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

MSA History Instructor Selected as a 2019 NEH Summer Scholar

Vickie Garland Malone, a teacher at Mississippi School of the Arts, was selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 15 Landmarks of American HistoryRead More…
By : Newsroom | Oct 3, 2019

The Gloster Arts Project: Providing Children a Quality Arts Education

Jamira Jackson, a senior vocal music student at Mississippi School of the Arts (c/o 2020), was invited to perform at the culmination activity of the Gloster Arts Project, a non-profit, 3-week artist-residencyRead More…
By : Newsroom | Sep 26, 2019

Candlelight Dinner Brings In 2019 School Year

Move-in days, orientation days, first day of school. It’s quite busy around the campus during the first week on campus. However, it settles down a bit after the first day of schoolRead More…
By : Newsroom | Sep 3, 2019

Lancaster Places Second in High School Film Competition

In April 2019, the Media Arts junior and senior classes participated in the Tupelo Film Festival’s High School Film Competition, held at the Bolton Campus of Itawamba Community College. Students were ableRead More…
By : Newsroom | Aug 3, 2019

Mississippi School of the Arts Receives Grant from Georgia Pacific

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) recently received a $10,000.00 grant from Georgia Pacific to help better prepare its students from across Mississippi to be productive citizens in society through JuniorRead More…
By : Newsroom | May 28, 2019

MSA Visual and Literary Students Receive National Awards for 2019

Mississippi School of the Arts celebrates national achievements throughout the course of the school year. During the spring, students in Visual and Literary received national recognition for their recent work in theRead More…
By : Newsroom | May 19, 2019

Visual Students Capture Awards in 2019 Congressional Art Competition

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) congratulates students in the Visual Arts department for receiving awards in the Congressional Art Competition for Mississippi’s Third Congressional District. Congressman Michael Guest presented theRead More…
By : Newsroom | Apr 24, 2019

Vocal Students Receive Seven Awards at 2019 NATS Conference

Vocal Music students returned to Mississippi School of the Arts as award-winning for the National Association of Teachers of Singing 2019 state conference. The event, held in Oxford, Mississippi, attracts hundreds ofRead More…
By : Newsroom | Apr 22, 2019

MSA Dance Department in Dance Gala Concert – University of Southern Miss

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) Dance Department performed in the first annual Dance Gala Concert as part of the Dance Revelry series at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) onRead More…
By : Newsroom | Apr 18, 2019

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…
By : Newsroom | Apr 14, 2019

Jackson Palmer Named 2018-2019 STAR Student

Jackson Palmer of Brandon has been named Mississippi School of the Arts’ STAR Student for the 2018-2019 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) M. B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of theRead More…
By : Newsroom | Apr 10, 2019

MSA Educators Receive 2019 AIM Award by the Arts Institute of Mississippi

The Mississippi School of the Arts congratulates two educators for receiving the 2019 AIM Award by the Arts Institute of Mississippi. According to the institute’s web site, “The Arts Institute of MississippiRead More…
By : Newsroom | Apr 1, 2019

Ade’ola Ayedun ’18 Places in Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition

The showcasing of student work doesn’t end when graduating Mississippi School of the Arts. Visual 2018 graduate, Ade’ola Ayedun of Brookhaven, a freshman student at Delta State University (DSU), recently received awardsRead More…
By : Newsroom | Mar 12, 2019

Students Receive Regional Awards in 2019 Scholastic Writing Competition

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) congratulates junior and senior literary artists, including two senior theatre students, for their awarded achievements in the 2019 Scholastic Writing Competition. The works of theseRead More…
By : Newsroom | Feb 20, 2019

MSA Students Winners of Region Five Mississippi Stock Market Game

Most people consult their financial advisors for investing tips and strategies. Now you might find the top advisors at your local school. Students from the Mississippi School for the Arts, coached byRead More…
By : Newsroom | Feb 4, 2019

Students Capture Awards at 2019 Scholastic Art Regional Competition

The Mississippi School of the Arts congratulates junior and senior visual artists, including a senior literary, for their awarded achievements in the 2019 Scholastic Art Competition. The works of these talented youngRead More…
By : Newsroom | Feb 1, 2019

Angie Thomas, Author of “The Hate U Give,” Talks to MSA Students

A Jackson, Mississippi native, Angela Thomas, participated in a video conference session with Literary students at Mississippi School of the Arts. Angie is the author of the #1 New York Times BestRead More…
By : Newsroom | Jan 28, 2019

Hannah Arnold Presents Artwork to Smallcakes Cupcakery of Hattiesburg

The next time you visit Hattiesburg, Mississippi, stop by the new Smallcakes cupcakery where you’ll find hanging artwork by a visual student from the Mississippi School of the Arts. Hannah Arnold, aRead More…
By : Newsroom | Jan 14, 2019

MSA Chorale Opens 2019 Legislative Session in House of Representatives

Lawmakers from around Mississippi convened upon the capital city of Jackson on Tuesday, Jan. 8th, to begin the 2019 legislative session. Opening the session by the House Speaker was the post ofRead More…
By : Newsroom | Jan 11, 2019

MSA Interact Club Serves 300+ Mamie Martin Elementary Students

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) created an Interact Club in 2018 to serve as a student led community service group. Interact Club is in the process of affiliating with theRead More…
By : Newsroom | Dec 18, 2018