MSMS PARTICIPATES IN VERY FIRST ENERGY AWARENESS DAY

Mississippi School for Mathematics and Sciences (MSMS), in collaboration with the Mississippi Development Authority’s Energy & Natural Resources Division, conducted a traveling science carnival as part of Energy Awareness Day on Thursday, October 5th. Hundreds of students from across the Magnolia State flocked to the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum in Jackson for the first […]

MRS. LAUREN ZARANDONA SPEAKS AT THE ECET2 CONFERENCE

This past weekend, Mrs. Lauren Zarandona participated in the Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teachers and Teaching (ECET2) conference at the Mississippi University for Women (MUW). ECET2is an event hosted by the Office of Outreach & Innovation at MUW and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with the intent to, “harness the power of […]

WHAT CAN WE DO FOR OUR COUNTRY?

During school year 2016-17, Mrs. Richardson’s Creative Writing I and Creative Writing II classes participated in a creative writing workshop as part of the Write for Mississippi Project. Write for Mississippi is an organization that utilizes creative writing and storytelling workshops as a platform to speak to high school students about community engagement, social justice, […]

RURAL VOICES RADIO PROJECT

Last spring, twenty-two students from Mrs. Richardson’s Creative Writing I & II classes recorded original prose vignettes or poems, as part of the Rural Voices Radio Project–a collaboration between the Mississippi Writing/Thinking Institute and Mississippi Public Broadcasting. These original pieces, penned and read by MSMS students, aired daily at 3:28pm across the entire MPB listening […]

LORI PIERCE LEADS TRAINING FOR MISSISSIPPI WORLD LANGUAGE TEACHERS

In today’s society, where more than 6,500 languages are spoken, the ability to speak more than one tongue provides both a social advantage and a cultural opportunity. Being bilingual in a global society enables individuals to build bridges between diverse communities and overcome cultural divides.  On Thursday, July 27, the Mississippi School for Mathematics and […]

2017 COLLEGE VIEW RECAP

The Mississippi State Board of Education recently recognized the 2017 state finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Program. PAEMST is the highest recognition that K-12 mathematics or science teacher can receive for outstanding teaching in the United States. Shae Koenigsberger, who teaches Precalculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus […]

MSMS TEACHER, SHAE KOENIGSBERGER, EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION

The Mississippi State Board of Education recently recognized the 2017 state finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Program. PAEMST is the highest recognition that K-12 mathematics or science teacher can receive for outstanding teaching in the United States. Shae Koenigsberger, who teaches Precalculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus […]

TWELVE MSMS STUDENTS NAMED NATIONAL MERIT SEMIFINALISTS

COLUMBUS, Miss.–Earlier this week, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation released the names of those students across the nation who qualified as National Merit Semifinalists. Twelve students from the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science received this incredible honor:  Christina Comino, daughter of Eva and John Comino of Hattiesburg Aidan Dunkelberg, son of Kim Whitehead and […]

REMEMBERING TOGETHER

On Sunday, September 10, 2017 students from the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, along with their Mississippi University for Women colleagues, gathered at the main gazebo on campus for a ceremony in remembrance of the tragedy of 9/11.   This fifth annual ceremony entitled, Together in Unity, was conceived of and organized by Goen Hall […]

MSMS AND MUW WORK TOGETHER MAKING MISSISSIPPI’S MATH TEACHERS TRUE CHAMPS

COLUMBUS, Mississippi — The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, in partnership with the Mississippi University for Women, is sharpening the skills of the state’s mathematics teachers. For two weeks, 66 kindergarten-through-eighth-grade teachers, representing more than a dozen different Mississippi school districts and more than two dozen individual schools, have taken part in CHAMPS (Creating […]