY VERY Important Senior Information – September 2021: CLICK HERE Suicide Prevention Week – 9-5-21 through 9-11-21 • Poster Contest – Theme: Finding Purpose: Taking Care of Ourselves and Others • 11” X 14” – Poster Board. The student’s name needs to be on the back of the poster. Due …

9-2-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (August 30 – September 4) TONIGHT Volleyball vs. Magnet | 5:00 PM TONIGHT Varsity vs. Huntington @ Independence Stadium | 7:00 PM CLICK HERE for tickets. NEW TODAY VERY Important Senior Information – September 2021: CLICK HERE Students – TODAY will be Juniors and Seniors – if Seniors didn’t take a senior picture this summer. Order envelopes …

9-1-21

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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 Students – Pictures will be taken today during your English class for Freshmen and Sophomores and tomorrow will be Juniors and Seniors – if Seniors didn’t take a senior …

2021-2022 PTSA Membership Information

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On behalf of the PTSA, I would like to welcome you to the City of Byrd!  Byrd is blessed with amazing faculty, staff, students, and parents! Our teachers and staff truly want to see our Yellowjackets succeed! In the City; we like to learn, have some fun, and celebrate our teachers, staff, and students.  That is where our PTSA comes in! …