The Blue Waves’ season ended with a 5-3 record.
Later Saturday, the Blue Waves boys beat Madison St. Joseph on penalty kicks to qualify for the MHSAA Class I playoffs.
Every Wednesday for 10 weeks after school began, Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science math teacher Lauren Zarandona and several of her students spent hours after school on Zoom meetings with first- through sixth-grade students throughout the state working on math problems.
Mandy Anderson scored twice to lead the Blue Waves.
After Tsetsenkhaan “Chingun” Tsogt-Erdene scored his first goal for the Mississippi School of Mathematics and Science in Thursday’s 3-0 win over Columbus High School, his celebration consisted of a single word.
The first day of school always means a bit of apprehension. But this year, those fears were of a different nature.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, public schools have faced a complex challenge in keeping their students safe for the roughly eight hours a day they are in their charge.
For Germain McConnell and the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, the challenge is increased by a factor of three.
On the day Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science senior Linda Arnoldus had hoped to walk across the stage in Mississippi University for Women’s Whitfield Hall to receive her diploma, the 17-year-old instead sat on a sofa with family members at her home in Starkville to watch a streamed virtual graduation.
“I don’t think I ever stopped smiling, honestly,” senior Tierah Macon said as the MSMS girls won their match 9-1. “That was really fun.”
Ashley Mangus had a hat trick for the Blue Waves girls in their 7-0 win.