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At the Debate State Championship in New Orleans, Jake Crusan and Malcom Morris won first place in policy debate. Also making it to Semifinals were Ethan Courtman and Madelyn Gaharan. Quarter finalists were Alex Johnston, Nathan Jagot, Dain Ross, and Palmer Miley. Congratulations to Coach Neill Normand and the debate team!

Congratulations to the Quiz Bowl team, which won first place at the regional tournament on February 27, at Byrd! Players were Deniz Gungor, Meghana Rao, David Lu, and Laya Tummala. The team will compete at the state tournament in Natchitoches on March 19.

Nine students won at the Regional History Day on March 18. They will compete in April at the State National History Day in New Orleans. The winning students are Mac Anderson, Alyssa Gusman, Emily Hanish, Mary North Jones, Bayla Lanham, Victoria Lowery, David Lu, Kristina Taylor, and Maddie Tinsley.

The Caddo Magnet Orchestra, under the direction of Mrs. Elaine Webb, has won the District Sweepstakes Award again this year with all superior ratings at the District VIII Assessment Festival. The orchestra will attend the State Orchestra Assessment in Natchitoches on April 14th .

Sarah Mitchell, our senior softball catcher, was named KSLA Athlete of the Week. Go to KSLA.com and click on the sports section and you can see the story. Congratulations!

Congratulations to the track athletes who competed in the Knight relays! Reese Roberts won silver medals in both the 1600m and 800m. Aniyah Carr won silver in the 100m and bronze in the 200m. Ben Harris won silver in the discus; Dominique Moore won bronze in the 300m hurdles, and Zach O’Rear won bronze in the 3200m.

Congratulations to Emilee Byrd, Jacob Gill, and Alex Witt for being selected to the Shreveport Times AllMetro Soccer Team! The following members of the girls soccer team were chosen for All-District, Division I Honors First Team: Emilee Byrd – midfield, Mackenzie Savoie – defense; Second Team: Maggie Boston – keeper, Peyton McKinney – forward, Jaden Lee – midfield, Mariana Russo – defense; Honorable Mention: Martha Cash – midfield, Lilly Kamberov – forward/midfield, Caroline Cooper – midfield. Congratulations!

Accolades to the following students who competed in the 2016 Louisiana Science and Engineering Fair in Baton Rouge and placed within their categories and special awards! Animal Sciences-Isabella Van Savage; Behavioral & Social Science -Blaise Willis; Biochemistry-Meghana Rao, Alex Witt; Cellular & Molecular Biology-Amir Kaskas, Jemma Clar; Computational Biology & Bioinformatics-Behram Dossabhoy; Earth & Environmental Sciences-Killy Kamberov; Energy: Chemical-Tobias Kallenberg; Energy: Physical-Dakota Simpson; Enviromental Engineering-Srikhar Chilukuri; Materials Science-Jacqueline Van Savage; Mathematics-Sunjay Letchuman, Pohnum Palado; Physics & Astronomy-Ankjur Khanna; Plant SciencesJohnny Van Savage

Special Awards were received by the following students: Blaise Willis-American Psychological Association Award Alexander Witt- in vitro Biology Association Award; Lilly Kamberov-Gamma Sigma Delta 1st place Award Sujay Letchuman-LATM 2nd place Award, Mu Alpha Theta Award; Johnum Palado-LATM 3rd place Award Robert Brown-Horticulture Society 3rd place Award, Gamma Sigma Delta 3rd place Award

All NHS Members and Inductees: The deadline to turn in money to Ms. Buford for fees, shirts, and/or honor cords is Wednesday, April 6.

Last chance to purchase yearbooks: Please see Ms. Youngblood in E106 or Mrs. Waguespack in A-10.

Monday, April 4, 2016: –No activities planned

Tuesday, April 5, 2016: –No activities planned

Wednesday, April 6, 2016: ACTIVITY PERIOD (First Wednesday/First Club Rotation): –FCA, PAC Contact: Flowers –Student Council, Lecture Hall Contact: C. Anderson/Hunsicker –Red Cross, Cafeteria Contact: Culligan –SWEPCO Public Meeting, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., Cafeteria Contact: Gallant–SWEPCO Public Meeting, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., Cafeteria Contact: Gallant

Thursday, April 7, 2016: –No activities planned Friday, April 8, 2016: –No activities planned FIELD TRIPS: –Wed., April 6: Blackwell/Procell to Sci-Port, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. –Wed. – Sunday, April 6 – 10: JROTC to Kentucky –Thurs., April 7: Tennis to Pineville, La., 12 noon – 8 p.m. —

Fri./Sat., April 8 – 9: Science Olympiad to Hammond, LA –Fri. – Sunday, April 8 – 10: Orchestra to Dallas, TX

SPORTING EVENTS: –Mon., April 4: Softball v. Benton, Valencia Field, 5:30 p.m. –Tues., April 5: Softball v. North Caddo, Valencia Field, 6 p.m. –Tues., April 5: Tennis v. Benton @ East Ridge Country Club, 4 p.m. –Thurs., April 7: Tennis v. Pineville @ East Ridge Country Club, 4 p.m. –Fri., April 8: Softball v. Captain Shreve, Valencia Park, 6 p.m. –Fri., April 8: Track @ Lee Hedges Stadium, 4 p.m. –Fri./Sat., April 8 – 9: Gymnastics @ Baton Rouge