MSMS STUDENTS RECOGNIZED BY COLUMBUS-LOWNDES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

On April 4th the Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2018-2019 Education Awards Program. Five MSMS students were recognized for their academic excellence this year.  Hamilton Wan, from Starkville, received the award for Outstanding Senior and also received the Chamber Scholarship for being Overall Senior. The Highest GPA Awards went to MSMS junior, Dennis Lee, and MSMS […]

STUDENTS PREPARE FOR 29TH ANNUAL TALES FROM THE CRYPT

A cemetery tour by candlelight among historic grave-sites may seem like the setting for a Hollywood horror movie, but one such tour takes place far from California and involves history rather than horror. The setting for this performance is Friendship Cemetery, located in Columbus, Mississippi.  This year, students from the Mississippi School for Mathematics and […]

MSMS STUDENTS WIN AWARDS AT NATIONAL HISTORY DAY COMPETITION

National History Day is a competition for high-school students who conduct original primary document research projects on historical topics of interest. Students in August started researching and writing on their topics. Discarding some topics along the way, defining their topics and ultimately putting together with research paper, a documentary, a website, or a performance along […]

MSMS, ONLY HIGH SCHOOL TO WIN COLLEGE MATH COMPETITION

For the first time, the Mississippi School for Mathematics participated in the Team Mathematics Competition at the Louisiana/Mississippi section meeting of the Mathematical Association of America. The team competition took place at Mississippi College in Clinton, MS on Friday, February 22. The three-hour competition attracts top math majors at colleges and universities across Louisiana and Mississippi and tests […]

13 MSMS STUDENTS NAMED NATIONAL MERIT FINALISTS

Congratulations to our 13 National Merit Finalists! National Merit Finalists have been selected from 16,000 Semifinalists across the US. These students are now in the running for 7,500 National Merit scholarships. Starting in March and ending in June, National Merit will begin to notify finalists if they have won a scholarship. Samantha AndersonCade BurtonConnor ChitmonLori […]

21 MSMS STUDENTS TAKE HOME 47 ART & WRITING AWARDS

Twenty-one current Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science students won forty-seven Scholastic Art & Writing awards for their literary works. All regional winners have been invited to the Regional Awards Ceremony on April 14 to receive their awards at the Eudora Welty House and Gardens in Jackson. The works of the eleven Gold Key Award […]

MSMS STUDENTS VISIT THE CAPITOL TO MEET STATE LEGISLATORS

The Mississippi Capitol was host to 24 current MSMS students on Wednesday, February 6. The students were able to meet and converse with state representatives and senators while the legislature was in session on Capitol Day. Students were there to raise awareness about the significance of the school to the state and to represent the […]

TWO MSMS FACULTY MEMBERS RECEIVE “EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR” AWARD

Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science’s Chuck Yarborough, history instructor, and Elizabeth Morgan, chemistry instructor, both received educator of the year in their respective areas. Morgan was named High School Chemistry Teacher of the Year by the Mississippi Section of the American Chemical Society and Yarborough is the recipient of the 2018 Jesse Palmer Memorial […]

CHARLES E. BROWN ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR AWARD ANNOUNCED

We are pleased to announce the creation of the first Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) alumni award, which will be presented in March of 2019 during the MSMS Alumni Weekend.  The award will be named in honor of Charles E. Brown. Mr. Brown served as the second Director for Academic Affairs from 1990 […]

SITES AND SOUNDS TOUR 2018

The MSMS Blue Notes have been busy traveling around the state spreading music and learning the history of music legends. Known as the “Birthplace of America’s Music,” Mississippi is best known as home of the blues. The annual traveling concert of the MSMS Blue Notes is called Sites and Sounds.  The Blue Notes consists of […]