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

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…
Alysia Burton Steele Visits MSA as Artist-In-Residence

Alysia Burton Steele Visits MSA as Artist-In-Residence

Recently, Mississippi School of the Arts welcomed author Alysia Burton Steele to campus for a three-day artist residency. Alysia is the assistant professor of journalism in the School of Journalism at theRead More…
Tenth Edition of The Phoenix Literary Journal Released

Tenth Edition of The Phoenix Literary Journal Released

The Literary Arts department at Mississippi School of the Arts has released its official tenth edition of The Phoenix Literary Journal, consisting of poetry, short stories, and artwork from MSA’s own students.Read More…
Westbrook and Conner Receive First Place in UM Writing Competition

Westbrook and Conner Receive First Place in UM Writing Competition

Katie Westbrook of Wesson and Zoe Conner of Diamondhead, both junior literary students at Mississippi School of the Arts, received first place with their original pieces in the 2017-2018 University of MississippiRead More…
Three Visual Artists Recognized as 2018 National Medalists

Three Visual Artists Recognized as 2018 National Medalists

Mississippi School of the Arts saw three national medalists in Scholastics visual arts this year. Over 350,000 works of art and writings were submitted from the regional competitions held nationwide. Gold-winning piecesRead More…
Chris Aaron and Shelly Castilaw to Receive National Medals

Chris Aaron and Shelly Castilaw to Receive National Medals

Two Literary seniors from the Mississippi School of the Arts have been recognized as national medal recipients in the 2017-2018 Scholastic Art and Writing Competition. Shelly Castilaw of Wesson received a GoldRead More…
MSA Students Among Mississippi’s Future Literary Writers

MSA Students Among Mississippi’s Future Literary Writers

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) Literary Arts students recently received awards in the prestigious 2017-2018 Regional Scholastic Writing Competition. Writing entries represented diverse categories, including dramatic script, humor, journalism, personalRead More…
Class of 2017 Celebrates Commencement at $10.2 Million Dollars

Class of 2017 Celebrates Commencement at $10.2 Million Dollars

The Mississippi School of the Arts class of 2017 recently celebrated a milestone in their lives, graduation. After two years at the state’s special school designed for fine arts, 55 seniors areRead More…
The 2017 Yearbook Features a Nineties Throwback

The 2017 Yearbook Features a Nineties Throwback

Students and staff will soon see a throwback to the nineties in this year’s class annual. The Class of 2017 is the last of the nineties babies, although there may be aRead More…
MSA Receives AdvancED® Accreditation

MSA Receives AdvancED® Accreditation

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) received notification of accreditation from AdvancED after a comprehensive review of teaching and learning, environment, resource utilization, leadership and overall student achievement. The three-day process involvedRead More…
Beta Club Collects Books for Children’s Literacy Program

Beta Club Collects Books for Children’s Literacy Program

The Beta Club at Mississippi School of the Arts recently initiated a Children’s Book Drive on campus. Club members set up a location to collect children’s books for the Karen Sullivan Literacy in Education BookRead More…
“Red’s Untold Tale” – Artist’s Portfolio Lands on Novel Cover

“Red’s Untold Tale” – Artist’s Portfolio Lands on Novel Cover

Most of the 2015-2016 visual artists and showcase guests at Mississippi School of the Arts remember the red cloak on display in Enoch’s Art Gallery for the senior portfolio showcase, as well as the VernonRead More…
2016 Yearbook Cover Sample Released

2016 Yearbook Cover Sample Released

This year’s annual cover was designed by senior visual artist, Claire Kinnell. The theme was “Vintage Video Games” and features each arts discipline as a game character. You can also see aRead More…

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