Students Earn Prestigious Creative Writing Awards

Students Earn Prestigious Creative Writing Awards

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) Literary Arts students recently received awards in the prestigious Regional Scholastic Creative Writing Competition hosted by The Eudora Welty House, in conjunction with the EudoraRead 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…
Students Receive Honors in Prestigious Art Competition

Students Receive Honors in Prestigious Art Competition

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) Visual Arts students recently received awards in the prestigious Regional Scholastic Art Competition hosted by The Mississippi Museum of Art, including an American Visions AwardRead More…
MSA Receives Mississippi Blood Services 2015 All Star Award

MSA Receives Mississippi Blood Services 2015 All Star Award

The Mississippi School of the Arts was nominated and received the Mississippi Blood Services 2015 All Star Award. The award is given to an entity that shows overwhelming interest in donating bloodRead More…
MSA Earns Top 3 Spot in ACT® Scores in Mississippi

MSA Earns Top 3 Spot in ACT® Scores in Mississippi

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) earned the third highest average ACT® score in the state among juniors in 2015, according to recent data from the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE).Read More…
Editor of the Mississippi Review Visits MSA Literary Classes

Editor of the Mississippi Review Visits MSA Literary Classes

Andrew Milward, Assistant Professor of English and the editor of the Mississippi Review at the University of Southern Mississippi, visited Literary Arts classes at MSA on January 11, offering writing prompts andRead More…
MSA Receives Grant for Elizabeth Cottage Restoration

MSA Receives Grant for Elizabeth Cottage Restoration

The second floor restoration of Elizabeth Cottage has switched from a dream to reality. On December 4th, 2015, the board of trustees for Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) awarded millionsRead More…
Alumni Spotlight: Jamiaus Marion (Class of 2012)

Alumni Spotlight: Jamiaus Marion (Class of 2012)

Jamiaus Marion graduated with honors with a dance diploma from the Mississippi School of the Arts in 2012. He was a member of the second Repertory Dance Company. He studied under theRead More…
Ashley Lang’s Experience Published in Local Mazagine

Ashley Lang’s Experience Published in Local Mazagine

Leaving Home for Home By Ashley Lang, a class of 2016 Literary Arts senior. “Mississippi School of the Arts, a residential high school for juniors and seniors with artistic talents (such asRead More…
Experience MSA Day 2015 Has Largest Attendance Ever

Experience MSA Day 2015 Has Largest Attendance Ever

Starting at 8:00am, Saturday, December 5th, parents and potential students from all over the state gathered at the historic Whitworth College-turned Mississippi School of the Arts to seek out new opportunities to growRead More…
Chorale Prepares for Carnegie Hall with Special Performance

Chorale Prepares for Carnegie Hall with Special Performance

The auditorium was full Monday night (December 7th) as the Mississippi School of the Arts Chorale, along with the Lincoln County Choral Society, joined together for an evening performance with a live instrumental ensemble.Read More…
Angela Thomas Receives Honorable Mention in Contest

Angela Thomas Receives Honorable Mention in Contest

Angela Thomas, a senior dance student at Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA), recently received honorable mention for a submission to the Discover FAA (Fine+Applied Arts) Talent Scholarship Competition through the University ofRead More…
MSA Welcomes New Recruiter

MSA Welcomes New Recruiter

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) recently welcomed our first MSA Alum Employee to our staff – Brianna Moore.  Brianna is MSA’s new Recruiter. She graduated from MSA in 2005 asRead More…
Brookhaven Lions Club Donates $1,500 to MSA

Brookhaven Lions Club Donates $1,500 to MSA

BROOKHAVEN, MS – The Brookhaven Lions Club recently donated an annual $1,500 to the Mississippi School of the Arts. An increase of $500 from previous years, MSA is delighted to have the supportRead More…

Arts Ambassadors Attend Officer Training Event

Senior Arts Ambassadors from The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) attended The Mississippi Club Officer Training Leadership Event presented by The Mississippi Office of Highway Safety, The Mississippi Student Advisory BoardRead More…
MSA Announces Price as New Principal

MSA Announces Price as New Principal

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) announces the appointment of Brookhaven native, Debra Henderson Price, as its new Principal effective October 19th. Price comes to MSA with more than twenty yearsRead More…
MSA Announces New Media Arts Discipline of Study

MSA Announces New Media Arts Discipline of Study

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) will be adding Media Arts to its intensive programs of study beginning the 2016-2017 school year.  The new discipline will join the school’s prestigious programs inRead More…
Noel Quave Receives National Recognition for Best in Show

Noel Quave Receives National Recognition for Best in Show

The U.S. Department of Education and The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers congratulated Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) Visual Arts student, Noel Quave, from Ocean Springs, for receiving one ofRead More…

Annaleigh Kurr’s Work to be Performed at MS Dance Festival

MSA 2015 graduate, Annaleigh Kurr’s dance works entitled Radiation of Vibration and Unbreakable Bonds, were selected to be performed at the University of Southern Mississippi on Friday, September 11, 2015 in conjunction with the MississippiRead More…

Alumna Aubrei Whitney to Perform Lead Role in Dance Production

MSA 2015 dance graduate, Aubrei Whitney has been selected to perform the lead role in Radiation of Vibration at the University of Southern Mississippi on Friday, September 11, 2015 in conjunction with the Mississippi DanceRead More…
Aubree Riggle Receives National Scholastic Writing Award

Aubree Riggle Receives National Scholastic Writing Award

NEW YORK, PRNewswire — The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers recently announced the national winners of the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognitionRead More…

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