MSA Welcomes Peagler as Principal

MSA Welcomes Peagler as Principal

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) welcomes Avery Peagler back to campus as the new Principal. Peagler served as counselor at MSA for two years prior to her work in educationRead More…
MSA Welcomes New Visual Arts Instructor to Faculty

MSA Welcomes New Visual Arts Instructor to Faculty

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) welcomes Brittany Horne back to campus as the newest addition to its teaching staff. Brittany, a 2007 graduate of MSA’s Visual Arts Program is nowRead More…
Abrielle Carnathan Named MSA’s 2021 STAR Student

Abrielle Carnathan Named MSA’s 2021 STAR Student

Abrielle Carnathan of Tupelo, has been named STAR Student at The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) for the 2020-2021 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) M. B. Swayze Foundation,Read More…
Twenty-Nine MSA Students Receive Awards in Mississippi Scholars Initiative

Twenty-Nine MSA Students Receive Awards in Mississippi Scholars Initiative

The Class of 2021 garnered numerous awards in the Mississippi Scholars Program. The Mississippi Scholars Initiative is an education program managed by the Public Education Forum of Mississippi, which utilizes business leadersRead More…
Callie Matthews and Maleigh Crespo Receive National Medals

Callie Matthews and Maleigh Crespo Receive National Medals

Two MSA students will be recognized on a national level this summer for receiving top medals in the National Scholastic Writing Competition, an award presented by the Alliance for Young Artists &Read More…
Morgan Love Takes Number One Spot in State Poetry Out Loud Competition

Morgan Love Takes Number One Spot in State Poetry Out Loud Competition

Morgan Love, a senior Literary Arts student from Jackson, has secured the top spot in Mississippi’s Poetry Out Loud state competition. This marks the second year in a row that Morgan hasRead More…
MaryRhea Waterloo Chosen as an Illustrator for Albright College Production

MaryRhea Waterloo Chosen as an Illustrator for Albright College Production

MaryRhea Waterloo, a visual arts senior at the Mississippi School of the Arts, was chosen as one of 54 art illustrators from around the world to help bring the visual elements toRead More…
Students Receive Honors in Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Competitions

Students Receive Honors in Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Competitions

The Mississippi School of the Arts congratulates junior and senior artists for their awarded achievements in the 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Regional Competition. The works of theses talented young artists receivingRead More…
Mississippi School of the Arts Goes Virtual for Experience MSA Day

Mississippi School of the Arts Goes Virtual for Experience MSA Day

Mississippi School of the Arts celebrated Experience MSA Day in January, 2021. The event, normally an in-person campus open house, was conducted virtually in live format. Arts ambassadors led the tour throughoutRead More…
MSA Summer Arts Camp Registration Open for 2021

MSA Summer Arts Camp Registration Open for 2021

Summer Arts Camp 2021 is around the corner! Mississippi 8th through 10th graders are invited to join us June 6-11th, for a week of intensive arts training and fun. Campers will haveRead More…
McLain Boyd to Attend FutureDocs Abroad in Hue, Vietnam

McLain Boyd to Attend FutureDocs Abroad in Hue, Vietnam

McLain Boyd, a senior in the Media Arts program at the Mississippi School of the Arts, will attend a summer honors program in Hue, Vietnam from July 2 – July 18, 2021.Read More…
Azya Lyons Receives National Recognition by Playwrights and Critics

Azya Lyons Receives National Recognition by Playwrights and Critics

Azya Lyons, a senior literary student from Jackson, MS, was selected as one of seven in the country to present “Togetha,” a play about gun violence. Azya is the recipient of 2Read More…
MSA Receives New York Life Foundation Grant to Support Grieving Students

MSA Receives New York Life Foundation Grant to Support Grieving Students

The Mississippi School of the Arts has been designated a “Grief-Sensitive School” by the New York Life Foundation, receiving a $500 grant to help create a bereavement support plan and encourage ongoingRead More…
Georgia-Pacific Presents Grant to MSA

Georgia-Pacific Presents Grant to MSA

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) recently received a grant from Georgia-Pacific to help fund its Junior and Senior Seminar Classes. “These classes better prepare our students from across Mississippi forRead More…
JaMya Bell Takes First at Southern Regional NATS Competition

JaMya Bell Takes First at Southern Regional NATS Competition

JaMya Bell, a senior vocal music student from Madison, MS, competed and received first place at the Southern Region National Association of Teachers of Singing. The region consists of Louisiana, Mississippi andRead More…
RISE Digital Student Newspaper Launched

RISE Digital Student Newspaper Launched

A new student publication has hit the world wide web. Site visitors can get an inside look into a day in the life of students at Mississippi School of the Arts. AccordingRead More…
MSA Receives Beautification Grant

MSA Receives Beautification Grant

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) has received a grant from Canadian National Railroad (CN) and America In Bloom for beautification throughout campus. The project includes developing campus landscaping by buildingRead More…
Stock Market Game Team Wins First During Spring 2020 Trading Season

Stock Market Game Team Wins First During Spring 2020 Trading Season

Most people consult their financial advisors for investing tips and strategies. Now you might find the top advisors at your local school. Students from Mississippi School of the Arts, coached by VickieRead More…
The Hart Boys Make Virtual Graduation Possible for Class of 2020

The Hart Boys Make Virtual Graduation Possible for Class of 2020

From May 8-19 for hours on end, brothers Thomas Hart and Clinton Hart sat listening to individual recognition ceremonies for 46 seniors who were able to attend. Seniors were invited to bringRead More…
MSA Class of 2020 Announce College Decisions #BetterMakeRoom

MSA Class of 2020 Announce College Decisions #BetterMakeRoom

Several seniors in the Class of 2020 have made their college decisions known to the world. Since 2016, MSA seniors have taken to the stage microphone to celebrate their accomplishments in generalRead More…
Literary Students Add To Collection of National Medals Portfolio Showcase

Literary Students Add To Collection of National Medals Portfolio Showcase

The Literary Arts Department may now add additional Scholastic awards to its portfolio after 5 students received national medalists notifications in the National Scholastic Writing competition. Students Kerri Bland (Senior from Pontotoc),Read More…
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