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MHSAA adding Game Day cheer competition

MHSAA is adding a new alternative to its competitive cheer competition called “Game Day”. With this addition to our state competition JH/Varsity squads will be able to compete on a more even and equitable playing field.  This exciting new option will be more inclusive, encouraging the state’s 290 junior high schools and 248 …

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Regional marching band evaluations set

On Saturday, October 13, the MHSAA will sponsor five regional marching band evaluations to be held at the following sites: REGION I – TUPELO H.S., RICK MURPHY SITE HOST REGION II – GRENADA H.S., KIM PRESLEY AND CHRIS SUMRALL SITE HOSTS REGION III – NESHOBA CENTRAL H.S., DANIEL WADE SITE HOST REGION IV – PEARL H.S., MATT …

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MHSAA Speech & Debate Internet Usage Rule Changes

MHSAA SPEECH & DEBATE INTERNET USAGE RULE CHANGES ***NFHS change for Speech/Debate Programs*** GUIDELINES for Electronic Device Use in Debate Events Contestants may use electronic devices (including computers, tablets, and/or cell phones) to access the internet during debate rounds with the following conditions: Computers or other electronic devices may not …

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Sportsmanship, fan appreciation, volunteers week

October has been designated by the National Federation of High Schools as National High Schools Activities Month! Each week will focus on a different aspect of sports and activities. October 1-7, 2018 National Sportsmanship, Fan Appreciation and Public-Address Announcers Week Ways to celebrate: “Spotlight” each area on the school’s website …

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National High School Activities Month

Each week throughout the month-long celebration we will recognize various aspects of our sports and activities programs across the state. Participants in these activities are exposed to leadership skills, perseverance, organizational skills and how to be a team player. The lessons learned will stay with them long after their high …

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Cheer-Dance conference held at Hinds CC

Chris Opheim, cheer coach at Mississippi State, talks about building a squad culture to coaches at the MHSAA cheer-dance conference at the Rankin County branch of Hinds Community College on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Photo by Keith Warren

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Message from MMEA President

Dear Friends and Colleagues, On behalf of the Mississippi Music Educators Association, I would like to welcome you to a new and promising year of music education in our state. As president of MMEA, I am pleased to tell you that our organization on a state and national level is …

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2018-19 MMEA New Director’s Guide

Welcome                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Welcome to choral music in the State of Mississippi! Whether you are a first-year teacher or a seasoned veteran from another state, this handbook is designed to help you through your first year of teaching in the State of Mississippi.  The Mississippi Music Educators Association(MMEA) is the state affiliate …

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2018-19 Choral Information Manual

Introduction This manual is a simple (but official) user-friendly manual of explanations, guidelines, requirements, regulations, understandings, suggestions, expectations, etc. for choral directors in the state of Mississippi.  This handbook includes events for MMEA, MS ACDA, and MHSAA of which high school programs need to know. It is updated annually and …

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