Activities

Teaching & Learning Chess course available online

The Center for Mathematics and Science Education (CMSE) at The University of Mississippi is proud to partner with Dr. Jeff Bulington from the Franklin Chess Center to offer a live virtual session, Teaching and Learning Chess Online. Engaging students in chess has been shown to help students develop problem-solving skills, …

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2021 MHSAA State Invitational Bass Tournament Set

2021 MHSAA Invitational Press Release  Saturday, March 20, 2021 JP Coleman State Park, Pickwick Lake Every MHSAA eligible School is Invited to attend This will be the first ever MHSAA Official Bass Fishing Event   The Bass Federation’s Student Angler Federation (SAF), Major League Fishing (MLF), and Mississippi High School Activities …

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Madden NFL 21, FIFA 21 now offered as esports games

PlayVS ADDS FIFA & MADDEN AS NEWEST VARSITY GAMING TITLES   MHSAA partners with PlayVS, the official scholastic esports platform, to recognize the first true sports titles as Varsity competition for Spring 2021, offering players a virtual, competitive alternative to contact sports amid COVID-19. The MHSAA has announced in partnership …

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2020 MHSAA Dance Championships

2020 Dance Results Junior High 1st Place Winners 1st place Pom Oak Grove Middle 1st place High Kick Oak Grove Middle 1st place Hip Hop Brandon Middle 1st place Jazz Pearl River Central JH 1st place Game Day Ocean Springs Middle High School Champions Small Varsity Hip Hop Center Hill …

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2020 MHSAA Cheer Championships

2020 Cheer Results Junior High and Junior Varsity 1st Place Winners Junior High Small Performance 1st place Guntown Middle Junior High Large Performance 1st place Brandon Middle Small Junior High Game Day 1st place Oak Grove Middle Large Junior High Game Day 1st place Northwest Rankin Middle Junior Varsity Game …

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2020 MHSAA Cheer-Dance Championships

All times are tentative and subject to change CHEER_Order of Competition_MHSAA_2020_Revised cheeranddance manual 20-21 DANCE_Order of Competition_MHSAA_2020_Revised FAQ MHSAA State Competition Spirit MHSAA – coach information_health-safety Team_Documentation_Chart FAQ’s MHSAA State Cheer/Dance Competition Who needs a ticket? If you are not a coach, state pass holder, or athlete performing in the …

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Chess club page available for MHSAA schools

MHSAA schools that are participating in chess now have access to the International Chess Club’s web site. The Club Page for MHSAA is:  https://play.chessclub.com/mhsaa MHSAA schools must register using this link:  https://register.chessclub.com/mhsaa If you need assistance in setting up the page, please see the attached help file. Chess Page Help …

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MHSAA Guidance for Music and Choir Indoor Performances

Note: This is not an exhaustive list and there might be additional steps in each community to help prevent the spread of virus. Even when taking all precautions, there will still be risk of transmitting illnesses. Everyone should stay vigilant about the health of members of their performing groups. The …

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2020-21 School Guidelines for Winter Sports/Activities

School Guidelines for Winter Sports/Activities   Note: This is not an exhaustive list and there might be additional steps in each community to help prevent the spread of virus. Even when taking all precautions, there will still be risk of transmitting illnesses. Everyone should stay vigilant about the health of …

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Recommendations for PreK-12 Arts Education

The mission of arts education in Mississippi is to ensure that students know and experience the uniqueness of the arts, understand themselves and their world by creating, expressing, and communicating meaning through the arts, and value the arts as humanity’s most essential and universal language transcending culture, time, and place. …

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Aerosol Study Offers Strategies for Conducting High School Performing Arts Programs

Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director As state associations have been developing plans for a safe return to high school sports, the NFHS and other national organizations have been working overtime to preserve opportunities for millions of students in the performing arts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week, the …

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2020-21 Cheer-Dance Manual

cheeranddance manual 20-21   SPIRIT COACH’S MANUAL   This is an extension of the MHSAA Handbook   Please check the MHSAA Website for new 2020-21  Rules Revisions www.misshsaa.com                PHILOSOPHY   Interscholastic athletics/activities shall supplement the secondary curricular program and provide the students with …

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Aerosol Study Depicts Hopeful Outlook for Music Activities

Preliminary Results of Performing Arts Aerosol Study Depict Hopeful Outlook for Future Music Activities INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 16, 2020) — Initial results of an aerosol study commissioned by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) and more than 125 performing arts …

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Regional, State Marching Band Evaluations canceled for Fall 2020

July 15, 2020 Per a recommendation from the Mississippi Bandmasters Association, the MHSAA Executive Committee approved a proposal to cancel Regional Marching Band Evaluations and State Marching Band Evaluations for Fall 2020. Marching band performances before, during and after high school football games will continue to be permitted with approval …

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2020-21 NFHS Spirit Rules Considerations for COVID

2020-21 Spirit Considerations Note: This is not an exhaustive list and there might be additional steps in each community to help prevent the spread of virus. Even when taking all precautions, there will still be risk of transmitting illnesses. Everyone should stay vigilant about the health of members of their …

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