Jackets in the News: Byrd Swim

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2022 C.E. Byrd Girls’ Team Results / Highlights: 9/20/2022-Tuesday-Dual Meet vs Captain Shreve @ Town South Pool, Shreveport, LA Byrd Girls won this Meet by a score of (88-65) to achieve a season record of (2-0). Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ teams placed 1st with the Meet’s highest Overall Combined Team Score (182-124). Cailyn Bradford placed 1st in four events: G …

Jackets in the News: Aiden Kiihnl

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Congratulations to Aiden Kiihnl! Aiden has been recognized as a National Merit Commended Student. Commended students placed among the top 50,000 students who entered the 2023 National Merit competition. Commended students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success and represent a valuable national resource.

Jackets in the News: National Merit Scholars

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Today, officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. We are excited to congratulate Hannah Pearce and James Stratton who have the opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,250 National Merit Scholarships worth $28 million that will be offered next spring.

Jackets in the News: Byrd Swim

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CE Byrd Girls Swim Highlights 09/06/2022-Tuesday-Dual Meet vs Caddo Magnet @ Town South Swim Club, Shreveport, LA Byrd Girls won this Meet for a season record of (1-0). Byrd Girls’ and Boys’ teams placed 1st with the Meet’s highest Overall Combined Team Score. (138-129) Cailyn Bradford placed 1st in three individual events:  G 200 Y Freestyle, G 100 Y Butterfly, …

Congratulations to the 2022-2023 Astra Club Officers

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Astra Club Officers 2022-2023 President – Cailyn Bradford Vice President – Victoria Patten Corresponding Secretary – Katie Rose Stage Recording Secretary – Mary Sistrunk Treasurers – Kate Simon and Bella Young Sophomore Representatives – Emilija Majstorovic and Caitlin Miller Junior Representatives – Jenna Key, Nadia Prestipone and Jolie Blair Bigelow Senior Representatives – Annie Anderson, Catherine Briery, Caroline Hannigan, & …

Jackets in the News: 5-10-22

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Congratulations to senior Sydney Moss on her Individual Runner Up title at the LHSAA Divison I State Golf Championship!!  Here are a few highlights from her amazing golf career during her 4 years at CE Byrd High School… 2019-2022 2019- Member of the first (in school history)- LHSAA Division 1 Girls State Championship Team 2020- Louisiana Golf Association Girl’s Junior …

Jackets in the News: 4-28-22

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Congratulations to the C.E. Byrd Boys and Girls Golf Teams for winning the 2022 Regional tournaments. The boys shot a combined -2 and will compete in the State tournament next week in New Iberia. Sydney Moss was the individual medalist for the girls and their team will compete in Lafayette next week. Good Luck on the course Jackets!!!     …

Jackets in the News: 4-22-22

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Congratulations – The following students competed on April 9th at LSU in Baton Rouge and placed in the following categories:  Garrett Stroud 4th in District for Civics Emilija Majstorovic 1st and State Overall Winner in English I Kate Shaw 4th in District for English II Nicholas Carr 1st in District for Geometry James Stratton 3rd in District for U.S. History.

Jackets in the News: 4-21-22

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Congratulations to the following Senior Officers for Key Club 2022-2023:  President: Brennan Belanger Vice President: Anna Toms Vice President: Jack Parsons Vice President: Philip Brown Snyder Treasurer: Wyatt Watkins Congratulations to the 2022-2023 Student Council Officers:  President – James Stratton Vice President – Ellie Lawrence Secretary -Wyatt Watkins Parliamentarian – Aiden Kiihnl Historian – Caroline Carberry The C.E. Byrd Boys …

Jackets in the News: 4-20-22

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Congratulations to the following students who have work that was chosen to represent Byrd & compete in the Art Break Visual Art Juried Competition! Please give these kiddos a pat on the back!   Freshman: Ja’sani Coney Ziporah Gayle Alexis Greer Aubree LaCroix Leilah Lawrence Asia Mason Alana Taylor   Sophomores: Juliana Mancilla Ziarra Williams   Juniors:  Emma Loyd (2 …

Jackets in the News: 4-5-22

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Congratulations to JROTC who competed in the first-ever Barksdale Air Force Base Drill Team competition that was held this past Saturday and earned the following awards: 1st place in Armed Inspection; 2nd  place in Armed Exhibition; and 3rd place in Unarmed Exhibition.  Congratulations to the Yellow Jacket JROTC Battalion!

Jackets in the News: 3-29-22

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Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Bowling team.  They defeated HL Bourgeois in Round 1 and Central Lafourche in Round 2 and will advance to the State Finals in Baton Rouge this week.  Both matches were close, but our girls bowled their best and took the win!     Last Friday, C.E. Byrd went to NSU for the Demon Math Classic. …

Jackets in the News: 3-14-22

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Placings for the DECA competition in the various categories. 1st Place – Janiya Bailey & Kassity Cook 2nd Place – Brionna Pearson & Elizabeth Francis 3rd Place – Christian Pruitt, Tiereny Joshua, Kamaira Lyons, Elizabeth Francis, & Kiante Morgan   J A Trust Your Crazy Idea Challenge 3rd Place & $1,250 scholarship – Christian Pruitt

Jackets in the News: 3-11-22

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PTSA Reflections Winner:                 Literature – Award of Excellence – Kathryn Fincher                 Visual Arts – Award of Excellence – Catherine Briery                 Visual Arts – Award of Merit – Sydney Moss                 Photography – Award of Merit – Ellie Lawrence     Congratulations to Kingson Wills who has been selected as a Coca-Cola Scholar for a $20,000 scholarship.  He …

Lyle Leaders Announcement

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Congratulations to the Lyle Leaders class of 2025.  The list is attached.  Please go by to see Mrs. Prothro for information on an Easter service project. Class of 2025 – Lyle Leaders Anderson, MyJoi Ardoin, Emma Grace Ayres, Harrison Bartle, Caroline Benson, Scarlett Brady, Will Brown, Gordon Bruce, Hudson Carr, Nicholas Cooper, Jackson Davis, Ainsley Flurry, Claire French, Caroline Guglielmo, …

Jackets in the News: 2-28-22

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Congratulations to the following students who won awards at the Beta Club State Convention.  Congratulations! Braden Tucker – 1st Place in Vocal Performance Kate Shaw – 5th Place in Language Arts Elizabeth Klotzbach – 1st Place in Social Studies Marina Klein – 3rd Place in Math Jackson Ballew – $2000 Beta Scholarship Josh Johnson – $2000 Beta Scholarship

2-16-22

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Yellow Jacket Sports (February 14 – February 20) 2/18  Byrd Baseball F/JV at Calvary (Jamboree) 2/19  Byrd Baseball Varsity vs Evangel @ CE Byrd | 1:15 pm 2/19  Byrd Baseball JV vs Calvary @ CE Byrd | 3:30 pm   NEW TODAY  Congratulations to the following winners in the Caddo Security Department poster contests. Overall winners: Caroline Carberry and Sidney …

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 …

10-26-21

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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 …

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

Announcement: Astra Club Officers

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President – Baileigh Gosslee Vice Presidents – Caroline Barber and Kate Schwab Corresponding Secretary – Mary Ella Mangin Recording Secretary – Skylar Burke Treasurer – Kelly Chu Sophomore Representatives – Kaleigh Gordon and Ella Turner Junior Representatives – Anne Marie Kemper and Caroline Hannigan Senior Representatives – Ava Trudnak and Anna Kate Wilhite Service Chairmen – Lily Moloney and Gracie …

Jackets in the News: Byrd Golf

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Congratulations to the boys golf team for their district win at Querbes Golf Course on Tuesday, April 20th. The boys will head to Regionals on Wednesday, April 28th, to play at Cypress Bend Resort. The girls golf team will head to Regionals at The National Golf Club in Westlake, La Tuesday, April 27th. Good luck Jacket Golf!

4-19-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (April 19 – April 25) 4/19 BBF @ Calvary | 5:00 pm 4/19 BBJV v Calvary | 5:00 pm 4/20 BBV v Southwood | 6:00 pm 4/20 BLJV v Magnet @ Byrd | 7:00 pm 4/22 Track District 1-5A Meet @ LH 4/22 BBV @ Southwood | 6:00 pm 4/23 BLV v Magnet | 7:00 pm 4/24 …

4-14-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (April 5 – April 11) 4/15 Track Meet @ LH BTW Host | 2:00 pm 4/15 SBV @ Calvin | 4:00 pm 4/15 BBV @ Haughton | 6:00 pm 4/15 BLV @ Loyola – Messmer | 7:00 pm 4/17 BBV v Haughton | 1:00 pm NEW TODAY Athlete of the Week – Please vote for Byrd Baseball’s …

3-26-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (March 22 – March 28) 3/26 Track and Field Ruston Meet @ Ruston HS 3/26-27 SBV @ Quitman Tourney 3/27 BLJV v Magnet/Shreve @ LH | 9:00 am NEW TODAY Graduation Announcement – Graduation is at 7:00 pm on Saturday, May 29, at the Independence Stadium. Congratulations to our All Division I District I Boys Soccer Coach …

3-23-21

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Yellow Jacket Sports (March 22 – March 28) 3/23 SBJV/V @ Southwood | 5:00 pm 3/25 SBJV/V @ Shreve | 4:00 pm 3/25 BLV v Renegades @ Byrd | 7:00 pm 3/26-27 SBV @ Quitman Tourney 3/27 BLJV v Magnet/Shreve @ LH | 9:00 am NEW TODAY ACT Makeup – The make-up ACT will be given TODAY to all 11th …

Jackets in the New : 3-9-21

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Congratulations to the following Byrd Lady Jackets soccer players who made the Girls Soccer All-District team: 1st team: Skylar Burke, Landry Jones, Ellie Lawrence, Jordan Leblanc, Khianna Roraback, 2nd team: Katie Smith, Honorable Mention: Lily Blaylock, Elizabeth Klotzbach, Katie Rose Stage. MVP defense: Mia Levermann. Congratulations to Kingson Wills and Madilyn McCrary! They were elected this weekend to First and Second …

Jackets in the News: Security Department of Caddo Parish School System Poster Contests

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The Security Department of Caddo Parish School System sponsored several poster contests over the 2020-2021 school year. Congratulations to all students who entered and won the various prizes. Bullying Awareness & Prevention Poster Contest: Morgan Spradling Thonia Exozo Kaleh Moton Anua Taylor Jonathan Helton Queau Bullard Kenadei Gates Abigail Trudnak Caroline Carberry Cole Joyner Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest: Morgan …

12-14-20

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Yellow Jacket Sports (Dec 14-Dec 20) 12/14 Wrestling Dual @ Haughton | 5:00 pm 12/14 Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Airline | 6:00 pm 12/14 Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Airline | 7:30 pm 12/15 Boys Basketball vs. Haynesville | 6:00 pm 12/15 Girls Basketball @ Benton | 6:00 pm 12/16 JV Boys Soccer vs. Pineville | 7:00 pm 12/17 Varsity Girls …

Congrats: Swim State Meet Recap

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What a State Meet!  We had the highest finish ever for the girl’s team.  Byrd girls finished third, three points out of second.  The 200 Medley Relay (Lillie England, Jenna Key, Cailyn Bradford, Anna Clair Mackey) finished second. The 200 Free Relay (Lillie England, Grace Carter, Anna Clair Mackey, Cailyn Bradford) finished third. Byrd had three girls (Cailyn, Lillie, Marina …

Congrats: PTSA Reflections Winners

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Literature Overall: 1st Anna Claire Taylor 2nd Joshua Courtney 3rd Cyntericka Gatson 4th Maggie Griffin 10th 1st Maggie Griffin 2nd Caroline Carberry 3rd Cailyn Bradford HM Ella Grace Williams 11th 1st Olivia Boykin 2nd Ryan Pearson 3rd Connor Pierce 12th 1st Anna Claire Taylor 2nd Joshua Courtney 3rd Cyntericka Gatson HM Mia Levermann   Photography 1st Ellie Lawrence   Visual …

The eighth edition of the 2020 Byrd Football Game Notes

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The eighth edition of the 2020 Byrd Football Game Notes – Game No.8 vs. Southwood Cowboys can be found below. On Thursday, Nov. 19, the Jackets and the Cowboys will square off in the 2020 regular season finale. Kickoff between the crosstown rivals is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Lee Hedges Stadium. Southwood is the home team. Thanks and as …

Senior Spotlight #5 – Makarios “Junior” Brown

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The fifth Senior Spotlight of 2020 is brought to you by the Archer Frierson Family and shines on linebacker Makarios “Junior” Brown. In 2019, Brown led the team with 64 total tackles, including 55 solo stops. He had 13 tackles-for-loss for 49 yards, which was a career-high, and put him tied for 10th on the single-season leaders list. He recently …

All-Decade Byrd Football Team announced

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SHREVEPORT, La. – In the decade from 2010 through 2019, the C.E. Byrd Yellow Jackets enjoyed a tremendous amount of prosperity on the gridiron. In those 10 seasons, the Yellow Jackets posted seven winning seasons, four double-digit win seasons, captured four District 1-5A titles, made 10 consecutive playoff appearances, had two undefeated regular seasons, garnered a No. 1 ranking, appeared …