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2022 DragonFly Training

June 20 @ 10am CT: Please register for MississippiHSAA – DragonFly Overview Webinar on Jun 20, 2022 10:00 AM CDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6378942474171983627 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. June 20 @ 2pm CT: Please register for MississippiHSAA – DragonFly Overview Webinar on Jun …

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2021 Marching Band Champions

Class 6A – Desoto Central – Dennis Cox, Director Class 5A – South Jones – Brian Joyce, Director Class 4A – Stone – Ida Mitchell, Director Class 3A – Booneville – Josh Forsythe, Director Class 2A – Stringer – Joseph Sanchez, Director Class 1A – Sebastopol – Anna Girling, Director

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October designated as 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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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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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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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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NFHS Releases Guidelines for Return to High School Marching Band Activities

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         Contact: James Weaver INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 9, 2020) —Similar to the guidance released last month for the nationwide reopening of high school athletics and activities, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has announced suggested procedures for a safe return to high school …

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COVID-19 and Musical Instrument Cleaning

The NFHS, NAfME and the NAMM Foundation recommend the following guidelines for handling musical instruments during the COVID-19 school shutdown period. These guidelines are designed for use by music educators and educators may use these guidelines when teaching students and parents how to clean instruments. Sterilization vs. Disinfection There is …

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Music Publishers Agree to Allow Educational Use of Copyrighted Music

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: James Weaver INDIANAPOLIS, IN (April 14, 2020) — Several prominent music publishers have temporarily allowed the use of their copyrighted music for educational purposes through an agreement with the NFHS and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). These guidelines are designed to allow high school …

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2019 State Marching Band Championship Results

State Marching Band Championships 6A – Hernando High School 5A – South Jones High School 4A – Stone County High School 3A – Booneville High School 2A – East Webster High School 1A – Stringer High School

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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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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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2019 MHSAA Band Sweepstake Winners

2019 MHSAA State Concert Evaluation Band Director Region Class Biloxi High School Band Travis Coakley, Director Region 5/South 6A Booneville High School Band Joshua Forsythe,Director Region 1/North 3A Bruce High School Band Cody Roberts, Director Region 1/North 2A Clinton HS High School Band Kevin Welbourn, Director Region 4/Central 6A DeSoto …

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