Two MSA Literary Students Recognized in Writing Competition

Two Literary students at Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) have received awards in writing. Recently, Katherine Westbrook, a senior from Wesson, received recognition for her work “Splintered: The Story of anRead More…
By : Newsroom | Nov 29, 2018

Mississippi School of the Arts Scores Second in State on ACT

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) is happy to announce it is in the top of the state once again for its ACT scores. Known for the exceptional talent that comesRead More…
By : Newsroom | Nov 27, 2018

MSA Foundation to Host Song Artist and Alumna, Jasmine Murray

The Mississippi School of the Arts Foundation (MSAF) is sponsoring a guest artist residency at the Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) with 2010 vocal music alumna, Jasmine Murray. On January 26,Read More…
By : Newsroom | Nov 26, 2018

Visual Art Students Become Storytellers in Audio Tour Project

Photo // Lucie Cooper, a senior visual student from Jackson, MS, demonstrates an audio tour of art by senior Elizabeth Wynne, a visual student from Pickens, on display at Mississippi School ofRead More…
By : Newsroom | Oct 22, 2018

MSA Launches New Audio Podcast Production Program

The Technology Department at Mississippi School of the Arts has launched a new podcasting service on the world wide web. Podcasting involves the use of audio and/or video to produce multimedia content.Read More…
By : Newsroom | Oct 17, 2018

Kevin Pettigrew Paints Mural at Magee General Hospital

Over the past summer, MSA students were a part of camps, residencies, and producing artwork in many different forms. Kevin Pettigrew, a senior visual artist, was busy at Magee General Hospital paintingRead More…
By : Newsroom | Oct 10, 2018

Balloon Release Celebrates 15 Years of Art Exploration

Mississippi School of the Arts accepted its first class of students in the fall of 2003. The inspiration of creating a magnificent place to study the arts came from the idea ofRead More…
By : Newsroom | Aug 22, 2018

Candlelight 2018 Marks Beginning of 15th School Year

This year, Mississippi School of the Arts celebrates 15 years of success. Just as the tradition started 15 years ago, Candlelight Dinner is the one time where students, staff, and faculty assembleRead More…
By : Newsroom | Aug 9, 2018

MSA Dance Alum Returns to Teach Classes

Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) alum, Cassidy Simmons, is returning to MSA next week to teach current MSA students in “Master Classes”, as part of MSA’s Guest Artist Program. MSA’s ExecutiveRead More…
By : Newsroom | Aug 8, 2018

2018 Valedictorian, Demi Doty, Receives Congressional Award

College courses aren’t just for college students, but the growth of high school students taking college courses is on the rise. Mississippi School of the Arts partners with Copiah-Lincoln Community College toRead More…
By : Newsroom | Jul 12, 2018

Student Government Association Appeals to Brookhaven City Council

The Mississippi School of the Arts Student Government Association takes an active role in the campus operations and makes appeals to the administration for their needs. As a part of their requirements,Read More…
By : Newsroom | Jul 2, 2018

A Time of Enjoyment — Two MSA Employees Begin Retirement

A luncheon at Mitchell’s of Brookhaven was the highlight of the day for these two MSA employees, Reuben Wilbert and Randy Davis. Reuben, a Facilities Maintenance technician, has served the school forRead More…
By : Newsroom | Jun 25, 2018

2018 Summer Arts Camp is Largest Yet

This year’s summer arts camp saw 92 registered campers participating in all art disciplines at Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA). That was the largest number to attend an arts camp toRead More…
By : Newsroom | Jun 15, 2018

MSA Dancers Accepted in Prestigious IBC Program

Several Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) Dance students have been accepted into the prestigious USA International Ballet Competition (IBC) Dance School, to be held in conjunction with the 11th USA InternationalRead More…
By : Newsroom | May 23, 2018

Renowned Artist, Dean Mitchell, Unveils Watercolor Painting

Students from all disciplines at Mississippi School of the Arts recently received an opportunity to chat with renowned watercolor artist Dean Mitchell in an open forum. Mitchell, a visual artist from Quincy,Read More…
By : Newsroom | May 15, 2018

MSA 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 Junior andRead More…
By : Newsroom | May 10, 2018

Twenty-One Seniors Pledge Collegiance on College Decision Day

Seniors at Mississippi School of the Arts are in final days before graduation, and many have chosen their next step in life. College Decision Day, recognized by many high schools, is anRead More…
By : Newsroom | May 3, 2018

MSA Film Students Capture Top Awards at Tupelo Film Festival

Media Arts film students at Mississippi School of the Arts have accomplished a lot within the short time of the program’s opening. This year, the program will graduate its first class ofRead More…
By : Newsroom | Apr 30, 2018

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…
By : Newsroom | Apr 27, 2018

MSA Visual Artists Receive Top Awards in Congressional Competition

Congressman Greg Harper, from Mississippi’s third congressional district, handed  awards to visual artists from Mississippi School of the Arts. Each year, the Artistic Discovery Competition draws entries from high schools all overRead More…
By : Newsroom | Apr 23, 2018

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…
By : Newsroom | Apr 20, 2018