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 …