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  • MSMS Students Move Into Their Home Away From Home

    MSMS Students Move Into Their Home Away From Home

    Mariat Thankachan, Co-Editor In Chief

    August 14, 2017

    As the sunny days of summer vacation came to a close and students all over the country prepared for another school year, the fresh members of the Class of 2019 and the returning MSMS seniors packed their suitcases this week to set up home in Mississippi’s only public residential high school. Th...

    2017- 2018 Emissaries prepare to move-in the juniors.

    Spike Harris

  • Seniors Enjoy A Night of Skating

    Seniors Enjoy A Night of Skating

    Gary Nguyen, News Editor

    August 14, 2017

    With the school year looming , seniors took advantage of their last night before classes started to skate their summer away.  While the new juniors were enjoying their annual picnic last Tuesday, the Class of 2018 boarded the shuttles and accelerated to Columbus Skate Zone, ready to take off on thei...

    MSMS seniors enjoy a skate night with friends at the local Skate Zone.

    Margarete Ellis

  • MSMS Family Bonds Over Ceremony of Lights

    MSMS Family Bonds Over Ceremony of Lights

    Hayden Stokley, Student Life Editor

    August 14, 2017

    Sunday evening, a crowd of eager students strolled in meticulous lines into a room in Cromwell Auditorium flanked with faculty, fellow students, and alumni. Dressed in formal outfits and eager to carry out this long-awaited tradition, the juniors at The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science ent...

    Ceremony of Lights took place on Sunday, a bonding experience for the MSMS family.

    Calisa Henry

  • Opening Convocation Opens Conversation

    Opening Convocation Opens Conversation

    Micah Robinson, Opinion Editor

    August 14, 2017

    At the 30th Opening Convocation, students and faculty received congratulations and lessons on networking from the panel of guests. This year, the program's panel consisted of Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, Mississippi Senator Chuck Younger, MUW President Dr. Jim Borsig, Plus President Dr. Holly ...

    A panel of distinguished guests joined MSMS faculty and students at the opening convocation.

    Spike Harris

  • MSMS Hosts Field Day For All Students

    MSMS Hosts Field Day For All Students

    Vivienne Tenev, Graphics Editor, Senior Cartoonist

    August 14, 2017

    Last Saturday, MSMS students had the opportunity to take a two hour break from studying and enjoy MSMS’s annual Field Day. This year’s Field Day introduced a medley of both outdoor and indoor activities so that even those who did not want to subject themselves to the harsh sun could particip...

    Students give it their all in ultimate frisbee.

    Photo Courtesy of Lukas Flippo

STAR Students And Teachers Win Big

STAR Students And Teachers Win Big

Lyndsey Risinger, Assistant Sports Editor

The Mississippi Economic Council held its annual awards day Thursday, and MSMS came home with the top prizes. The Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) Program is designed to acknowledge high school seniors for...

May 1, 2017No Comments

Forgotten Stories Club Holds Fundraiser

Forgotten Stories Club Holds Fundraiser

Georgia Tucker, Sports Editor

The Forgotten Stories club held a fundraiser on Friday, April 28 in Hooper Lobby, selling popcorn for $2 and soda for $1. All proceeds were combined with the club’s previous movie night fundraiser and donated to aid Syrian...

May 1, 2017No Comments

Michael Farris Smith Visits Creative Writing Class

Michael Farris Smith Visits Creative Writing Class

Yousef Abu-Salah, News Editor

On Tuesday, April 25, the Creative Writing classes were visited by Michael Farris Smith, an acclaimed author who has recently been involved in multiple book tour events related to his latest work, "Desperation Road." D...

May 1, 2017No Comments

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Tennis Heads to North State

Tennis Heads to North State

Beckett Voges-Haupt, Layout Editor

The MSMS Tennis team won the first round of playoffs against East Side 7-0, and moved onto face Alcorn Central at home on Friday, April 28. MSMS was victorious and will move onto North State to face South Pontotoc away on ...

May 1, 2017No Comments

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Students Skate to Wellness

Students Skate to Wellness

Mariat Thankachan, Photography Editor

As May 7 draws near, the young residents of Goen and Frazer have been frantically scrambling to earn wellness hours in dread of the looming date. In recognition of the need for more enjoyable wellness opp...

May 1, 2017No Comments

Students Prepare for Fall 2017 Mentorships

Students Prepare for Fall 2017 Mentorships

May 1, 2017

Analyzing AP Test Stress

Analyzing AP Test Stress

May 1, 2017

MSMS students attend “She Should Run: Mississippi”

MSMS students attend “She Should Run: Mississippi”

April 24, 2017

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The Eyes of MSMS
The Eyes of MSMS