Representatives from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) Enrollment Services team will be in Baton Rouge on Oct. 2 and Lake Charles on Oct. 3 to visit with interested students and their families, answer their questions, and present what LSMSA has to offer.
Representatives from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) Enrollment Services team will be in Slidell, Hammond, and Lafayette to visit with interested students and their families, answer their questions, and present what LSMSA has to offer.
The following LSMSA seniors join more than 16,000 students nationwide and 199 statewide in being selected as National Merit Scholarship Program Corporation (NMSC) semifinalists: Susan Murphy (’24) of Monroe and Jack Yi (’24) of Natchitoches.
The control panel for the HVAC system in the LLC has been replaced, and we are currently testing the system. Should all remain consistent, we will reopen the LLC for students beginning at 3 p.m. WEDNESDAY. Face-to-face classes will resume on Thursday morning. Until that time, the LLC will remain closed. Parents and students, please check your emails for further details.
The control panel for the LLC's air conditioner is broken and we are waiting on available parts to be able to repair it. Due to the extreme heat, students will not be able to return to school until we have this repaired -- which we expect to be Tuesday at the earliest.
Published by the Natchitoches Parish Journal, August 22, 2023
Leadership from Northwestern State University and the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts briefed U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy Monday on a joint partnership to develop an innovation center to serve as a business incubator for entrepreneurship with academic and educational components that would benefit the two schools and the community.
Without our former students, parents, grandparents, faculty, and staff, the Louisiana School would not be what it is today. That's why we hope you'll join us in Natchitoches September 29-30, 2023 for the celebrations kicking off the school's 40th year.
“National Make a Will Month” is the perfect time to be reminded of the importance of drafting or updating your will to ensure your final wishes are executed as you intended, including any charitable organizations you wish to support.
Interview by Manasi Desai ('23) of Monroe during the 2022-23 school year
Marissa Ramsey (she/they), known by their beloved students as “Mars,” is currently a Student Life Advisor (SLA) at LSMSA for the C1 hall, the very hall they led to victory during Eagle Antics for two consecutive years.
This September will be 40 years since the school opened, and we would love for you to join us in celebrating! Please save the date for September 29-30, 2023, and stay tuned for more details about the events of the weekend.
During the school year, one of the Foundation's work service students sat down with LSMSA Lecturer of Biology and Board of Directors Faculty Representative Dr. Jason Anderson. Learn more about one of the school's favorite instructors and his plans for the fall in this Q&A.
Kushal Upadhyay ('24) of Leesville and Ryan Le ('24) of Lafayette will spend their summer participating in the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics' Mentorship/Student Research and Innovation Program (SRIP).
Congratulations to the following 2023 graduates who were honored at the school's Senior Recognition ceremony for Excellence in Residential Life: - Sofia Adams-Giron of Alexandria; - Errol Chouest of Larose; - Joy Dong of Lake Charles; - Jolie England of Alexandria; - Mateo Este-McDonald of Lake Charles; - Ashley Green of Houma; - Isabella Leslie of Lake Charles; and - Joy Qiu of Houma.
Congratulations to LSMSA Dance Ensemble member William Huguet ('24) of Greenwell Springs, who was accepted into the Zeitgeist Dance Theatre Trainee Program three-week summer dance program in Santa Fe, New Mexico!
The NSU DemonSats-4 team successfully defended their space payload design and integrated their payload onto the flight string for LaSPACE-ACES-69 flight. The team consists of LSMSA's Derek Dupree ('21) and NSU Physical Science/Biology double major, Reese Nordan ('23), and Arianna Jackson ('23).
Congratulations to LSMSA seniors Rosie Shultz ('23) of Ruston and Damian Liamkeo ('23) of New Iberia, who were honored by the Rotary of Natchitoches for their competitive essays on the “Rotary 4-Way Test of the Things we Think, Say, or Do."
Nine students were inducted into the French Honor Society at LSMSA on Tuesday, May 9. The chapter is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, and local sponsor is LSMSA Associate Lecturer of French Dr. Nathalie Malti.
LSMSA will hold its 39th commencement ceremony to honor the class of 2023 on Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. in Northwestern State University’s Prather Coliseum. Serving as guest speaker is Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, Louisiana’s Commissioner of Higher Education.
In late March, students with the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA)’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) club attended the State Leadership Conference in Lafayette, where Esha Patel (‘25) of Alexandria was elected 2023-2024 District III Vice President.
LSMSA is hosting Retired US Air Force Colonel Warren Ward at its Science Speaker Series this Friday, March 31, at 4 p.m. Ward will present “Secret Squirrel and a Challenge to You” in the Recital Hall (CPT) on LSMSA’s campus. The event is free and open to the public.
Ponchatoula native, California resident, and LSMSA Foundation board member Clayton Trosclair ('96) knows from experience that an LSMSA education can open doors. That's why he and his spouse, Denis Nudel, want to help students to pursue their dreams even beyond that.
The following LSMSA piano students received ratings of superior in the NSU Music Festival on Saturday, March 4: Anastasia Adams-Giron (’24) of Alexandria; Pooja Garlapati (’23) of West Monroe; and Peter Yu (’25) of Choudrant.
from the desk of Executive Director Dr. Steve Horton
It’s hard to believe Mardi Gras break is already here, but from juniors ordering class rings, to clubs competing at conventions, to Enrollment Services sending out invitations to new Eagles for the 2023-24 school year, I think we were all due for a little R&R!
To commemorate Black History Month, Finley O'Con ('25) of Natchitoches shared these drawings and paintings from current LSMSA students, who chose influential Black figures to paint in a street art style for Principal Lecturer of Visual Arts Chris King's Painting African American Influences project.
Rosie Shultz (’23) of Ruston, a senior at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts, has been chosen by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars and the United States Department of Education from nearly 3.6 million high school seniors as one of approximately 5,000 candidates for the 2023 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
This spring, LSMSA is hosting a series of in-person and virtual events to help high-achieving, academically motivated high school students and their families learn more about the public, tuition-free residential school that has been educating the state's best and brightest since 1983.
Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) is the preeminent state-supported residential high school with competitive admissions for Louisiana's high-achieving, highly-motivated sophomores, juniors, and seniors. As a public school, there is no tuition to attend, and assistance from the LSMSA Foundation ensures the program is available to all qualifying students regardless of family financial need.