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…
By : Newsroom | May 13, 2020

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…
By : Newsroom | May 12, 2020

Clinnesha D. Sibley Receives 2020 Award from Arts Institute of Mississippi

The Mississippi School of the Arts congratulates Clinnesha Sibley for receiving the 2020 AIM Award by the Arts Institute of Mississippi. According to the institute’s web site, “The Arts Institute of MississippiRead More…
By : Newsroom | Apr 27, 2020

Imani Skipwith Receives First-Ever, Angie Thomas Writers Scholarship

Imani Skipwith, a senior Literary student at Mississippi School of the Arts, has received the first-ever, Angie Thomas Writers Scholarship. Launched this spring, the scholarship at Belhaven University (Jackson, MS) seeks toRead More…
By : Newsroom | Apr 19, 2020

MSA Announces Proposed Plan for Commencement 2020

The following is a press release:  April 15, 2020 Dear Class of 2020 and family, On behalf of the Mississippi School of the Arts, I am sending you most heartfelt wishes forRead More…
By : Newsroom | Apr 15, 2020

Sonia Matrick Receives Overall Award in Congressional Art Compeititon

Several students at Mississippi School of the Arts captured awards at the 2020 Mississippi Congressional Art Competition, sponsored by Congressman Michael Guest. The event is held each year, highlighting the artistic talentsRead More…
By : Newsroom | Apr 14, 2020

Kathryn Chapin Named STAR Student for 2019-2020 School Year

Kathryn Chapin of Magee, has been named The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) STAR Student for the 2019-2020 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) M. B. Swayze Foundation, sponsorRead More…
By : Newsroom | Apr 2, 2020

MSA Campus Closed Through April 17; Distance Learning

Due to the Governor’s declaration on March 19, 2020, the Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) will not move back into the residence halls until Sunday, April 19. From March 23 throughRead More…
By : Newsroom | Mar 20, 2020

MSA Campus Closed March 23-27; Distance Learning Set to Begin

On behalf of the Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA), I would like to thank you for your patience as we have taken time to consider appropriate actions to ensure the safetyRead More…
By : Newsroom | Mar 18, 2020

Governor Declares State of Emergency; Spring Break Extended

In light of the Governors declaration of emergency today, we will extend spring break through March 20. Students will not have online classes this week as previously planned. Everyone need to stayRead More…
By : Newsroom | Mar 14, 2020

No Students Sunday, March 15; Distance Learning via Moodle

We want to thank you for your patience as we have taken time to consider appropriate actions to ensure the safety of our employees and students in light of the ever changingRead More…
By : Newsroom | Mar 13, 2020

Response to Coronavirus COVID-19: Initial Statement

Dear Parent or Guardian: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has continued the spread worldwide and is now being found across the United States. Mississippi School of the Arts has created a plan to prepare aligned withRead More…
By : Newsroom | Mar 11, 2020

Ezekiel Andrew McCall Gives Back to the MSA Community

Mississippi School of the Arts welcomed back MSA alum, Ezekiel Andrew McCall. A 2006 graduate of the vocal music program, McCall is now a performing artist who travels the country as anRead More…
By : Newsroom | Mar 4, 2020

Morgan Love Wins First in Mississippi’s Poetry Out Loud State Competition

A junior literary art student at Mississippi School of the Arts is the state champion for Poetry Out Loud, a competition where students recite selected poems in front of a panel ofRead More…
By : Newsroom | Mar 2, 2020

Student Work Juried in 2019-2020 Scholastic Art Competition

Juniors and seniors in the Visual Arts department received accolades in the Scholastic Art Regional Competition. Juried pieces receiving Gold and Silver are on display at the Mississippi Museum of Art throughoutRead More…
By : Newsroom | Feb 24, 2020

Literary Students Excel in Mississippi Scholastic Writing Competition

Each year, students at Mississippi School of the Arts, as well as other schools across the state and nation, participate in the Scholastic Art and Writing competition. Thousands of submissions are juriedRead More…
By : Newsroom | Feb 18, 2020

Emily Leggett Presents Artwork to State Representatives

Mississippi’s 2020 legislative bodies are currently in session on the house and senate floors. On the opening day of the 2020 session, Emily Leggett, a junior visual arts student at the MississippiRead More…
By : Newsroom | Feb 17, 2020

Theatre and Literary Students Shine in South Dramafest Competition

Students in Mississippi School of the Arts’ theatre department, as well as literary, received awards at the Mississippi Theatre Association South Dramafest. The event was held at the University of Southern Mississippi.Read More…
By : Newsroom | Feb 11, 2020

Video Conferencing Technology Eliminates Distance at MSA

The experiences of a Vietnam veteran came to life at Mississippi School of the Arts via online video conferencing. Students in Mrs. Vickie Malone’s fall semester US History class had the opportunityRead More…
By : Newsroom | Nov 22, 2019

Tobie Lambert Honored as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction

Tobie Lambert, an English and Literature instructor at the Mississippi School of the Arts, has been recognized as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction, a special recognition program of the National SocietyRead More…
By : Newsroom | Nov 22, 2019

Two Students Invited to Attend Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium

Imani Skipwith, a senior Literary Arts major, as well as Azya Lyons, a junior, were both invited to attend the Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium on October 11th, 2019, at the Mississippi UniversityRead More…
By : Newsroom | Nov 2, 2019