MSA Student from Oxford Receives Highest Award on National Exam

MSA junior dance student, Carolina Cassisa, has received the Platinum Award, the highest possible award for her score on the national French Exam, Le Grand Concours. Cassisa began studying French while atRead More…

MSA Earns Arts Schools Network Exemplary School Designation 2022-2027

The Arts Schools Network Board of Directors has designated Mississippi School of the Arts an Exemplary School in recognition of its commitment to excellence. The five-year designation is awarded for 2022-2027. ArtsRead More…

MSA Earns Cognia™ Accreditation

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) has earned accreditation by Cognia™, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts, and education service providers. Cognia, formerly AdvancED, nationally recognizesRead More…

MSA Announces Sydney Knotts as 2022 STAR Student

Mississippi School of the Arts is proud to announce STAR student and STAR teacher. Sydney Knotts, an MSA senior literary student from Soso, MS, has been named STAR Student for the 2021-2022Read More…

U.S. History Students at MSA Score High on State Test

The mission of MSA may be focused primarily in the arts, but it has been proven that academics and the arts meshed together bolsters the proficiency of educating the whole student. StudentsRead More…

MSA Welcomes Avery 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

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 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

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…

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

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

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…

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…

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…

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…
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