MAKING STUFF AT THE MAKERS’ FAIRE

On October 1 and 2, students from the MSMS Engineering Club attended the Maker Faire in Decatur, GA. Maker Faire is a collaborative event that brings together makers, amateurs, and experts alike from across the region to share their skills and to build interest in innovation among the community. Students traveled to various tables and […]

US FOREIGN SERVICE DIPLOMAT VISITS MSMS

United States Foreign Service Diplomat, Kali Jones, visited MSMS on Thursday, September 30th to talk with students about the opportunities and careers available in the foreign service. The event was organized by MSMS language instructor, Lori Pierce.  The foreign service aims to educate America on foreign policy and to recruit students to join the foreign service. Foreign service officers […]

WORTH THE CHALLENGE – AP CHEMISTRY

As the school year begins with a bombardment of tests and homework, a certain group of students are challenging themselves by taking what is considered to be one of the most challenging junior level classes in MSMS: AP chemistry.  In order to be placed into this course, the students have had to take a selective […]

A CORNUCOPIA OF COLLEGES – COLLEGE VIEW 2016

The school year at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science has officially begun, and with it, so has college application season for the seniors. On September 12, 2016, nearly fifty different colleges from all over the United States visited MSMS during its annual College View program. Held in Pohl Gym, College View is an […]

FROM RUSSIA TO COLUMBUS WITH LOVE

Two-time Fulbright Scholar and MSMS Spanish and Russian instructor Margaret Mary Henry shared a few of her remarkable experiences during the Hazard Lecture series at Heritage Academy on Monday, September 19. Henry has taught at MSMS for the past six years. Earlier in her career, Henry worked as a reporter for the Dutch-owned Moscow Times, and […]

PREPARING FOR WAR IN AP PHYSICS I

AP Physics I is a class from one of the three sciences—physics, chemistry, and biology—students must take to graduate from MSMS. In AP Physics 1, students learn the basic concepts of physics, and additional classes can be taken in conjunction with AP Physics I to go deeper into detail of the concepts taught. On Tuesday […]

MAXIMIZING MATH, A PEEK INTO MATH LAB

Math Lab is a class available to assist juniors with their math skills that meets once a week for an hour and a half. Math labs are typically small classes featuring one-on-one interaction with MSMS math teachers. The curriculum intertwines math concepts with hands on activities to better engage the students and help them to […]

MSMS STUDENTS RECOGNIZED AS 2017 NATIONAL MERIT SEMIFINALISTS

MSMS is pleased to announce 12 members of the Class of 2017 have been named National Merit Semifinalists (ten-percent of the senior class!). The National Merit Semifinalists are Nayan Chawla, Daniel Cieslinksi, Chris Colley, Raven Ferguson, Braeden Foldenauer, Emily Hook, Haley Hsu, Uriah Jenkins, Sutton Klein, Alex Leise, Lauryn Smith, and Andy Zhao. Nayan Chawla, […]

SCATTER PLOTS FOR SCATTER BRAINS – AP STATISTICS I

In AP Statistics I this week, taught by Kishan Patel, students received an introduction to the analysis of two-variable data. In class, they participated in an exciting activity to kick the unit off. In order to determine if the speed at which students could write with their right hand affected the speed of the left, students […]

MSMS STUDENT TAKES TOP HONOR AT STATE ART COMPETITION

MSMS student Haydn Schroader has taken top prize at a statewide art competition. Schorader won Best of Show at the 2016 “Make Your Mark” drawing competition held at the University of Southern Mississippi. One hundred forty four students across the state entered the competition, and 122 were exhibited at USM and evaluated by a panel […]