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Mississippi Solo and Ensemble set for Feb. 1

MS solo and Ensemble MPA Handouts Saturday, Feb 1 Ridgeland High School 586 Sunnybrook Rd, Ridgeland, MS 39157 All ensembles/soloists perform one selection for one Judge. Soloist who score a Superior will earn a medal; Ensembles who score a Superior will earn a trophy (or medals if requested on registration …

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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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Winter choir meeting set for Jan. 18

NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN~ Mark your calendars now for the WINTER MEETING at 10:00 AM on SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020! We will be voting on some important items, one of which is our new MMEA Secretary for the High School Division. If you know of someone who meets the qualifications (Manual, p.11), please feel …

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MHSAA Schools Participating in Chess

Alcorn Central High School Brandon High School d’Iberville High School Desoto Central High School Dorsey Attendance Center Franklin County Middle School Franklin High School Itawamba Attendance Center Jim Hill High School Lafayette County High School Lanier High School Lewisburg High School Mantachie Elementary School McComb High School Natchez High School …

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Game Day Cheer Competition offered again

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

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NFHS presents Excellence Award to Oak Grove

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) presented its 2019 National Performing Arts School of Excellence award to Oak Grove High School during a ceremony on Friday. The award is presented to one high school every fall as a part of National Performing Arts Activities Week (October 6-12) …

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Band Regional Marching Evaluations Oct. 12

State Regional Marching Evaluations October 12, 2019 Region I – Tupelo High School Schedule Region II – Grenada High School Schedule Region III – Neshoba Central High School Schedule Region IV – Pearl High School Schedule Region V – Gulfport High School Schedule

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NFHS Selects Oak Grove as National Performing Arts School of Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                    Contact: James Weaver INDIANAPOLIS, IN (October 1, 2019) — The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has selected Oak Grove High School (OGHS) in Hattiesburg, Mississippi as the recipient of its 2019 National Performing Arts School of Excellence award. The award is presented to one …

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US Chess Federation offering free equipment

In partnership with US Chess Federation Sales , US Chess seeks eligible Title I schools that need equipment for their school-based chess programs. Programs that teach chess as part of their school day or are run as an afterschool enrichment activity are eligible to apply. Accepted schools will receive: – …

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October is 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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Second year of esports begins in October

OVER 180 HIGH SCHOOLS ON PLAYVS WAITLIST AS MISSISSIPPI PREPARES FOR ITS SECOND YEAR OF VARSITY ESPORTS Esports platform partners with MHSAA to offer students school-sanctioned esports, providing access to premier game titles and college scholarship opportunities LOS ANGELES, CA – September 18, 2019 – PlayVS, the company bringing varsity esports …

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Esports Fall 2019 registration now open!

Registration is now open for Fall 2019. Quickly get started below or schedule a call with a PlayVS school activation specialist to walk you through building an Esports program and answer any questions you might have. Click HERE to Get Started or Schedule a Call Today General Guidelines: The Fall 2019 Season …

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Bass fishing meeting notes

Bass Fishing Meeting MHSAA Office, Clinton MS September 13, 2019 Our scheduled Bass Fishing Meeting / Teleconference was held at the MHSAA office this past Friday, September 13. The meeting was highlighted by the presence of National Federation President / CEO Robert Cartlidge and National Federation Youth Programs (HS) Director Joey Bray.  These …

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Introduction to Chess in Schools course set

Chess has been shown to help students develop problem-solving skills, planning, patience, focus, and self-discipline. In this session, participants will learn about teaching methods and basic content for introducing chess in various school contexts. Topics to be discussed include basic rules and vocabulary, specific instructional methods, connections to mathematics and …

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