Senior Spotlight #7 – Brayden Hermes

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The seventh Senior Spotlight is brought to you by Raymond James and shines on safety / kicker Brayden Hermes. Through two games, Hermes is the Purple Swarm Defense’s leading tackler with eight tackles, one tackle-for-loss, one pass breakup and one blocked kick. He’s also a perfect 9-for-9 on PATs this season.

Sophomore & Junior PSAT

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Sophomores and Juniors – The PSAT will be given at Byrd on Thursday, October 29th.  This is a College Board exam which gives 10th and 11th grade students an opportunity to check their progress towards college readiness.  It also provides practice for the SAT.  For 11th grade students, PSAT scores are used to screen for candidates for the National Merit Scholarship Program …

Punishing run game, Grieder’s three picks lift Byrd to victory vs. Haughton

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Roy Lang III Shreveport Times Byrd ran for more than 350 yards and Chris Grieder tied a school record by snagging three interceptions as the Yellow Jackets opened District 1-5A play with a 28-10 victory over Haughton on Thursday night at Lee Hedges Stadium. Byrd’s victory snapped the Buccaneers’ three-game win streak in the series. Grieder’s effort tied the three-pick …

October 7, 2020

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Congrats to the 2020-2021 Astra Club Officers:President – Madeline AnthonyVice Presidents –Mia Levermann, Megan Watkins, Sydney Moss, and Mea WisnerCorresponding Secretaries – Mallory Lettau and Holland PetersonRecording Secretaries – Elizabeth Davis and Jordan MeikiTreasurers – Wynde Morgan-Gilbert and Anna WestmorelandFreshmen Representatives – Hannah Kendrick, Lily Blaylock, MorganSpradling, Ella Turner, Cameron TuckerSophomore Representatives – Cathe […]

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 …

Senior Spotlight #4 – Chris Grieder

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The fourth Senior Spotlight of 2020 is brought to you by Corner Collection on Line and shines on defensive back Chris Grieder. In 2019, he had 25 tackles and two interceptions. He had a solo tackle and a pass break up in Byrd’s 35-27 season opening win over Calvary.

October 6th ACT Information

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Tomorrow, October 6th, we will administer the ACT to Seniors. ​All other students will remain off-campus for a virtual day. NO cell phones are allowed in the testing rooms. Leave your cell phone in your car, or arrange for someone not testing to keep it until you are finished and ready to leave. Anyone found with a cell phone in a testing …

Byrd-Calvary contest offers up just what the doctor ordered

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Jimmy Watson Shreveport Times It’s been a long time coming but we finally had live football action in Shreveport-Bossier City on Thursday night when Byrd and Calvary met in their annual clash of the titans at Lee Hedges. The sigh of relief was palpable for two teams that made it to their first contest of 2020 without COVID-19 rearing its …

September 29, 2020

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Congratulations to Molly McNulty, a Louisiana Legislative Youth Advisory Council member was elected Vice President at the LYAC meeting this past weekend. LYAC is an annually appointed body composed entirely of students that tackle issues affecting the youth of Louisiana. According to a release, the purpose of LYAC is to facilitate the communication between youth and the legislature, and to give students a unique opportunity to be involved in the workings of state government. The c […]

September 23, 2020

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Congratulations to the students that participated in the Songbook South competition this past weekend. Brook Wilson won the grand prize and a $1,000 scholarship while Braden Tucker placed third and won a $400 scholarship both allowing them to attend the Songbook Academy next summer. Camryn Orr placed 6th and Aidan Green was able to work with a NYC Jazz Pianist. […]

Countdown to kickoff: Byrd seeks error elimination in early going

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Jimmy Watson Shreveport Times (Editor’s note: The high school football season in northwest Louisiana will launch Oct. 1 with the regular season slated to end Nov. 20. Today, The Times takes a look at Byrd in our countdown to kickoff.) A quick start and eliminating mistakes in the early going are something the Byrd football team must do when the …

September 8, 2020

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Congratulations to Anne Michelle Erwin. Her painting was selected as one of only 17 National Finalists in the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes ArtEffect Project!  […]

September 3, 2020

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Congratulations to the Times All City 2019-2020 soccer team: Khianna Roraback, Emerson Roberts, and Mia Levermann; LHSSCA -All State Team – Mia Levermann; United Soccer coaches association – All Region team – Mia Levermann; and United States Soccer Coaches Association All Academic Team – Byrd Lady Jackets. Congratulations to Colonial Dames Winners: Ethan Granger, Paige Thomas, and Hannah DrakerCongratulations to Emily Tyler who has been selected as our Yellow Jacket Battalion Commander […]


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2020-2021 is underway! Please consider joining and donating to the PTSA. We also need your help throughout the year with the events that make Byrd such a fun place for our students. Please use the link below to sign up to volunteer. CLICK HERE for volunteer form. Our PTSA does not hold a school wide fundraiser. The PTSA budget is based …

A Letter from Mr. Badgley

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Families, This is Jerry Badgley, Principal at Byrd High School. I know there have been many questions about opening schools. Please know Caddo and Byrd High School have a plan that includes delaying the start of the school year until August 24th . Safety has been our school’s top priority and we are excited to welcome students back while following …

Brotherly Love: Netterville details commitment to LA Tech, to team up with brother

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Cory Diaz Monroe News-Star When he admitted it Wednesday morning, Slade Netterville wasn’t sure if the disclosure would get him in trouble or not. Here’s to hoping it doesn’t. After verbally committing Friday to continue his baseball career at Louisiana Tech, Netterville texted his older brother, and current Tech junior baseball standout Steele first, before informing his parents of his …

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 …

March 11, 2020

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Congrats to the Top Performers at the District Literary Rally (Medal Winners.) Algebra II- Seth Payne, Business English- Madeline Mackey, Chemistry- Jackson Ballew, Computer Science- James Rushing, Earth Science- Caroline Carr, Fine Arts Survey- Andrew Briley. CLICK HERE for a full list of participants. ​ […]

March 10, 2020

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Congratulations to the following Byrd Lady Jacket soccer players for making the District 1-5A – 1st  team Khiana Roraback; Overall MVP Madelyn Graham, Emma Tamplin,  Becca Brown, Mia Levermann, and Emerson Roberts; Second team – Abigail Daniels, Jordan LeBlanc, Khyra Roraback, and Landry Jones.  Honorable Mention – Maggie McMillan, Jaycie Davis, and Katie Smith. Congrats to our “All District 2020” Yellow Jackets Soccer players and coaches! All District Overall MVP […]

March 3, 2020

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Congratulations to Shelby Sanders who won the Caddo District PTA Reflections Literature Contest Award of Excellence!  We are proud of you! Congratulations to the following winners in the Louisiana PTA Essay Contest: 1st Place – Shelby Sanders, 2nd Place – Emme Clark; Safety Public Service Announcement Video Winners – Carson Johnson, Jason Frink and Holt Sutton; Caddo District PTA Reflections Contest – Photography, Award of Excellence – Ellie Lawrence, Award of Excellence – Ellery Coppl […]

February 26, 2020

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Congratulations to junior Christanna Kirksey (Shot Put), senior Jonnai Jones (Shot Put), and sophomore Trent Wells (1600) for qualifying to the 2020 LHSAA Indoor Track and Field State Meet.  They will be competing this Saturday at LSU in Baton Rouge.​ […]

February 25, 2020

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So proud of our Byrd golfers who competed in the LA Junior Golf Tour Sam Burns 4 ball at Squire Creek CC. Senior Jake Marler and sophomore Cal Gosslee battled for 1st shooting a 2-day total of -11. Byrd female golfer, sophomore Sydney Moss and her partner from Lake Charles, took home 1st in the girls division shooting 75-79! Way to go! ​Congratulations to Michael Cosse who was the winner of the Lyle Leader Essay Contest given to the Lyle Leader 2019 group at the banquet in 2019.  […]

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